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Recycled Yogurt Container Herb Pots

Are you looking for a fun and sustainable way to spruce up your kitchen or garden? Why not try using recycled yogurt containers as herb pots! Not only does this creative idea help reduce waste, but it also adds a unique touch to your home decor. You can even get creative with decorating the containers to personalize them to your taste. Not only is this a budget-friendly option, but it's also a great way to upcycle items that would otherwise end up in the trash. So, next time you finish a tub of yogurt, don't toss it out - give it a new life as a charming herb pot instead!


  • 3 recycled plastic yogurt cups
  • Craft Smart Matte Varnish
  • Tools: sandpaper paintbrush

Craft Smart paint:

  • Holiday Red
  • Plum
  • Dark Blue
  • White


  • Wash and remove labels and glue from yogurt cups. Dry and light sand the surface to knock off any coating.

  • Paint each yogurt cup a different base color, one each Holiday Red, Plum and Dark Blue. Repeat for a second and third coat if needed.

  • Use the handle end of a paintbrush to dot White onto each cup forming an “X”, an “O” and a heart shape.

  • Apply a coat of varnish.
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