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DIY Hanging Planter

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

Turn a basic wooden bowl into a stunning decorative planter with this hand-painted craft.

At a Glance:

Project #15430 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Ink Spot, 2 oz. - 2623

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

  • Wooden Bowl
  • 3/8” Twine Rope
  • Thin Twine String
  • Drill
  • 3/8” Drill Bit
  • Craft Glue
  • Ruler
  • Tape

Instructions

  1. Tape off the edge of bowl and paint Wicker White.
  2. Paint four rows of dots with liner brush in the Ink Spot.
  3. On the last two rows paint lines going straight down to make it appear like the paint is dripping.
  4. Drill four equally spaced holes with drill.
  5. Cut four equal lengths of 3/8” twine.
  6. Tape off one end of the twine and feed though the holes.
  7.  Fold rope and cut a piece of the twine string and tie it around folded rope close to the rim of the bowl.  Trim the string.
  8. Add some glue to one of the rope pieces in the fold.
  9. Begin wrapping the string around the two pieces of rope.  Add glue at the end of the string when finished wrapping and press down to secure. 
  10. Hold all the ropes at the top of each and fold over about a foot. 
  11. Tie string around the top and the bottom of the fold but leave enough at the fold for a loop for hanging.
  12. Add glue to in between each tied string as shown in photo.
  13. Wrap string around the ropes same as the single pieces of rope.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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