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16 Easy DIY Flowerpot Ideas (Part II)
Hopefully, you checked in yesterday to see our <a title="16 Easy DIY Flowerpot Ideas (Part I)" href="https://www.atgstores.com/ourblog/16-easy-diy-flowerpot-ideas-part-i" target="_blank">first eight ideas for cheap and easy DIY planters</a>. Today, we’re going to wrap up the list with our final flowerpot suggestions.</br></br>Keep in mind that many of these can also be used indoors, so don’t let the seasons get in the way of your planting ambition!</br></br><strong>9. Shoes & Boots</strong></br></br>What to do with old shoes and boots? If they’re too shabby to donate, consider using them for planters – rubber galoshes work especially well.</br></br><strong>10. Found Objects (aka Junk)</strong></br></br>The simple fact is that it’s easy to turn almost anything into a flowerpot so long as it can hold dirt (and water, to a lesser extent). <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yYU2xGieYQ">Here’s a cool DIY planter video</a> to give you even more ideas.</br></br><strong>11. Plastic Jugs</strong></br></br>This is more or less the same idea as the milk cartons from yesterday, except more broadly applied to any empty supermarket container that suits your purpose.</br></br><strong>12. Teapots</strong></br></br>Teapots make for adorable planters and, perhaps ironically, are often way less expensive than an actual <a title="Decorative Planters" href="https://www.atgstores.com/decor/home-decor-accessories/decorative-planters/" target="_blank">decorative flowerpot</a>.</br></br><strong>13. Large Mugs</strong></br></br>Got a small plant? Use a big mug for a cute, portable planter.</br></br><strong>14. Actual Pots</strong></br></br>Up-cycling old pots is a great, eco-friendly way to add charm to your planter collection. And, they are very often rust-resistant, which makes them especially good for outdoor use.</br></br><strong>15. Buckets</strong></br></br>Most buckets have handles, and that can be pretty handy if you ever want to move your potted (bucket-ed?) plant. Plus, they come in a lot of different sizes, so you'll always be able to find one to suit your needs.</br></br><strong>16. Paint Cans</strong></br></br>These also make great portable flowerpots, though you should wash and rinse them thoroughly before use to keep the paint off your pansies.</br></br>Like any of these ideas? Pass them on, and let us know your favorite DIY flowerpots!