The next time you’re at a flea market or yard sale, don’t disregard that beaten down, ragged old chair with no seat left. I found this one in a friend’s barn and it only had three legs. The hubby found some scrap wood and did some magic with a few nails and some glue. It’s not strong enough to sit on but it works fine for a few plants. I used some weed barrier and a staple gun to make a pseudo bucket to hold the dirt and whatnot. Slapped some left over paint on it and it looks good as new…well close enough.
I bought this one a few tears ago at a yard sale for $5.00.
When planting in the chair, I like to have one plant that grows up like a grass and one for color or something that will flower and a third that will grow down or vine like an ivy of some sort. I top everything off with some moss to give it a finished look.
In the fall, I fill it with gourds then I use a bright orange ribbon to tie some Indian corn to the back.
During the winter I fill it with pinecones or sometimes holiday ornaments and tie a nice gold ribbon on the back.
In late winter early spring, I fill it with different rocks, moss and a cute garden trinket.
This is just one trash to treasure idea. If you really want some good ideas go check out Ashley over at Domestic Fashionista. She’s the queen of trash to treasure.