31. These kawaii and colorful plant pot designs from Kao Ani are so adorable that you won’t want to stop at just making one! Luckily for you this tutorial is not only super simple to follow, but it also shows you just how fun creating these little critters can be.
32. We bet you’ve never thought about making a planter from an old tuna can? We certainly hadn’t until spotting this clever tutorial from Handmade Charlotte. This is also a great DIY project for the little ones (just make sure there are no sharp edges left on the can!)
33. Add fun and intrigue to your home décor with your very own DIY pineapple planter! Lines Across uses clay to achieve the organic shape of the pot and you just can’t go past using a succulent such as aloe vera (pictured) to give you that ‘pineapple top’ look.
34. Next time you indulge in some canned goods, be sure to keep the cans for this beautiful craft project! Idee Creative has turned these cans into wonderful planters, complete with vibrant colors and cute, squiggly designs.
35. This tutorial has become a favorite for many online, as Little Bit Funky teaches you how to create amazing planters from kitsch toys you might have at home, or even cute critters you can find at a dollar store or thrift shop. This is brilliant!
36. Thanks to this great tutorial from A Beautiful Mess, you can now easily turn some plastic pipe into what looks like expensive and chic brass. Simply follow the steps and fill your new creation with pebbles and a little succulent plant.
37. Madame Citron also shows us that it’s possible to jazz-up your boring old planter with some colored cardboard! Teaming yellow cardboard and a green succulent together will also create a fun pineapple looking plant – Too clever!
38. The great thing about most DIY projects is that you don’t need to splash out money on expensive or hard-to-find materials. PS I Made This has used a cheap plastic pig container and turned it into what resembles a ceramic keepsake. It’s perfect for holding your favorite plant!
39. You only need to go to your fridge to find the important material for this DIY tutorial from Pysselbolaget – a cardboard milk carton! Transforming a boring carton into this cute critter is fun, entertaining and very easy. Kids are especially going to love this project!
40. Who knew that a simple plastic planter, paint and some clay could help you to create such a vivid plant-holding masterpiece? Makoccino certainly knew, and therefore created this wonderful YouTube tutorial so that everyone could create their very own work of art.
41. You know all of those twigs sitting around in your garden? You can actually do something useful with them, like creating this twig plant pot just like Love This Pic did!
42. With some air-dry clay you can make some truly wonderful creations! Say Yes used the material to add some serious wow factor to her plastic plant pots and the result is amazing!
OUTDOOR / GARDEN PLANTERS
These tutorials have been designed using intriguing and durable materials, making these DIY planters perfect for placing outdoors!
43. It’s wonderful to incorporate as much of nature as you can into your backyard or garden! A Proverbs 31 Wife shows you how you can turn an old or fallen tree trunk into an eye-catching outdoor planter.
44. Floppy discs might be a thing of the past thanks to modern technological advancements, but that doesn’t mean you can’t turn your old, unloved discs into something quite wonderful! Brit + Co has created some plant pot holders from theirs!
45. We all have an old pair of jeans hidden in the back of our wardrobe, so why not do what Buffawhat has done and turn them into a unique and fun outdoor planter? Passers-by will certainly have to look twice.
46. Here’s another simple and fast DIY tutorial from Camille Styles you can follow which helps you to upcycle old cans into awesome little plant holders. The more colorful or quirky the can, the better!
47. We bet you’d be surprised at finding out that this outdoor plant pot can be achieved within the space of an afternoon and that you can easily create it yourself! Centsational Girl teaches you how with her easy-to-follow tutorial.
48. DIY Fun Ideas has a great project idea for creating a quirky planter that you’ll admire for years and years to come – Cement hands! This do-it-yourself tutorial is the perfect way to spend a quiet afternoon.
49. You could send your old or damaged car tyre to the junk yard, or you could upcycle it into something colourful and beautiful such as this tyre plant holder by DIY Show Off! It can be hung on string or simply fastened to your wall.
50. If you’re a DIY craft beginner, but are desperate to fancy-up those plant holders of yours, then you can easily begin with this project by Dos Family. Simply collect some large cans, peel the labels off and give the cans a few fresh paints of coat in your favorite shades – Too easy!
51. How amazing do these DIY planters from Green Lifestyle Mag look? They might look expensive and complicated, but the great news is that these are actually made from plastic bottles!
52. Next time you bake a cake (or decide to have bacon and eggs for breakfast), keep the empty, cracked egg shells to use as planters, just as Green Thumb White Apron did! Such an easy and eco-friendly DIY project!
53. Why not create some beautiful monogram outdoor planters, just as Hello Natural did? You could even go that extra step and choose to spell out a word with your letter planters – Very clever indeed!
54. Old china and tea cups can be found at basically every thrift store these days for just a few dollars, so it’s a wonderful idea to transform them into planters. Now your backyard or garden can resemble a whimsical tea party, just as HGTV‘s does!
55. You’ve probably seen some beautiful and classic planters like these on other front porches, so you’ll be pleased to know that you can actually create your own quite easily. Home Heart and Hands has even added a unique gold dipped design to hers!
56. Another great upcycling project is to turn your leftover wine corks into mini planters, just like Linda from It All Started with Paint has done. These would look cute clustered together as a table setting!
57. If you’re thinking of updating your furniture or throwing away your old furniture, don’t forget to contemplate whether you could give that item a new life by transforming it into a planter. My Repurposed Life upcycled her old set of drawers into this quirky and useful outdoor planter and so too can you!
58. Embrace nature in its entirety and opt for a wooden tree trunk planter instead of plastic if you can. Not Just a Housewife shows us how she easily transformed this log into her new favorite plant holder.
59. These DIY shell planters from Rad Megan are amazing! Who would’ve thought that tiny succulent plants and stunning old hermit crab shells could look so beautiful?
60. Are you lacking in space in your backyard? You’ll be pleased to know that Ruffles and Truffles has created a DIY vertical garden whilst saving a heap of money in the process!
There you have it! With all of those wonderfully creative ideas you’ll never be stuck with a boring old plant pot again. Which designs or projects will you be creating?
We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Kendra @ A Proverbs 31 Wife
Thank you for sharing my log planter!
Some great ideas on this blog for creative uses of plant pots
Thanks you so much from bottom of my heart.
I love your art and ideas .
Thanks a lot for providing valuable information.I have some creative plant pots ,like wall planter and sky planter.