Free tutorial: Upcycling – make a flower pot from tin cans

Upcycling a tin can into a beautiful flower pot is simple and can be done in a jiffy. With a little paint, an old can became a beautiful flower pot. Planted and provided with a ribbon and cork pendant you have a nice spring greeting for the windowsill. If you also want to make this flower arrangement then we show you in our free tutorial how it works.


⦁ Tin can
⦁ chalk paint
⦁ Parcel string about 1.70 m
⦁ Cork pendant
⦁ flower bulb
⦁ some moss


⦁ Brush
⦁ Scissors


Step 1

Clean tin can and file any sharp edges.
Paint the can with a chalk paint. Repeat the process if necessary.

Step 2

After the paint dries, the box can be planted. Decorate the top of the earth with moss. Scatter pieces of wood such as slices and flowers serve as decoration.

Step 3

Put a parcel tape several times around the pot and tie it into a bow. Before that, attach a self-designed wooden tag with a nice text or greeting to the string.
With our configurators, pendants made of wood or cork can be designed very easily. Select a shape, determine the material, upload a logo or a template and you have a great eye-catcher like here on a flower pot.


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