Pots and Plants: 19 DIY Planter Ideas

Make your flowers and plants shine bright with these DIY planters!

By: Judith Huerta, Editor,
Pots and Plants 19 DIY Planter Ideas

If you enjoy gardening, then you understand the importance of keeping your plants happy and healthy. You feed your plants a richly nutrient fertilizer. You water your plants at least once a week or more during the summer. You cut off faded blooms to encourage healthier sprouts. However, we shouldn't only focus on feeding and watering our plants. We should also provide our plants with a beautiful home. A lovely pot that your plants will enjoy growing and blooming in. 

When we're looking for plant pots at the store, we immediately place a terra cotta pot in our shopping cart. Although terra cotta pots are completely functional, they often dim our flowers and plants' lively colors. The plant pot's rusty brown color blends with the soil, and its basic shape makes your plants look dull. Ultimately, terra cotta pots hide the beauty of your spring flowers when they deserve to be shown off. 

So, if you're looking to flaunt your flowers and plants, this DIY planter ideas collection will definitely do the trick! This Pots and Plants: 19 DIY Planter Ideas features creative DIY planters that you will love to incorporate into your garden. And this list of homemade planters is so versatile that you'll find at least one garden idea that will complement your garden's aesthetic. From planters made out of recycled material to wooden planters for your outdoor garden, these DIY plant pots will blow your mind. And it'll make your garden so much more exciting! You'll no longer buy those boring and standardized terra cotta pots from the store. You can create your own planters, and it'll be such an enjoyable experience. This collection of DIY planters will make both you and your garden infinitely happier. And you'll have so many options to choose from that you're sure to end up crafting them all! 

Recycled Tin Can Planters

Recycled Tin Can Planters

Do you love gardening and green crafting? If so, you should definitely craft one of these tin can planters! Made from recycled tin cans, you can easily create these planters at home. You don't need to buy any extra materials like you do in other DIY projects. Using an old coffee grounds or soup can, you can create some of the loveliest planters ever. 

Unique Planter Ideas

Unique Planter Ideas

Sometimes, the most unexpected items can create beautiful crafts. If you're looking to liven up your garden in a funky and unique way, then these DIY planters are a must! These unique planters use different items that you'd never think could create planters. Who said that you could only grow your plants in a pot?

DIY Painted Planters

DIY Painted Planters

Are you a crafter who enjoys painting? If you're looking for a painting project, you'll enjoy crafting these DIY Painted Planters. These painted planters are perfect for all of our artsy crafters and even our crafting beginners. Using store-bought plant pots, you'll only need paint for most of these projects. So, you won't struggle with shaping any other materials into planters. 

Wood Outdoor Planters DIY

Wood Outdoor Planters DIY

As much as we love indoor garden ideas, our outdoor garden deserves a little love too! This Wood Outdoor Planters DIY features great garden projects for crafters who enjoy woodworking. Made from your own hands, you'll enjoy creating these wooden planters, and you'll feel super satisfied every time you see them outside. 

Tiered Planters Ideas

Tiered Planters Ideas

Have you heard of tiered plant pots? If you haven't, you've really been missing out! These Tiered Planters Ideas consist of a series of planters placed above one another in fun ways. You'll absolutely love these DIY planters if you don't know where to put your plant collection or if you're looking for a funky way to decorate your home.

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