Easy Upcycled Cake Lid to Harvest Planter Using Dollar Tree Items

Sun’s Arts
by Sun’s Arts
7 Materials
$5
2 Hours
Easy

Today I'm going to share with you a quick and easy DIY planter from upcycled cake lid using humble Dollar Tree items. It's appropriate for fall, harvest, or any season. This would also be a great addition to a farmhouse home décor aesthetic.

Here is the video link for the full tutorial.

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Upcycled planter

This is the upcycled planter we are going to make!

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Cleaning the plastic cake lid

1. Clean

First, I cleaned one of the plastic cake lids, which is sturdy and strong.

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Plastic champagne glasses from Dollar Tree

These champagne glasses are from Dollar Tree. They will act as a pedestal.

White acrylic paint

2. Paint

Next, I took some Crafter's Square white acrylic paint from Dollar Tree and painted a couple of coats on both the cake lid and champagne glass.

Gluing twine to the scallop details

3. Add twine

After the paint dried, I took jute twine and stuck it on the scallops of the cake lid using hot glue.

Braiding jute twine

Also, I braided the jute twine and stuck the braided jute to the base and top of the cake lid using hot glue.

Twisting the jute around the base stem

I also twisted the jute around the stem of the champagne and burlap ribbon around the lip of the champagne glass.

How to make a DIY harvest planter

This is how it looks after the jute twine is stuck!

Sticking the base to the planter

4. Stick the base to the planter

Next, I stuck the base of the champagne glass using hot glue.

Upcycled planter

This is how it looks after the champagne glass is stuck on as the pedestal.

Farmhouse-style planter

The beautiful farmhouse-style planter is ready to be dressed up!

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Fall harvest planter

Fall harvest planter

I love the final result of this fall harvest planter. This can be a beautiful addition to your home this fall or any season! I hope you will enjoy it as well! 

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And this way, we can repurpose the used plastic cake lid to prevent landfill waste and keep the environment cleaner. Go Green! :)


If you are interested to watch for more ideas on my YouTube channel Sun's Arts, here is the link - https://www.youtube.com/c/sunsarts


DIY fall planters

For more creative autumnal decor projects, discover Hometalk's best DIY fall planter ideas here and budget fall DIYs here.
 

Suggested materials:
  • Cake Lid   (Free)
  • Champagne glass   (Dollar Tree)
  • White Acrylic Paint   (Dollar Tree)
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