The BIG 101 list

What could you make or create?

We want to come up with as many ideas of what you can upcycle your pot into, as well as how to videos and tutorials. These are the ideas so far, we’ve got to 74 – with a bit of help from some Yr 5 & Yr 6 school children in South Devon!

  1. Pencil holder
  2. Charity collection pot
  3. Drinking glass
  4. Bug house
  5. Wormery
  6. Grass seed sprinkler
  7. Mini greenhouse
  8. Keep homemade soup
  9. Tupperware replacement
  10. Play cups
  11. Store nuts & bolts
  12. Plant pot
  13. Bird feeder
  14. Fairy house 
  15. Bucket for sand castle (paint)
  16. Plastic pot greenhouse
  17. Ant farm
  18. Bee hotel
  19. Hanging basket
  20. Stilts
  21. Coasters (using the lids)
  22. Mobile (lids again)
  23. Garden bird scarer (using the lids)
  24. Container for plastic bags 
  25. Musical instrument
  26. Speaker for your mobile phone
  27. Coffee/tea caddy
  28. Toothbrush holder
  29. Soap dish
  30. Money box
  31. Candle mould
  32. Lego storage pot
  33. Flower vase
  34. Utensil pot
  35. Toothbrush holder
  36. Desktop rubbish bin
  37. Smoothie cup
  38. Rubber holder
  39. Egg poacher
  40. String telephone
  41. Sandcastle mould
  42. String dispenser
  43. Elephant trunk
  44. Kids rattle
  45. Spy door listener
  46. Bathroom caddy
  47. Make up brush pot
  48. Key pot
  49. Hat – party/fez
  50. Monster – add googley eyes
  51. Drum set
  52. Skittle set 
  53. Frizby came – with the lids
  54. Slime pot
  55. Volcano (coke and mints)
  56. Christmas tree angel
  57. Spinning top
  58. Jewellery box
  59. Special treasure pot (with compartments/pockets)
  60. Snack Pot
  61. Insect trapper (poor spiders)
  62. Halloween sweet keeper
  63. Lamp shade
  64. Sewing kit pot
  65. Rocket Toy
  66. Kaplunk Pot – love this! 
  67. Beach treasure collection pot
  68. Mobile phone keeper
  69. Cookie cutter
  70. Jewellery holder
  71. First Aid organizer
  72. Suncream & sunglasses holder
  73. Mini Bin – by Amaya
  74. Spooky Bunting – by Sophie

And for decoration ideas?

  1. Decorate with sea shells
  2. Decorate with sweet wrappers and store sweets

Can you help add to the list? Have you an idea of something we’ve not thought of, or even better a design, or a photo of your up cycled pot? Head over to: twitter or Facebook or see us on Instagram. Or comment below!

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