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DIY Cork Magnet Planters from {nifty thrifty things}

Unfortunately crafting days with my mom have gotten to be a rare occasion, but every now and then we find some time. For example when Mr. Nifty takes Ella for a bike ride.

During the last bike ride, we created these cute mini cork planters. A quick and easy DIY that doesn't require much material.

DIY Cork Magnet Planters from {nifty thrifty things}

What you need:
  • small magnets
  • glue
  • some flower soil
  • little plant cuttings
  • Wine cork

How it's done:

  1. Loosen up the center part of the cork with a corkscrew.
  2. Use a sharp knife to get a hole about 3/4 down the cork.
  3. Glue on a magnet on one side of the cork.
  4. Fill the hole with soil and use a toothpick to prick little holes in the dirt.
  5. Plant the cuttings in the dirt.

DIY Cork Magnet Planters from {nifty thrifty things}

DIY Cork Magnet Planters from {nifty thrifty things}

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22 Comments

  • Reply
    Amy Birgit Kausch
    Wednesday April 19th, 2017 at 03:58 PM

    sooooo entzückend die kleinen minigärten!!! :-)
    liebste grüße an dich
    amy

  • Reply
    Melanie
    Wednesday April 19th, 2017 at 09:49 PM

    Liebe Vanessa,
    das ist so eine süße Idee!
    Ich bin auch gerade auf dem Trip ;-) alle Räume mit Zimmerpflanzen zu bestücken.
    Wenn dann die Kommunion meiner Großen vorbei ist und ich wieder mehr Muße habe,
    werde ich mir deine Idee nochmals genau ansehen :-)
    Ganz liebe Grüße
    Melanie

    • Reply
      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Thursday April 20th, 2017 at 11:28 PM

      Vielen lieben Dank, liebe Melanie! :)
      Wann ist denn Ellas Kommunion? Ich wünsche euch schon mal einen wundervollen Tag!
      Ganz liebe Grüße zurück,
      Vanessa

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    Cristina
    Sunday April 23rd, 2017 at 10:50 AM

    These are so cute Vanessa. What a creative idea!

    • Reply
      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Monday April 24th, 2017 at 09:49 PM

      Thank you so much, Cristina! :)
      I’m happy to hear you like ’em!
      I hope you’ve had a great start into a wonderful week!
      XO, Vanessa

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    Sarah
    Wednesday April 26th, 2017 at 01:39 PM

    These could be the cutest thing I’ve ever seen!! Would make a great Mother’s Day gift, too :)

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    Lora
    Wednesday April 26th, 2017 at 08:52 PM

    This is crazy adorable!!

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    Janet Trieschman
    Friday April 28th, 2017 at 02:44 AM

    We’d love to have you share with us at #CCBG http://tryit-likeit.com/link-party-it

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    divya sharma
    Friday April 28th, 2017 at 10:21 AM

    This blog is amazing and wonderful I love this blog very much. Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply
    Lisa @ Casa Bouquet
    Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 at 02:29 AM

    Really cute idea! Now I can use my real corks I’ve been hoarding.

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    Marie
    Thursday May 4th, 2017 at 02:36 AM

    These are so adorable! What a great way to recycle things you have laying around and add some green to your kitchen!

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    Iris Nacole
    Thursday May 4th, 2017 at 06:23 AM

    What a fun and cute idea! Thank you for sharing it with us on The Creative Circle Link Party!

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    Linda @ Home Cooking
    Tuesday May 16th, 2017 at 12:46 PM

    How creative…love it! I’m sharing you with my readers today on Home Cooking. Come check us out some time. Thanks for all you do.

    • Reply
      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Thursday May 18th, 2017 at 09:30 PM

      Thank you SO much for your sweet comment and the share, Linda! I really appreciate it. :)
      I hope you’re having a fantastic week!
      XO’s from Germany,
      Vanessa

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