Clay Pot Flower People make a wonderful addition to your garden and they will bring so much personality to your home …
These Clay Pot People will add a real touch of character and whimsey to your garden. They will be the talk of your garden!
They are bound to get the whole neighborhood talking and they really will bring a smile to everyone who see them.
You can paint them up in your favorite colors and they work really well with flowers, succulents, and even fresh herbs!
We have included lots of different versions in our post and a Video Tutorials to step you through. We have even included one to show you how to paint yours up like a Minion!
Clay Pot People Video Tutorial
Scroll our page all the way to the end and check them all out. You will also find some Clay Pot Critters and a very cute Elephant. Don’t forget to Pin your favorites as you go along!
See how easy it is to make Flower Pot People? The Hallmark Channel has put together this video and it’s so easy to follow. You’ll find a diagram below too. Click Play above ^
How To Make Clay Pot Flower People -:
The diagram below from the Artistic Garden Site shows you the configuration of the terracotta pots and the sizes that you will need to create your own Clay Pot People.
Clay Pots required to construct a small pot-person:
(1) 6″ or 8″ pot for head
(2) 8″ pots for torso
(12) 3″ or 4″ pots for arms
(16) 4″ pots for legs
Clay Pots required to construct a large pot-person:
(1) 8″ pot for head
(2) 10″ pots for torso
(12) 4″ pots for arms
(16) 6″ pots for legs
Arms and Legs Flower Pot People
String together each arm and leg separately -: Use sturdy non-rotting rope (such as nylon) that is heavy enough gauge to easily work with. Plus it does need to withstand years in the outdoor elements.
Allow at least triple the amount of rope for each arm and leg-: Not only do you have to tie knots for each pot you use, you also need extra left over to attach to the torso.
Keep a little bit of space between each pot as you build arms and legs -:
This can be accomplished by either:
- Using rope that is thick enough so when you tie a knot, it won’t slip through the drainage hole; or
- Using a piece of stick, a large washer or similar object that you can tie a knot around. The object will act as a “stopper” and not slip through the drainage hole.
Determine the spacing you want between each pot. Add a knot as you thread on each consecutive pot.
**TIP: After you’ve got the first pot strung, slip the cord up through the 2nd one. Decide the space you want between the pots. MARK (with a felt pen or similar) the cord where it comes out from the TOP of the second pot. Remove 2nd pot from cord. Now you can tie a knot where you marked the cord and slip the pot back on. If you like the spacing, measure where the knot is tied and proceed for the rest of the arms and legs – ‘Artistic Garden’ Website
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How To Make Flower Pot People Video
Don’t you just love the above Minion Clay Pot Family they are so adorable and we have included a Video Tutorial that steps you through the process. You are going to love the results and they don’t take long at all! Click Play to view now ^You can add all sorts of decorations to your Clay Pot People – A necklace, shoes and even a bow tie! The flowers and Topiary make great hair!
These cuties were found on Pinterest and Ivy makes great hair. We love the coloured sleeves on the girl.
These Clay Pot People have had googly eyes and glasses added. Talk about super cute!
This Clay Pot Flower Pot Person is from Etsy. You can add a real or faux plant.
These Clay Pot People are wearing baby croc shoes and we love the straw hat effect!
Keep scrolling to view the adorable Clay Pot Critters and Elephant Flower Pot Ideas too.