Festive DIY Mod Podge Christmas Pots

Make these festive DIY mod podge Christmas pots with cocktail napkins! This easy craft is fun, and the end result is so beautiful. Fill the pots with goodies and give as gifts, or keep them for yourself!

holly napkins on terra cotta pots with mod podge

Up today is a fun project that I wasn’t actually going to share on the blog…because it’s a repeat of a craft I showed you last spring. However, about halfway through the process, I changed my mind! I’m talking about Mod Podge and terra cotta pots. I made the pots featured here today as gifts for some friends. I love the way they turned out, and I thought you might like a unique gift-giving idea. The plan is to fill them with little bags of cookies or candy, so the pot becomes part of the gift. (I’ll be back in December with ideas for pot-fillers.)

mod podge jar and cut out napkins

See the Spring Terra Cotta Pots

The method for making the DIY Mod Podge pots didn’t change at all from when I shared it last spring. In fact, this time around, it all went quickly, and seemed easier. The idea came about when I saw the holly napkins. I knew they would work beautifully with Mod Podge, and when I paired them with the pots, I had a Christmas packaging design that I had never used before!

painted terra cotta pots and napkins for diy mod podge craft

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Since the background of the napkins is white, I decided to paint the pots the same color. It’s actually a DecoArt chalk paint color called “lace.” This made it much easier to cut out the holly, because I didn’t have to be super precise. The white background of the napkins blended right in with the painted pots. 

using mod podge on white terra cotta pots

Here is the list of supplies needed for making these DIY Mod Podge Christmas pots. I’m not going to repeat the tutorial. Just visit my other post by clicking {HERE} to get all the details.

DIY Mod Podge Christmas Pots Supplies Needed

I already had the paint and Mod Podge, so the pots and napkins were my only expenses. These DIY Mod Podge pots came to just under $6.00 each. 

painted holly appliqued terra cotta pots

I know right now it seems very challenging to plan ahead for Christmas. Many of us don’t know who we’ll be with, or what kind of celebration will take place. The one thing I do know is that a heart-felt gift like this will truly brighten someone’s day. It’s simple enough that the recipient won’t feel obligated to reciprocate, yet it’s nice enough that they will feel special. Right now, at this point in time, I can’t think of anything better. 

holly napkins on terra cotta pots with mod podge

Have a wonderful week! Until next time…

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  1. Cecilia from Georgia says:

    These are so lovely! They will make perfect teacher gifts! Thanks

  2. Elaine Birdsong says:

    5 stars
    I should tell you more but I get in a hurry. Your post are so neat, clean and fun.
    I hope your holidays are special.

    1. Ann Drake says:

      Hi Elaine…no need to tell me, but I appreciate you kind comment. I am just happy that you visit! Merry Christmas, Ann

  3. So pretty! Perfect for gifting!

  4. These little pots are the cutest ! What a lovely gift to fill with candies, cookies or even a gift card.Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

  5. Judy Bogié says:

    The perfect Christmas and/or seasonal easy gift project, Ann❣️Thank you. Hopefully you’ll enjoy your Thanksgiving ~~~Stay Well, God Bless.

  6. The napkins are so beautiful on these little pots, just adorable! Will be finding some napkins and definitely doing a few this Christmas, thank you!

  7. What a thoughtful gesture Ann !
    They really turned out lovely & I’m sure they will be received with gratitude !

  8. 5 stars
    Oh I love these! I also love your statement that they are simple enough that recipients won’t feel the need to reciprocate. Most people are not good receivers and feel they owe gift-givers when they receive a gift – so this is fantastic! I love your thoughtful and gracious spirit, Ann. It’s part of the reason I read and enjoy your blog. Thank you for who you are and all that you share with your readers. You likely don’t even recognize all that you do give.

  9. They are adorable. Thanks for sharing.

  10. This is a lovely idea and I know just who I will make them for! Thank you so much for the idea.

  11. Becky Kerwin says:

    I would love to find out where to find this water color print that you have in your last post but I cannot find it anywhere. Please help me! Thank you! It was the one with the red station wagon with the lamp sitting in front of it! Thanks again!!!

    1. Hi Becky, the print should be in Ann’s free printables. If you add your email to receive On Sutton Place emails, you will receive the password to get the free printable. There are awesome printables for every season and holiday.

  12. These are the greatest little gift ideas for anyone plus side can be kept for decoration in the future love em x