Craft: Make a Peg Pot Plant


Create a thoughtful gift and add a touch of nature to your home with these fun peg pot plants. Using only a few household items, these pots can house tasty herbs for cooking or colourful flowers that will brighten any room.


  • Scissors
  • Marker pen
  • Gardening gloves


  • Yoghurt container
  • Wood or coloured plastic pegs
  • Coloured paper
  • Pot plant


Pegg box step1Step 1: Prep your container

Wash and dry your yogurt container thoroughly. Then poke a hole in the container, about one third of the way up from the bottom, using a sharp pair of scissors.



Peg box step2Step 2: Create the pot

Using the hole as a guide, simply cut the bottom section of the container off with your scissors. Be sure to take care as the container may have sharp edges!



Peg box step3Step 3: Decorate the pot

Now simply attach your pegs around the rim of your container. Customise your pot plant with pegs such as colourful plastic pegs or wooden pegs.

Tip: Personalise your pegs by decorating them with paint, glitter or diamantes.


Peg box step4Step 4: Add a personal touch

Add a personal touch to your pot by cutting some fun shapes out of cardboard and inserting them between the pegs as decoration. Make your pot extra special by writing little notes on the cardboard cut-outs.



Peg box step5Step 5: Pop in your plant

Finally, pop on your garden gloves and add a plant of your choice to your pot. Simply remove the plant from its pot and place it carefully into your new peg pot.



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