Clay Pot Lighthouse With Solar Light

kudzukween(8 MS)April 13, 2010

I made this a few weeks ago, then my local paper did an article about the Biloxi lighthouse restoration and I decided to make another to look like it. But I never finished it :D

This is 3 graduated sizes of clay pots and an embossed clay pot painted yellow on top. I painted the lines in it black. The solar light stake came from Family Dollar for $2.50 and I removed the stake from it and set it into the drainage hole in the bottom of the pot.

This idea was on

http://www.craftideas.info/html/clay_pot_lighthouse.html

clickable link on my blog :D

Here is a link that might be useful: Kudzu's Blog

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sunnyca_gw

Makes a cute lighthouse! You need a little wooden sailboat with sail on nearby to complete the theme, maybe some blue flowers to represent water, & couple of small rocks to represent shore. Ha, I'm trying to put you to work!! Remember those sailboats about 12 in. long with rudder?? on bottom made of metal & single dowel sticking up with little triangle sail, you probably have 1 in basement or could make 1. Jan

    Bookmark   April 13, 2010 at 11:54AM
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Marlene Kindred

VERY cool....looks great!

    Bookmark   April 13, 2010 at 7:23PM
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grandmathyme

Neat idea! It's amazing what people come up with using clay pots! Nicely done!

    Bookmark   April 13, 2010 at 10:08PM
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kudzukween(8 MS)

thanks ya'll! this one just sits on the ground, it's kinda on the heavy side, hope it doesn't blow over! i have nautical stuff out there as well!

    Bookmark   April 14, 2010 at 11:17AM
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luna_llena_feliz

That turned out really cute! It looks like a project that even artistically challenged people like myself could handle. Thanks for sharing, kudzu!

    Bookmark   April 17, 2010 at 5:00AM
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nanagrandma(9 SouthWest, Calif)

NICE! Another artistic use with claypots!

Nanagrandma

    Bookmark   April 17, 2010 at 5:11AM
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