Bring Color to YOUR Outdoor Space — 16 DIY Flower Pot Ideas

Whether you  live in a house or apartment, you can bring color to your home or patio by planting flowers. Here are 16 ways to spruce up a plain flower pot to match YOUR style!

Check out all of the ideas, after the break!

  • Neon Pots 1 of 16
    Neon Pots
    Add a trendy burst of color with this easy and fun idea -- just use a little paint!
    Learn more at The Proper Pinwheel
  • DIY Fabric Pots 2 of 16
    DIY Fabric Pots
    Here's an easy way to add some fun patterns and color -- or even pots that match or contrast with something else in your decor.
    Learn more at The Decorista
  • Sunken Pots 3 of 16
    Sunken Pots
    Here's a new way of thinking about how you add plants to your garden -- don't worry about if they match. Instead, sink them and make them a bright contrast to ground cover, bark, rock, or the like.
    Learn more at Town Mouse
  • Chalkboard Clay Pots 4 of 16
    Chalkboard Clay Pots
    Chalkboard paint is a great idea for nearly everything! Check out this fun idea to dress up a clay pot.
    Learn more at The Robin's Nest
  • DIY Painted Pots 5 of 16
    DIY Painted Pots
    Got a favorite pattern? Paint it on your pots! Check out this awesome article for ideas, inspiration.
    Learn more at Marry This
  • Chevron Pots 6 of 16
    Chevron Pots
    Well, of course I love it because it's chevron! But look how easy it is to do and how it dresses up plain terra-cotta-colored clay pots.
    Learn more at Gibb Gabb
  • Polka-Dotted Address Planters 7 of 16
    Polka-Dotted Address Planters
    These would make great neighbor gifts (although not in the dead of winter, perhaps). Look at these fun, polka-dotted pots -- complete with home address. I love it -- I'm going to give it a try!
    Learn more at Positively Splendid
  • Chalkboard Label Flower Pots 8 of 16
    Chalkboard Label Flower Pots
    Here's another variation on the chalkboard idea; this time with a bit of flair and whimsy!
    Learn more at Practically Functional
  • Painted Pots Used as Silverware Holders 9 of 16
    Painted Pots Used as Silverware Holders
    You don't have to put plants in pots; instead, use them as fun silverware holders that you've brightened up with glossy, bold colors. Perfect for a picnic or event!
    Learn more at Did Someone Say Party
  • Lace Pots 10 of 16
    Lace Pots
    Dress up your pots with this great lace idea -- complete with how-to!
    Learn more at Shrimp Salad Circus
  • Metallic Graphic Pots 11 of 16
    Metallic Graphic Pots
    Not festive enough to just add a pattern? Add some shimmer with this metallic paint idea -- make your pots sparkle!
    Learn more at Delight By Design
  • Polka Dot Pots 12 of 16
    Polka Dot Pots
    Unlike the previous polka dot pots, these use white as a base color -- more neutral for any decor -- and add colored dots as an accent. I love them both!
    Learn more at The Gaines Gang
  • Hand-Painted Pots 13 of 16
    Hand-Painted Pots
    Look at the cool bird design on these pots -- you can do it, too, with contrasting colors from the same palette.
    Learn more at Things I Love
  • Drip-Painted Pots 14 of 16
    Drip-Painted Pots
    Let gravity and entropy take control of your pot patterns with this fun, drip-painting idea!
    Learn more at The Lovely Cupboard
  • Striped Lacquered Pots 15 of 16
    Striped Lacquered Pots
    Add some fun horizontal stripes to these lacquered pots -- that you paint yourself!
    Learn more at Hi Sugarplum!
  • Milk Paint Stenciled Pots 16 of 16
    Milk Paint Stenciled Pots
    Milk paint, how I love thee, and I love thee even more when used for these intricate, stenciled patterns.
    Learn more at Debbiedoos

 How do YOU bring style to your outdoor space? Let us know in the comments!


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