8 Practical Tutorials On How To Mosaic Clay Pots
Why would you mosaic clay pots?
- Well for one reason it is a very good way to revamp your old pots, making them look fresh and new again.
- Another reason is it is a fun project to do, a bit messy, but
- Lastly mosaic look absolutely beautiful if it is done right, so maybe a bit of a challenge for you.
So Lets Get Straight To The Tutorials
#1 – Use Pre-Cut Tiles
#2 – Flat Glass Marbles Create Mosaic Clay Pots Mushrooms
#3 – Use Stained Glass
#4 – Glass Tiles, Beads and Shells
You can easily purchase the glass beads and Tiles for this project on Amazon or at any local craft store. But I have yet to find the glass seashells. If you find a place to buy them, please let me know. A lovely project from Running With Sisters.
#5 – Make Use Of Broken Crockery
Over at Cut Out And Keep they are making use of old broken crockery. An excellent idea for up-cycling.
#6 – Daisy Mosaic Clay Pots
This lovely Daisy Mosaic was created by Tracey Cartledge. She has an excellent tutorial even showing how to chip out the shapes on your broken tiles.
#7 – Ivy Leaf Mosaic
You can re-create this lovely half pot Ivy Leaf wall planter by stenciling your design on the pot first. Wonderful tutorial a Fave Crafts.
#8 – Gem Glass Mosaic Pot
What a lovely sparkly project from Gem Glass Mosaic.
More Ideas For You To Try
Now that you have been through the tutorials, here is a collection of ideas for you to try out. Hope you enjoy them.
Mosaic With Pebbles
You can add a more natural look with pebbles. Try using different sizes for a more random look, even sizes for a more symmetrical look or you can even make flower shapes and color the pebbles.
Add Images Of Animals
Why not try your hand at adding an animal in your design. The third one looks like Octopus Tentacles to me.
Buttons, Glass Beads, Old CD’s or Sea Shells
As you can see you can use Old Buttons, Glass Beads, Old CDs and even a mixture of Broken Tiles and Sea Shells.
Almost anything can be used to mosaic clay pots as long as it is thick enough to add grout. Otherwise, it becomes decoupage.
As you can see, Pastel colors needn’t look dull or boring. On the first pot
OR Bright and Colorful
Here you can see the pot on the left is using a lot of different colors and a mixture of designs to create this lovely mosaic clay pot.
So there you
Have Fun – Play Hard