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25 April, 2013

Fun and Easy Projects with Flower Pots

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Fun with Flower Pots Woo hoo! Spring has finally sprung in my neck of the woods! Sooo…all this pretty weather has me freshening up some of my favorite spring projects to use again this year. And…if you are like me and have a stash of flower pots, I have some fun ideas that I would like to share with you.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Chalkboard Flower Pots2_thumb[10] My first project is these cute chalkboard flower pots that I showed you earlier this spring. They are so much fun and easy to make! And with Mother’s Day not too far away, wouldn’t they make a great gift? Just fill with mom’s favorite flowers and finish them off with a sweet message for her! You can find a complete tutorial here.

Staff_thumb[8]Baby Kitty and Ozzie have a suggestion…how about filling one with catnip for your sweet furbabies of the feline persuasion?  Hmmm…I take it that is a hint for me!

044_thumb[20]Here’s another fun flower pot project…my little flower pot man! I have already spiffed him up and gotten him settled in near my patio. Here he is last year sporting creeping Jenny as hair. And the new favorite ‘do for this year? It’s creeping fig! You can find a tutorial for making him here.

flower pot wreath_thumb[13] And finally, and maybe my favorite, here’s my flower pot wreath!

Flower Pot WreathIt stayed on my front door all last summer and will soon be headed that way again!

flower pot wreath parts_thumb[5]All you need is a grapevine wreath, flower pots in assorted sizes, twine, floral foam and faux flowers to finish it off. You will find instructions for making it, including flower pot sizes, here.
And there you have it…my ideas for fun ways to use flower pots! And…if you are short on flower pots, I’ll bet that if you head out for the thrift stores and yard sales, you may find that your unsuspecting neighbors have give decided to part with theirs! Enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed a little peek at my flower pot projects! Please visit these wonderful bloggers and their beautiful blogs to see what they are up to and to find a list of this week’s participants!
Under the Table and Dreaming for the Sunday Showcase Party , Thrifty Decor Chick for Before and After Monday , Boogieboard Cottage for Masterpiece Monday , Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday , The Stories of A2Z for Tutorials and Tips Tuesday , Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday , A Stroll thru Life for Inspire Me Tuesday , Cedar Hill Ranch for The Scoop on Tuesdays , My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Tuesday's Treasures , Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays , DIY by Design for Swing into Spring , The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursdays , No Minimalist Here for the Open House Party on Thursdays , Stone Gable for Tutorials, Tips and Tidbits on Thursdays , My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday , French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday , Common Ground for Be Inspired on Fridays , The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home Friday , Craftberry Bush for the Inspiration Gallery on Friday , Funky Junk Interiors for Saturday Nite Special
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  1. I need se me of the many pots I have laying around. The wreath is really cute I may try this.

  2. Wonderful projects! That wreath is a fave of mine! Really unique!

  3. Hi Debbie, I think I'll try that wreath! Thanks for the tutorial.

  4. I love all these projects but the flower pot wreath is my favorite. Thanks for including the instructions for that. Have a great day!


  5. I've loved all these projects, but I think the wreath is still my favorite. I really need to give one a try!

  6. I love the flower pot wreath, Debbie. I keep thinking I need to make one!



  7. ADORABLE!!! Clever, clever lady even with flower pots you can make something cute,
    xo Kathysue

  8. I Love them I Love your pot wreath so cool and I too am a Cat Lover!!
    so enjoy seeing them Thank You Lisa

  9. Love your projects! I'm going to make me a flower pot man and a wreath. Thanks for the inspiration.


  10. Fun ideas! Love the little man pots, very cute. So many things to do with flower pots. I have a stash of them to work on to pretty up some spaces in our yard too. Visiting you from Met Monday, hope you drop by for a visit too.

  11. The flower pot wreath is so adorable, they're all great ideas!

  12. I love the little flower pot man, he is so cute. I have got to make one.

  13. Debbie, I hope you'll feel flattered when I steal the idea for your flowerpot wreath and make one for my own front door. I love this so much. (Now wishing I bought that stash of grapevine wreaths at a yard sale a few weeks ago.)


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