Here Are 10 Gorgeous Designer Tricks for Your Dollar Store Pots

Instead of plopping your plants down into dull plastic pots, give your containers a dazzling designer upgrade, with these 8 gorgeous ideas from brilliant Hometalkers! 1. Antique your plastic pots
Wish you had a secret cottage garden of your own? Add century-old English garden pieces to your porch, by transforming ordinary plastic pots from the Dollar Store with just a bit of chalk paint! 2. Nail on slats of pallet wood
If you’ve got a crush on rustic decor, you’ll LOVE this! The middle step might look a little scary, but the result is amazing! 3. Spray paint a faux French patina
Looking for some tres magnifique dressing for your mantel or windowsill? Change the look of any cheap pot (even some unattractive finds, like these), with a pearly, French style makeover. 4. Paint a stoney finish
If your garden’s full of brick details and stoney ornaments, paint your pots to match, with this clever upgrade. 5. Cover the surface with sand
Are you a coastal decor addict? Us too! Cover a stack of .99 cent terra cotta pots in grainy sand, and top them off with pretty shells. 6. Paste on graphic transfers
If you’re head over heels for terra cotta, it’s time to step up your game, by printing or digging out your favorite graphic, and transferring the image to your flower pots. 7. Wrap your pots with rope
Does your outdoor dining area need a drop more interest? These rope wrapped planters are an easy way to add some texture to cheap terra cotta pots! 8. Decoupage pots in paper napkins
Raid the leftovers from your last cocktail party and reuse those pretty paper napkins to update a set of small pots. 9. Gild a pattern across the front
If you’re a modern design guru, these pastel painted pots lined with golden shapes are the $3 decoration your home is begging for. 10. Stamp it with a message
Whether you’re an admirer of miniature decor or not, you’ve probably just had your heart stolen by these little flower pots with stamped summertime messages. Think of all the sweet phrases you can add to yours! Which designer pots will you add to your garden this summer? Let us know how you’re decorating your own!
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