Faux Cement Clay Planter

Faux Cement Clay Planter

Take an ordinary clay pot and turn it into something beautiful with Mod Podge Collage Clay. This Faux Cement Clay Planter is a great home accent piece and can be displayed both indoors and out. Made using molds, clays, and melts, this is a great project for expressing your creativity. Make it as a gift for a loved one or craft your own pot to hold an indoor plant. This project is a great challenge for anyone looking to spice up their home decor...and with its simple boarder and soft color palette, it can be a subtle yet eye-catching addition to your indoor or outdoor decor scheme.

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts

Difficulty LevelIntermediate



  • Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - White Milk Glass
  • Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Ornaments
  • Mod Podge ® Collage Clay - Vanilla White
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Forest Moss, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dove Gray, 2 oz.
  • Hot glue gun
  • Clay pot
  • Glue
  • Palette knife
  • Flat brush ½”
  • Foam plates
  • Paper towels
  • Water basin



  1. Paint rim of pot with Forest Moss.
  2. Create multiple border pieces from the mod mold with the white mod melt. Paint Forest Moss.
  3. Curl the borders to fit around the rim of pot and glue to secure. Dry brush the border and rim of pot lightly with Pure Gold.
  4. Mix equal part of Dove Gray and collage clay on a foam plate. Spread onto body of pot with vertical motion slightly overlapping to create a cement look.
  5. Let dry thoroughly.

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