30+ Upcycling Ideas for Garden Planters or Garden Pots

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Garden Planters or Garden Pots

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 garden planters or garden pots is so popular, that big box stores are stocking their shelves with “new made to look old” garden items. But save yourself a trip, head out to your garage or shed, and you may just have the perfect piece to use.

From old furniture, to tires…tea tins and kitchen ware, there are any number of flower box ideas, unique planters, or garden pots that you can make. Repurposing thrift store finds or other things from your basement, attic, or garage into garden planters is a great way to breathe new life into them. Literally and figuratively!

Whether you use these flower box ideas or unique planters inside, on your porch, or as garden decor outside, I think you’ll be amazed and inspired by all the upcycling ideas here!


30+ Upcycling Ideas for Garden Planters

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Well, did you find any inspiration? And will you be looking for anything specific at yard sales, flea markets, and thrift stores to upcycle into garden pots or a flower box?

If you enjoyed this collection of upcycled projects for garden pots, then check out these repurposing ideas for garden markers before you go!

Upcycling crafts for plant labels and garden markers

Craft on!


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Upcycling ideas for garden planters and garden pots


  1. You have such fun ideas!! I have those soup mugs, and I still eat from them, LOL!! I’ve been collecting iron worked items and painted them black so they look like they go together, then using them for plant stands.


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