Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!


Use mini terracotta pots to make these adorable Christmas Bells!

Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!


You will need:
  • Thick Hemp Cord
  • Mini Terracotta Pots
  • Large Bells
  • Miniature Bells (10 mm)
  • Fleece
  • Wired Garland
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Wire Cutter
  • Jewelry Pendant or Make Your Own Pendant out of Scrabble Letters
  • Jump Rings
  • Paint (optional)
  • White Paint Marker (optional)
  • Scissors

Paint your pots (optional step)!

Use a paint + primer. Three coats, inside and out. Light coats - make sure to spray from different angles to ensure proper coverage.

Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Cut the thread off of a bell. Cut a 30 inch length of hemp. Pull the hemp through the top of the bell.

Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Make a knot an inch above the bell. 
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Pull both ends of the hemp through the hole on the bottom of the terracotta pot.
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Cut a piece of fleece approximately 10" x 3". 

Tie the fleece around the hemp cords. Trim ends of fleece.
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Cut three or four pieces of wire garland, four or five inches long. Twist together.
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Twist the wire garland around the hemp (above the fleece). Scrunch and bend it so that the ends of the wires point UP!
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Put the pendant around ONE strand of hemp.
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Place two small bells on a jump ring. Place the belled jump ring above the pendant.
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Use a paint marker to draw snowflakes on the pot -  this marker worked on painted pots, too!

Knot the two ends of hemp together.
Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Use as a door hanger, ornament or chair hanger! 













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