Have you seen the cute mini planters with faces around? I’ve been dying to make some so I pulled out my craft supplies and made these cute and sweet and simple DIY Sleepy Kitten Planters this week!
Don’t they have the cutest little faces? I added some little decorative things around the bases too – scallops, polkadots and little flowers. I love how they look with these tiny succulents in them. These are real but if you can’t keep plants alive (raising my own hand here) then you could totally pop in some little faux succulents. I won’t tell.
Sweet and Simple DIY Sleepy Kitten Planters
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- Small White Planters – mine came from Amazon
- Multi Surface FolkArt Craft Paint – I used Black, Light Pink, Med. Pink and Mint Green
- Small paintbrushes
- Aquarium rocks
This multi surface paint is great because it can be used on glass or ceramics – you just need to let it cure or bake it and you don’t have to worry about it washing off!
Use a fine brush to paint on the face details. I did little closed eyes with lashes and a little kitten mouth to start with.
Add more details to the face like little whiskers and a pink nose.
Paint on some details around the base of the planters – I added little scallops, flowers and dots. The dots are super easy to do with the opposite end of a paint brush. Just dab the end of the brush in paint and dot the paint onto the surface of the planter.
Follow the instructions for curing the paint. It dries pretty quickly so you could add your plants once it’s dry to the touch. As long as you don’t get the outside wet you can do the air cure for 21 days. If you think the outside of the planters will get wet, I recommend baking the planters to cure them.
Now you can plant your little flowers or succulents. I topped mine off with some little bright stones to add a little more color. I just love how they turned out!
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These are oh so cute! I like the idea of imitation plants because I sometimes have a black thumb – also wouldn’t want my kitty to eat the plant. Thanks for a cute project idea!
Love these. None of my friends have cats (I’m not sure they like cats — but that’s another story) so I would love to make these. I have no room or I’d make them for myself. It is nice to see a DIY that is doable in an afternoon.
Bridget from Cali says
Purrrrfect! These sleepy kitty planters are utterly adorb. This craft project also seems pretty attainable too — even for a perfectionist like myself. Would make a great housewarming gift for cat lover.
These are so adorable! Sharing and Pinned. Thank you for sharing on Merry Monday! Hope to see ya next week!
These are simply adorable! :)
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These are adorable! And even though I have no artistic talent I think I could do those cute little faces. Thank you for sharing with us on Party in Your PJ’s. Pinned
These are too cute!! And so easy, too – my favorite kind of craft :) Thank you for sharing with our Merry Monday party.
Karren Haller says
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Have a great weekend!