Nicole™ Crafts Clay Pot Lighthouse

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Clay Pot Lighthouse

Make it look just like the one from your beach vacation!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Paint the bases of all clay pots Snow (Titanium) White. Let dry.
  • 3
    Paint the rims of the 6 inch and 3 inch clay pot True Red. Paint the rim of the 4 inch clay pot Lamp (Ebony) Black. Let dry.
  • 4
    Paint the 4 inch clay saucer Lamp (Ebony) Black and 3 inch clay saucer True Red. Paint acorn dowel cap Snow (Titanium) White. Let dry.
  • 5
    Glue clay pots together as shown.
  • 6
    To create windows for the lighthouse, cut a 1-1/4 inch x 2 inch piece of Black foam and glue to bottom pot as shown. Cut two 7/8 inch x 1 inch pieces of Black foam and glue to top two pots as shown.
  • 7
    Press t-lite into Styrofoam disc to form a circle. Carefully cut out circle with craft knife. Shave outside of Styrofoam ring so votive cup fits over it. Paint Styrofoam ring True Red. Let dry.
  • 8
    Glue the 4 inch clay saucer upside down to top of 3 inch clay pot. Glue Styrofoam ring to top of clay saucer. Insert t-lite.
  • 9
    Glue acorn dowel cap to center bottom of 3 inch saucer. Glue 3 inch saucer to bottom of votive cup. Place votive cup over t-lite and Styrofoam ring. Do not glue.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 4 inch 104186523
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 3 inch 104186521
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 4 inch 104186511
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 3 inch 104186509
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580 (4)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Red 104106594 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts T-Lite LED Candle with Battery 4 pc. 104662436
  • Floracraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Disc 3 inch 104179474
  • Darice Glass Votive Flower Pot 104181562
  • Lara’s Crafts New Image Company 1-1/8 inch Acorn Dowel Cap with 3/8 inch Hole 2 pc. 104139655
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188