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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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