Up-cycled Washi Tape Succulent Planters

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Summer is on the way and it’s the perfect time to get planting, these up-cycled planters add a pop of colour with the Washi tape and are also the perfect way to use old tin cans.

IMG_9151What you will Need 

Washi Tape

Nail & Hammer

Outdoor Varnish

Cream Paint & Paintbrush

How to Make

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Wash and clean your tins and remove the labels, turn them upside down and use a nail and hammer to make 3 holes in the bottom of the can, this will let the excess water drain away.

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Paint your tins with a coat of light coloured paint, this stage is optional but will allow the Washi tape designs to be seen easier.

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Wrap the lengths of Washi tape around the tin, working from the top to the bottom.

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Paint your tins with two coats of outdoor varnish, inside and out, leave to dry

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Pot your plants…

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