this clay pot stand is easy to do and makes a great gift from your children to grandparents, family and friends.


  • 1 lump clay
  • 1 picture of mosaic off the internet or draw yourself
  • 1 pin
  • paints and glazes optional


  1. Decide on pattern. you can print one off the internet or draw one
  2. roll out clay to about 1 -1.5 cm thick.
    cut out a circle or square which will fit your pattern inside. (this is the outer edge)
  3. lay template of pattern onto of rolled out clay
  4. using the pin pin prick the lines of the pattern through the template so it marks the clay
  5. remove the template and let he clay dry.
  6. paint / glaze the pattern and fire / bake as per instructions for your clay.


you also can do a picture such as an animal. by using the template helps them get a good finish.

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  • curlytops
    • 23 Apr 2014
      2:33 pm

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  • This looks like such a clever and easy idea.


  • Very beautiful and clever design


  • What a clever idea. I thought at first that it was made with tiny tiles. So pleased to find it was paint that had then been glazed – so much easier for youngsters to handle. Thanks for your post.


  • So cute. A great craft for the kids.


  • This is so pretty and clever. What a great kid’s activity that then serves as a gift. Love it.


  • This is a perfect gift for them to give to their grandparents or teacher. Love how simple it is.


  • This looks antique.


  • That’s a lovely idea :)


  • Beautiful, I need some pot stands


  • That’s cool using clay instead of tiles

    • Gives that creativity something different


  • Very clever. You have done a wonderful job on your mosaic. thank you for sharing.


  • A great idea. I might wait until my toddler gets a bit older.


  • A very great idea, thanks for sharing!


  • ahhh nice textuer done!!!!


  • What a wonderful and unique idea~


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