Jumpstart Your Day: 5 Recycled Planter Ideas that You Should Try

Display your greens using these functional pieces


There are different kinds of indoor plants that you can add to your space. If you're considering having a mini garden at home, you may choose to use recycled planters instead of the usual vases and containers. By doing this, you get to breathe new life into old items as well as save money, too. 

Let these fun ideas guide and inspire you.

Source: Architecture and Design | Main photo from hgtv; Thumbnail photo from makinghomebase

Repurpose old shoes and boots

If you have shoes that you no longer use, you may turn them into instant planters. Remove all paddings and soft materials inside and make sure you make a few holes to allow water and air circulation.

See more ideas and tips here.

Use old paint cans.

You can plant flowers in old cans found at home. Same with the shoes, make sure there are holes under the cans so that water can pass through.

Learn more here.

Utilize old diskettes

We're sure you have tons of diskettes at home! Be extra creative and turn them into quirky planters. Once done, you may display them by the window. 

Get the step-by-step guide here.

Utilize old drawers.

If you have old drawers that were just replaced recently, you need not dispose of them. You may opt to add them by your garden or house entrance and fill them with plants. It will surely become an instant conversation starter.

Get more ideas here.

Reuse old tires.

You may choose to add a fun touch to your outdoor area by repurposing old tires into planters and extra seats. Clean the tire first before painting it with colors of your choice. After doing this, you may already transfer your plants and display them in your garden.

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