DIY Heart Planter for Valentine’s Day

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DIY Heart PlanterValentine’s day is next week guys NEXT WEEK! If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect gift, or if you’re just browsing for some decor ideas, you can’t go wrong with this DIY heart planter. It takes less than a half hour to make and can 10000% be done while enjoying a glass of wine. Trust me. When you’re done, pair it with a copy of Everything Grows with Love and you have an instant heartfelt gift + a new bright corner in your home! That’s right, it’s so cute you’re going to want to make two. Here’s how:  Continue reading…

DIY Pom Pom Planter

Make your own pom pom planter in 30 minutes!I’m not usually one for trends, but my goodness do I love how many pom pom projects there are out there right now. There’s just something so nice about how simple yet how much fun + color they can bring to anything. In this case, now that it’s officially spring, we’re talking about planters! This one is SUPER easy and only takes a half hour, so you can back to more important things like enjoying that extra hour of daylight. Here’s how:  Continue reading…

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Ombre Planter

Learn to make these colorful and fun ombre planters in only 5 minutes!Yes it’s now technically fall, but that doesn’t mean it’s ever time to stop buying plants. Or potting them into colorful containers. If you want a quick and easy way to bring some brightness into your home to balance out the grey of the new season, then you’ll want to make these cute ombre planters ASAP! Here’s how:

Time: 5 minutes
Materials: planter, spray paint in two colors

Learn to make these colorful and fun ombre planters in only 5 minutes!  Continue reading…

DIY Easy Planter Makeover

Time: 45 minutes
Materials: DecoArt Chalky Finish paint, brushes, planter

DIY Easy Planter Makeover (click through for full tutorial!)What can I say, I’m officially obsessed with house plants. At some point, someone is going to have to come over and cut me off before my apartment turns into a jungle. They’re just such an easy way to bring color into your home, don’t you think? And why settle for a basic terra cotta planter when you can customize it to fit your decor in less than an hour! Here’s how I gave mine a makeover:

DIY Easy Planter Makeover (click through for full tutorial!)I used DecoArt’s chalky finish paint for this project because of the ultra matte finish (the end results almost feels like ceramic). The paint also requires no primer which is great for saving time. You can grab the planter at Ikea. Continue reading…