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30 Best Air Dry Clay Pottery Ideas

Decorate your home with your own stylish air dry clay pottery with the help of these beautiful Air Dry Clay Pottery Ideas.

Air Dry Clay Pottery Ideas

Air dry clay is a versatile and budget-friendly craft material and a fantastic medium to use for making handcrafted pots, vases, bowls and trays. It’s easy to work with and working with clay is always a relaxing and satisfying experience.

In these wonderful air dry clay pottery ideas you will learn how to make beautiful pots by using the pinch and slab techniques and how to add finishing touches with interesting paint techniques. You will also find out how to imprint textures into clay by using stamps and plants to create beautiful designs. Scroll below and be inspired by these gorgeous air dry clay home decor items.

1. DIY Clay Pinch Pots

These adorable DIY Clay Pinch Pots by Think Make Share are an easy project idea for kids and adults. Decorate them in your own style and add a mini macramé plant hanger to your pinch pot for trendy home decor.

2. DIY Stamped Clay Bowls

Find out how to make your own beautiful DIY Stamped Clay Bowls using air dry clay, a selection of stamps and a turquoise ink pad. Visit Gathering Beauty for this amazing step-by-step tutorial.

3. Ombre Clay Pots Tutorial

In this wonderful Ombre Clay Pots Tutorial by A Shade of Teal, you will learn how to craft these stunning pots with some air dry clay and teal food coloring to create the ombre effect.

4. Little DIY Clay Pots

You will love creating these adorable chic Little DIY Clay Pots. Grab some air dry clay, a selection of your favorite paint colors and the simple instructions from Emily Dawe. Use your imagination to paint them with cute faces, spots, flowers or a rainbow.

5. DIY Clay and Rope Pot

This gorgeous DIY Clay and Rope Pot by Fall for DIY is perfect to use as a fruit bowl. Have a go at making your own with these easy instructions. For this project, you will need some white air dry clay, rope and embroidery floss.

6. Trinket Dish with Handles and Decorative Hanging Bells

In this amazing video tutorial, you will be shown how to create a trendy Trinket Dish with Handles and Decorative Hanging Bells. Make them for your home or as beautiful homemade gifts for someone special.

7. DIY Air Dry Clay Jewelry Bowls

These pretty DIY Air Dry Clay Jewelry Bowls by Alice & Lois are perfect for a girl’s bedroom. You can make them in a selection of different sizes and colors and use them to put all your jewelry and little treasures.

8. Air Dry Clay Mini Pots

Have fun making these colorful Air Dry Clay Mini Pots. Visit Journey into Creativity to see the easy process of making them. Pierce a hole on each side and use them as hanging planters for your succulents.

9. DIY Leather and Clay Hanging Planters

Running out of room to display your plants? Why not craft yourself these gorgeous DIY Leather and Clay Hanging Planters by Burkatron?

10. DIY Cute Jewelry Trays

Get inspired to make these DIY Cute Jewelry Trays by Urbaki Home. To create an interesting pattern on these clay dishes natural leaves are painted and pressed into air dry clay.

11. DIY Air Dry Clay Scallop Bowl

Learn how to craft this gorgeous DIY Air Dry Clay Scallop Bowl with this video tutorial. It’s so simple to make and will look absolutely stunning in your home.

12. DIY Hollow Ceramic Vase Tutorial

In this DIY Hollow Ceramic Vase Tutorial, you will learn how to use air dry clay to create this lovely vase and a baking soda painting technique for an organic finish.

13. DIY Air Dry Clay Ruffled Bowl

Are you after an easy DIY project with great results? This unique DIY Air Dry Clay Ruffled Bowl by Eunice at Home has a gorgeous organic shape decorated with a liquid gold leaf rim to create a beautiful statement piece.

14. DIY Clay Botanical Jewelry Tray

In this DIY Clay Botanical Jewelry Tray tutorial, you will be shown how to make these stunning jewelry dishes with air dry clay and how to imprint plants to add texture and create a simple minimal botanical design.

