Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Kitchenware as Repurposed Planters



                                                                                     



                                           I don't know but it seems all garage sales, tag sales,

                                             yard sales and estate sales have one thing in common.

                                                                Tons of  KITCHENWARE !

        I want to share a couple of fun pieces to turn into planters.
 
                                                 First I found an aluminum colander for .50

                                                          These are so useful in the garden.

                                    I use one to carry fresh vegetables and herbs to the house.

                                             Then it is easy to rinse and clean your veggies.

 
I had a Coco Liner on hand from The Dollar Tree. You can
 
line the sides and bottom with moss if you prefer.
 

It was a pretty good fit !
 
They can be trimmed with scissors.
 

                            I used Patio Potting Mix and purchased one small pot of Petunias.
         
 
 
Less mess if I do it on the grass!
 
 
 
 The Colander on the left has succulents that I planted in the Fall
 
 
The other pan was an old Jello Mold for .50
 
 
I used the same Potting Mix.
 
I know there is special potting soil for succulents but it is expensive and I have
 
had good results with the Patio Mix.
 
I will only water the wreath with a spray bottle.
 

                                                    I just used cuttings from my backyard.
 
For this project you will only need a small amount
 
of cuttings. If you don't have access to
 
cutting, ask friends and neighbors to save you some.
 
Hey ask your Mom or Grandma !
 
Gardeners love to share.
 

 
I used a stick to poke holes in the dirt.
 
Gently press stems into the holes and tap down dirt around plant. 

Mist with a spray bottle.
 
As the plants establish you can give your wreath a tilt if you like.

Trim to keep the shape.
 
 

I brought it in the house and added a candle.
 

 
 A Living Wreath



Thank you for stopping by !




Have a Wonderful Day !
 
xoLisaS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

48 comments:

  1. So fun and pretty! Love a good re-purpose like this.

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    1. Thanks Victoria! Thanks for visiting come back again.

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  2. Wow. Thanks for walking us through it so, I think I got it.

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    1. You are welcome ! Thanks for visiting xoLisaS

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    1. Beverly, What a nice thing to say ! Thank you,xoLisaS

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  4. These are so fun ~ repurposed garden containers are the best! I love that you added a candle to your living wreath. I've seen these used as planters on tables with patio umbrellas too ;) Thank you for sharing at Vintage Charm--pinning!

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  5. Love love how this this turned out! Thanks for sharing with us at the To Grandma's house we go link party!

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    1. Tarahlynn,
      Thank you so much for hosting and visiting! I am so glad you liked my project. Please stop by again. xoLisaS

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  6. Oh my, so pretty! Love how you are using the candle in the mold and using the succulents in it. Glad you told us how to water it too. I would probably drown them.

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    1. Florence, Thank you for stopping by! Yes, The succulents will be fine with just the misting.xoLisaS

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  7. These are so cute and such a good idea! I never would have thought of it. Thank you for sharing on Party in Your PJ's.

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    1. You are so sweet to say that! Thanks for an awesome party! I'm so glad you stopped by to say HELLO.
      xoLisaS

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  8. Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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    1. You are so welcome! Thank you for hosting it is so nice to see so many ideas shared. xoLisaS

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  9. What a great idea and so creative of your with the plants!
    Thanks for sharing at our Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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    1. Julie, Thank you for the opportunity to share at your party!xoLisaS

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  10. These look great. I always see plenty of these at thrift stores and garage sales.

    xo Dianne

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    1. Dianne, Thank you so much for stopping by!
      You are so right, just about everyone can find either of these items at anytime. xoLisaS

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  11. This is so creative and beautiful, nice photos too.
    Kathleen
    Blogger's Pit Stop

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    1. Kathleen, You are so sweet! Thank you for the party.
      xoLisaS

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  12. Cute ideas! Pinned! Thanks for joining us on Friday Frenzy! P~

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  13. What a fun idea. Featuring when my party opens up tonight!

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    1. Carol, Thank you-wow ! You are awesome. xoLisaS

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  14. Such a cute and clever idea!! I think I have an old bunt cake form somewhere.

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  15. I love the repurposed kitchenware. Especially, the colander. Thanks for sharing on Sunday's Best.

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    1. Rhonda,
      Thank you for the nice comments! Thank you for hosting at SUNDAY'S BEST-xoLisaS

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  16. Thank you for the neat idea. I think I will try this :).

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    1. I'm so glad I inspired you. Thanks for visiting, come by again. xoLisaS

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  17. Love these ideas! I have some old kitchenware that I was going to throw out but now I know what to do with it. Succulents are my first choice of plants! Greetings from the Blogger's Pit Stop :)

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    1. Hello Fabiola! Thank you for stopping by. I'm glad you already have some cookware ready to plant.
      Succulents are amazing, I am in LOVE with them too. xoLisaS

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  18. What wonderful ideas, Lisa! I particularly like the succulents in the cake pan. I'm featuring this post at the Hearth and Soul Link Party this week. Thank you so much for sharing it, and for being a part of Hearth and Soul.

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    1. April, I am so thrilled. Thank you for the feature.
      xoLisaS

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  19. Hi Lisa! Love this post! I am featuring you today over at Thursday Favorite Things. I hope you come back and link up again this week!
    https://followtheyellowbrickhome.com/junkin-finds-shabby-chic-garden-treasures/

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    1. Amber, I went over to see the features! They look great. THANK YOU so much. Your site is beautiful.
      xoLisaS

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  20. Congratulations! Your post was my feature pick at #OverTheMoon this week. Each Hostess displays their own features so be sure to visit me on Sunday evening and to see your feature! I invite you to leave more links to be shared and commented upon. Please don’t forget to add your link numbers or post title so we can be sure to visit!

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    1. Marilyn , I am so excited. thank you so much for the feature. I will stop by! Thanks for the visit and the invite to return. xoLisaS

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  21. This planter looks awesome! What a great way to reuse & repurpose this into a planter. Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday. Hope to see you at the party next week!

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    1. Jenny, Thank you for hosting and stopping by to say hello! I appreciate your sweet comment. xoLisaS

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  22. What a great idea! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

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    1. Miz Helen,
      I really appreciate you stopping by to visit. Thank you so much for hosting! xoLisaS

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  23. Such a fun and clever ideas! I love this and chose it for my feature this week! #FridayFrivolity

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    1. Lisa, You are too kind! I am honored to be featured.
      I truly appreciate the opportunity to share. xoLisaS

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  24. Thanks for sharing at Inspire Me Monday. I wanted to let you know that you are one of my featured links this week. Come check it out at https://www.farmhouse40.com/inspire-me-monday-178

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    1. I am so honored! Thank you so much!! xo Lisa S

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