Cute Ways to Decorate Plant Pots
Spring isn’t far off, so it’s time to start thinking of what you want to plant now. Starting the plants indoors is an excellent idea if you’re in a colder climate. And if you’re looking for easy ways to dress up plant pots and flower pots, you’ll find lots of inspiration here. These crafts are a great way to get kids excited about plants and gardening.
There are so many ways that you can get creative with the designs. Use fingerprints, pom poms, popsicle sticks, paint, markers, and more to make ordinary pots and containers look fabulous.
You’ll find beautiful ideas here for kids of all ages. Yes, really! Even toddlers can help decorate using their fingerprints and handprints. These kid-decorated plant pots make great gifts for parents, grandparents, teachers, and neighbors.
So, find a plant pot or two, and turn them into beautiful works of art.
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Cute Ways to Decorate Plant Pots
Unicorn Pot from The Inspiration Edit:
Unicorns are simply magical, aren’t they? This unicorn pot is just gorgeous. It would make a lovely gift for someone obsessed with unicorns. And if unicorns are totally your thing, you don’t want to miss the recycled bottle unicorn planter.
Fingerprint Flower Pot from The Inspiration Edit:
This plant pot becomes a darling keepsake that you’ll treasure for years. It’s a wonderful Mother’s Day gift or gift for a grandmother. Toddlers can quickly get in on the fun with this one!
Pom Pom Planter from Easy Peasy Creative:
Wow! This pom-pom planter is a huge pop of color. It would be a nice addition to a playroom or classroom.
Superhero Grass Pots from Non-Toy Gifts:
These superhero pots are a fantastic way to get little boys interested in gardening. You’ll find tutorials for Batman and Spider-Man here!
Emoji Flower Pot from All for the Boys:
The cheerful yellow color and funny faces make these emoji pots popular with kids of all ages. Teenagers will be a great help making these!
Marbled Pots from Natural Beach Living:
Marbled pots are just beautiful! Use colors that coordinate with the flowers or plants you intend to put in the containers to make it look extra gorgeous.
Painted Pineapple Pot from Three Little Ferns:
Did you know that you can grow a pineapple by planting the crown of another pineapple? And what better pot to put it in than a pineapple painted pot! This design is effortless and pretty!
Pour Painting Flower Pots from Messy Little Monster:
There’s no wrong way to do pour painting! This is a fun activity that allows kids to be a little messy with paint, but the result is still beautiful.
Clay Succulent Face Pots from Pink Stripey Socks:
If your kiddos love to draw faces, this is a fun craft. The faces can be drawn to express all sorts of fun emotions and moods.
Pots with Plant Puns from Projects with Kids:
These pots are painted very simply, and they’re just lovely. But the best parts about them are the puns! Projects with Kids offers several suggestions of funny/punny sayings to put on your plant pots.
Minecraft Grass Block from Motherhood:
We love that the plant pot was made from a recycled milk carton, and dressing it up as a Minecraft grass block is sure to excite your little gamer! It’s the perfect screen-free way to enjoy Minecraft.
Spring Chick Planter from Red Ted Art:
These pots could be spring chicks or any other type of bird. You could paint one up to look like a cardinal, a bluejay, a robin, or any bird your little one likes.
Thumbprint Art Flower Pot from Mom Always Finds Out:
Kids can use their thumbprints to create fun little bugs and insects on the flower pots. Bees, butterflies, and ladybugs are all excellent choices!
Popsicle Stick Flower Pot from Somewhat Simple:
Turn a tin can into a beautiful flower pot with the help of some popsicle sticks and twine. Doesn’t it look rustic?
Sharpie Dot Flower Pot from DIY Candy:
Letter stickers and a gold Sharpie go a long way in turning an ordinary white flower pot into a gorgeous gift for someone you love.
Handprint Flower Pot from All Things Mamma:
Parents and grandparents alike always welcome cute handprint crafts. This is a sweet gift idea for Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day.
Chalkboard Flower Pots from Giggles Galore:
These make wonderful teacher gifts, but they’re cute for the home, too. Use chalkboard paint instead of glossy black paint so you can change out the messages on the pots!
Ombre Flower Pots from Small Stuff Counts:
Ombre is a painting technique that uses colors from the same color family that go from light to dark. It looks beautiful on plant pots.
Mayka Flower Pots from Mad in Crafts:
Mayka is a type of toy block tape that’s repositionable. Kids will have a blast decorating the pots with their LEGOs.
Beach Themed Plant Pot from The Artisan Life:
This flower pot is sure to remind you of your beach vacation every time you look at it. If you don’t want the kids using spray paint, you can simply add a paint texture additive (or real sand) to ordinary paint.
What sorts of things will you be planting in your snazzy flower pots this spring? You could even make these as Mothers Day Crafts! Now that would be nice!
Check out more fun craft ideas here:
- The Best Dinosaur Crafts
- Spring Activities For Kids
- DIY Suncatcher Ideas
- Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Craft
- Angry Birds Painted Rocks
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.