Cheap and Easy DIY Spring Centerpiece Ideas (DIY Picket Fence Planter)
I love to create Cheap and Easy DIY Spring Centerpiece ideas using reused and inexpensive items. I change my table centerpiece every season and I wanted to create something unique that would be a nice Easter and Spring table decoration. This white picket fence planter is perfect to add spring floral decor to any room. This exact design shown cost less than $5 to make. This DIY Picket fence planter would also make a great Easter basket gift that can also be used as a Spring centerpiece decoration.
This cheap spring table decoration idea DIY is so easy to make with a repurposed tissue box and craft foam board. Artificial flowers are added to complete the beautiful spring floral design. The foam board and flowers are both from Dollar Tree.
I was asked to create an Easter and Spring decorations and crafts TV segment NBC Affiliate WBAL. I wanted to incorporate Spring designs into my Easter segment. This DIY picket fence flower pot was one of the DIY Spring Ideas I showed on air.
Here’s how to make a DIY Picket Fence Planter
How to Make Cheap and Easy DIY Spring Centerpiece Idea
Step 1: Remove the plastic from the tissue box opening and draw lines 1/2″ from the edge of the box around all sides.
Step 2: Cut the new opening of the box with scissors and paint it white with acrylic paint. Multiple coats may be needed to cover the pattern on the tissue box.
Step 3: Draw 1″ wide strips on the foam board. Cut 16 4-1/2″ long strips of foam board with an x-acto or craft knife. Cut points on each of the strips 1/2″ from the top edge to make the pickets. Cut 4 9″ strips 4 5″ strips of foam board for the horizontal rails.
Step 4: Glue the 9″ long strips to the front of the tissue box with a hot glue and the 5″ strips to the sides to make the rails.
Step 5: Glue the pointed piece of foam board to tissue box on top of the horizontal foam board rails. There should be 5 pickets on the longer edge of the box.
Step 6: Glue 3 of the pointed pickets of foam board to shorter edge of the box.
Step 7: Glue floral foam to the inside of the box and insert artificial flowers to complete your floral DIY Spring Centerpiece.