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I hope everyone had a great weekend. Our weekend was filled with soccer games and opening the pool. What a hot weekend! It’s nice to have warm weather though, even if it’s a bit on the humid side. I wanted to show you our DIY Planter and how to add texture and character to an otherwise, boring plastic planter. Many of our porch and patio plants were purchased with the ugly plastic planters mainly because they are the most economical. I had some left over sisal from our DIY candle holder project so I decided to wrap the plastic planters in sisal.

sisal diy planter

First take your plastic planter and wrap sisal roping around the bottom.

SIsal DIY Planter

Adhere the sisal roping with hot glue. Be sure to add hot glue to the end so the sisal does not fray.

Sisal DIY Planter

Spin your plastic planter and continue wrapping the sisal roping and glueing as you go.

Sisal DIY Planter

In about 10 minutes, your ugly plastic planter transforms from drab to fab!

Sisal DIY Planter

A quick and easy DIY Planter.

Sisal DIY Planter

Sisal roping is a perfect way to create a custom DIY planter and add a bit of coastal elegance to any space. If you follow me on instagram and facebook,  I posted a picture this past weekend of a creation I was making for this porch. Sometimes I question whether DIY is better than just buying it! For those of you who were guessing what the creation was, it’s a curtain rod! Once I finally finished the project, it was worth the DIY torture but man, it was painful! ha. I saved almost $200 so in the end, that made me happy. I’ll be sharing that project and the entire porch soon!

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  1. Danielle June 3, 2013 at 5:45 pm #

    This is so pretty. I love how it came out! x

  2. Kim @ Sand & Sisal June 3, 2013 at 8:58 pm #

    It’s so pretty Jess! I’ll have to try that. Easy enough and looks great!

  3. Angela June 4, 2013 at 9:23 am #

    Love this idea! I hate those ugly plastic containers and this is a great way to cover them up instead of having to transplant into another container! Thanks!! Stupid question…..where do you find sisal? LOL!!~~Angela

  4. Ashley@AttemptsAtDomestication June 4, 2013 at 10:48 pm #

    That is such a clever idea Jessica! I’m totally trying this whenever I get some plants on my front porch!

  5. Sharon @ Life After Empty Nest June 8, 2013 at 11:58 am #

    I LOVE this idea Jessica! “Pinned”

    My husband made Monkey Fists curtain tie backs for my porch and I could use the same rope on some planters…thanks for sharing!
    Happy Weekend!
    xoxo

    • Jessica Bruno June 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm #

      Thanks great Sharon! Sounds like your husband is handy :) Have a great week!

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