If you want to add some vibrant colors to your garden or you need a simple DIY project for the weekend, these painted flower pots will give you some inspiration to show off your creativity! I found a variety of different styles with everything from the perfect boho vibe for your succulents to a simple design you can recreate in less than an hour. So I’m sure you’ll find some ideas here that will help you make your flower pots look amazing!
Here are the ones I found:
Rainbow Painted Flower Pot
Photo credit: Pot Head Planters on Instagram
Find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Or even better – make one on your own! This rainbow flower pot is all you need to bring some magic in your home. And, color, of course… since there’s nothing more vivid than this color pallet
Painted Aloe Pot Inspiration
Photo credit: Brittney Walters on Instagram
Feeling sick and tired of the old monotonous flower pots? Many people are, that’s why many of them paint them. Seriously, with a few colors, a brush, and some imagination, you can turn your old pots into art. Take a look at this flower pot – it looks so amazing and would make the perfect desktop plant!
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Donut-Themed Terra Cotta Pot
Photo credit: Happy Pots on Instagram
Donut lovers, rejoice because this one’s for you! When you are looking to add more color to your home garden, there’s nothing simpler than painting your flower pots. And, there’s nothing cuter and more eye-catching than giving your old pot a new donut design!
Blue Berry Painted Clay Pot
Photo credit: Amanda Nikki on Instagram
Like the classic look of a clay pot but want to add some cute decoration!? This blueberry-themed one is the perfect example of just that. You can do the same for the other pots by painting the plant you are growing on the pot itself and let the image speak for itself!
Sleepy Face Painted Clay Pot
Photo credit: Tipi’s Trash on Instagram
Growing Aloe Vera? We got the perfect flower pot painting idea for you. This sleeping beauty makes your plant look alive. It looks like it’s growing out of her head, just like a hair. Imagine how that’s gonna look when the Aloe grows bigger! This is super cute and would go perfectly in a small indoor garden
Poured Paint Potted Plant Design
Photo credit: Cheryl’s Art Designs on Instagram
Are you looking to add some color to your home garden? There’s no better way than painting your flower pots. If you aren’t really into specific designs or don’t want to spend hours of painting details, you can make this rainbow-pour design!
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Mini Ombre Herb Pots
Source: A Crafted Passion
If you are looking for an easy-peasy idea on how to paint your flower pots, this one is for you! You don’t need much time or artistic skills to create these mini-ombre pots. Just 2 colors, a bit of mixing to make new shades, and voila – your new pots are here. It can’t get easier than that!
Indoor Painted Clay Pots
Photo credit: Hooked & Hung Studio on Instagram
Here’s a painter flower pot idea for all those looking for simple designs that don’t require too much detail. This may actually be the easiest of them all because all you have to do tape off your abstract shapes and then paint over the entire pot. It’s minimalistic, yet looks so cute, especially with a succulent or cactus inside!
Flower Clay Pot Design
Photo credit: Morgan Habe on Instagram
Growing flowers at home are rewarding. You see them bloom and turn your home into a botanical garden. But, those brown pots look outdated and stick out of all that color. So, why not use their brown base as a canvas to paint beautiful pastel flowers on it, like this one. It looks so natural and gives your pots a completely new look!
Abstract Painted Flower Pot Design
Photo credit: Trin on Instagram
Got that retro blue in these modern times? You can bring it back to life by creating a retro patterned flower pot like this one. It’s super-easy, fun to do it, and will give a playful look to your pots!
Hand Painted Succulent Pot
Photo credit: Ximena Crafting on Instagram
Artist in soul and gardener for life? Why not combine both passions to create masterpiece flower pots like these ones? Using several acrylic paints and your imagination, you can create a one-of-a-kind flower pot design. It not only gives your pots a new look but also turns them into the best home or desk decor!
Feminine Painted Clay Pot
Photo credit: Sharlie Designs on Instagram
Staying at home for the weekend or have some spare time? If you have nothing to do or want to add another task to your list, you can paint your flower pots. You don’t have to actually paint them in lots of colors, rather turn them into a piece of art. Even something as simple as this girl/flower painting will work the magic!
