Making planters and pots yourself is a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, and is a fun activity to try with friends. These DIY crafts won't put a dent in your wallet, and don't require more than a couple hours! 

 

Book Succulent Pots

This DIY planter is a unique addition to any home! Tip: If you have older books, preferably hard cover books - they work best!

What you'll need:

  • Old Book
  • Soil
  • Exacto Knife
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Plants

Directionshttps://www.apartmenttherapy.com/diy-book-planters-145212

Colorful Can Planters

For all the DIY beginners out there, this one is for you! 

What you'll need:

  • Paint
  • Soil 
  • Plants
  • Hammer
  • ​ Nail

Directions : https://www.homedit.com/easy-diy-tin-can-planters/

Twig Pots

These DIY planters don't require you purchase anything! Go for a walk and find twigs and branches in your neighborhood, and dig into your recycling for an empty tin can!

What you'll need: 

  • Container
  • Twigs
  • String or twine
  • Glue
  • Soil
  • Plants

Directionshttps://theseamanmom.com/rustic-twig-flower-pot/

Twine Wrapped Pots

Outdoors or indoors these beachy pots are a great detail for your home, and are super easy to make!

What you'll need:

  • Container 
  • Twine or fabric 
  • Plants
  • Soil
  • Scissors
  • ​Glue

Directionshttps://www.imperfectlyhappy.com/twine-wrapped-potted-planters/