"You Grow Girl" DIY Flower Pot

You'll love painting your old terracotta pots with this spunky DIY planter project!

You Grow Girl DIY Flower Pot
You Grow Girl DIY Flower Pot
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Who doesn't love a good pun? With this "You Grow Girl" DIY Flower pot, you can brighten up your indoor garden with a light sense of humor!  This project has a little bit of everything to satisfy your crafting cravings: painting, stenciling, and even DIY pom-pom making. DIY planters are a super easy way to customize aspects of your indoor garden, and they also make wonderful gifts for your plant-loving friends. Your houseplants are going to love their spunky new home almost as much as you loved making it! 

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Main MaterialPaint

Primary TechniqueGardening


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Driftwood, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Laser Cut Adhesive Stencils - Serif Ambrosine
  • Folkart ® Paint Tools - Detail Painters
  • Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats
  • Bucilla ® Pom Pom Maker 6 pc.
  • 6" Terracotta pot
  • Gray, pink, and white yarn
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun


  1. Basecoat entire pot with Driftwood and large flat brush. Let dry and apply a second coat. Let dry completely.

  2. Layout stencil as shown and stencil with Licorice and medium Detail Painters. Let dry.

  3. Wrap white yarn around the rim of pot as shown and attach with hot glue.

  4. Following instructions on Pom Pom maker, make 3 small pom poms as shown and attach to yarn edge.

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