Vikki
Vikki
  • Hometalker
  • Levittown, NY

Potter's Table finally complete!


I've been working on this on & off a few weeks. I'd seen so many great examples here & on Pinterest and I had to make one for my new home! I looked at some plans online, but sort of winged it based on the size I wanted and the additional parts I already had. The basic table is mostly new, pretreated lumber--except the bottom shelf slats which are reused slats from my son's old Ikea bed I saved when we moved. The back piece is an original louver closet door from our 1948 home which we replaced & I saved. The sink is kept from when we remodeled the bathroom. It's hooked up to the hose with some adaptation and drains into the tub for reuse in the watering can (I need to buy a spigot & install to make that easy!) The side shelf, decorative accents, and hooks are all garage sale finds. All painted with exterior paint. We just celebrated 1 year in our first home & now we're ready to get our gardening on!!
potter s table finally complete, diy renovations projects, gardening, painting, repurposing upcycling
potter s table finally complete, diy renovations projects, gardening, painting, repurposing upcycling

Top Hometalk Projects

16 Ways to Showcase Your Herb Garden
31 Creative Garden Features Perfect For Summer
18 Easy DIY Projects That You Can Do This Weekend!
Turn Your Old Junk Into The Perfect Home For Your Plants
31 Creative Garden Features Perfect For Summer
31 Coastal Decor Ideas Perfect For Your Home
30 Creative Painting Techniques & Ideas You MUST See!
23 DIY Wall Clocks That'll Transform Your Whole Room
30 Creative Ways To Repurpose Baking Pans
16 Creative Ways To Upcycle Pallets
30 Unusual & Helpful Gardening Tips You'll Want To Know
No Way! These Pops of Color Were Made With Dollar Store Items!
Creative Parents Share These Brilliant Kids' Project Ideas
23 Insanely Clever Ways To Eliminate Clutter
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space
Vikki

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

Go

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

3 of 10 comments
  • Kim Lunsford
    on Jun 27, 2014

    I have a potting table similar to this. I was wondering what you used for the red countertop?

    • Vikki
      on Jun 27, 2014

      I used pressure treated wood painted with exterior grade paint.

  • Valerie
    on May 15, 2015

    This is gorgeous! I love the fact that you save the water, the shelves are fantastic, and the red counter top is the cherry on top! Well done, and hope you have years of joy using it!

Your comment...