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These creative planters are a fantastic craft project for kids and adults!


Material

  • 1 Empty Soft Drink Bottle
  • A bit Potting mix
  • Multiple Paint Colours
  • 1 Plant of choice
  • 1 scissors or stanley knife

Method

  1. Cut the top of the empty soft drink bottle and put small holes in the bottom for drainage.
  2. Paint and decorate as desired. Try something different....maybe a panda bear? Instead of a straight cut, you could cut in ears or similar. Allow to dry.
  3. Fill with potting mix and plant. Project complete.

Notes... My daughter had a craft party for her 11th birthday and each child brought one of these home to keep. It kept them busy for ages.



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  • The minions one grabbed my attention straight away. Love it

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  • Oh I love these! A nice bright addition to the garden and so much fun to create! Going to make some with my son!

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  • Such a fantastic way to reuse items!

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  • Great way to add some fun and colour to your garden. Great school holiday activity for the kids

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  • There just gorgeous and put a smile on my face. Thank you.

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  • So cute. I love the idea of doing them at a birthday party.

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  • Fun craft for the kids too!

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  • Great cute idea for the garden they look amazing well done

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  • Gonna try this for my kids when it’s a bit more sunny.

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  • That is amazing love them all

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  • These are so cute. I Love them.

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  • These look fantastic, lots of fun and so cute!

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  • I love your very colourful and cute containers!

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  • This is so cool! I can’t help but laugh at the large blue one that looks as though it’s whistling! :)

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  • I’m looking at old plastic containers in a whole different way now that I’ve read your project. Thanks for the fun.

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