As mentioned before, all people should be creative about using old materials for the various purposes. For example, there are different kind of materials that can be used as planters for balcony/garden decoration such as old shoes, vine bottles, birdcage, teacup, wooden crate, pallets and etc.
Today, I will write about turning a plastic softener or milk bottle into a beautiful planter for your balcony or garden. For this simple decoration, you need to have a plastic softener or milk bottles (2 L recommended), markers with different colors, potting soil and plants that you want.
To make a nice looking plastic bottle planter, you should first clean the bottle. After this, you should cut the bottom of the bottle with a knife or something like that. When you finished this steps, you can start to paint your bottle with marker. It will be better to use the handle of the bottle as the noise of face. Then, you can draw eyes and lips with different patterns and motifs. Also, you can use stickers to make eyes and lips. When you finished the painting part, you can put small amount of rocks or a piece of newspaper into the bottle, which will provide with a nice-working drainage.
After, those pretty steps, you can put some potting soil and your chosen plants. Succulents, strawberries and many other lovely plants can be used for these plastic bottle planters. All these steps are very easy and you can do it these planters in less than 2 hours. After your plants grow up, your balcony or garden will acquire a new green look.
These plastic bottle planters are very easy and effective balcony/garden decoration ideas. Hope you will have good time.
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