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Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees

If you’d like to incorporate the lovely Scandinavian style into your Christmas crafting this year, consider making a set of stacked terra cotta pot trees. With their simple 2-color folk-like patterns, these painted pots are a joy to make and display.

Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees.

Scandinavian Style Christmas Crafting

Scandinavian style refers to simple lines and minimal design without sacrificing function. Pieces influenced by this type of style tend to be neutral in color, rustic and cozy. We kept the pattern simple and nature inspired with an abstract leaf, snowflakes and basic shapes on all three trees.

Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees.

We actually painted these pots during a recent Facebook Live video which you can watch here ot scroll down to follow along with the step by step photos.

Looking for More Terra Cotta Pot Craft Ideas?

There are many reasons why we love using terra cotta pots for crafting! They can be used in a number of different ways, from classic planter pots, candy holders to pretty DIY decorations. And of course, these clay pots are fairly inexpensive when you pick them up at a dollar store or thrift store. Here are some of our favorite terra cotta pot craft ideas we’ve shared on the blog:

Materials Needed

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Materials need to make stacked trees including terracotta pots, paint, paint brush and embellishments.

How to Make Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees

I shared the tutorial for making these terracotta pot Christmas trees on a recent Facebook Live which you can catch here.

Start assembling the terracotta pots from large to small. Using the hot glue gun, glue the pots on top of one another.

Hot gluing the terracotta pots.

Next, paint the terracotta pot tree and let the paint dry completely.

Using a fine point paint brush, paint the terracotta tree with different patterns and let it dry completely.

Using the hot glue gun, glue the star to the top of the terracotta pot tree.

Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees.
Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees.

More DIY Christmas Trees

For more Christmas crafts influenced by the Scandinavian style, check out these minimalist DIYs using natural elements:

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Collage of painted terracotta pot Christmas trees with text overlay.

Scandinavian Inspired Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Trees

Jane and Sonja
With their simple Scandinavian style design, these painted terra cotta pot trees are a joy to make and display.
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Materials
  

  • Various sizes of terracotta pots
  • Paint in White, Red and Gold We used Americana Chalky Finish in Everlasting White and Romance, and Gold Extreme Sheen
  • Paint Brush
  • Paint Pens
  • Star for Tree Topper

Instructions
 

  • Start assembling the terracotta pots from large to small. Using the hot glue gun, glue the pots on top of one another.
  • Next, paint the terracotta pot tree and let the paint dry completely.
  • Using a fine point paint brush, paint the terracotta tree with different patterns and let it dry completely.
  • Using the hot glue gun, glue the star to the top of the terracotta pot tree.
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