Wire Hanging Baskets for Herbs from Lampshade Frames

Wire Hanging Baskets for Herbs from Lampshade Frames

Lampshades are a pretty common item at thrift stores, in every size and shape you can imagine. So, I felt a compelling need to come up with an upcycling idea for them, starting with these small lamp shades that I found at Goodwill. I had this niggling feeling that lampshade frames could be repurposed into wire hanging baskets for a vertical herb planter…
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Enamel Colander as a Hanging Porch Planter

Enamel Colander as a Hanging Porch Planter

I don’t know about y’all, but I am a sucker for vintage kitchen goodies- utensils, hand towels, salt-and-pepper shakers, you name it! And when we bought our house last summer, the front porch had a hook in the ceiling, just begging for a hanging porch planter. It was the perfect place for me to try my hand at upcycling an enamel colander into a planter and front porch decor.
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