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Pretty garden pots make any outdoor space that much more lovely, but those little pots can be mighty pricey. That's why I love this type of DIY project; it takes standard (and very affordable) plastic planters and turns them into something wonderful.    

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With a little time and a little spray paint, Monica and Jess from East Coast Creative have created modern color-block planters that add elegance and visual interest for a fraction of the cost of decorative planters. The possibilities for color combinations are endless, too! 

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Head on over to East Coast Creative for the full tutorial and more pictures of the final products. 

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