These rustic planters add charm to any deck or patio.

Updated April 19, 2017

What You Need:

Wooden tub planters with bamboo climbers.
  • Two shades of yellow latex paint
  • 16-ounce plastic measuring cup
  • Two plastic mixing buckets
  • Two wooden tub planters
  • Disposable paintbrushes
  • Potting soil
  • Six 6-foot bamboo sticks
  • Summer vines
  • Rope
  • Four 3- to 4-foot bamboo sticks
  • Raffia
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Glue sticks
Tabletop bowl planters.

1. Dilute paint with water in proportion of 1/3 paint to 2/3 water. Paint individual boards on the tub with alternating colors. Allow to dry.

2. Fill with potting soil. Evenly space three 6-foot bamboo sticks in each tub. Secure at the top with rope. Create horizontal elements by cutting smaller bamboo sticks and attaching with raffia and hot glue.

Fast-growing vines and the right knick-knacks set the table perfectly.

3. Plant with fast-growing summer vines.