Fun Face Planters

As a New Yorker without a backyard, there’s no such thing as too many house (er apartment) plants. Greenery automatically gives a room good energy, but why stop there? Add a few extra smiles to your space by crafting planters with personality. All you need are a couple of household supplies you probably already have on hand – maybe even trying to get rid of. That half empty can of chartreuse spray paint that you never found another use for may be the perfect shade for a silly face. 

can duct tape planter craft diy

What you’ll need:

  • Empty cans of various sizes (depending on your plants and/or canned food preferences)
  • Spray paint
  • Colored Duct Tape
  • Parchment or wax paper
  • Scissors


  1. Take off the label and clean out the can. (Use a hammer and nail to make three holes on the bottom for drainage if you are not planting succulents like I did!)
  2. Spray-paint your can(s). Let dry. 
  3. Adhere tape strips to parchment paper to make cutting the features easier. 
  4. Create your funny face planter by sticking features onto the can!


kids planter craft diy

August 7, 2017| Decor, DIY Home, Earth Day, Everyday Crafts, Nature, Spring, Styling, Summer, Upcycled