DIY : Unicorn Succulent Planter DIY – Succulent Studios – Medium

Just in case your succulents weren’t already magical af 🦄

Break out the felt and glue gun because unicorns are real and we’re here to celebrate ’em. These little succulent planters are perfect for a kiddo’s room or birthday party craft, or maybe even your own magical nook! Get some unicorn magic in your life with this colorful succulent DIY!

Unicorn Succulent Planter DIY Video

Time: 1 hour with drying time

Supplies Needed

  • Succulent Studios subscription box, or 1–3 of your own bb succulents
  • Mini terracotta Pots
  • White & pink acrylic paint
  • Paint brush
  • Hot glue
  • Scissors
  • Black permanent marker
  • Small paper flowers
  • Green felt
  • Gold glitter card-stock
  • Succulent and Cacti soil mix

Preparing the Magic Pots

  • Use the white paint on the inside and outside of the terra-cotta pot and let dry
  • Draw out 4 leaf-like shapes on your green felt and cut out
  • Draw a unicorn horn on your gold card-stock and cut out
  • Glue the base of the horn close to the top on the inside of the pot
  • Glue the felt leaves to the sides of the horn
  • Use the flowers to make a flower crown at the base of your horn in front of the leaves
  • With your permanent marker, draw the eyes about halfway up on the pot. Don’t forget the lashes!
  • Dip your finger into the pink paint to give your unicorn some blushy cheeks on the sides of the pot

Adding the Succulents

  • Add your succulent and cacti soil to the pot about 3/4 full
  • Separate succulent from pot by pushing in on all sides to loosen soil, then remove the entire succulent with root ball attached
  • Place the succulent directly in to the soil
  • Repeat for all succulents you add
  • Take a photo! Show off your #UnicornSucculentPlanter and tag us #Sucstu on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter so we can see how it turned out!


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