90’s Theme Painted Flower Pot
Photo credit: The Nostalgic Pot on Instagram
Feeling nostalgic for the 90s? Turn your feelings into a playful flower pot design like this one. Colorful, unique, and simple to make – it’s the perfect flower pot painting idea for those who want a retro flashback to their life without much hassle!
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Painted Boho Clay Pot
Photo credit: The Artful Grimmer on Instagram
If you’re looking to add a unique design to your clay pots then sometimes, simple shapes and a few colors can do the magic! This 3-colored pattern with half-circles is a must-have boho flower pot design. The best part of it? It’s relatively simple to make!
Avocado Painted Mini Flower Pot
Photo credit: Elle’s Balcony Garden on Instagram
Obsessed with avocados? Then, this is the perfect painted flower pot idea for you! This simplistic “avo” pot design is the perfect choice for all avo-holics out there. You can reflect your love for your favorite fruit by painting them. It looks awesome and you can look at it the whole day, every day of your life
Painted Clay Pots For Herb Garden
Photo credit: Sarah Howard on Instagram
Do you want to give a new look to your flower pots but don’t have any artistic skills? No problem. I got the perfect pot painting idea for you. These black-and-white flower pots are as simple as they can be, yet look stylish thanks to the cursive lettering! And, yeah, no skills needed – just two acrylic paints and a white pen!
Dot Pattern Painted Planter
Photo credit: Lalanee on Instagram
If you want to create artwork out of your flower pots, you can’t miss this dot-patterned idea. It’s such a unique design and would definitely stand out in your garden! All those colors matching each other to perfection allowing you to create a true illusion out of your pots. It’s mesmerizing!
Boho Terracotta Flower Pots
Photo credit: Jemma Twigg on Instagram
Looking for a simple, yet creative flower pot design? Well, this abstract pot painting idea could be the one you’ve been looking for. It’s not too hard to make and brings out the artist in you while making the old pots look impressive. If you have a little indoor garden with a simple boho look, these would work perfectly for you!
Geometric Painted Flower Pots
Photo credit: The Holly Tree on Instagram
Did you know you can turn your flower pots into home décor pieces? With some colors, shapes, and lots of creativity, you can create true art out of monotonous pots. If you don’t have an idea of what can go with your interior, you can check out this pastel-and-bronze shape patterned pot painting design!
Painted Clay Pot For Cactus
Photo credit: Pao on Instagram
If you are growing cacti at home or in your garden, then this playful cacti design could be the right for you. Draw attention to your plants with some bold pink and dark green for contrast. And, don’t forget the white sparkles for the ultimate shine-bright-like-a-diamond effect!
Hand Painted Gold Hanging Flower Pot
Photo credit: Plantaby on Instagram
If you want to create a bold and eye-catchy pot, you can’t go wrong with this bold planter idea. It looks so stylish, surreal, and decorative that you can use it as a decoration in your living room. Adding extra gold as in the photo will make your pot even more impressive than it already is!
Butterfly Design For Clay Pot
Photo credit: Auggie Pots on Instagram
Turn your ordinary flower pot into a real masterpiece with this idea. Nothing looks more natural nor goes better than a butterfly on a flower. Recreate your flowers’ natural surroundings by painting a couple of butterflies, a bit of grass, and colorful pastel background!
Boho Rainbow Clay Pot
Photo credit: Ash In Wonderland on Instagram
If pink is your color, this pot painting design is perfect for you. Combing your fav color with its shades, a bit of grey and white, and some dots creates a design for the soul. And, the rainbow is the right shape to accommodate your colors. The end result? A playful pink flower pot that perfectly matches the vivid colors of your flowers!
Minimalist Terracotta Painted Pot
Photo credit: Larissa on Instagram
If you want to spend some quality time on your own, you can paint a flower pot. Seriously… painting can have a therapeutic effect and be so rewarding because you get a beautiful pot like this one at the end. Avoid all the hassle of color choosing by going to the basics – white flowers are drawn with a pen on a clay pot!
