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DIY :: Solo Cup Succulents

April 16th, 2013

DIY Solo Cup Succulent Planters | Camille Styles

Since this season is all about laid back, on-a-whim entertaining, our new partnership with Solo Cup couldn’t have been timed more perfectly. And when the brand challenged us to create a DIY using one of their products, it didn’t take long to come up with a concept that’s as perfect for hostess gifting as it is for Cinco de Mayo centerpieces. Want to see how we transformed the classic red cup into a great summer entertaining accessory? Keep reading to learn how to make your own succulent planters!

DIY Solo Cup Succulent Planters | Camille Styles

DIY Solo Cup Succulent Planters | Camille Styles


  1. Turn cups upside down and spray. Allow to dry.
  2. Use hot glue to attach trip to top of cup as pictured.
  3. Slip succulents container into cup.
  4. Cover soil with marble nuggets.

DIY Solo Cup Succulent Planters | Camille Styles

DIY Solo Cup Succulent Planters | Camille Styles

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23 Comments under :: DIY :: Solo Cup Succulents
  1. Amanda says:

    These are so cute and simple! They would look great at an outdoor party!

  2. Jen Pinkston says:

    These are seriously adorable, you guys! I would totally use these for a Cinco de Mayo shindig 🙂 xx

  3. What a lovely idea! I love the cute embellishment, and it’s such a fun way to use these cups! A must try!

    xx Ivana
    Macarons and Pearls

  4. Elizabeth says:

    So cute! Love the pom pom trim. These would be perfect for a Cinco de Mayo party 🙂

  5. I love this idea. So awesome! 🙂


  6. Quinn Cooper says:

    This is so cute and so easy! A brilliant idea.
    xo Quinn
    Quinn Cooper Style

  7. Leave it to Chanel to make something we’ve all seen a million times feel so fresh and new! And I just thought of this, but you could totally “recycle” SOLO cups for these post-party, instead of trashing them. Adorable AND eco-friendly!

    • auste says:

      Yes! I always hate throwing out solo cups – feels so wasteful, but I can never think of a legit reason to keep them. This is brilliant!

  8. Mary vK says:

    Love this idea for a spring/summer fiesta!

  9. This is adorable, I’m thinking these would make fabulous Cinco De Mayo centerpieces!

    //Birdie Shoots//

  10. Cute! Love the bright color combo.

  11. elizabeth says:

    Great idea ~ love these for spring!

  12. Cassidy says:

    Love these! Thanks for sharing!

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  15. jessica says:

    love! at first i was jealous of yer orange solo cups but then i saw you painted ’em. yer a painting pro. these are fabulously festive, thank you fro sharing!

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  18. Karen Williams says:

    You can wash them in the dishwasher…

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