Cute Flower Pots

Hello!  It is finally Friday!  Is everyone ready for the weekend?  Because I know that I am.

So if you remember a couple weeks ago I posted a round up about gardens because I am obsessed with gardens right now.  I unfortunately don’t have a large garden, but I am working on my succulents and my new cacti on the front porch so I’m making some progress.  But because I don’t have an actual garden, I have to use lots of pots.  And of course some of my pots are pretty boring.  So I have been searching the internet for cute ideas for how to decorate flower pots and I decided to share my favorites with you!

If you want to read the gardening round up, click here.  I also have another round up regarding succulents, so if you want to read that one click here.  Enjoy!

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Gold Dipped Pots from Pottery Barn

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Plant Puns on Painted Potted Planters from My Bright Ideas

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Painted Pots Herb Garden from Behr

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Water Marbled Terracotta Pots from Be Makeful

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DIY Mini Potter from Wonderwood

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Painted Geometric Pot from The Crafted Life

Mosaic Pots

DIY Mosaic Pots from Cut Out and Keep

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Happy Face Flower Pot from Classic Play

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Decoupaged Pots from Place of My Taste

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Topsy Turvy Disney Planter from temekatellez

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Succulent Garden Round Up

Hello!  It’s finally Friday!  I am so ready for this weekend and I am ready for a break.  It has been a very long and very busy week at work.

So I know I did a garden round up a couple weeks ago, but this week I am doing another garden round up.  But this time it is specifically for succulent gardens.  I am in love with succulents at the moment.  Like…LOVE THEM!  I have tons of succulents on my front porch and I want to add much more.  So I was searching for some inspiration and here is what I found and wanted to share with you.  So, enjoy!

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Bird Bath Succulent Garden

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Front Yard Garden from Possible Decor

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Potted Succulent Garden from West Coast Gardens

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Wagon Wheel Garden

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Terrarium Gardens from Den Garden 

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Large Garden Pots from World of Succulents

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Succulent Dream Catchers

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Tree Stump Succulent Garden from Home N Ideas

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Wagon Garden from HomeTalk

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Tiny Teacup Garden from Coach Decor

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Garden Round Up

Hello!  It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, is everyone ready?  I’m ready to do some baking to take to all my coworkers who are more than happy to taste test everything.

This week I am giving you some gardening ideas.  Some are for indoors and some are for outdoors.  So feel free to gander through these and see if you get some inspiration!  Because I know I definitely did!

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Checkerboard Garden from Back Home Again

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Umbrella Planter from Good Home Design

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Easy DIY Raised Garden Bed from Little House on the Crick

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Hanging Herb Garden from Homesteading

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How to Create a Spilled Flower Pot from Interiorholic

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Monogram Planter Box from Ellery Design

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Vertical Planter from DIY Network

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U Shaped Vegetable Garden form Homestead Ideas

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Succulent Chair Planter from Garden Therapy

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DIY Kitchen Garden Planter from Design Sponge

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Around the Fairy Garden

Hello!  I hope you all had a wonderful week and are excited for this weekend.  This post is very magical and will bring joy to everyone!  Or, I hope so.

Enjoy!

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Broken Pot Fairy Garden by The Whoot

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Cute Toadstool Fairy Garden by The Creamer Chronicles

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Teacup Fairy Garden by See Vanessa Craft

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How to Make a Fairy Garden by My Frugal Adventures

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Fountain Fairy Garden by Garden GGO

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Wagon Fairy Garden by Shellknob Lake Girl

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How to Make a Stone Fairy House by DIY Projects

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Hobbit Home Garden by Bonsai Empire

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Beach Themed Garden from Hometalk

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Instructions on How to Make a Fairy Garden by The Edible Terrace

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Upcycled Old Metal T.V. Trays

Hello again! Did you all have a wonderful weekend? I pretty much just stayed home (saves money that way!) and worked on bringing some spring inside! We already have blossoms on trees and flowers blooming here. It’s probably too early, but it’s so beautiful, it’s hard to complain! I did get to work on a couple of projects too.

I have had these trays for years and could never really decide what to do with them. I have always used them for decorating outside because I felt like the floral design just lent itself to be outdoors. But they never had a specific purpose. I don’t know why this took so long to figure out, but an idea finally came to mind-at least for one of them.

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I dug through some letters I have had for awhile and found enough to sort of make the word ‘garden.’ I had to add the leg for the ‘R’ and an extra line for the ‘E’, but I managed to make it work. I planned on doing the word ‘summer’ on the other one, but I didn’t have enough letters.

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Now that I have my letters, I put a little glue on the back of each one and placed them on the tray. Probably a spray adhesive would have worked better, but I didn’t have any, so I went with what I could.

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For the other tray, I tried covering the design with burlap and spraying around it.

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With the letters attached on the first tray and lined up, I started spraying lightly over the top with white spray paint. I always use the Rustoleum 2X paint. Love this stuff!

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Once I knew the letters would stick, I sprayed more layers of paint. It’s best to spray several light layers and let the paint dry in between. Once the paint was dry, I removed the letters.

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I didn’t like how the second tray turned out, so I tried something different. I printed out 3 large flowers, laid them on top and sprayed around them. I didn’t like this either, so I am going to have to come up with a whole new plan. I will probably spray the whole thing white and then stencil something on top.

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On the first tray, I sanded a little around the edges and over the top. I still wanted it to look like it belonged outside. After the sanding, I sprayed a clear sealer over the top to add some protection for the outdoors. I also added drawer pulls to the edges so it could be used as a tray for serving. At least one out of two turned out good!

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I love how a little bit of the floral peeks through.

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I wish it was warm enough to actually use this right now!

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Hopefully it won’t be too long before we can enjoy a nice glass of tea out in the garden. Are you ready for spring? Have you started any spring projects yet? I would love to hear about it!

Sunshine and Blessings