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Potted Plant Holder

Recycle greeting cards to make a colorful holder for a potted plant. Finished holder.


Approximate Time: 1/2 hour


  • recycled greeting cards
  • scissors that cut a fancy edge, such as pinking shears
  • stapler


  1. For a flower pot that is approx. 4 inches in diameter, cut 14 pieces of pattern A from the fronts of cards and 7 pieces from the backs for "fillers".

  2. Stack them into 7 groups, with patterns showing at the front and the back and a filler in the middle.

  3. Fold each of the 7 groups to the inside down the middle. Staple sides as shown and slip flower pot inside.

  4. Folding and construction diagram.

By preserver from Manitoba


November 23, 20090 found this helpful

I've always loved projects made from old cards. Thank you for another inspiration.

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Crafts Gifts GardenNovember 12, 2009
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