How to Make Cement Balloon Planters

This is a perfect example of a garden project that is beautiful yet inexpensive.
This is a perfect example of a garden project that is beautiful yet inexpensive.

Gardens are spaces of joy. For most people, it’s a place for relaxation. Garden-lovers usually find new things to add, just to update and upgrade. Some excellent additions include a pergola, a bench, or cute planters – all depending on the budget, of course.

Cluster them together or spread them apart, these cement balloon planters will surely be big hit!
Cluster them together or spread them apart, these cement balloon planters will surely be big hit!

However, you’ll be pleased to know that not all garden projects are expensive. If you love DIY, you’ll definitely save a lot of money. Here’s one example that costs little yet goes a long way: cement balloon planters.

These will be adorable additions to your garden. If you’re tired of the same old boring pots, give this project a try. You can make several and cluster them all together, or spread them throughout the garden. These rounded planters will surely be a big hit.

Materials:

  • 7” round balloons
  • 10 or 20-lb bag of Cement All, Rapid Set
  • Soil
  • Plants

Tools:

  • Latex gloves
  • Disposable plastic mixing bowl
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Plastic grocery bag
  • 3 Q-tips
  • Large sponge
  • Old wire mesh strainer with hooks

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Special thanks to Artsy Pretty Plants for this project. You can read their step-by-step instructions here

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