Unique Planters From Soda Bottles

2 Materials
$1
15 Minutes
Easy

Here are three pretty ways to upcycle soda bottles and convert them into lovely planters! Using various sizes of bottles there are a whole variety of indoor plants you can use these for. There's even one that waters itself! They take no time at all to make and can be a pretty edition to your kitchen or anywhere with some light that allows them to flourish! ( FREE GRAPHICS MORE PHOTOS HERE)

Using an X-Acto knife but out the openings as desired. Put stones in the bottom for drainage. ( FREE GRAPHICS MORE PHOTOS HERE)

These can be made using a variety of sizes of plastic bottles.

This is a self watering planter! It uses heavy yarn to draw water up into the dirt.

This shows how to set up your self-watering planter.

This uses a slim soda bottle and would be perfect for plants! Permanent marker was used to decorate it.

I use a wipe off marker to mark where I will cut. CLICK LINK BELOW TO SEE MANY MORE

Suggested materials:

  • Soda bottles
  • Xacto knife

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Have a question about this project?

3 questions
  • Cheryl
    on Jul 30, 2018

    Is the yarn or string put into the dirt first and lead to the water below ? Would you take it apart to refill with water ?

    • Monica
      on Jul 21, 2019

      I think you would just lift the top part(with the plant) and add water to the bottom?

  • JoJo64
    on Feb 20, 2019

    Would this be a good way to grow tomato plants once they have germinated?

  • Brittany-Anne Humphrey
    on Jul 20, 2019

    Where is link that shows how to do that?

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  • Brittany-Anne Humphrey
    on Jul 20, 2019

    More specifically the self watering one!!

  • Kitty
    on Jul 21, 2019

    Tap water, except in Flint, MI, is perfectly ok to drink. People who can’t afford it are purchasing bottled water unnecessarily.

    In addition billions, not millions, of bottles are overfilling land fills.


    DO NOT BUY WATER, you already buy it once from your local municipality. Thanks, Kit

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