32 DIY Houseplant Pot Ideas and Makeover

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Want to improve the beauty of your indoor plants? Check out these DIY Houseplant Pots Ideas and Makeover tips.

Pretty planters can multiply the beauty of plants, but they’re expensive! And if you’re low on budget and want to save your money–Instead of buying, make them at home with the help of these DIY Houseplant Pots Ideas and Makeover tips.

Learn the art of making tiny planters in minutes here

DIY Houseplant Pots Ideas and Makeover

1. Decoupaged Terra Cotta Pots

DIY Houseplant Pots Ideas and Makeover

Introduce an array of bright spring colors to the terra cotta pots using acrylic paint. Details are here!

2. DIY Knit Planter Cover

Knit around small pots and give them a cozy look! It is easy to make and takes less than a day.

Have a look at houseplant pot cover ideas here

3. Rope-Wrapped Pots

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One of the easier DIYs on this list, all you need to do is to wrap the pots with rope and spray paint them in a shade of your choice.

4. DIY Pretty Face Planters

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Spray white paint on terra cotta pots and draw cute faces using permanent markers!

5. Pretty Lace Flower Pots

All you need is lace, glue, scissors, terra cotta pots, and plants of your choice to make this DIY.

6. DIY Handmade Clay Pots

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Oven bake clay can be perfectly used to shape beautiful planters like this to grow succulents.

7. DIY Painting Terracotta Flower Pots

Pick your favorite pots in any shape, and paint different colors to add more beauty to them.

8. Terra Cotta Pots With Gold Leafing

This is how you can change the appearance of your pots completely using gold leafing.

9. Modern DIY Rope Covered Flower Pot

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Even if you’re on a short budget, you can still make your pots look wonderful! How? Have a look here.

10. Decorating Clay Pots

Using sandpaper, paintbrush, scissors, catalogs with photos, and decoupage paste–decorate your pots amazingly.

11. Clothespin Planter

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Wooden clothespins can be clipped together to make small and cute planters for tabletops.

12. Concrete and Gold DIY Plant Pots

Here’s a great DIY to make these beautiful pots for several plants in your home.

13. Gem Flower Pot

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Like bling? Then you’re going to love this pot made from gems of different colors.

14. Marbled Terra Cotta Pots

One of the most elegant planters on this list can be made using acrylic paint, paintbrush, and plastic drop cloth. Details are here.

15 Sharpie Dot DIY Flower PotsDIY Houseplant Pots Ideas and Makeover 10

You’ll be surprised to see how you can transform your pots’ look using letter stickers and oil-based sharpies!

16. DIY Easy Planter Makeover

This one is a little different and uses Sugru to add beauty to the pots. Click here for details.

17. Lacy Airbrushed Flower Pots

Paint clay flower pots with an airbrush in different colors to create abstract art.

18. Chalkboard Planters with FolkArt Stencils and Paint

All you need is chalkboard paint, a medium spouncer, sponge brush, and old terra cotta pots for this DIY.

19. Faceted Gem Flower Pots

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Stick gem molds on terra cotta pots using strong glue to create eye-catching planters.

20. Chalkboard Flower Pot

All you need is some chalkboard paint and a flower pot. Plant succulents to make them stand out! Details are here.

Have a look at the painted pot ideas for inspiration here

21. DIY Gold Foil Lettering on Flower Pots

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Cover the bottom part of the pots with gold foil and write your favorite slogans to give your planters a unique look.

22. Colorblocked Air Plant Pot

Using wooden doll heads, drill, painter’s tape, craft paint, and paintbrush, make these beautiful planters for your home!

23. Pineapple Flower Pots

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How about giving your pots a nice look of yellow that makes them look like a pineapple. Details are here.

24. Mini Painted Pots

These mini-painted pots are perfect for growing small air plants, succulents, or cacti.

25. Mini Marbled Painted Pots

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Use acrylic paint colors of your choice and paint pots in a creative way to grow cacti. For details, click here.

26. Easy Neon Painted Terracotta Pots

Bright magenta adhesive vinyl can be used to make attractive neon pots! Details are here.

27. Cement Planters

This DIY cement planter is best for growing small plants or herbs and is also quite easy to make.

28. Floppy Disk Planter

Do you still have those floppy disks from the 90s? Use them creatively to make a unique planter.

29. Handmade Whale Clay Pot

The best thing about clay is you can mold it into any shape, a whale in this DIY, for instance, and paint it in any color! Details are here.

30. Recycle Plastic Bottles to Decor Items

Involve your kids into making this interesting DIY planter, which they’re surely going to enjoy.

31. Repurposed Planters for Succulents

You need a mixture of candlesticks, bowls, and glasses of various heights to make these beautiful planters for succulents.

32. Trash Can Planter

Watch this video for making a great trash can planter for your houseplants.

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