Gold Sunrise Succulent Pot
Photo credit: Briony Wallace on Instagram
Looking for a simple painting idea for your clay pot? Take a look at this afternoon’s design. It’s a must-do look for your clay pots because nothing goes better with a natural material like clay than earthly colors like these. Plus, you can enjoy the magic of the golden sunset no matter the time of the day or the weather!
Painted Planter With Wooden Stand
Photo credit: Colour Coated on Instagram
When looking for a vivid and bold pot painting idea, you cannot go wrong with this goldfield design. The bold colors draw attention to your pot and the layers add playfulness to the overall look. And, not to forget, it’s fairly easy to make!
Painted Flower Pot Gift Idea
Photo credit: Erica on Instagram
Are you looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Look no further because this is the pefect gift idea for you. This female-themed pot design reflects your gratefulness for your mother, sister, or wife. Plus, it makes a gift for life as they will use it as a flowerpot or maybe a vase or a decorative piece. Either way, it’s the perfect gift for the female(s) in your life!
Daisy Themed Painted Clay Pot
Photo credit: Sabrina on Instagram
When looking for a simple, yet an interesting idea for your pots, you cannot go wrong with this adorable simplistic flower pot painting idea. You can choose the one you like the most or make all of them for each of your pots. All of these designs look cute and are simple to make, so why not take advantage of that to give your pots are brand new look?
Painted Flower Pot With Moon & Sun
Photo credit: Olivia McCarten on Instagram
Bring some magic into your home with this flower pot painting design. While it requires a lot of attention and basic artistic skills, the end result is enchanting. You can use this idea for your own pots or create a unique, handmade gift for a friend or a family member!
Cat-Themed Painted Clay Pot
Photo credit: Colorful Pots on Instagram
Shout out to all cat lovers! We have a meow-tastic pot painting design for you. Draw and paint these cute, smiling kittens onto your flower pot and enjoy their company every day. Don’t they look to die for?
You Grow Girl Flower Pot
Photo credit: Jade Plants on Instagram
Want to show your love for your flowers? There’s no better way than writing encouraging messages on their pots. Paint them in a color or two, add a minimal shape (like stars) and write a personal message. Your plants will love it!
Ice Cream Painted Clay Planter
Photo credit: The Rain in Spain on Instagram
There’s nothing more refreshing on hot summer days than ice cream. So, why not give one to your plants – they need refreshment, too! Painting your flower pots with minimalistic ice cream like this one not only gives them a fresh look but is also super-easy to make and takes less than 30 minutes of your time
Bumblebee Painted Planter
Photo credit: Bluebell Art on Instagram
If you want new pots for your flowers but don’t want to spend a lot of money on decorative ones, you can paint your old ones. Not sure what to paint? Take a look at these simplistic, easy-to-make natural-themed ideas to get inspired
Mini Terracotta Painted Pot
Did you get some small cacti pots at home that needs a makeover? Just paint several stripes in different colors and you got yourself adorable colorful pots. Here’s an idea on how to do it!
Black & White Painted Cactus Planter
Give your terracotta flower pot a brand new look with this black-and-white design. You can never go wrong with the basic colors and this simplistic design. Place your cacti in it, and enjoy the view!
Terrazzo Concrete Flower Pots
Give life to your concrete stone flower pot with this design. By adding lots of earth-toned pebbles to the base, you get a colorful pot. It fits perfectly in your home or your garden!
Hand Painted Mini Flower Pots
Would you like to try so simple pot hand painting? Here’s a super-cute idea you can copy. It’s very simple, still gives your flower pots a playful look. So, why not try it out?
Ombre Rainbow Painted Pot
Add vibrant colors to your cement flower pot with this rainbow ombre gradient design. It’s impressive and turns your pot into high-end home décor. It may be a bit hard to make it, but it’s worth every trouble and minute spent on it!
Source: Hungarican Journey
Paint your pots with a mudcloth pattern design for a stylish finish to a monotonous setting at your home.
