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Make a Jeweled Planter

29 June 2009 8,371 views 4 Comments

by heather

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Here's another great use for those flat decorative marbles. I love the colors used in this dreamy jeweled planter by Centsational Girl. These are a great way to glam up your patio, but I think they would also be fantastic for wedding decorations or centerpieces, or as decor for a baby or wedding shower. They would even be fun for a little girl tea party or princess party. Really, you can adapt them for a ton of uses just by switching out the paint and marble colors. [click here for full instructions]

Project Estimate:

  • Terra cotta planter, $1
  • Outdoor spray paint, $3 or on hand
  • Glass marbles (with flat side), $1
  • Silicone rubber sealant from hardware store to adhere marbles, $3.23

Total: $5.23 plus $1 for each additional planter

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4 Comments »

  • Kristi said:

    If you’re considering this for a party, maybe serve these Springy Flower Pot Desserts in a small plastic container tucked inside (easy clean-up for one good reason, plus you don’t want to mix food and something you recently painted, ya know?)

    http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2008/04/springy-flower-pot-desserts-a-blast-from-my-past/

  • Kate at Centsational Girl said:

    Thanks so much for the post, and the publicity. These still look lovely over a month later on my patio table. Everyone loves them!

    Kate

  • Marci@OvercomingBusy said:

    Too cute!! I have quite a few terra cotta pots unused this year in the garage. I think I’ll go get me some paint and some jewels!!

  • Jen said:

    I like this idea! Hmm. Might just have to do this for Mother’s Day!