Scarecrow Terra Cotta Pot

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by Amy Hartman, A.C. Moore, Manahawkin, NJ

Scarecrow Terra Cotta Pot

This painted scarecrow face can be incorporated into any fall or autumn setting. The Scarecrow Terra Cotta Pot is also the perfect project to make for your Fall craft shows!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint entire pot Buff Beige. When dry, paint rim of pot Night Sky. Let dry.
  • 2
    Remove foam top of one of the brushes from handle. Trim so there is just a square. Use this as a stamp to load with Canary paint and stamp on patchwork squares along the Night Sky rim of pot. Let dry.
  • 3
    For face, load large pouncer with Cotton Ball paint. Pounce on 2 circles of Cotton Ball. When dry, paint in smaller ovals of Sky Blue and then use Black paint pen for iris and pupil of eyes. Add dot of Cotton Ball for highlight.
  • 4
    Paint Pumpkin Patch triangle for nose.
  • 5
    When dry, outline eyes and nose, adding “stitches”, freckles and mouth with Black paint pen. Outline patchwork around rim of pot, adding in stitch lines.
  • 6
    Cut lengths of raffia and glue to inside of straw hat and then glue to the top of pot.
  • 7
    Trim front raffia to create bangs.
  • 8
    Remove pick from owl and use hot glue to add to hat brim.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 5 inch 104186525
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Buff Beige 104770373
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Night Sky 104770409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Canary 104770383
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sky Blue 104770397
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Patch 104770377
  • DecoColor™ Paint Marker Black 104128268
  • Panacea™ Natural Raffia 250 cubic inch 104454850
  • Nicole™ Crafts Natural Straw Hat 6 inch 104233459
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Owl Pick 3 Assorted 2 inch 104755383
  • Loew-Cornell® Sponge Brush 2 inch 104114531
  • Loew-Cornell® Sponge Brush 1 inch 104114635
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncer Set 6 pc. 104588767
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928