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Create a flower planter from an old tire!

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My future father-in-law came up with this brilliant idea over 20 years ago to cut and flip an old tire inside out and use it as a gorgeous planter!
You can check out more pictures and see the full tutorial on my blog, Pink Hammers & Sippy Cups! http://www.pinkhsc.com/2012/07/tire-planter.html
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  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Jul 11, 2012

    Pamela, I love it! I've seen tire planters before and yours is very special :)

  • Carol S
    Carol S Tremont, PA
    on Jul 11, 2012

    my dad did it years ago. but he left the rims on his so there would be something to hold the plants and dirt in. look like they where on a stand.

  • Alyssa P
    Alyssa P Rocky Mount, VA
    on Jul 11, 2012

    do they smell? i can't stand the rubber smell of tires, yuck!

  • Alyssa P
    Alyssa P Rocky Mount, VA
    on Jul 11, 2012

    it is a very cute idea, if it doesn't smell.....i may have to do some, i have an old set of tires in my back yard! if they smell i will move them around back LOL

  • Shanonlemly
    Shanonlemly Morrilton, AR
    on Jul 11, 2012

    What kind of paint do you use?

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