Reuse Your Yogurt Containers: Easy DIY Planters

Wow your friends with herb planters you've created yourself - they'll never guess that they've been made from repurposed food containers! (16 Photos)

Kirsten Fields on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:42AM

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Reuse Your Yogurt Containers: Easy DIY Planters

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What You'll Need

Yogurt, sour cream, or cottage cheese containers, at least 17 ounce size, thoroughly washed and dried

RustOleum Plastic Primer ($4.66 at

Krylon Acrylic Indoor/ Outdoor Satin Crystal Clear Spray ($4.55 at Sears)

Acrylic paint in various colors

Dot stickers, such as color-coding labels

Masking tape in various widths

Scrapbooking border stickers with interesting patterns, such as Doodlebug Design’s Fancy Frills ($2 per sheet at

Drill with small drill bit



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