Santa Planter

This is my last minute hostess gift for all the people we will be visiting this week while we are home in Maryland. I saw this in a magazine recently so I can’t take any credit for coming up with this idea.

I’ve been saving my Folgers coffee cans, waiting for the perfect craft project.  So when I saw this idea in the magazine, I was so happy!!  The directions in the magazine said to paint coffee cans red but I used Folgers coffee cans that are already red.

I headed to my local thrift store to look for cheap black belts.  I found belts there for 25 cents.  I was able to get 5 for less than $2.  How fabulous is that?

The plants are from Home Depot.  Just glue the belt on with your handy dandy glue gun. I cut my belt in the back so it would fit the coffee can. Then replant your plant in the coffee can adding a little potting soil.

A fun hostess gift, teacher gift or to just keep for yourself!  The best part is they are quick and easy to put together.

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  1. Darling! Festive!

  2. So cute! Great job!
    Melody
    ChattyChics.com
    PS Come share over at my place today if you can!

  3. How cute the pot is. Happy Holidays.
    BTW- love the colors of your Blog.

  4. What a cute idea. I love it. Thanks for sharing. I would love it if you could link this up to our linky party going on right now.
    http://www.junkintheirtrunk.blogspot.com/2011/12/link-it-up-wednesday-8.html

  5. What a cute project…love it..:))) I would love for you to please share it via my Pin’Inspirational Thursday happening today please..Thank you in advance.. Wishing you the Happiest of Holidays :))..Cheers..M«««your newest happy follower :)).. http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/12/pininspirational-thursday-13-linky.html#comment-form

  6. Neat idea! Thanks for linking to Things I’ve Done Thursday! Merry Christmas!

    Melanie
    http://www.bearrabbitbear.com

  7. Such a cute idea! I love everything about it.

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