How to Make a Metallic Dinosaur Planter

Display an unexpected (and adorable) planter in your home using an animal figurine and metallic spray paint.

Metallic Dinosaur Planters

Metallic Dinosaur Planters

Make miniature dinosaur planters using metallic paint and animal figurines.

Materials and Tools:

1-2 animal figurines
spray paint
1-1/2" hole saw
razor blade
drill
soil
low-maintenance plants

Remove Extremities

Remove extremities on the back center of the figurine using a razor blade.

Remove Extremities

Remove Extremities

Using a razor blade, remove any extremities on the back center of the figurine.

Drill a Hole

Drill a hole in the center of the figurine with a 1-1/2" hole saw. Clean out any debris on the inside of the figurine.

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Paint Figurine

Spray paint the entire piece, and allow paint to dry according to label instructions.

Spray Paint Animal Figurine

Spray Paint Animal Figurine

Spray paint the entire piece, and allow to dry according to the product label.

Add Soil and Plants

Fill the figurine with soil about three quarters full. Insert plants, and add more soil as needed.

Metallic Dinosaur Planter

Metallic Dinosaur Planter

Make a cute miniature planter using metallic plant and dinosaur figurines.

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