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Flower Pot Crab

This Flower Pot Crab will bring back warm memories all year long of a fun summer at the beach.


 Deco Art Americana Neons
    DHS4 - Fiery Red
 Americana Acrylics
    DAO15 - Cadmium Red (transparent)
    DAO31 - Baby Pink
Wiggle eyes (2)
Red foam sheet
Water container
Palette or plastic plates
Paper towels
Tracing and transfer paper
Pen or stylus
Low-temp hot glue gun and glue sticks
Permanent fine point black marker
3" standard terra cotta pot


Let dry between steps.

1. Paint body Cadmium Red.

2. Paint over Cadmium Red with Fiery Red.

3. Trace and transfer claw and fin patterns. Use scissors to cut out. Position and adhere on body.

4. Position and adhere wiggle eyes.

5. Use brush handle end and Baby Pink to dot body.

This craft reprinted courtesy of DecoArt.

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Decorating Crafts, Ocean Crafts For Kids, Summer Crafts

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2 thoughts on
“Flower Pot Crab”

  1. Robbin says:

    Looking for the Claw pattern

    1. Betty Bose says:

      Look right below the contributor information and you will see the pattern. Click on it and it will come up full size.

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