You know good and well I don’t like to consider something to be trash unless it is totally worthless. In this case, I’m taking a build I made four years ago and salvaging what I can for new. If you look below, you can see a DIY centerpiece planter I made for our patio decor. It was time my reclaimed planter be retired and the parts finding new uses. Today, I’m creating a hanging fence planter to grow up.
While it wasn’t fun to take apart my centerpiece, I did save what I could like the pulls, the un-rotted wood, including that center small box. However, some is too far gone to salvage or burn because of metal in it. We compost our ash and don’t want any toxins in it for our garden. Also, I dig into the wood I salvaged from tearing down my dining room ceiling. And…I have these trellises from purchasing clematis plants for my flower beds. First, I use my pocket joint jig to assemble the frame.
Next, once I have my frame assembly, I want to add a bit of color fun. In my stash, I have a sample jar of a color I custom-mixed for another past project. And, I have this coral colored spray paint from my serving cart makeover. The jar was too soft a color, and the can too bright, so I mix them together.
Yes, I’m quirky and do what makes me happy. haha! Best way to be y’all. Then, as soon as my paint cures, I add the planter box and the trellis to finish it off. In addition, I also add a rope hanger to make it suit what I need. Before I show you the reveal, take a peek at my patio after winter, rainy spring, and finally opening up our furniture.
Yep, it needs some TLC. Last summer, my daughters and I refreshed our pergola.
This year, we’re going to making more changes and will share them as we go. It’s exciting!!
Finally, here’s my hanging fence planter hung, filled, and ready to go.
Can you tell I love the coral color? eep! It’s such a fun color to accent with and makes my heart happy. If you look close, I filled my planter with petunias and creeping jenny. It will take the summer to fill in, but I’m excited to watch the progress. Do you remember the two frames I made last summer from my shed windows? See HERE.
What color do you like to accent with? I’m a sucker for any and all flowers for sure. Not only do I enjoy flowers, but I’m running out of garden room! hahaha… At any rate, I have more on the way for our patio and I can’t wait to share it with you.
In addition, share my hanging fence planter to inspire others. You can certainly make something like this for your porch, patio, or interior home decor too using reclaimed wood.
Up next, it’s Trash to Treasure Tuesday. I’ve got a tippy table to share with you. See the new look HERE!
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Have a wonderful and blessed birthday!
Thanks so much! I’ll be building for our patio getting to be doing something I enjoy with those I love. 😀
Rebecca - NC says
Happy Birthday!!!!! ??? I hope you and your daughter have a special day!? Your planter is a great accent on the blank fence. How pretty!! I can imagine it in a month or so as the plants grow… perfect for an outdoor living space!! I had to look twice at the picture of your space, I thought it was a magazine ad!!! Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!! We are excited to do some fun things together and just be…together. Such a blessing. We are happy! 😀
Marie B. says
Happy birthday to you and your daughter! I hope the weather is beautiful so you can celebrate with your family under that gorgeous pergola space. The pretty coral fence planter is lovely and frames your outdoor sofa beautifully. Birthday hugs from Canada! xo xo
Thanks! Supposed to be in 90’s so as long as I can cool off as I build for our patio on our special days. haha! Thanks so much, Marie!
Very nice! I remember when you made that original planter! I still love it with the candles and all. You pulled off a great rescue of the reusable parts though. Also, a very nice addition of color to that space. ?
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! ?
Awesome!! I hated to tear it up, but it felt good to keep what I could going. Plus, changing my fence up keeps me happy while I wait to move to country land. Birthdays are fun! 😀
Another beautiful and fun project! Have a wonderful birthday ??
It made me so happy to use up many things in my stash. Thanks so much, Susan!
It turned out lovely! Great repurposing of the old one, which I really liked as well.
Thank you. I think I need to make another of those. It was fun to have the candles out there.
Hi Larissa, I wish you and your daughter the happiest of birthdays! I love the coral color against your fence and with all the lush garden plantings. You certainly created another beautiful and useful piece. Enjoy your special day. Hugs
Hi Kaycee! Thanks so much! I thought it was crazy to be in labor on my birthday. haha. Also, thank you for lovin’ on my project.
Happy birthday to both of you !
Love everything you do Larissa, you’re such an inspiration !
Thanks so much for sharing it all with us.
Hugs from France !
You’re so fun! Thank you bunches, Helene!
Lyn Allan says
I love that coral colour on your wood fence and with the bright blue of your cushions.?
Thanks! It’s such a happy color, isn’t it?