Unique Garden Crafts You Need to Try (Part 2)

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Unique Garden Crafts You Need to Try (Part 2)

Gardening is one of the fields where you can let your imagination and creativity run loose. If you are a fan of DIY stuff and love gardening, here are some incredible gardening crafts for you!

Pumpkin Planter

Pumpkin PlanterMaterials you’ll need:

  • At least four pumpkins
  • Some flowers
  • Some rocks
  • A pair of scissors
  • Clear adhesive
  • Spray paint (the color depends entirely on you)
  • Outdoor adhesive vinyl
  • Circuit or some other kind of craft cutter

Instructions to make the pumpkin planter:

Step 1:

Start by spray painting the pumpkins with any color that you want. You can also use a metallic spray paint. But, make sure all sides are properly colored.

Step 2:

Once the pumpkins are dried completely, use the circuit or any other kind of cutting machine to cut out the letters “fall” from the adhesive outdoor vinyl.

Step 3:

Take a pair of scissors and cut the handles of each of the pumpkins. Then, start filling the bottom of the bumpkins with rocks (it should be half full).

Step 4:

Next, stick the pumpkins together with a clear adhesive (remember that this adhesive should be okay to be used for outdoor purposes). Tip: Stack four high.

Step 5:

Let the adhesive to cool completely and try to follow the package instructions (for the cure time) as much as possible.

Step 6:

Once the pumpkins are ready, attach the vinyl letters right to the front of the pumpkin stack.

Step 7:

And, finally, add the flowers and your stacked pumpkin planter is ready!

Denim and Fabric Scrap Pots

Instructions on how to make the Denim and Fabric Scrap Pots:

Step 1:

Start by painting the pots with some outdoor paint. It’s up to you to choose the type of paint or the color you want. Then, let the paint dry off completely and meanwhile, you can start cutting the fabric straps into 1-inch squares.

Step 2:

I cut two denim strips to fit around the brims then frayed the edges by pulling at threads along the edges.

Step 3:

Now, apply another coat of paint and once the paint is dried off, press the squares of fabric onto the pot. Then I used a decoupage material to cover the top of the cloth remnants.

Step 4:

And, lastly, with the help of glue, stick the denim strips around the brims and let them dry.

Strawberry Terra Cotta Pots

Materials you’ll need:

  • A paintbrush
  • Acrylic outdoor craft paint (you can either choose a combination of black green and red or any other variation with the color red)
  • Terra cotta pot in size desired

Instructions on how to make the Strawberry Terra Cotta Pots:

Step 1:

Red outdoor craft paint in a paint pot Variations include fuchsia, magenta, and even pink. Allow the paint to dry before applying a second layer if necessary.

Step 2:

Green exterior paint should be used to paint the rim and the inside of the pot. If necessary, repeat.

Step 3:

Dip your paintbrush handle into black outdoor craft paint. Add dots to the red area of the pot with the handle to resemble the outer seeds (“achenes”) of a strawberry.

Step 4:

Allow the pots to dry completely before filling or wrapping them.

Faux Chalkboard Herb Pots

Faux Chalkboard Herb PotsMaterials you’ll need:

  • A silver paint pen
  • 3- 4 “-terra cotta pots
  • Some outdoor paint (you can choose the colors orange, green, yellow, black or any color fo your choice)

Instructions on how to make the Faux Chalkboard Herb Pots:

Step 1:

Start by painting all the terra cotta pots with the outdoor craft paint.

Step 2:

Now, put a strip of black outdoor paint on the bottom/top/brim of each pot.

Step 3:

With a silver paint pen, write the names of the herbs on the black strips.

Step 4:

Now, you can fill the pot with any herb of your choice.


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