DIY Planter Stands

2 Materials
2 Hours

My cousin is moving in to a new house, and the previous owners left a lot of things they didn't need. I was lucky enough to take some of that stuff and reuse them. I found this old planter stand and decided to give it a makeover. Once I saw a lady make these kind of planter stands out of stools... But, since I have been given this, I thought it wouldn't hurt to give it a try.

So, this is what I was dealing with. It would have been nice as well just to paint it and use it as is, but I wanted to do something else... So I decided to cut it in half and make 2 planter stands.

I got two pieces, which were not exactly the same. It was obvious that one is gonne be bigger and wider than the other and that's ok. What I mean is the top part had all those details, and the bottom doesn't. So I had to cut those off and get this more basic and simple look.

I cut off all that small pieces, as my plan was to insert a big planter between those legs.

This is what I was going for and this is the lower part. Now the planter is just resting inside and it fits in there perfectly, so it's not moving anywhere.

With the other I had to play a bit more and since my planter was a bit bigger, it couldn't fit in, I had to flip over the legs, so the wider part was up and insert it like that.

All that has been left to do was painting those legs. Decided to make a nice contrast, so I painted it black.

I was pleased with the result. When I was finished painting and the paint has dried, I filled it with soil and planted some greenery.

So, all in all, this was a very simple project using materials I already had in the house.

Thank you for reading this and I hope some of you will try to make something like this. Happy DIY-ing 🙂

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