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DIY Planters from Upcycled Yogurt Containers

By: Emma Pniewski

Save your yogurt containers to create fun, faux planters for your home office. Paint with vibrant FolkArt colors and stiffen your felt cacti with Mod Podge Ultra.

At a Glance:

Project #15757 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Teal, 2 oz. - 2920

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

F/A MULTI-SURFACE PALE YELLOW 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Fire Coral, 2 oz. - 2740

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 2957

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 2938

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Mod Podge ® Ultra Gloss, 4 oz. - CS44636

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Different color green felt
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue
  • Pencil
  • Wax Paper
  • Empty Yoplait Oui Yogurt Jars

instructions

  1. Lay a flat piece of your green felt on a sheet of wax paper. Spray Mod Podge Ultra on the felt until it’s completely saturated. Let dry overnight.
  2. Basecoat your empty yogurt jars with Titanium White and let dry. Use your Folkart paint to create unique patterns on your jars.
  3. Draw and cut out cactus shapes from your stiffened felt. Glue pieces of felt together with hot glue.
  4. Place your cacti in your jars.

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

See the complete assortment of FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint by downloading the color

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