Having water features in your home and garden is considered to be good for family “QI” and will bring you fountain as many Fengshui master says, no matter it’s true or not, having a running water fountain in room or garden can be a source of calm and tranquility for many. Here are some super easy and inexpensive projects to DIY Terracotta Clay Pot Water Fountains. They can be fun project to do with your kids too, especially when they can decorate the fountain with little pebbles and rocks that kids love! You don’t need a lot of supplies and the instructions are really straight forward.
There are different versions for DIY terracotta clay pot fountains around the web. I love the tabletop version of terracotta water fountain most, they are so cute for office, kitchen or garden top, quite inspirational for you to make your own terracotta clay pot fountains. Which one you prefer to choose?
Main supplies you need that may help you decide whether to try or not:
- Terracotta clay pots
- saucer pans
- water pump
- pebbles or sea rock
- water plants
Menards, a family-owned company in Wisconsin, put together this great video tutorial to show you how easy it is to create your very own fountain at home.
Here is another version:
You can try to use bigger flower pots to make a large water feature in your garden.
Martha Stewart also has a version of water fountain out of large flower pots, by stacking them and add water pipes through at the center. Looks at it sitting quietly in the corner next to the house, love it.
If you want to make the stacked clay pot fountain, check out the video tutorial via Home Depot, they can be as easy as drilling holes at the bottom of flower pots, place the pump in the base pot, running the power cord over the rim and add water to enjoy.