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An origami unicorn.

Unicorn Craft IdeasUnicorns are among the most popular imaginary animals as a craft theme. These magical horse shaped creatures have a single horn and are often white or rainbow colored.


Tin Can Unicorn Planter - flower filled can outside

How to Make a Tin Can Unicorn PlanterThis adorable tin can unicorn planter is easy to make with items you have at home. It would be perfect as a table centerpiece or could even be used as a holder for other items.


How to Make a Recycled Water Bottle Planter

How to Make a Recycled Plastic Bottle PlanterA handy way to recycle plastic bottles is by fashioning them into small planters. You can make a variety of styles depending on what kind of bottle you have and what you want to make it for.


Upcycled Clay Pot Planter - finished pot with plant inside

Upcycled Clay Pot PlanterAn old unglazed clay pot can be upcycled into a vintage looking planter. Using a clever trick with glue and candles, you can texturize and decorate the painted pot.


Repupose Mouthwash Container into a Planter - looking down at planted container

Repupose Mouthwash Container into a PlanterThe shape of some plastic bottle bases can inspire craft ideas. Here we have instructions and photos to help you repurpose a mouthwash container into a planter.


Taking apart a Glade air freshener.

Using a Glade Air Freshener as a PlanterThis is a page about repurposing a Glade air freshener as a planting container. Once the air freshener has dried out, don't throw away the container. The container can be taken apart and turned into a little planter.


Air Plant Trolls - trolls with plants added

How to Make Air Plant TrollsAdd an airplane to your troll doll in place of its original hair to give it a little more personality. This is a page about how to make air plant trolls.


A clever decorative vase made from recycled cardboard.

Making a Recycled Cardboard VaseCardboard is a great medium to work with for many craft projects and a vase is a great example. This is a page about making a recycled cardboard vase.


Cornelius Memorial Planter

Making a Tupperware PlanterThis is a page about making a Tupperware planter. You can make a decorative, functional planter from an old Tupperware breadbox or other container.



Making a Shampoo Bottle Planter

Making a Shampoo Bottle PlanterThis is a page about making a shampoo bottle planter. Turn an empty shampoo bottle into a cute planter in a few easy steps.


Reusing Petunia Baskets

Reusing Petunia BasketsThis is a page about reusing petunia baskets. Annual flowers can be purchased in multipacks. Some like the Wave petunias even come in hot pink plastic packs that scream to be reused.


Self Watering Planter With Basil

Making Self Watering PlantersThis is a page about making self watering planters. You can make useful self watering planters from recycled everyday materials found at home.


plant inside of self watering pot

Self Watering PotSmaller potted house plants need more attention especially during the summer or 'plant sitting' if you go away on vacation. Also, both under and over watering can become a problem.


How to Make a Recycled Water Bottle Planter - plant on railing outside

How to Make a Recycled Water Bottle PlanterThis is a cute and easy project for gardeners or even for kid projects that gives you lots of extra planters for all your newly seedlings or propagated plants!


plant in vase

Light Bulb VaseThis is a project to recycle and reuse old lightbulbs. I've converted them into vases for my money plant. They look beautiful and are super easy to make.


kitty animal planter

Plastic Bottle Animal PlanterUpcycle your used plastic drink bottles to make animal themed planters. The little nubs on the bottom of the bottle make for really cute and chubby animal legs!


Air Plant Trolls - trolls with plants added

Air Plant TrollsThis project uses vintage Troll dolls. You remove their original hair and replace it with an air plant. You can add miniature items as accessories. You will need to mist them with water every week to keep the air plants alive.


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