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15 Lovey DIY Plant Pots You Can Make From Recycle Items

A DIY plant pot allows you to create a lovely container for a growing plant out of something that was destined for the trash. That’s a winning situation all the way around – it keeps items out of the landfill, gives a used item new life and creates unique DIY pots for plants. Check out these 15 DIY plant pot ideas and see how many you can create by recycling items lying around your house. You may also like to check out diy plant stand to display your potted plants.

  1. Smart Pot 

This is a great build for the budding techie in your household. Step by step instructions will show you how to create a plant pot that will virtually takes care of the plant inside with very little assistance from you.

plant pot

  1. Hanging Pots

Add pops of color to any room or porch with this hanging pot decoration idea. Easy craft idea and pots can be fashioned into the exact size desired.

pot decoration idea

  1. Concrete Pots

Use concrete to create DIY outdoor flower pots for a fraction of the cost of similar store bought plant pots. This simple idea uses several sizes of recycled containers, like plastic milk jugs and coffee cups, to create unique shapes and sizes of DIY flower pots.

DIY outdoor flower pots

  1. Paint Cans

Use concrete to create DIY outdoor flower pots for a fraction of the cost of similar store bought plant pots. This simple idea uses several sizes of recycled containers, like plastic milk jugs and coffee cups, to create unique shapes and sizes of DIY flower pots.

  1. Thrift Store Finds

No matter what it used to be, if it can hold soil and water, it can become a lovely pot for plants. Look through local thrift stores for attractive candy dishes, ornate serving bowls or glass vases and give them a new recycled life with these flower pot ideas.

pot for plants

  1. Gold-Dipped

Take an ordinary plant pot and transform it into something extra-ordinary with this idea. Take painted flower pots and dip the bottoms into gold-colored paint to give the pots a unique two-tone color.

plant pot

  1. Popcorn Bucket Upcycle

Transform a plastic popcorn bucket from the local movie theater into fashionable planters with this garden pot idea. Plastic ice cream buckets will also work for this upcycle planter idea.

garden pot idea

  1. Pottery Planter

Attractive, easy and functional, put that decorative pottery you have sitting on the shelf to good use with this pottery planter idea.

pottery planter idea

  1. Textured Pots

Use this unique idea to transform smooth, boring planters into textured pots that will give any area a WOW factor. the plants planted inside will take a backseat to these lovely DIY pots.

Textured Pots

  1. Milk Carton Pots

Use this idea to recycle cardboard milk cartons into attractive planters. A little fabric and glue gun is all that’s needed for transforming a milk or juice carton into a DIY pot for herbs.

Milk Carton Pots

  1. Marbleized Painted Pots

Put a unique color on your DIY pots by using this idea to create marbleized paint color on the exterior of the planting containers.

Marbleized Painted Pots

  1. Fabric Decoupage

Take an old decorating idea and give it a new spin – decoupage. Traditionally decoupage involves the use of paper, but fabric stands up better to damp flower pots. Try this unique DIY pot decorating idea.

DIY pot decorating idea

  1. Paper Decoupage

If you want to stick with the traditional style of decoupage, use this idea to recycle old planters with a little paper and glue.

recycle old planters

  1. Painted Planter

Use this idea to breathe new life into old planters. A fresh coat of paint with a central design, like a heart, give the pots a new look.

Painted Planter

  1. Rope Plant Pot

Create a colorful and unique plant pot from rope and embroidery thread with this DIY pot idea. An easy project to accomplish while watching a favorite TV program.

Rope Plant Pot

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