It’s hard to believe, but not so long ago it was difficult to find anything other than terracotta pots for your flowers. The ancient Egyptians were the first civilization believed to put plants in pots. That was thousands of years ago, and the clay pots they used weren’t much different from the terracotta pots still being sold today. In other words, despite the enduring appeal and diverse array of flowers, it took a long time for the pots that hold them to evolve.
30 Adorable DIY Flower Pots Worthy of Displaying in Your Home
These days terracotta pots are still popular, but more so as an easy starting point for a whole world of flower pot crafts. Most of these crafts require little more than paint, trim, or glue. You don’t have to be a potter to make them, either. A standard plastic or clay pot makes a suitable base for almost all of these DIY flower pots. We’ve got stenciled pot ideas for fans of contemporary décor, shell-covered pots for your beach cottage, even ways to put the ever-popular chalkboard finish on your flower pots.
You put a lot of time and love into tending your flowers, shouldn’t the pots you display them in be beautiful too? Sometimes to get something done right, you have to do it yourself. Our list of 30 DIY flower pots will help you to put more fantastic floral displays around your home.