SOAP BUCKET PLANTER

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Introduction: SOAP BUCKET PLANTER

About: I AM AN INTERIOR DESIGN/ART HISTORY STUDENT, MY DESIGN MANTRA IS MAKE IT CHEAP, MAKE IT CHIC. I FIND INSPIRATION IN LIVING.EVERY MORNING I HAVE A CUP OF CREATIVE JUICE TO GET ME ON MY DAY.

A CREATIVE USE FOR A SOAP BUCKET

Step 1: Materials

Materials:
1 soap bucket
4 large wooden knobs or balls (buy at crafts store
1 package of jute/twine (any color you want!)
glue (strong bond)

Step 2: DRILL HOLES

DRILL HOLES IN BOTTOM OF BUCKET FOR PROPER DRAINAGE

Step 3: UNROLL & WRAP

NOW YOU WANT TO APPLY YOUR GLUE TO THE BUCKET IN THICK LINES.

BEGIN WRAPPING THE JUTE AROUND THE BUCKET ON TOP OF GLUE .

COVER BUCKET UNTIL FULLY COVERED

DONT FORGET TO WRAP THE HANDLE

Step 4: PREP THE BOTTOM

IT IS BEST TO PREP THE AREAS THAT THE BALLS WILL BE APPLIED TO.

YOU CAN ROUGH UP THE AREAS WITH A METAL NAIL FILE. SO THE GLUE WILL ADHERE BETTER.

Step 5: BALLS ON THE BOTTOM,

NOW TO ADD THE WOODEN BALLS TO THE BOTTOM OF THE BUCKET.

BEFORE GLUING THE BALLS.PLACE THEM ON THE BOTTOM AND CHECK IF THEY ARE IN THE RIGHT POSITION.(DONT WANT YOUR PLANTER TIPPING OVER)

I USED HOT GLUE BECAUSE IT BONDS FASTER.

Step 6: WOW! LOOK AT THAT PLANTER.

RE POT YOUR PLANT AND YOU ARE FINISHED. I PUT STONES IN MY PLANTER FOR A MORE NATURAL LOOK. ENJOY

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    6 Comments

    thanx for the comment. i got my palm from lowes for 12 dollars. still too much for a cheapie like me!

    Lol i just might dig-up a rose from the garden...

    Yeah, great job. What kind of soap comes in buckets like that?

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    thanx for the comment. the soap is laundry detergent. you can get buckets like this from wholesale stores like costco or sams club.

    Wow, looks really good!