Metal Magazine Holder as a Repurposed Planter

Metal Magazine Holder as a Repurposed Planter

It’s that time of year again, when everything I see at thrift stores becomes a planter in my mind. That’s definitely what happened when I spotted this metal magazine holder at one of the Charlotte Region ReStores. It immediately screamed “MAKE ME A PLANTER”, and who was I to argue?Read more ›

40+ DIY Ideas for Upcycled Planters

40+ DIY Ideas for Upcycled Planters

As an upcycler, I absolutely LOVE incorporating vintage treasures (especially ones in disrepair) into my garden decor. And I am by no means alone. Using antiques or secondhand items as upcycled planters is so popular that big box stores are stocking their shelves with “new made to look old” garden items. Read more ›

Vintage Condiment Caddy as Mini Succulent Pots

Vintage Condiment Caddy as Mini Succulent Pots

I recently went on a thrifting adventure in Spartanburg, SC- a town not too far from where I live (and where I was recently interviewed for their local paper!). And let me tell you, the thrifting angels were singing from above. I found future project after future project, driving home with a car load of fun finds. And one of those finds was a vintage condiment caddy.Read more ›

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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Galvanized Bucket Planter with a Decorative Hose Bibb

Galvanized Bucket Planter with a Decorative Hose Bibb

I first noticed bucket and faucet planters at a high-end garden shop while on a shopping trip years ago. As charming as it was, though, the price was a little steep. I had a sneaking suspicion, however, that I could recreate the same look with a galvanized bucket and a decorative hose bibb. Read more ›