These stunning clay dishes might be small, but they’re incredibly practical (and pretty!). The best part is that you can actually create your very own clay dishes by following the 30 simple and fun DIY tutorials we’ve rounded-up for you in this post!
So whether you’re a lover of watercolors, polka-dots, kitschy shapes, or quirky designs – You’re sure to find the most perfect clay dish that you can make yourself.
These marbled dishes from A Beautiful Mess might look might look very expensive or difficult to make, but in actual fact they’re both cheap and relatively simple to create!
You’ve probably seen clay hand-shaped dishes just like this one in the high-end department stores. The great news is that you can now make your very own budget-friendly version by following this tutorial from A Beautiful Mess!
How cute are these DIY clay bunny dishes from Alice and Lois? They’re tiny enough to make more than one, yet are the perfect size for storing things such as keys, rings, earrings – you name it!
These decorative, doily-inspired clay dishes from Better Homes & Gardens are stunning! By setting aside a few hours this weekend, you too can easily achieve this design.
Who knew that polymer clay could be so much fun? Crafting Chicks certainly discovered it when creating this multi-colored and functional dish!
These little ring dishes from Darby Smart are incredibly simple to make, plus, you can customize them with your very own designs! We love the gold-rimmed edges too.
Here’s a great DIY clay bowl by Dora Daily to help you celebrate the fact that fall is upon us! The metallic paint really gives it a high-end look.
Donuts are all the rage now, so why not incorporate their tasty and terrific design into your very own clay trinket dish? Drop Dead Gorgeous Daily has a great tutorial to help you achieve this.
Here’s a great idea from Everyday Dishes – incorporate a long stem into your DIY clay dish so that you can thread your rings onto it! We love the colors chosen for this crafty project too.
Gathering Beauty has used stamps to add this pretty-as-a-picture design to her DIY clay dish. The best part is that you can use a whole array of stamps and colors to add your own twist.
The scalloped, gold-rimmed edges of these DIY clay dishes from Hello Natural are gorgeous! Fancy sitting a bunch of these beauties on your dresses? Check out the tutorial for everything you’ll need.
We love the honey bee inspired look of these creative clay dishes from Homey Oh My! Using just clay, paint and washi tape, this tutorial is a must-see.
Pineapples seem to be the fruit of the year, as they’ve been popping up in prints on clothing and all around the home décor department. These DIY pineapple shaped dishes from Jade and Fern are definitely the next best thing!
You won’t believe that these clay-looking dishes by Jennifer Rizzo were actually made from wood, or that the blogger made over a simple set of thrift store finds! Check out this tutorial to find out more.
This rustic inspired heart ring holder dish from Lovely Indeed is very sweet. All you’ll need is some clay and paint – Too easy!
Perhaps one of our most favorite projects from the list, these DIY clay dishes from Make and Tell are truly eye-catching! Your guests won’t believe that you made them yourself, they’ll look that good.
Make Zine has mastered the art of mimicking that rustic pottery aesthetic. The good news is that the clay used to create these DIY delights is both affordable and easy to obtain.
You’ve probably seen the Anthropologie equivalent of this stunning ring dish design, so will want to thank Malinda Kay for re-creating this budget-friendly version! Check out her tutorial to see how it was done.
It’s another cute heart-shaped clay dish design, this time from the talented Momtastic! Adding simple black polka-dots can really transform your white dish.
Here’s another hand-shaped dish design, however these involve using the hand shapes of your kids! My Poppet has this wonderful, kid-friendly tutorial.
One Artsy Mama has created this galaxy-inspired dish which is perfect for housing all sorts of trinkets! Check out her tutorial so that you too can whip one up this weekend.
This dainty little clay dish contains just the right amount of color to grab your attention. Stars and Sunshine will teach you through this tutorial how you can also make one of these!
Studio DIY is well-known for her fun and colorful projects, and this one is no disappointment! You’re going to love these DIY dishes using clay.
Give your old dishes a clay makeover and be inspired by these cute designs from Sugar and Cloth! These are perfect for your next fiesta too.
The Crafted Life has created a tutorial to teach you how to make these beautiful watercolor dishes. We think they’d make perfect presents for your loved ones!
Who knew that a simple DIY clay dish could look so good? The DIY Diary’s secret with this tutorial is that gorgeous metallic paint which gives the dish an ‘expensive’ look.
When The Glossy Life accidentally knocked her prized ring dish to the floor, it smashed into a million tiny pieces. The remedy? Create your own luxe ring dishes for a fraction of the price to replace it of course!
This pastel pink imprint dish from The Lovely Drawer is sure to add that special something to your décor. The satisfaction you’ll get from making it yourself is well worth it too!
A wonderful way to bring the outdoors in is to make these DIY leaf dishes from Urban Comfort. Choose your favorite leaves from your garden and the rest is as easy as 1,2,3!
This beautiful lotus flower dish doubles as a ring holder too – Now that’s a genius idea from Yay for Handmade! Plus, this project isn’t as tricky as it looks.
There you have it – The most extensive round-up of fun DIY clay dishes that you’ll find! Which projects will you be adding to your ‘to do’ list? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Thanks so much for featuring our jewelry dish among these amazing dishes.
I would like the directions to make the lotus flower ring holder