This was super fun for my 8 yr old. You can use all sorts of old toys.


  • A old plastic/rubber toy ( or buy a cheap one from $2 shop )
  • Spray paint Colour of your choice
  • Spray on sealer (Clear) ... Adult use
  • Stanly knife *adult use
  • Blutac / Putty (Non toxic) ... Can use kids non toxic blutac


  1. Carefully cut a round opening at the top of the doll's head
    *if you would like to protect any part ie' eyes ect cover the area with blutac
  2. Spray paint the doll in a well ventalated area and allow to dry
  3. Seal with the sealing spray and allow to dry
  4. Fill and cracks and joints on the inside with blutac or putty, if the opening is large enough I seal the neck joint completely.
    Allow 24 hrs to set
  5. Fill the opening with potting mix & plant the succulent positioning to look like hair and enjoy watching your Dolly Pots head grow :)

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  • mom199864
    • 25 Sep 2016
      11:47 am

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  • Looks amazing thanks for sharing your project


  • I don’t think I would use anything like this but I think the concept is good


  • I would DEFINITELY have to choose a different toy because dolls are creepy but this is a great idea! Thanks for sharing x


  • These are terrifying!! Not my thing but i like the idea of recycling.


  • Looks interesting. Not something i.will do but great idea.


  • This is awesome!!! Makes me wonder what else around my house I can convert into planters!


  • Honestly, those dolls look a bit creepy. They would have to stay outside I’m afraid


  • What a fantastic idea! Now I know what to do with all the toys I have piled up in boxes. I can’t wait to give it a try and get my child involved too. Superb ????


  • Oh those kewpie dolls are so ugly don’t you think? They make much better flower pots then baby dolls that’s for sure


  • These are so cute but I know from experience these plants like to grow


  • That’s very creative and I think my daughter would love these but I’m a bit creeper out haha


  • Dolls have always creeped me out, but very creative still


  • These are awesome will be trying it out with some of our old dolls!


  • so cute!


  • Wow! So creative.


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