Nicole™ Crafts Pot of Hearts

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Pot of Hearts

Use clay pots for more than just planting!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Measure six 2-1/4 inch spaces around top edge of pot and mark with a pencil. Draw a line from top to bottom of pot at each mark.
  • 2
    Measure 1 inch from bottom edge of rim of pot and mark all around pot. Draw a line around pot on marks. Repeat one inch from this line. This will give you your grid.
  • 3
    Paint blocks in grid, alternating between White and Black. Allow to dry.
  • 4
    Use chalk markers to decorate Black block as desired.
  • 5
    Attach Red heart stickers to White blocks.
  • 6
    Cut an 18 inch piece of ribbon. Tie a bow and trim ends. Glue bow to pot.
  • 7
    Paint one heart on stick White and the other two Black. Paint sticks White. Allow to dry.
  • 8
    Attach Red heart sticker to White heart on stick.
  • 9
    Decorate Black hearts on stick with chalk markers as shown or as desired.
  • 10
    Cut three pieces of ribbon that are 18 inch each. Tie around sticks and tie bows. Trim ends.
  • 11
    Cut Styrofoam ball in half. Use one half to rub the other half to trim it down to fit into pot rounded side down.
  • 12
    Push the stick of the White heart into the center of the Styrofoam ball. Cut 1-1/2 inch off the bottoms of the Black heart sticks with wire cutters and push into Styrofoam ball on each side of the White heart.
  • 13
    Cover top of Styrofoam ball with moss.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Main Line Pottery Standard 4 inch Clay Pot
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Foam Glittzer Heart XOXO Stickers,Three of the Wood Hearts on a Stick & Dual Temperature Glue Gun
  • •Morex Wired Sheer Ribbon in Red
  • •FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam 4 inch & Foam Cutter
  • •Quality Growers Preserved Sheet Moss
  • •Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Markers in Basic & Bright Colors
  • •DecoArt Americana Gloss Enamels Paint in White & Chalkboard Paint in Black
  • •Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media 3/8 inch Angle Shader & 1/2 inch Shader Brushes
  • •Surebonder All Purpose Glue Sticks
  • •;Panacea Heavy Duty Wire Cutters
  • •Ruler, Scissors & Pencil