DIY plant pots

Decorative upcycling idea using plastic bottles

It’s not only fun making your home bright and colourful by decorating it with homemade accessories, you can also create fabulous eye-catching pieces with ease in the process! We show you how to convert old plastic bottles into original-looking plant pots. The decorative patterns are incredibly simple to reproduce using gloss paint markers from edding, enabling you to conjure up objects that look as if they’re straight out of a designer’s studio. With their opaque, paint-like ink, edding gloss paint markers are perfect for decorating plastic and any smooth materials. There are three stroke widths and a large selection of different colours available, including metallic and pastel shades.


Products and materials

Other materials

  • 3 empty plastic bottles
  • Saw
  • 3 wooden boards (each approx. 60 x 20 cm)
  • Drill with hole-cutter attachment (approx. 4 cm diameter)
  • Wood glue
  • Sandpaper
  • Work gloves

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