Nicole™ Crafts Clay Pot Alligator

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Clay Pot Alligator

A fun addition to a bedroom or playroom.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither drying time for the paint nor time for the glue to set.
  • 2
    Using permanent adhesive, glue 4 inch clay pot tops together. Glue 2-1/4 inch clay pot to end of one 4 inch clay pot. Let set. Glue wood circle to edge of second 4 inch pot for stand. Let set.
  • 3
    Paint everything Margarita. Let dry. Set down on wood circle.
  • 4
    Using foam cutter, cut a small section off both Styrofoam balls to create eyes. Be sure they are both even. Paint one half of each Styrofoam ball Margarita. Let dry.
  • 5
    Glue eyes to top of body as shown. Cut two 1-1/8 inch diameter circles from Black felt. Hot glue to eyes.
  • 6
    Cut a 3 inch piece of Red chenille stem. Hot glue into hole in front for tongue.
  • 7
    Download and print project templates. Cut teeth from White foam and feet from Lime Green foam. Glue teeth around front clay pot with hot glue. Glue feet to clay pots with hot glue.
  • 8
    Glue Light Green rhinestones to clay pots.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 4 inch 104186523 (2)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 2-1/4 inch 104186519
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Margarita 104770327 (4)
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 2 inch 104183633
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Lime Green 104258607
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276464
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 9 mm 15 pc. Multi-Color 104277496
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 1-1/2 inch 6 pc. 104139645
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 60 pc. Round Pastel 12 mm 104240552
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • FloraCraft Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blade 104186311
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
Download Project Template