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Springtime Concrete Painted Planter

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Are you ready for spring? I am! I couldn't wait to get a few new things on my patio and decided to make these cute planters to spruce things up a bit. A little paint and some plants and your are ready to go.
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $10.00 Difficulty: Easy
  • springtime concrete painted planter, concrete masonry, container gardening, crafts, gardening
I started out with 2 cement blocks purchased at Lowes. I cleaned them up with a stiff bristle brush and then sprayed them with paint that was about the same color as the blocks themselves.
  • springtime concrete painted planter, concrete masonry, container gardening, crafts, gardening
I found this stencil at Lowes.com, but anything will work as long as it fits on the block. I cut out my pieces and then attached them using tape. Make sure your edges are down tightly.
  • springtime concrete painted planter, concrete masonry, container gardening, crafts, gardening
I spray painted the whole thing turquoise, using two coats of paint. I also did the sides and back.
  • springtime concrete painted planter, concrete masonry, container gardening, crafts, gardening
I had some number stencils, so I did my second block with our address.
  • springtime concrete painted planter, concrete masonry, container gardening, crafts, gardening
I carefully removed the paper stencils and then sprayed the whole thing with clear varnish. I added some plants and they were all done! You can see more on my blog at HomeontheCorner.com.

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  • Cindi McCaleb

    do we really have to be critical of every single thing in life? good grief.....glad you are perfect! ridiculous!

  • Wanda Bowden

    Thank You for the idea. If I do this, I will just add my own touches to make it more my own. I like seeing what people do...it inspires me to be creative in my own right.

  • Tami Pardie

    Love it and I will be making those for my yard, thanks for the share

  • Linda Abate
    Linda Abate Nashua, NH

    What a cute way to dress up the front door area.

    Love the stenciling job.

  • Karen
    Karen Glen Burnie, MD

    i love them I've never seen cinder blocks small like that though. I've several ones that have two openings in it. Any wat to separate it into smaller ones but make them look nice ,not jaggeded once split apart? As for the WM comment I think the

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