Vintage Wooden Shoe Spring Planters

3 Materials
20 Minutes

Vintage wooden shoes...what could be cuter? And they are super easy to repurpose into eclectic, quirky planters for a fun Spring vignette for your porch!
Don't forget to check out my original post for my secret way to water these dainty plants! It's the scientist in me, what can I say?
I wanted a quirky, sweet vignette on my front porch this why not upcycle these vintage wooden shoes?
The heels already had hangers nailed in- perfect! So I salvaged some chippy wood from a home improvement project that we completed last summer, and hung the shoes from it!
Then, I added little dainty plants! And I even have the perfect way to water them without making a mess!
Don't they make the sweetest planters??
Make sure you check out my original tutorial for all the steps!

Suggested materials:

  • Wooden shoe  (Etsy)
  • Salvaged wood plank  (My stash! (Habitat ReStore is a great option, too))
  • Plants  (Garden Store)

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Sadie Seasongoods

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!


Have a question about this project?

1 question
  • Jane Fiedler
    on Apr 5, 2016

    So smart but NM would dry them out. Do you oil wooden shoes sometimes?

    • Penny
      on Apr 6, 2016

      All wood when used outside in weather, rain, snow etc., should be polyurethanes and sealed each spring to keep them nice. You can oil them but weather will still bother them a little, hope this helps, neat idea.

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  • Navacel
    on Apr 7, 2016

    Beautiful idea!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ednag
    on Apr 1, 2019

    I have a pair of these clogs they belonged to my husbands mother they are about 60 years old I never knew what to do with them and I didn't want to throw them out so they were put in a box and put in the cupboard now I can hang them on the porch wall with plants in like you have thank you Sadie

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