Wonderful Window Flower Boxes

For some real curb appeal, think molding. In making these window flower boxes, Tiffany wanted a look that could be seen from a distance. For her, that meant adding molding to the edges of her window boxes. By adding edging in conjunction with ornate wooden brackets, she was able to create a piece that really stands out in white. Get tutorial here

Raising it Up Planter Box

For this raised flower box, Glen’s top tip is to use pond liner inside a pine-frame planter and cedar for the external planter. His other secrets are wooden rods and dowel. Glen started off by making two simple frames before floating them on a stand made from the aforementioned rods and dowel. He used cross-slats for stability and a simple choice of colors to maintain a natural look. Get tutorial here

Simple Yet Stylish Flower Box

To transform a simple wooden tray into a flower holder, all you need is some coastal rope and Styrofoam. Using a hot glue gun, Pam drew a line around the bottom of her box and placed the rope on top. To finish, she glued Styrofoam blocks to the base of the box and pierced them with fake flower stems. For an extra touch, try adding moss. Get tutorial here

The Cutest Flower Box for Vases

Using softwood, Tricia made this cute mini stand. To start, she cut her top board to size and drilled three holes using a 2 ½ hole saw. With the top ready, she glued and nailed the base and uprights in place. Finally, once she’d painted the stand white, Tricia added three 1X4” bottle vases to complete her neat indoor flower box.   Get tutorial here

Great Garden Flower Box

Garden flower boxes need to be hardy, which is why this Hometalker used fence slats. Without using any fancy techniques, Vintage Storehouse was able to make a simple box from fence panels. Once she’d drilled holes in the base and stained the box, she printed out a graphic and used it as a template to add some decoration. Get tutorial here

Unique Wine Crate Flower Box

For this project, Lynn took out the base of a wine crate. Once removed, she cut down a plastic storage container, drilled holes in the bottom and placed it inside the box, using the lip of the container as a hook. Finally, she cut down the lid and screwed it to the front as decoration, thus completing her wine crate to flower box conversion. Get tutorial here

Budget-Friendly Wooden Flower Boxes

Don’t spend a fortune on flower boxes. For this planter, the key to cutting costs was to avoid wastage. To start, Courtney cut four sides using 1X4 and 1X3 panels, ensuring each measurement was exact. Once she’d built the boxes, she added cleats made from scrap wood. As well as being resistant to soil and moisture, scrap wood made the project more affordable. Get tutorial here

Flower Boxes for Railings Top Tip

For these planters, Pascal chose cedar because of its ability to cope with moisture and insects. Building four boxes, he drilled holes in the bottom and attached his railings. The top tip here is to use galvanized screws and fix them directly into the balusters (top bars) of your railing. By screwing into the balusters, the planters will be super secure. Get tutorial here

Charming Window Box Flowers

To make these window box flowers as charming as her summerhouse, Heidi added trim and American walnut stain to each planter. Initially, she built three standard boxes using 2X4. However, to ensure her flower boxes had a rustic charm, she added oversized edging to the tops and bases. To finish, Heidi applied walnut stain and three layers of varnish. Get tutorial here

Super Private Flower Box

Starting with his base, Escagedo built a box using fence panels. From there, he attached two 6ft posts as stands and two shorter legs at the front. Finally, he used fence panels to create the back wall. The trick here is to place a heavy container in the base so the weight of the soil stops the planter from tipping backwards. Get tutorial here

Marvelous Modern Flower Box

Not all flower boxes have to be rustic. For this planter, Glen applied pure white high-gloss latex to his wooden box. The paint gave the wood a plastic-style finish, similar to high-gloss kitchen doors. To complement the modern facade, Glen placed river rocks on top of the soil to give the illusion of plants emerging from the ground. Get tutorial here

DIY Flower Box Anyone Can Make

When you’re making wooden flower boxes, the right materials matter. For these planters, Wes used pressure treated deck boards. Angling a miter saw to 45-degrees, he cut the boards into two pieces: two at 8 ½” and two at 22 ½”. To achieve a smooth finish, Wes covered the sunken screws with dowel and sanded the ends until they were flush. Get tutorial here

Special Delivery: Mailbox to Flower Box

After building a planter with extra long legs, Frank dug out a section of grass from outside his home. Digging down around six inches, he placed the planter in the hole and filled it with soil so the legs were hidden. Once the flower box was secure, he leveled the soil around it, added blue stones for decoration and inserted his mailbox. Get tutorial here

Space Saving Tabletop Flower Box

The key to recreating this indoor flower box is to use Rustoleum’s spray rubber coating. Once she’d built a box using wood and Gorilla Glue, Christine sprayed it in a rubber coating.The layer of sealant meant she could use real soil and water without worrying about leaks in her home. To finish, Christine painted the planter and placed it on her table. Get tutorial here

French Fancy Flower Boxes

Taking cedar boards, Cher cut four sides to create an isosceles trapezoid. To allow for drainage, she added wire mesh to the base. She then covered the mesh with weed cloth and stuck a vintage label on the front. Next, she raised the planter off the ground by fashioning wax paper into stands. Finally, she capped the ends of each stand with cherub molds. Get tutorial here

Creative Cycle Flower Box

Ever think you could turn a bike into a flower basket? Constantine did. Taking an old bicycle, this Hometalker removed the tires and mounted it on a kickstand. He then applied a coat of paint and removed the seat. To finish, he glued two wooden boards on platforms he’d created. Once the plant pots were added, this ingenious flower stand was complete. Get tutorial here