How to make Hanging Planters with Plastic Bottles or Cans

If you are looking for an economical way to decorate your home with plants, in this article we will show you how to make hanging pots with recycled elements.

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Add a touch of innovation to your home, window or balcony with these simple hanging planters that you ‘ll love.

– With plastic bottles


Plastic bottles with lids
Acrylic paint


The first thing you should do is cut the bottle in half.
Then put the cap on the bottle.
Take the bottom of the bottle and with a hot nail make holes in the bottom for drainage.
Take the upper part of the bottle and do the same procedure on the lid ( it will be the drainage of this part ). You now have two pots.
Punch holes in the edges of both, preferably four so you can hang them properly.
Paint them with your favorite acrylic paint and let them dry.
Transplant potted plants.
Put the rope in the hole to hang your pot.

– With cans

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cans of all sizes


The first thing you should do is heat the nail, and with the help of a hammer make holes for drainage and holes on the sides of the can to hang the pot.
Then it is important to clean the can well and remove traces of labels.
Paint the can with colored acrylics and let dry before using.
You must place the plants inside the cans.
Thread the string over the holes on the side and hang the pots.

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