DIY Cute Paint Pot Planters & Tiki Torches

Update: Design Sponge just posted another awesome DIY reuse post for the garden….Wine bottle Tiki torches…Grace and her team are really blowing me away today.  These are so clever.  Click on over to get instructions.

recycled tiki torches for the garden

Do you think these are as charming as I do?  Then clickety click on over to Design*sponge to for the full set of instructions.

DIY paint can pots from design sponge

paint can pots from design sponge

They are made from old paint pots (of which I am sure you have many– I do).  I think there are some longevity issues here, but for a season…they would be wonderful and then next year you can change it out from something fresh.

r-greayer_55a-short-253x253Rochelle Greayer is a writer, landscape designer, farmers market manageress, former physicist rocket scientist & founder and editor of PITH +VIGOR. Author of Cultivating Garden Style : Inspired Ideas and Practical Advice to Unleash Your Garden Personality (her first solo book) she also writes for Apartment Therapy and hosts garden related and floral workshops in her barn in Harvard, MA.  Want to know more?
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