How to Turn a Disco Ball Into a Planter
Let your favorite plant shine. Follow these simple steps to learn how to upcycle a disco ball into a groovy hanging planter.
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Plants will surely be "stayin' alive" in this planter made from a disco ball.
- disco ball
- safety goggles
- leather gloves
- craft knife
- hanging planter
- small plastic planter
Step 1: Remove Some Mirrors
While wearing protective gloves, carefully use the craft knife to pry a row of mirrors off the disco ball one-third of the way down from the top.
Step 2: Cut
Use a jigsaw to cut off the top of the disco ball where the mirrors have been removed.
Step 3: Drill
Pry off one mirror on each side of the disco ball where you plan to place the hanging wire. Use a drill to create holes large enough for the wire to fit through.
Step 4: Prepare to Plant
Place the small planter upside down inside the disco ball.
Step 5: Add Hanging Planter
Detach the wires from the hanging planter and place it inside the disco ball on top of the first planter.
Step 6: Attach Wires
Attach the hanging wires to the disco ball by threading them through the holes on each side and twisting them to secure.
Step 7: Fill
Fill the planter halfway with perlite.
Step 8: Plant
Add your favorite plant.
Step 9: Hang
Hang the planter in a place where it can shine, and enjoy!