Vintage Hanging Scale becomes a planter


I picked up this large vintage metal basket that used to hang from a scale for weighing. I stuck a planted flower (in it's pot) inside the metal basket and now I have a unique hanging basket for my porch! You can read all about it (and find more fun ideas) on my blog: http://www.inspiredbycharm.com/2012/05/how-do-you-water-that.html
My new planter.
The porch
The metal basket 'before'

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Michael W

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

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  • Gina
    on Apr 5, 2018

    I just came across this amazing planter. Love it. I have just one question did you drill holes in the scale for drainage.


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