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100+ Creative DIY Recycled Garden Planter Ideas To Try Today

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Transform and up-cycle old items into amazing garden decorations. Have a look around the house and see what you have lying around. You could have a stunning piece ready to transform your garden right underneath your nose. Instead of throwing it away, reuse it and make something incredible out of it. For example an old chandelier is easily turned into a beautiful planter while tin cans can be painted to make fun decorations to hang from trees.

Old Tire Planter Pot

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To recreate this idea - simply paint and lay an old tire on top of a stool to transform old junk into a stunning flower planter. You can wrap rope around the tire to make it look really high end and secure with hot glue.

Flower Fan

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Have an old ceiling fan that you are going to throw away? Paint it like a flower and connect to a post that can be hammered into a ground.

Wine Bottle Planter

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You can extend this concept to any size depending on how many bottles you have available to you

Tire Planter

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Solar Light Stands

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The easiest way to make these is to look to use old table legs. You can spray paint them the color of your choice and hot glue solar lights to the top. This will really make your outdoor space look bright and cheerful.

Old Tin Flower Pots

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Tin cans are plentiful and make for a great planter for your plants. Attach them to a wooden post to make a nice display.

Flower Candlesticks

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If you have an old chandelier - why not transform it into this stunning piece for your yard. You can glue it to an old wooden stand and then spray paint it. It's a really quirky and whimsical addition to your decor.

Flower Stand from Old Door

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An old door can be transformed easily into an amazing flower pot stand. Simply saw it in half and use this for the back of the chair and add two sides for the arms and a piece of wood for the seat.

Flower Cup Stand

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Notice that these are just plastic cups that you may have left over from a party

Plate Flower

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Basically, you combine a plate, medium bowl, and a tiny bowl to paint and decorate into any type of flower you like.

Flower Pot Pan

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An old pot or pan is only one step away from being a lovely flower pot. In this example a paella pan is repurposed into something simple and effective.

Palette Hanging Garden

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Pallets are a great go-to for any type of craft for the garden. Add hooks to hang hanging planters from. You could also paint the pallet in a nice bright color to really make it stand out.

Flower Bowl

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Even old kitchen items can be recycled for your yard. This is a sieve turned planter which adds a bit of rustic charm.

Mushroom Pans

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Old Strainers can be used to create incredible mushrooms when paired with old table legs and a bit of paint

Flower Chandelier

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Hang an old chandelier from your porch and use the glass shades as planters to recreate this fun idea.

Old Tin Owl

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Another idea for tin cans is to spray paint them and turn them into decorations to be hung from trees such as this adorable owl idea. It's a fun craft for kids to get involved in too.

Bird Cage Flowers

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Add some Parisian charm to your garden by planting flowers into a birdcage.

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