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DIY Dollar Store Copper Planters


Create gorgeous Fall pumpkin planters for just a few dollars with dollar store pumpkin pails and spray paint. A great way to add modern seasonal decor.


Hello there!  I have another quick and easy Fall DIY today for the Fall Series.  Do you remember my Copper Pumpkin Centerpiece from dollar store pumpkins from last year? They were so popular that I decided to repurpose them this year into little planters.  

Dollar Store Copper Planters

This project is perfect for Fall and then a little turn of the pumpkin and they become stylish jack-o-lanterns for halloween!

What you need for copper planters:

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Small plastic pumpkin pails

Copper spray paint



Faux or real plants and succulents (I used a mix of both!)

Put it together:

dollar store pumpkin planter

Remove the handles and spray paint the pumpkins copper.  Let dry. 

dollar store copper pumpkin

Pot little succulents and plants with a bit of soil and top with moss.  If you are using artificial plants, use moss to hold them in place. 

copper pumpkin planter and deer terrarium

Add them to your vignettes for a stylish nod to Autumn! 

This one has a mix of real and faux and sits with faux succulents, live plants, and a cute ceramic deer in my candle lantern turned terrarium on our media stand.

I placed another one with a ceramic antler on our sofa side table.  I love the all the texture in this vignette!

copper pumpkin planter and antler
fall series for diy, decor
chalk feather art
My Home Style Before and After Eclectic

Here’s what we have done so far this week for the Fall Series!  (Just click on the image to see the post.)


Make sure to check out 50 + Fall seasonal and holiday decorating ideas, DIYs, and free printables for the season.

What DIYs are on your list for Fall?  Have you made any yet?  I would love to hear about it.  Leave me a comment and let’s chat!


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