Terracotta pots are unglazed, brownish-red clay-like earthenware, used in ornamental building material like bricks, roofs and sculptures. You will also find them plentiful at garden stores and adorning a luscious garden or patio overflowing with flowers.
Apart from their traditional uses, terracotta pots make wonderful DIY crafts. That’s why we rounded up 30 of the best Terra Cotta DIY Decorations to inspire you to create something beautiful for your home or garden.
This innovative Terra Cotta Chandelier from DIY Show Off is sure to catch the attention of many with it’s pop of color and cute shape.
Spring into spring with these Painted Flower Pots from Home Base!
Kiwi Crate turns plain terra cotta upside down flowerpot into sweet little Garden Toadstools!
Looking for a quick and easy way to paint some pots that make a bold statement? These Strawberry Terra Cotta Pots from Crafts by Amanda mimic strawberries. Full of vibrant color and perfect for summer!
Reuse Old Terra Cotta Pots by turning them into cute containers with just a little paint. Perfect accessories for a desktop, table or for knick-knacks. Get the full instructions at Happy Happy Nester.
DIY Show Off stacks and paints terra cotta pots to make this gorgeous Ombre Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Planter. A beautiful way to decorate a garden or yard!
Learn how to transform plain terra cotta pots with newspaper and paint into a cute and easy DIY Newspaper Flower Pot from Average But Inspired!
Get your treats ready! These adorable Painted Candy Corn Pots from Live Laugh Rowe are perfect for storing your treats and only take a few basic supplies to make.
Repurpose a broken or chipped terra cotta flower pots to make this gorgeous Halloween Terra Cotta Mosaic Pumpkin from Crafts ‘n Coffee!
Need outside lighting? These Potted Terra Cotta Candle Planters from Family Chic are it! Not only are they a gorgeous table piece, but they shine little flickers of light!
Terra cotta pots aren’t just for flowers, turn them into cute Terra Cotta Beeswax Candles! It only requires a few supplies. The Sparkle Collective shows you how easy it can be done.
Bring some life to a garden with these darling DIY Terracotta Pot Turtles by Wonderfuldiy!
Christmas decorating will save you a ton of money too when you make a DIY Terra Cotta Toy Soldier. Use it year over year for easy decorating that’s sure to make a statement. Full instructions at C.R.A.F.T.
The kids will love this Terra Cotta Bubble Gum Machine from Dandelions and Dust Bunnies. It’s easier to make than you think!
Turn a clay pot into a DIY Terra Cotta Lantern. Perfect for shining light in dark garden spaces at night! Created by The Art of Doing Stuff.
The kids will have so much fun painting and making this Terra Cotta Wind Chime from by Stephanie Lynn. A clever way to enjoy the sounds of outside!
Birdbaths can be a pricey investment for your yard. Save money by making your own DIY Terra Cotta Bird Bath by spray painting them to look like concrete. Full instructions at Tracy’s Trinkets and Treasures.
How cute is this Terra Cotta Dalmatian Dog Treats Container from Mona List Smile 23? Perfect for storing cat or dog treats!
No more plastic utensils, these Utensil Terra Cotta Pots from Deco Art are convenient for picnics and outdoor eating!
You will be the teacher’s pet with these Terra Cotta Apples from Inspiration Made Simple. Great for hiding goodies!
These Terra Cotta People from Soda Head are adorable! They add a whimsical and charming feeling to any garden.
Need a fun outdoor table? A Terra Cotta Pot Table will glam up your outdoor space. Get the full tutorial at Home Talk!
Dress up a counter or table with a Terra Cotta Center Piece. Perfect for showing off fresh fruit and home baked goodies! Watch the video tutorial at HGTV.
Thread together a few small, painted terra cotta pots and string them with beads from a garden tripod frame to make this Terra Cotta Bell Tower Chime. Full tutorial at Garden Muse!
Welcome friends and family to your home with a beautiful DIY Terra Cotta Wreath from Curbly. Customizable and easy to make!
Harness the flow of rain water in a simple, calming way with these Japanese inspired DIY Ombre Rain Chains from Design Sponge.
Make your own cedar fencing and Terra Cotta Pot Herb Plantar with this fun DIY from The Craft Patch.
Perfect for growing herbs or flowers in a small space!
Keep track of your herb garden with these Terra Cotta Chalkboard Pots from Sweet Tooth Sweet Life. Made with paintable chalk making it an easy DIY anyone can do!
The kids will love these adorable Terra Cotta Pot Critters from Plaid. Just a little paint and some imagination is all you need to make these cute garden accessories.
Colorful Garden Bug Wind Chimes from Deco Art are perfect for dressing up a patio with a your favorite bugs.