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Red and White Polka Dot Christmas Craft

This little red and white polka dot Christmas craft is the perfect quick and easy gift to make for teachers, neighbors, or just to hold candy at home. 

Polka Dot Christmas Craft

Do you enjoy making gifts for friends and neighbors? I do. It’s one of my favorite ways to celebrate. This little polka dot pot is easy to make (thrifty, too) and would be a great gift for teachers, co-workers, neighbors, or even yourself.  

hand drawn watercolor santa

It can hold little mints, candies, homemade cookies or a cupcake. 

red and white polka dot clay pot
red and white polka dot clay pot


Terra Cotta Pot ~ this is about 4.5 inches across and 4 inches high

Red Craft Paint White Craft Paint

FloraCraft Diamond Dust Glitter 14 Ounce Clear Glass

Glitter or Diamond Dust

Tulip Duncan 27813 3/4-Inch Round Sponge Pouncers, Mini

Craft brushes and round sponge pouncers for the polka dots

Brach's Star Brites Peppermint Starlight Mints Hard Candy, 5Pound 10 OZ Value Pack

Wrapped Peppermint Candies

hand drawn watercolor elf girl
Polka Dot Pot Step 1

Step 1:  Paint the bottom of your pot (not the rim).  Paint dries unbelievably quick on terra cotta so you’ll be ready for step two in less than 30 minutes.

red and white polka dot clay pot
red and white polka dot clay pot

Step 2:  Using a round pouncer brush, pounce the white paint over the pot in a random fashion sprinkling the Diamond Dust or Glitter over the wet paint so it will stick.

red and white polka dot clay pot

Step 3:  Paint the rim white.

Polka Dot Pot6

Add some wrapped Peppermints or other wrapped candy of your choice…the Peppermints look cute so that’s why I used them but so would candy canes or other Christmas Candy.

red and white polka dot clay pot

And that’s it! I can think of so many ways to use these and so many people to share them with.

Pinterest photo of red and white polka dot clay pot

Michelle @ The Painted Hinge

Saturday 17th of November 2018

Such a cute project for last-minute Christmas gifting!


Wednesday 14th of November 2018

Cute cute cute! What a fun and easy way to create a Christmas gift. I am thinking my grands will love these. Thanks for the idea.


Wednesday 14th of November 2018

Just darling!

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