Pots of Fun for Everyone Baseball and Uncle Sam

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by Linda Valentino, Pots of Fun

Pots of Fun for Everyone Baseball and 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

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time. If you are not making all of the pots shown in the photo, then you will need to adjust the amount of supplies necessary for completing this project. Download and print project template if you need assistance in creating the designs.
  • 2
    Baseball: Paint one of the 3 inch pots Cotton Ball. Trace and transfer "PLAY BALL" onto Royal Blue foam and cut out. Attach to rim of pot. Use pinking scissors to cut two strips of a rick rack pattern from the Red foam. Attach around pot as stitching lines. Trim excess. Fill with popcorn or other snacks as desired.
  • 3
    Uncle Sam: Paint one of the 3 inch pots Pumpkin Patch. Paint the body of the remaining 3 inch pot Cotton Ball and the rim True Blue. Paint the saucer True Blue as well. Use the chistel tip Red marker to draw bold lines up and down the front and back of the Cotton Ball pot. Trace and transfer mustache and two eyebrows onto White foam and cut out. Attach to Pumpkin Patch pot, using photo as reference. 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 medium point Black marker. Draw three 1 inch stars on the White foam and cut out. Attach to the True Blue section of the pot. Glue the pots together, starting with the Pumpkin Patch one on the bottom, then the True Blue saucer and finishing off with the Cotton Ball saucer. Use photo as reference. Cut out a 5 inch round circle from the Royal Blue foam and use it as a stand. Optional: add blush to cheeks.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 3 inch 104186521 (3)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 3 inch 104186509
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Patch 104770377 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104770407
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick 104770367
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 6 104118924
  • Sharpie Permanent Marker Chisel Tip 4 pc. 100387044
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Black 104128468
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Royal Blue 104258598
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104258592
  • Touch of Nature Marabou Feather Boa 6 foot White 104277170
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 100 pc. 1/2 inch Jewel Tone 104276835
  • E6000 MV Industrial Strength Craft Adhesive 7 oz. 104148182
  • Nicole™ Crafts Scissors Pinking 104068916
  • Regular Tip Scissors
  • Water Container for Rinsing Brushes
  • Pencil
  • Blush (optional - see step 3) Small Candies or Other Snacks (optional - if using as serving dish)
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