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31 Jan

יום רביעי, 26 באפריל 2017

Egg carton flower pots

Hello dear readers,


I need flower pots, as many as possible.  Found this wonderful  tutorial for making flower pots out of card stock https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZQHxtIAVhY.
I wanted to try it but didn't have the card paper nor the mosaic cement.  Instead,  I had  at hand plenty egg cartons left over from the holidays so I tried, with a few changes, to make pots using this material.  With a few changes from the original tutorial, here is how I made my flower pots:









Materials used:
Egg cartons
Tacky glue
scissors
Foam piece or eraser
pen handle (for rolling)
Sand paper
Acrylic paints
























This is how they look after adding the top bands and trimming the bases.  Now comes the sanding part.  I sanded them allover, sides bases and tops.  Now they are ready to be painted.




After sanding the edges get smooth and it's hardly noticeable where they were glued together.








From  now I shall hopefully never be without planting pots.

Wish you all lovely days of sunshine and blessings.

25 תגובות:

  1. They are wonderful. They look just like the real ones. Thank you for the tutorial, it is great.

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  2. Thanks for the tutorial, I will try soon. Hugs, Melli

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  3. Hello Drora,
    those are beautiful. the egg carton really adds a terrific texture. thank you for sharing this tutorial with us.
    Big hug
    Giac

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  4. great tutorial, thank you for sharing it :)

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  5. They look completely real, right down to the texture and color.

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  6. The result is very good, the pots are great.
    Geneviève

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  7. Fantastic Pots they look so real. Thank you Drora for the wonderful tutorial the egg box gives them a lovely texture
    Hugs Maria

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  8. Un buen tutorial y un gran trabajo realizado con el así ya no te faltaran maccetas.
    Un abrazo

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  9. Quedan muy bien.El cartón de huevos da más volumen.

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  10. Han quedado genial!!!! Parecen de barro! Gracias por compartir, Drora! Un beso

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  11. Fantásticas macetas,se ven muy reales Drora!!
    Besos.

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  12. Muy buena idea. Macetas originales y ecológicas, jejeje.
    Besitos

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  13. Hi Drora, I love how you've made these flower pots, thanks for sharing this great tutorial :D! As you know I'm also running out of pots, especially when I've finished a new plant. Your plants and pots are wonderful, so colorful :)!
    Have a nice weekend, dear friend.
    Warm hugs, Ilona

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  14. Brilliant idea! Your flowers pots are amazing and so realistic. Thanks for the tutorial.

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  15. This is a great idea Drora, they look great. Thank you for sharing the tutorial

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  16. Thanks for this well explained tutorial, your "personal touch" was a great idea and a clever way to do it. And I'm very glad that there will be never again a flower pot crisis at your place... ;O) Now all your beautiful flowers will always find a good pot to grow!

    Hugs
    Birgit

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  17. שלום דרורה
    אהבתי מאוד! תסתכלי בבלוג שלי יש שם משהו שתאהבי! גם בפייסבוק!
    נעמי

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  18. ,Hello Drora

    .I love your flower pots
    !The end result looks so great

    Unfortunately for the Riversiders I have not been
    .as diligent at creating gardening accessories
    !!Maybe soon
    .I have kept some packaging material lately
    .It would make for good flower beds

    ,Hugs
    Nina

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  19. Hi Drora! Great flower pots! And thank you for the tutorial. <3 Hugs, piikko

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  20. Hi Drora! Great flower pots! And thank you for the tutorial. <3 Hugs, piikko

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  21. Hi Drora! This is a great way to save money and have a lot of pots for flowers. Thank you! Hugs, Julia

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