Are you getting excited to get out into the garden? Plants and flowers are often well complemented by colorful pots. But decorated pots tend to cost more than plain terracotta or plastic ones. Luckily, it’s easy and inexpensive to decorate the plain pots you already have! Whether you’ve got a potted garden or are planning to give flowers as a gift, these 10 DIY Planter Makeovers should be very helpful!
Why settle for plain pots when you can easily add some pizzazz!
10 Creative DIY Planter Makeovers
Floral Fabric Pots
If you’d like a complex pattern on your pots, you don’t have to paint it on. Instead, you can follow Better Decorating Bible’s tutorial on how to cover your pots with fabric!
Drip Painted Pottery
These pots are so cute! And they’re very easy to make! Check out Clever Nest’s tutorial on how to make your own DIY drip pot!
Stripes look good on lots of things, including pots! Check out Dimples & Tangles’ tutorial on how to add stripes to your pots!
Multicolor Drip Pots
If you want a very colorful pot, this pour paint project could be exactly what you’re looking for! Holly’s Arts and Crafts Corner explains how to make multicolor drip pots using your favorite colors!
These pots would be perfect gifts for a gardener, especially if they came with strawberries already planted inside! Crafts by Amanda explains how to paint your own cute strawberry pots!
Rope Wrapped and Painted Pots
I love the look of these pots! And they sound very easy to make, too! House by Hoff shows how to wrap and paint normal terra cotta planters!
Transfer Image Pots
I love transfer projects! They allow for so much creativity and personalization. Our Adventures in Home Improvement shows how to transfer an image onto your ordinary terra cotta pots!
Decoupaged Lace Pot
This is a very unique (and pretty) idea! Urban Comfort explains how to decoupage lace onto an ordinary pot for a brand new look!
Gold Foil Lettered Flower Pot
Don’t these pots look lovely? They were made with a Silhouette, but you could easily cut the letters out of gold foil by hand if you don’t have one. Nest of Posies explains how she made her pretty gold foil message pots!
Chalkboard Herb Pots
These pots are so pretty with the chalkboard labels and distressed edges! Follow Design Dining andDiapers’ tutorial to make your own chalkboard herb or flower pots!
Do you like to use plain or decorated planter pots?