Easy Shabby Chic Garden Pots

Flowering garden pots are a quick way to add a touch of color in your home but unfortunately, their plastic pots leave a lot to be desired. Rather than replant them into a prettier pot, I like to wrap them up in something. I’ve used book pages to wrap pots but today I decided to create shabby chic garden pots by wrapping them in cut-up tea towels.

Shabby Chic Garden PotsYou can add a bit of color to your shabby chic garden pots by tying them up with colored baker’s twine.

 

Wrapping a garden pot with a tea towelFirst, measure the diameter of the plastic garden pot and cut a length of a thin tea towel so that it slightly overlaps when wrapped around the pot. Also size the fabric so that’s slightly larger height-wise. I used inexpensive white dish towels that I purchased from Target for just a few dollars.

 

How to create a shabby chic garden potI folded the fabric over at the top to give it a little more interest. I purposely left the edges a bit ragged as opposed to sewing a hem. It adds to the shabby chic look … and it means I don’t have to do any sewing … an added bonus!

 

DIY Shabby Chic Garden PotsThen I wrapped various colored baker’s twine around each pot, which keeps the fabric in place. Since the garden pots have holes in the bottom, I made sure not to wrap the fabric underneath the pot.

 

Shabby Chic Garden PotsMaking these shabby chic garden pots took just minutes to complete and now I don’t have to look at the ugly, plastic pots.

This was a quick transformation that was easy on the pocketbook!

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  1. Jennifer these are really cute and look so easy to make. Hmmmmm you have me thinking of these for little favors for my Easter guests. Thanks for sharing.
    Kris

  2. Such a simple idea and yet it looks so good.

  3. Cute and clever idea Jennifer. I love it!

  4. Perfect solution when you need a quick accent to your table. We gave my mother in-law a 82 birthday party at a restaurant. I wrapped these plants in colored tissue paper. Tied with raffia and added pictures of her in high school, as a bride and with her children. Then guests took them home as favors.

  5. Ooo, too sweet Jennifer. Thanks for linking at Shabbilicious Friday… I actually popped over from Google+ and haven’t visited the party links yet. Have a great weekend.

  6. so simple! at first i thought they were in milkglass pots, but this would make it simpler. thanks!

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