DIY: Upcycled kitty planters

Great craft project to try with the kids!

Content Editor / September 04 2018

Recyling organisation SCR Group specialises in clothing and homeware re-use. They've shared this sweet craft project with us, perfect for keeping little gardeners busy on the weekend or during school holidays!

DIY Kitty Planters

What you will need:

Paper (for cat ears stencil)
Plastic soda bottles (labels removed)
Scissors
Dry marker
Spray paint
Paint markers (black and white)
Plants or herbs

Instructions:

1. Sketch cat ears stencil out on paper and cut it out.
2. Place the stencil on the soda bottle and trace with a marker.
3. Cut the soda bottle along the marker lines.
4. Spray the bottle with 2 - 3 coats of spray paint. Allow to dry.
5. Draw a cat face on the front of the bottle with the paint markers and let dry.
6. Place the plants inside.

For more clever DIY and recycling ideas, head to SCRgroup.