How to make a snowman gift pot

Snowman faces painted onto flower pots | Christmas snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

These upcycled gift pots are easy to make and will stand out from regular presents under the Christmas tree.

You will need

  • Terracotta pots
  • Paintbrushes
  • White paint
  • Black paint
  • Orange paint
  • Paint for his hat (we chose blue and red)
Craft supplies laid out on the floor | Christmas snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

Step 1

Start by painting the terracotta pot with white paint. Paint the top section, then once dry turn upside down and paint the bottom section.

Flower pot painted white | Christmas snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

Step 2

Once the white paint has dried, paint the rim of the pot blue for his hat. You may need to apply a couple of coats.

White flower pot with blue painted rim | Christmas snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

Step 3

Once the blue paint has dried, add blobs of black paint for the eyes and mouth.

Black dots painted onto white flower pot | Christmas snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

Step 4

Finally, paint on carrot nose using orange paint. Make sure the pot is completely dry before filling with goodies.

Snowman face painted onto white flower pot | Christmas snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

Tip: If you don't have any terracotta pots, try painting a snowman design on empty jam jars instead and fill it with smaller Christmas treats.

Snowman plant pot filling with treats | Snowman gift pot | Tesco Living

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