Upcycled Scarf Planter

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After years of sitting neglected in the closet, I was excited to re-imagine a vibrant scarf into something new.
I’ve seen fabric covered planters floating around the internet for quite some time now and have always wanted to make my own, so alas I did!
You can view the full post and tutorial over on my blog, along with additional scarf inspired projects.
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Upcycled Scarf Planter
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Here is the before photo
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I used a 6″ planter I had purchased at Walmart last year for about $1, which had previously been painted and slightly distressed.
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Cut your scarf fabric into a smaller rectangle to make it easier to work with, then iron and press the fabric {or you can iron and then cut}.
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I used some Mod Podge I had on hand but you can also use the outdoor version if you want your pot to be weatherproof.
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Generously cover your planter with Mod Podge using a foam brush.
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Wrap the Scarf Material around the Pot and cut off excess fabric from the bottom and top, leaving about an inch extra that you will flatted down onto the pot.
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You will find that the Mod Podge is super forgiving so you can always lift the material back up, brush more on and then press the fabric back down
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Smooth out any Wrinkles and brush a Layer of Mod Podge on top of the fabric and then let it dry.
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Here is my finished scarf planter. You can get the full tutorial over on my blog.
{The watercolor print in the background is from the shop of Place of My Taste}

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