Terracotta pot jack-o’-lantern craft

Transform a pot into an adorable Halloween jack-o'-lantern craft!

By Renee Elliott
Terracotta pot jack-o’-lantern craft

These terracotta pot jack-o’-lanterns are the perfect family craft to get everyone in the Halloween spirit! You can make a batch of them and stick them on your front porch to get your house ready for the spooky season ahead.

This craft comes from Renee Elliott, who blogs about DIY projects, design, fashion and more at

What you’ll need:

Terracotta pot Mod Podge Foam brush Black craft paper Scissors Stick


1. Turn the terracotta pot upside down and using the foam brush cover the entire pot with the Mod Podge. Set aside to dry.


2. Cut out the face for the jack-o-lantern using the scissors and black craft paper.

3. Apply the face pieces to the pot using Mod Podge being sure to cover both sides of the paper. Allow to dry.

4. Put a stick in the hole of the pot, and the jack-o-lantern is ready to go! 

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2011

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