How To Make A Cute DIY Plant Pot Out Of An Old Coffee Mug

How To Make A Cute DIY Plant Pot Out Of An Old Coffee Mug

If you’re looking for a cute and easy way to spruce up your home décor, look no further than this DIY plant pot made out of an old coffee mug. With just a few supplies and some simple steps, you can transform an ordinary coffee mug into a stylish new home for your plants.

Not only is this project quick and easy, but it’s also affordable. You can use any old coffee mug that you have lying around, or pick one up at a thrift store for pennies. And if you have plants that need repotting, this is a great way to give them a new lease on life.

So what are you waiting for? Get started on your own DIY plant pot today!

How to Make a Cute DIY Plant Pot Out of an Old Coffee Mug.

To make this cute DIY plant pot, you will need the following supplies:

-An old coffee mug

-A sharp knife

-A plant pot that is slightly smaller than the coffee mug


-A plant that is small enough to fit inside the coffee mug pot

Step-by-Step Instructions.

Now that you have gathered all of the necessary supplies, follow these simple step-by-step instructions to create your very own coffee mug plant pot:

1) Start by thoroughly washing and drying your old coffee mug. You want to make sure that it is clean before you use it as a planter.

2) Use a sharp knife to carefully cut a hole in the bottom of the coffee mug. The hole should be big enough for your plant pot to fit snugly inside.

You can also use a drill bit with a glass or diamond tip, start at an angle and make a small notch in the center of the bottom of the glass. Spray the area with water again and then continue until you have the hole. After drilling the hole, fill the cup halfway with the cactus soil mixture. Now it’s time to add the plant!

3) Place your plant pot inside the coffee mug.

4) Fill the space around the plant pot with soil, being careful not to overfill it.

5) Gently remove your plant from its original pot and place it in the center of the new coffee mug planter.

6)Fill in any empty spaces around the plant with more soil, and then water it well.

7) Place your new plants in a sunny spot and enjoy!

Decorate Your New Plant Pot.

There are plenty of ways that you can decorate your new plant pot. Let your creativity run wild! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

-Paint your pot with acrylic paint. You can use a brush or a sponge to create different designs.

-Wrap your pot in yarn or fabric. This is a great way to add some color and personality to your pot.

-Decorate your pot with beads, sequins, or other small embellishments.

-Use markers or stickers to add designs or words to your pot.

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Add Plants and Enjoy.

One of the great things about this project is that it’s customizable to your needs and the plants you want to grow. Some plants that would do well in a coffee mug plant pot include:

-Succulents: These tough little plants are perfect for beginner gardeners or those with a busy lifestyle. They don’t need much attention and can tolerate neglect better than other plants.

-Air Plants: These unique plants don’t even need soil to grow! All they need is some water and occasional misting, making them perfect for a coffee mug plant pot.

-Herbs: Herbs are versatile and can be used for cooking, aromatherapy, or decoration. They also don’t require much space, making them ideal for growing in a coffee mug plant pot.


If you’re looking for a creative way to recycle an old coffee mug, try making a cute DIY plant pot! With just a few supplies and some easy-to-follow instructions, you can transform your mug into a stylish new home for your plants. And once you’ve decorated it to your liking, all that’s left to do is add some plants and enjoy!

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