Nicole™ Crafts Clay Pot Mouse

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Clay Pot Mouse

This mouse is so adorable!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Use shader brush to paint both clay pots Slate Grey. Let dry.
  • 3
    Cut two 1-1/2 inch diameter circles from Grey foam for ears. Glue ears to the edge of one clay pot having them stick halfway out. Then glue the two clay pots together as shown.
  • 4
    Cut a 1 inch diameter circle from Light Pink foam. Cut circle in half and glue half circles onto each ear. Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 5
    For whiskers, cut three 2 inch pieces of Black wire. Put each piece of wire through 1/2 inch Pink pom pom, applying glue to the wire before the centers go through. Make sure the whiskers on each side are equal.
  • 6
    Glue a Pink pom pom nose and whiskers to the front of the face (this is the bottom of one clay pot).
  • 7
    Cut a 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch square piece of White foam for teeth. Cut a triangle halfway through to the middle. Glue under pom pom nose.
  • 8
    Paint one square block True Ochre. Use foam pouncer to make various size circles in Honey Brown to create the look of cheese. When dry, glue cheese under teeth.
  • 9
    To make feet, glue the longer ends of two crosses together. Repeat for another set of feet. Place the two sets of feet 1-1/4 inch apart. Glue the body of the mouse on top of the feet.
  • 10
    Make a wavy bend in one Pink chenille stem. Glue one end into back hole of clay pot for tail.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 2-1/4 inch 104186519 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Slate Grey 104106682 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Ochre 104106603
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Honey Brown 104106609
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Grey 104258599
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Light Pink 104258595
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 12 mm 75 pc. 104233380
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 100 pc. 1/2 inch Spring 104276839
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 9 mm 15 pc. Multi-Color 104277496
  • Nicole™ Crafts Copper Wire Black 24 gauge 3 yard 104179261
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Cross 1-1/2 inch 4 pc. 104146386
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Square Block 3/4 inch 4 pc. 104139797
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Mini 104110702
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Scissors
  • Ruler