Source: Domestically Blissful
Add some industrial flair to your décor with this black aged pot design. The hints of grey and gold coming out from behind the black paint looks incredible.
Source: Sustain My Craft Habit
Achieve a marbled look on your pots using some simple techniques with paint to give them an elegant and unique finish.
This is achieved by cutting up pieces of the doily and then painting over them to achieve a lace pattern.
Source: Garden Therapy
It’s amazing what a can of gold spray paint can do to a humble-looking terracotta flower pot. If you want to glam it up then this is a simple trick you can do to your pots.
Source: Mad In Crafts
If you think this is hard to achieve then think again. The technique to recreate this look is quite easy to do.
All Glittered Up
Source: Artsy Fartsy Mama
For a more sassy and glamorous look, glitters will do the trick! Start by painting the pots with metallic paint, then add a second layer of Glitterfic paint to finish it.
Paint Over Rubberbands
Source: We Can Make Anything
Easy peasy! What you need to do is wrap some rubber bands around your pot and paint over it, The result is an instant eye pleaser.
Source: DIY Candy
What you need is a stencil from the craft store and some stencil glue. This one has a sophisticated vibe to it.
Painted Pots with Puns
Source: Projects with Kids
These pots look absolutely “punny” and super fun to look at. They will definitely add some personality to your garden.
Source: Sparkle Living
Turn your plain old planter into something new with his herringbone design. It’s a simple yet chic way to update your pot.
Little Heart Pattern
Source: The Crafted Life
This is a great way to show your plants some love! Paint your pots with a little heart pattern for a cute and romantic touch.
Dashes and Dots
Source: Dream A Little Bigger
Such a fun and easy design to do! You can use any color combination and make it as unique as you like.
Aged Clay Pots
Source: Refresh Restyle
A great way to give your pots an antique look. Simply apply glacage embossing cream and then paint with outdoor paint.
Shabby Chic Terracotta Pots
Source: Salvaged Living
Make your pots rustic and aged with bubble wrap and burlap. You can fit this with your vintage-style decor as well.
Coastal Terracotta Pots
Source: Cherished Bliss
I can’t really perfectly describe how this one looks but it kind of appears to be like this pot has been sitting out on the beach for quite some time.
Faux Ceramic Planter
Source: Mod Podge Rocks
To recreate this look, what you need is some acrylic paint, watercolors, and mod podge. The result will look like a hand-painted ceramic.
Mini Patterned Pots
Source: Homey Oh My
If you love doodling then count this as one of your next projects. All you need is paint for the base color of your pots, and paint pens.
Home Sweet Home
Source: The Inspired Hive
Planning a nice housewarming gift? then this painted succulent planter is a great idea. It would fit perfectly in a lovely new home.
Stained Concrete Planter
Source: Persia Lou
This will make your planter look a bit rugged but modern and stylish. What you’ll be needing is a color stain, brush, and cloth.
Ceramic Trophy Planters
Source: Aww Sam
If you have trophy planters, painting it would make them look extra adorable! You’ll only need craft paint and vinyl sticker paper to follow this design.
Rainbow-Ombre Painted Flower Plot
Source: DIY Candy
A pot with a whole bunch of colors always looks nice. This one is perfect for those who love all things colorful and vibrant.
Source: Delia Creates
These pots look so regal and luxurious. You can easily achieve this by applying tape or stickers to your pots and then spray painting them with gold.
Chalk Paint Terracotta Pots
Source: The Spruce
Chalk paint is a great way to achieve this ombre look. You can use any color combination that you like and even sand the pot for a more aged look.
Simple Painter’s Tape Trick
Source: Lovely Indeed
This one is for those who want something cute and simple. All you need is painter’s tape and any color of your choosing.
Source: Persia Lou
Do you know how this one is made? By using a pencil eraser! This cool trick will make your pots have a sophisticated and lovely vintage feel to them.
Mini Face Planter
Source: Sugar and Cloth
These look absolutely adorable and whimsical. Perfect for those who love quirky designs of things.
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