Shirley Bovshow is showing you how to recycle old containers with this creative DIY.


  • Used plastic containers (we used old yogurt, tomato, and Keurig containers)
  • White paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Mod Podge
  • Old fabric, paper clippings, jewelry, trimming
  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • String/thread/leather/chains (anything you can use to suspend it)
  • Moss
  • Succulents or air plants
  • Metal wreath form (optional)
  • Hooks


1. Paint containers white. Let dry.

2. Add decorations (like old fabric, paper clippings) using Mod Podge

3. Add jewelry and/or trimming using hot glue

4. Glue top to bottom (if using a tomato container)

5. Poke 3 equal spaced holes around top of plastic container (this can be done with a knife, xacto knife or styrofoam cutter)

6. Thread strings through holes. Tie in place.

7. Take all three strings, hold them up and grab them where they all equally meet together, making sure they are all the same length.

8. Tie together

9. Add moss and plant

10. Hang using a hook

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