How to make rope pots

Turn a plain pot into a custom creation with this easy DIY make.

Tools and materials

10m sisal rope

Glue gun

Glue Sticks

Plants

Potting Mix

Protective gloves

Stanley knife

Terracotta pots

Rope Pot

1. Heat up glue gun

Allow the glue gun to heat up. Lay out pot and rope end, ready to begin gluing at the base of the pot.

Rope Pot

2. Apply glue at the base of the pot

Wearing gloves, apply a line of hot glue around the base of the pot and carefully roll the rope over the glue. Continue working your way up the pot with glue and rope until the entire pot is covered. Once at the top, cut the rope and secure the end with glue. Leave to set.

Rope Pot

3. Plant up your pot

Once completely dry, pull away any dried glue on the outside of the rope. Then plant up the pot with your choice of plants!
Rope Pot

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