Glittered Clay Pot

Join the glitter revolution with this fun Glittered Clay Pot. Super simple and quick to make, you can add layers of sparkle to up the glam factor on a humble terracotta pot. I’m sure you’ve noticed that glitter is everywhere. Which isn’t to be confused with glitter getting everywhere. Because there are now ways that you can keep the glitter where you want it. Like with this brand new Intense Glitter Brilliance paint that Testors sent me to play with.

This fun glittery plant pot is part of Craft Lightning Week. All week long I’m sharing quick and easy crafts that you can make in 15 minutes or less (excluding dry time), along with my friends Angie from The Country Chic Cottage and Morena from Morena’s Corner. And we’ve invited some of our craftiest friends to join in. Be sure to check out all their 15-minute-or-less clay pot craft ideas at the bottom of this page!

Glittered Clay pot - super sparkly and super easy to make!

To make this glittered clay pot you’ll need:

Clay Pot
Base coat paint (any multi-surface white or black)
Testor’s Intense Glitter Brilliance Paint
Popsicle Stick
Silicone Mat (optional)

supplies for glittered clay pot

Start by painting a quick base coat on the outside of the clay pot. Either white or black are great options for silver glitter. This should only take a few minutes. Set aside to dry.

paint the base coat on clay pot

Once the base coat is dry, open up the glitter paint.

open the glitter paint

Stir well with a spoon or popsicle stick (the glitter likes to settle to the bottom).

stir up the glitter paint

Paint on a quick coat of glitter. Set aside to dry.

add layer of sparkle glitter paint

Keep adding layers of glitter – each layer should be fairly thin, and only take a few minutes. Keep adding layers until you are happy with the build-up of glitter.

layers of sparkle silver glitter paint

When you’re all done, allow the pot to dry one final time, then add your potted plant.

finished glittered pot

And check out these other great clay pot projects that can be made in 15 minutes or less:

How fun are these moss covered clay pots from Refresh Restyle? I love the faux moss paint job!

Are you ready to add some Spring to your decor? Add bird nests to clay pots with The Inspiration Vault.

Karen at Dragonflies and Lilypads adds some glam to the humble clay pot in her fun project.

Is there anything cuter than a bunny butt? Our Crafty Mom shows you how to whip up these clay pot bunny butts that are cute decor – and make great table place markers for Easter!

Be sure to come back tomorrow for even more fun and fast crafts that transform clay pots!


  1. […] Or glitter!  Yes glitter!  My co-hostess for this series is 30 Minute Crafts and she is making these extreme glitter flower pots today! […]

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