DIY: Ice Cream Cone Hanging Planters

One of our favorite family outings in the summertime is to ride our bikes down to the ice cream shop just around sunset. The ride there is quiet and pretty and it ends with a delicious double scoop in a waffle cone. While summer is still a few weeks away -we are ready for it, and what better way to usher it in than greeting it with waffle cone-shaped DIY hanging planters full of colorful flowers!


DIY Waffle Cone Hanging Planter Want to make your own? Here’s how:


  • 1-4 bricks of Modeling clay (I used half of a 1lb brick of Sculpey)
  • Galvanized fencing for waffle mold (I used Hardware Cloth)
  • Aluminum foil baking sheet
  • Jute twine
  • Flowers

Before you get started, read the instructions on the package of modeling clay and set your oven to the recommended temperature. Allow the oven to heat to the exact temperature before baking your clay cones.

Step 1: Slice the modeling clay into 1/4-inch thick pieces and knead on a nonporous surface until it is soft and pliable in your hands.

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