DIY Gazebo Succulent Hanging Planter

DIY Gazebo Succulent Hanging Planter On Thursday it was a beautiful day until a storm started brewing bringing 50-mile-per-hour winds.  It was the middle of the afternoon, but it was so dark it looked like evening.  The sky looked kind of creepy but beautiful as well.  I was hunkered down out in my workroom (which was formerly my guest house) working on a couple of projects.  The wind was howling outside, but I continued working away knowing it would soon {Read More}

Easy DIY Galvanized Farmhouse Style Bucket Planter

Galvanized Farmhouse Style Bucket Planter Life in farm country has its ups and downs depending on the weather. The situation around my farmhouse has been looking grim for the last several weeks because of the severe lack of rain.  

Patio Farmhouse Sink Potting Bench

Farmhouse Sink Potting Bench The patio area is nearly complete now and I just have a few more photos to take and edit, but I wanted to show you what my farmhouse sink potting bench looks like now. Several years ago, my husband and I turned a farmhouse sink that had been in our house when we moved in into a potting bench.  It looked like this (see more  about it HERE). It’s been sitting in front of our barn ever since and {Read More}

Patriotic Tin Can Kitchen Herb Planters

Patriotic Tin Can Indoor Kitchen Herb Planters Make these patriotic kitchen herb planters as a tribute to the good ole’ Red, White and Blue! My obsession continues with tin cans.  My project ideas seem to be as never-ending as my supply of cans! Supplies I Used: Empty tin cans Dixie Belle Chalk Finish Paint in Barn Red, Fluff, and Yankee Blue Satin clear coat Lace trim (optional) Herb plants Foam paintbrush Directions: Paint the cans using a foam paintbrush.  I {Read More}

Repurposed Headboard Farmhouse Flower Planter

Repurposed Headboard Farmhouse Flower Planter See how to repurpose a headboard and old drawer into a super charming farmhouse flower planter! I know it’s only the beginning of April, but spring fever has struck and I wanted to get a head start on some garden projects. I trudged out to my workshop to see if I could find anything to work on.  Of course, there was nothing that was easy to put my hands on.  But from across the room I {Read More}

Mini Galvanized Bucket & Mason Jar Succulent Planters

Mini Galvanized Buckets & Mason Jar Succulent Planters About six months ago, I bought a bunch of miniature mason spice jars.  I’ve been holding on to them all this time, not knowing what I’d do with them. A few days ago, I was looking at the hens and chicks in my junk garden ladder plant stand, and I had a light bulb moment! I decided to dig up some of the smaller plants and put them in the little jars.

Easy DIY Jute Cord Tin Can Succulent Planters

Easy DIY Jute Cord Tin Can Succulent Planters Dig those empty tin cans out of the recycle bin to make these easy and pretty succulent planters! Whenever I don’t feel like rummaging through my junk shop (which would be a workshop if it wasn’t so filled with junk) to look for something to repurpose into a new project, I turn to the one thing that I always have a good supply of …

Magnetic Farmhouse Style Tin Can Planters

Magnetic Farmhouse Style Tin Can Planters While we were staying at my mom’s house for my niece’s wedding a few weeks ago, I just “happened” to notice something that caught my eye on her pantry shelves.  Stuck between cans of green beans and tomato sauce were two pairs of eyes that were calling out to me.

Just Put a Plant in It! – Repurposed Planters

Remember how recently I was ranting and hating on thrift stores and most of you joined in my rant? Could you please have a memory lapse, and forget I said all that? Oh good!  Let the forgetting begin… … So, last weekend one of our old thrift stores moved into a shiny new building, and they were stocked to their rafters with stuff for the grand re-opening.  For the first time in quite some time, I found some good deals – in {Read More}