DIY Pottery Barn Planter Knock-Offs

DIY Pottery Barn Planter Knock-Offs

Dress up your patio with beautiful post planters that won’t cost you a
fortune. If you have Pottery Barn taste, but a thrift store budget, make your
own pots and planters with a few simple supplies.

Studio 5 Contributor Jennifer Heslop shares her DIY Pottery Barn knock-off
planters!


GALVANIZED BUCKET WITH ROPE HANDLES
Pottery Barn Cost: $25 + shipping
DIY Cost: $25
Savings: $124
Supplies:
Metal Bucket – Ikea $14.99
Galvanizing Spray Paint – Home Depot $5.50
Small Embroidery Hoops – Michaels $2.00
Sisal Rope – Michaels $3.00

Spray bucket with galvanizing paint. Let dry. Rap hoops with rope and
attach to sides of bucket.

SHELL POT
Pottery Barn Cost: $24 + shipping
DIY Cost: $11
Savings: $13
Supplies:
Terra Cotta Pot – Ross $4.99
Shells – Michaels $5
Paint – Michaels $1

Attach shells to pot using strong adhesive i.e. E6000. Once glue is dry,
brush shells with terracotta colored paint.

MOSS PLANTER
Pottery Barn Cost: $14.99 + shipping
DIY Cost: $5
Savings: $9.99
Supplies:
Square box – $1
Sheet Moss – Michaels $4
Twigs

Using hot glue, cover box with moss. Once dry, add a few twigs gathered
from outside.

TUSCAN URN
Pottery Barn Cost: $229 + shipping
DIY Cost: $20
Savings: $209
Supplies:
Plastic Pot – $7
Plastic Saucer – $3
Paint – $10

To create urn, invert the saucer and glue the pot to the saucer. This will
create the foot. Spray plastic pot with a texture spray paint to give the urn
the look of stone. Once paint is dry, paint the foot and lower portion of the
pot a dark color, such as brown or gray. Paint the remainder of the pot in a
high gloss white or cream.

RECLAIMED WOOD PLANTER
Pottery Barn Cost: $179 + shipping
DIY Cost: $20
Savings: $159
Supplies:
Wood Planter – Desert Industries $5
Wood Slats – Home Depot $10
Paint – Michaels $5

Cut your wood slats down to the correct height of the wood. Glue to the
side of the box using wood glue. Once dry, paint box in desired color. To
get the distressed look, lightly sand box once paint is dry and age with
antiquing gel.

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