Turn Flea Market Finds into Plant Containers

Turn a Birdbath Into a Planter
Whether it's egg baskets, chipped kitchenware, or coal scuttles, vintage farmhouse materials can spill with plants. Most buckets, pails, tubs, or bins can be turned into containers for plants. Even a milk strainer is fair game. Find rusty treasures at flea markets or hidden away in a farm outbuilding, an attic, or a basement. A farm motif brings muted grays, whitewash, and faded paint into the picture, letting the plants take the lead for the color dialogue.

How to turn a cracked concrete birdbath into a 'tweet succulent planter.

Easy Birdbath Planter

Turn an old birdbath into a sweet succulent planter in a few simple steps.

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