The weather’s warming up, and you’re picking out spring flowers and hanging baskets to enjoy out on the deck, in the garden, and inside your home. But why settle for the boring old pots that the flowers come in? Your beautiful blooms deserve better! Liven things up with these creative DIY ideas for showcasing your favorite flowers.
1: Quirky Backyard Tin Can Fence Garden
This creative couple saved the large cans that they bought tomatoes in for making pizza sauce, drilled drainage holes in the bottoms, spray-painted them electric blue, attached the newly-made planters to their wooden backyard privacy fence, and transformed a drab space into a gorgeous garden. Click here to see their amazing before and after photos, and to see their process.
2: Upcycled DIY Vertical Pallet Garden
Designer Jenna Burger took a wooden pallet that she got for free from her local hardware store and upcycled it into an eye-catching vertical flower garden for her back porch. Click here for step-by-step instructions!
3: Rustic Wooden DIY Flower Trough Centerpiece
This water trough-style flower holder makes a wonderful centerpiece for your dining table indoors or your deck table outdoors. You can leave it plain, or customize the outside with stenciled words or designs. Click here to get detailed instructions for how to build your own.
4: Cool and Modern DIY Brass Hanging Planter
This easy-to-make brass hanging planter is perfect for small spaces such as apartments, and it brings a stylish, modern touch to any room. Click here for instructions, and make your own!.
5: Colorful Repurposed Tire Planter
Who knew that an old, used tire could turn into something so beautiful? Roeshel at DIY Showoff created 2 different planter styles using old tires. One planter is wall-mounted, the other hangs freely from her backyard tree—and both are a beautiful shade of blue with cascading flowers. Upcycling really can be a thing of beauty! Click here to see her lovely creations, and to get her tutorial on how to make your own.
Enjoy your flowers!