15. Air Dry Clay Plates with Leaf Design Tutorial

Set some time aside and enjoy some quality time crafting these gorgeous plates with this Air Dry Clay Plates with Leaf Design Tutorial. In this more than one-hour video guide you will be taught how to make air dry clay dishes, imprint leaves on them and paint techniques for a beautiful finish.

16. Modern DIY Mini Air Dry Clay Pot

Find very easy instructions on how to craft this Modern DIY Mini Air Dry Clay Pot by A Pretty Fix in this tutorial. It’s perfect to store your pencils and craft tools or use the pot to display your succulents.

17. Air Dry Clay Pinch Pot Vase Tutorial

In this Air Dry Clay Pinch Pot Vase Tutorial you will be taught how to make a beautiful vase with the pinching technique by a professional potter.

18. Artisan Air Dry Clay Pot Tutorial

Learn how to give a beautiful artisan look to your air dry clay pots. In this Artisan Air Dry Clay Pot Tutorial by Gathered, you will be shown how to make simple pots decorated with splashy, painterly patterns.

19. Air Dry Clay Candle and Match Holder Strike Plate

Are you curious to find out how to create a little tray that holds a candle and matches, complete with a strike plate with air dry clay? This easy Air Dry Clay Candle and Match Holder Strike Plate Tutorial by The Lauren Jamison Collective will show you how.

20. DIY Bottle Vase Tutorial

Upcycle a glass bottle into this gorgeous vase by using air dry clay, ground coffee and acrylic paints. Head to this wonderful DIY Bottle Vase Tutorial by Craftsy Hacks to get started.

21. Air Dry Clay Home Decor Project

Get playful with this Air Dry Clay Home Decor Project where you will learn how to make a DIY flower pot, vase, jewelry dishes and bowls with air dry clay and give them a stylish finish by using ground coffee.

22. DIY Marble Home Decor Tutorial

Learn the simple techniques of how to craft three different air dry clay decor items with this step-by-step DIY Marble Home Decor Tutorial.

23. Clay and Raffia Pots

If you love the rustic look you will adore making these Clay and Raffia Pots. Be inspired by this tutorial by Dossier on the simple process of intertwining air dry clay with woven natural fibers.

24. Air Dry Clay Copper Pots Tutorial

Have fun making this cute little desk pot with a matching bud pot with white air dry clay and copper paint with the help of this Air Dry Clay Copper Pots Tutorial by Craftiosity.

25. DIY Geometric Clay Pot

Embrace your inner artist by sculpting this DIY Geometric Clay Pot by Delia Creates. It’s super easy to make with some white air dry clay and will look modern in your home.

26. DIY Stamped Air Dry Clay Bowls

These gorgeous DIY Stamped Air Dry Clay Bowls by Alice & Lois make the perfect handcrafted gift for Valentine’s Day. Simply made with white clay and stamped with modern black letters they’re an elegant pottery item.

27. Air Dry Clay Vase and Wall Art Tutorial

In this Air Dry Clay Vase and Wall Art Tutorial you will explore two air dry clay projects that are perfect for beginners. One is a gorgeous green vase and the second one is a wavy textured clay wall art.

28. Air Dry Clay Succulent Planters

Get your clay ready and have fun making these arty-looking Air Dry Clay Succulent Planters by Make Your Own. You can use different texturing tools to create your own design spin.

29. Air Dry Clay Pots Tutorial

In this Air Dry Clay Pots Tutorial, you will learn the easy building and painting techniques to craft four adorable air dry clay pots from scratch. Get your whole family involved in this fun project.

30. Hand-Painted Pinch Pot Planters

Add a pop of color and whimsy to your space with these adorable Hand-Painted Pinch Pot Planters by Jenny Lemons. She will guide you on how to make a pinch pot from air dry clay, smooth out the cracks, seal the clay and finish with paint.

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