Colourful DIY Plant Stand

DIY Plant Stand

Thank you Carin for having us back as a Guest Blogger!

Hope everyone has been having a great summer! Today we wanted share this DIY plant stand mini-project. We wanted to do it earlier this summer but life/work has been go go go!

Outdated hunter green plant stand
Outdated hunter green plant stand

We saved this plant stand from a friend’s curbside a while back. As you can see, it was a 1990’s hunter green, a little dirty, and a little rusty but otherwise in great shape. So we knew we could breathe it back to life again. The notion of “reduce, reuse and recycle” of helping to sustain our environment for the future.  It can be used indoors and/or outdoors so we wanted to add a punch of colour to it.

Our inspirations!
Our inspirations!

This pretty terra cotta/orange planter bowl caught our eye when Target Canada (we so so miss them!) was closing. Then, we came across the cute bright striped citronella candle. So we got inspiration to spray paint it a soft, calming blue from these two.  We knew it would be a fun way to display outdoors through the summer months. We used Krylon Glossy ‘Bahama Sea’ – how fitting for the season!

Pretty blue to give it a facelift!
Pretty blue to give it a facelift!

 

Ready to be spray painted outdoors!
Ready to be spray painted outdoors!

 

Fresh new look - new again!
Fresh look – as new again!

Now that summer is almost over (sigh!) and ‘back to school’ routine is around the corner, the Fall Mums are out in full force. Annuals out, Fall Mums in.  The deep rich orange/red flower pulls the round planter’s colour together for a finished look.  What do you think?

Colourful Plant Stand to be enjoyed!
Colourful Plant Stand now sits on the deck to be enjoyed!

Planning another DIY project soon … looking forward to sharing it with you next time!

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