Pots of Fun for Everyone Baseball & Uncle Sam

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by Linda Valentino, Pots of Fun

Pots of Fun for Everyone Baseball & Uncle Sam

Get ready for baseball and patriotic holidays with Pots of Fun for Everyone Baseball and Uncle Sam!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Notes:
    •Let paint dry before applying another color to same area you just finished painting.
    •Download and print project template if you need assistance in creating the designs.
  • 2
    Baseball:
    Step A: Paint one of the 3" pots Cotton Ball.
    Step B: Trace and transfer "PLAY BALL" onto Royal Blue foam and cut out. Attach to rim of pot.
    Step C: Use pinking , scissors to cut two strips of a rick rack pattern from the Red foam. Attach around pot as stitching lines. Trim excess.
    Step D: Fill pot with small candies or snacks, if desired.
  • 3
    Uncle Sam:
    Step A: Paint one of the 3" pots Buff Beige. Paint the body of the remaining 3" pot Cotton Ball and the rim True Blue. Paint the saucer True Blue as well.
    Step B: Use the Red marker to draw bold lines up and down the front and back of the Cotton Ball pot.
    Step C: Trace and transfer mustache and two eyebrows onto White foam and cut out. Attach to Buff Beige pot.
    Step D: Attach a Gold pom pom (from the Jewel Tones pack) for a nose. Cut and attach an approximately 6 inch piece White feather boa to fit as a beard (trim excess). Create eyes with the Black marker.
    Step E: Draw three 1" stars on the White foam and cut out. Attach to the True Blue section of the pot.
    Step F: Glue the pots together, starting with the Buff Beige one on the bottom, then the True Blue saucer and finishing off with the Cotton Ball saucer.
    Step G: Cut out a 5" round circle from the Royal Blue foam and use it as a stand.
    Step H: Add blush to cheeks, if desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Three of the Main Line Pottery 3" Standard Clay Pots & a 3" Clay Saucer
  • •Several Bottles of DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Each of the Following Colors: Cotton Ball, Buff Beige, True Blue & Lipstick
  • •Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Round Size 6 Brush
  • •Sharpie Permanent Markers Medium Point in Red and Black
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ 9" x 12" Sheets in White, Royal Blue & Red, Jewel Tone Pom Poms & Zig Zag Decorative Edge Scissors
  • •Touch of Nature Marabou Feather Boa in White
  • •E6000 MV Industrial Strength Craft Adhesive
  • •Regular Edge Scissors, Water Container for Rinsing Brushes & Pencil
  • •Small Candies and Snacks & Blush (optional)
Download Project Template