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Re-vamp an old flower pot!
I wanted to use these flower pots, but I didn't care for them as they were, so using some paint and tape from TapeSwell, I made them to fit my style! (Time doesn't include drying time.)

Posted by Cheryl from Missouri, Missouri, United States • Published See Cheryl 's 119 projects »
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  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by gathering all of your materials.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Choose the paint you want to use and paint the pot. I used two coats, but it depends on the paint and the color of the original pot.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Let the pain thouroughly dry and decide what tape you want to use. I used "Burst" for the blue and "Stem" for the pink. Tape from TapeSwell.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Carefully wrap the tape around the top of the pot, keeping it as smooth as possible.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now it should look like this.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use scissors to cut slits every so often in the top of the tape.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold down each section.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Like so.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Top view.

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Ta-da!

  • How to make a vase, pot or planter. Recycled Flower Pot  - Step 11
    Step 11

    Add some lovely plants, and you have some new room decor!

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