DIY Unicorn Plant Pot for the Home

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DIY Unicorn Plant Pot For The Home

We love unicorns at the moment and each week we have been sharing fantastic Unicorn themed crafts. Last week Sylvia and I made unicorn poop in a bottle and the week before that we shared Unicorn Easter eggs and Unicorn Gift Bags.

Today we have a gorgeous DIY Unicorn Plant pot to share. These are fun easy and simple to make and will look stunning in any home.

Supplies for Your Unicorn Plant Pot

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DIY Unicorn planter idea

How to Make a Unicorn Plant Pot

Paint the terracotta pots white.

DIY Unicorn planter idea

This will require 2-3 coats of white paint. Allow the paint to dry completely.

DIY Unicorn planter idea

Draw a leaf shape onto green cardstock and cut out 2-3 leaves for each pot.

DIY Unicorn planter idea

To make the unicorn horn, draw a triangle shape onto gold glitter cardstock and cut out.

DIY Unicorn planter idea
Glue the  gold horn on the inside of the pot right towards the top.

DIY Unicorn planter idea
Glue the leaves and paper or fabric flowers onto the top front of the unicorn plant pot.

DIY Unicorn planter idea
Use a pencil to draw unicorn eyes onto the pot.

DIY Unicorn planter idea

Once you are happy with the result, use a black paint pen or permanent marker to trace over the pencil.

DIY Unicorn planter idea
Dip your fingertip into pale pink paint and give the pot rosy cheeks, if you’d like!

DIY Unicorn planter idea
Fill the terracotta pot with soil and then plant your succulents inside.

Tips for Looking After Succulents

To water your plant, soak the soil each time it’s become completely dry.

Allow excess water to drain out of the bottom.

Do not allow the plant to soak in a pool of water all day or night.

Once the soil dries out, you may soak the plant again.

 

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DIY Unicorn Plant Pot For The Home

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This is a tutorial on how to make a unicorn plat pot.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Mini Terracotta Pots/Planters
  • Paint
  • Hot Glue
  • Paint Brush
  • Small Paper of Fabric Flowers
  • Green Cardstock
  • Gold Glitter Cardstock
  • Black Paint Pen or Permanent Marker
  • Succulent Plants and Soil

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    Paint the terracotta pots white.

    This will require 2-3 coats of white paint. Allow the paint to dry completely.

    Draw a leaf shape onto green cardstock and cut out 2-3 leaves for each pot.

    To make the unicorn horn, draw a triangle shape onto gold glitter cardstock and cut out.

    Glue the gold horn on the inside of the pot right towards the top.

    Glue the leaves and paper or fabric flowers onto the top front of the unicorn plant pot.

    Use a pencil to draw unicorn eyes onto the pot.

    Once you are happy with the result, use a black paint pen or permanent marker to trace over the pencil.

    Dip your fingertip into pale pink paint and give the pot rosy cheeks, if you’d like!

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy crafts here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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  1. I love this idea, have just shown it to me daughter and she wants us to try it during the holidays

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