How to Build a Flower Pot Heater

These flower pot heaters are functional and decorative in nature.
These flower pot heaters are functional and decorative in nature.

When you think of versatile project materials, flower pots don’t really come to mind, do they? To most of us, they seem purely decorative. To Ben Galt, though, they’re so much more. What he does with them in this video really is genius, and we guarantee you’ll never guess how handy it’ll be this winter.

These can heat up a small to medium-sized room.
These can heat up a small to medium-sized room.

Winters can take a toll on your finances with the amount of money you spend on heating. We’re all trying to cut costs and save money. If there’s anything that can help us achieve that, we’re all for it. This cost-effective DIY flower pot heater can help heat a small to medium-sized room.

Aside from its heating function, this doubles as a great décor, too! You’ll have fun making this. If you’re feeling generous, make several and give them away as presents.

Materials:

  • 6″ terracotta pot
  • 5″ terracotta pot
  • 11 link chain
  • 14 1/2 ” nuts
  • 11 1/2″ washer
  • 1/2″ threaded rod
  • Tea lights

Tools:

  • Tape measure
  • Hack saw
  • Sharpie
  • File

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Build a flower pot heater for your home. Here’s a video to teach you how.

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