DIY Plant Stand
I want to show you this gorgeous idea to make some expensive-looking planters to update your space.
I wanted to make a DIY plant stand for my succulents so I headed to my local thrift store to look for some candlesticks
Once back in my workspace, all I had to do was glue the bowls on top of the candlesticks so I tried out different bowls on each of the candlesticks to see which one fit the best.
When I was happy with my arrangement, I attached the bowls to the candlesticks using a rapid Super Glue that I picked up at my local Dollar Store. It was like contact cement, and I found that it worked the best for glass.
To attach the bowls, I went around the candlestick as well as the bottom of the bowl with the glue and then just let the glue sit there for a couple of minutes.
After the glue set, I press them together and let them dry. I found that if I tipped the candlestick and bowl upside down and let them set that way, they stuck better together.
I let them sit for three to four hours before touching them, to make sure the glue was really stuck and then gave two of them a coat of Stone spray paint. The paint gave them a little depth and dimension that I really liked.
I also sprayed one of my new planters with plain spray paint that was a dual bonding primer spray paint in a nice beige creamy color.
To finish off the stone-painted planters once the first coat was dry, I used spray paint to make one a lovely purple color and one grey.
Finally, I filled my new DIY plant stands with my succulents and am so happy with how they turned out.
They were so cheap to make and now I have some gorgeous planters for my succulents. I hope this inspires you to get creative and check out your local thrift store for bowls and candlesticks so you can make your own DIY succulent planters.
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Debbie Westgate- Guyot-Sliwa on Sep 07, 2022
Mine are artificial too, but I love the look! I used candlesticks with Oui yogurt jars! Decoupaged the jar after painting everything and adding some bling.
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