Pretty Up Your Poinsettia

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

pretty-up-your-poinsettia

DIY Poinsettia Plant Holder for the Holidays

Poinsettias are the mandatory bloom for the holidays. And, since I always have Hiland Dairy Milk jugs, I thought I’d combine these two to create an eye-pleasing plant holder. Let’s get started!

DIY Poinsettia Plant Holder

diy-poinsettia-plant-holder

What You’ll Need:

diy-poinsettia-plant-holder-supplies

  • Empty Hiland Dairy Milk jug, gallon-sized
  • Scissors
  • Fresh poinsettia leaves, various sizes and colors
  • Contact paper

Instructions:

  • Rinse jug and remove the label with warm, soapy water. Allow to dry completely.
  • Using scissors, cut the top off of the jug.
    • Tip: Be sure to make a big enough opening to fit a potted plant.

diy-poinsettia-plant-holder-step-1

  • Measure a strip of contact paper to wrap around the milk jug.
    • Tip: Be sure to overlap a little at the ends.

diy-poinsettia-plant-holder-step-2

  • Peel off the backing of the contact paper and arrange the leaves face-down.
    • Tip: Be sure to leave a little empty space at the top and bottom to allow the contact paper to stick to the jug.

diy-poinsettia-plant-holder-step-3

  • Wrap the poinsettia-designed contact paper around the outside of the milk jug, with the leaves facing outward.
  • Press the paper around the jug until smooth.

diy-poinsettia-plant-holder-step-4

Diva’s Tip

If you have a green plant, use mainly red poinsettia leaves for an extra pop of color.

The Dairy Diva

~The Dairy Diva

Related Posts

Delightful DIY Holiday Card Craft Delightful DIY Holiday Card Craft
Unique Winter Wreath Unique Winter Wreath
Time Management Clock for Kids Time Management Clock for Kids

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>