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Upcycled Vintage Hanging Colander Planter
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Upcycled Vintage Hanging Colander Planter

Let me show you how to make a beautiful DIY hanging colander planter with this tutorial. It uses the most adorable strawberry napkins and a vintage colander.


  • Drill
  • scissors


  • Vintage Colander
  • Plant Hanger Chain
  • White Chalk Paint
  • Mod Podge
  • Chip Brush
  • Brown Craft Paint


  • Drill holes into the colander for the chain to hang.
  • Paint the main section of the colander with white chalk paint. Let dry.
  • Cut the napkins to size to fit the colander.
  • Use a chip brush to add mod podge to the colander.
  • Place the cut napkins onto the mod podge and gently press.
  • Use a plastic bag to remove any wrinkles.
  • Repeat until the colander is covered.
  • Age the napkins with a little brown paint.
  • Poke the holes back out of the colander.
  • Add the chain and your favorite plant, then hang and enjoy!