Easy crafts - how to make original planters

antique white metal canopy bed

Are you looking for an original way to decorate your garden? Look no further, today we present twenty-five ideas of easy crafts to create great planters and planters for your plants recycling furniture and old objects. In general any object can serve as an ornament for the garden, just think how you can give it a beautiful and natural appearance.

Easy crafts for the garden

bathtub overturned planter plants

For planters in particular we need especially deep containers such as buckets, bottles, boxes, wheelbarrows or even old bathtubs. The metal articles are also great to complement the areas destined to the plants of our yard . Some metallic furniture get a retro and chic touch very current.

Decorative planters for plants

bicycle plants poster colors

Bicycles are a great decoration to hang pots with colorful flowers. In some establishments they sell bicycles destined exclusively for use as gardeners, however, we always encourage users to create their own designs since the result will be much more satisfactory.

Wooden furniture for decorating gardens

old bed wood planter plants

The wooden furniture is great for decorating outdoor spaces. As we can see in some of the images, placing some hidden objects in the undergrowth we can get a fantastic fairytale look since the places seem to be abandoned, almost like the palace of the sleeping beauty.

Planter made with an old metal bed

old bed metal flowers deo

In the photograph above we can see a fabulous example of a gardener made from the structure of an old metal bed, is not that great? Actually any everyday object is embellished by being adorned with plants and flowers , and that there is no better ornament than nature itself.

Planter made with a shopping cart

shopping cart original metal planter

Also this shopping cart, an object so common that it would not get our attention if it did not have an interior full of life. Today we encourage you to choose those objects that you have at home waiting to be thrown in the trash and try to give them a new use to decorate the garden, it will be fun.

Chest of drawers converted into a flower box

comfortable three drawers wooden plants

The same can be done with old dressers and cabinets. The drawers can be used to make the planters. For that you will have to open the drawers to a certain extent creating a stepped shape and you will have to fill the interior with soil to plant the plants. In this way, the highest caisson will be the one with the smallest plantations and the lowest one will have the largest plantations.

Metal bucket planters

buckets metal wheels pots plants

On the other hand, metal cubes can also be converted into places where you can plant your flowers. To give them a more modern look you can give them a coat of paint and then move on to planting. You have to keep in mind that the hanging plants will be very good especially if it is a large and tall cubes.

Flower pot made with a cello

easy crafts cello cello

On the other hand, a very cheerful and elegant way in decorating the gardens with flowers and original planters can be achieved using a cello. For that you will have to remove the top part of the instrument to plant the flowers and to make it more interesting you can tilt it. In this way you will create the feeling that it is a cascade of flowers.

Plants and home decorative objects

easy crafts garden plants

Also when it comes to the decoration of the gardens you can use many types of decorative details such as figures and baskets with which you can make some easy crafts. The baskets can be used to place the pots inside. You have to bear in mind that some wicker baskets will give a very elegant look to your garden and those that are made of metal can be painted giving them the image you want.

Old and rusty objects to decorate gardens

easy crafts rusty old bathtub

On the other hand, all the objects and furniture that you have in your house in which it can be planted are appropriate to make original gardens. That is why even bathtubs that have a great capacity for the earth can serve you. In this way you can plant more voluminous flowers and you can choose to have plantations with different types of flowers and colors.

Old metal bed with plants and moss

easy crafts metal moss bed

On the other hand, in the gardens where you want more greenery you can use furniture with larger surfaces. The beds are very appropriate apra these decorations and they are also very original. You can cover your bed with moss and in this way add the greenery that you want to your garden. In addition this idea is also very good for the gardens where you want the green color to predominate over the other shades.

easy crafts machine write plants

Also with typewriters you can also do some easy manual removal of the top cover of the machine. The inside of this you will have to fill with earth and plant your flowers. However, you must bear in mind that for all these ideas you will have to assure the plants an appropriate drainage.

easy crafts sofa old planter

To make the drainage of these easy crafts the best thing is that you make some holes in the bottom of the piece of furniture or what your gardener will be. In this way the water will drain and the plants will not rot. In addition, you must bear in mind that the abundant water for the plants is just as bad as the scarcity of it.

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