10 Best Herb Garden Thrillers for your Container Garden
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Large Herbs as Window Box Thrillers When planting my front door container garden this year, I was wondering what to plant for the thriller, and decided I wanted to use a large, interesting herb as a focal point. By now, … Read More

Herb Markers – 3 Ways to Use Free Download Indoor Garden Markers
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Using Plant Markers I was looking for a way to decorate a gift pot of basil I was giving a friend, and started playing around. Using watercolor and pen work, I made these herb markers that could be used not … Read More

Easter Planters for Spring Porch Decorating
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Spring is coming. No, it really is, I promise. Believe me, no one wants Spring and sun more than I do! So, as I am sitting here with over one foot of snow outside, what better way is there to … Read More

Spring & Summer Painted Flower Pots DIY
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DIY Painted Flower Pots O.k. I know it is Fall now, with winter (ack) quickly approaching. And, I think that it is the perfect time for these lovely, summer flower pots. The sherbet and pastel colors with the bright silver … Read More

Creative Gardens – How to Rejuvenate an Old Flower Pot
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Do you have an old, ugly flower pot? This old planter is at least 10 years old. It is one of those foam flower pots with a thin coating of faux terra cotta. It is old, cracked, flaking, and the terra … Read More

Creative Gardens – Fall Self-Watering Planter
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I am so excited. This is my favorite project so far! An old wooden crate turned into a self watering planter – and It turned out amazing! I was looking for a creative garden ideas for a fall planter. My … Read More

DIY Flower pots – Aged Silver
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  I make leather and silver plant hangers for etsy. I wanted a beautiful flower pot to stage the hanging planters with that would look pretty, attract attention, and compliment the planter. So, I decided to try a silver flower … Read More

Flea Market Gardening – DIY Succulent Terrarium
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Here is another planter I made from my flea market hunting. I found the pieces around the same time as the pieces for the Flea Market Planter. I love these pieces together, and the shabby chic, rustic look of it … Read More

DIY Plant Pots – Decoupaged and Painted Flower Pot
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Decoupage has come a long way, with the advent of the many beautiful papers that are abundant in craft stores. I am partial to the natural look, so used a lovely rice paper with leaves embedded. Method to make decoupaged … Read More

3 Ways to Paint Flower Pots
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Can’t get those flower pots out of my head! Here are 3 easy ways to finish simple terracotta flower pots, for use in an indoor garden. These three flower pots are a faux painted, cement like finish, stucco and decoupage. Like … Read More

DIY Plant Hanger – Leather Scraps and Rivets
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Last Christmas, I had picked up some leather scraps at a local fabric store. I ended up making leather flowers, decorations and jewelry for family, but ended up with lots of leftover leather scraps. I found that leather is fairly … Read More

Flea Market Hanging Planter – Ombres Planter from Wood Bowls
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  Here is another hanging planter project made from flea market finds. These bowls were bought a while ago from Goodwill – I had planned on making more serving bowls on pedestals, but they just didn’t work out. They were … Read More

DIY Flea Market Planter – Succulent Display
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More DIY planters from flea market finds I have been collecting wooden doo-dads from Goodwill for a while now. I take them home, paint them white and distress them. And then, I wait for inspiration to hit. (or throw them … Read More

DIY Hanging Planters made with Pop Bottles Tutorial
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Pop Bottle Hanging Planter – Upside Down One type of pop bottle planter that has become more popular recently is what I call the upside-down planter. It is fairly simple to make and ensures plenty of water for the plant. … Read More

Flea Market Planter – Succulent Planter from Goodwill
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This flea market planter is not exactly a hanging planter, but it is definitely a cool creative planter. And, it does technically fit the definition of “flowerups” by raising the planter on a cute pedestal! This succulent planter was made … Read More

DIY Hanging Planter – Cut Leather and Grommets
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  This hanging planter DIY caught my eye a couple of weeks ago on Pinterest. The original link is found on DesignSponge.com. And, as Pinterest crafts tend to do, it got stuck in my head and I couldn’t stop thinking … Read More

DIY Plant Hanger – Copper Strapping and Leather Cording
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  I have become so enamored with hanging planters. Any way to put a plant on a wall is good, but the creative hangers seen online are so fun! I have started to make hangers out of anything and everything … Read More

Recycled Garden Ideas – DIY Herb Planter
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Recently, I have been fascinated and amused by all the clever upcycled garden containers I see on Pinterest. I am challenging myself to see how many re-used items can be found and made into DIY indoor planters and creative outdoor … Read More

DIY Garden Ideas for Vertical Gardens
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5 Great DIY Garden Ideas for Vertical Gardens to make with items you probably already have at home! 1. Bookshelves Anywhere you can hang a bookshelf, you can have a vertical garden – indoors or outdoors! Bookshelves can be used for … Read More