Wooden Crate Planters

6:00:00 AM

challenged me to 
"try to build my own toolbox... from scratch"...
(because this one wasn't)

painted but not built!

I've gone a little crate crazy!
(First try...)

Pergola Tool Box

I can't stop building!
(Second try...)

Wine barrel tote

And building...
(Third try...)

Picket fence planter

And today is no different!
I started with this pile of old wood and barrel pieces...
Yes, these were the lovely, distressed sides of an old barrel!

and in no time... (ok, a little time)...
ended up with this....

Perfect for growing Morning Glories...

I think Donna created a monster!


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  1. ...but what a WONDERFUL monster!!!! ;0) You have done a fabulous job, Susan. I love them all.

  2. I love them all, Susan! Each one is different in its own way and I could see them being used in so many ways. I love the new one you did and I think the one with the 18 on it is one of my favs!

  3. They're all lovely. I love the "grow" text on the last one. Reminds me of the "grow where you're planted" quote. You are definitely growing in your creativity :) Blooming I would say!

  4. I love these so much! I just might have to try one today...

  5. Susan they're all so unique and fun. I'm your lost crate monster cousin building caddies and trugs, I know the 'can't stop building' feeling!

  6. Wow! I love them all! I read Donna's post on the tool boxes and wanted to make one too, but just didn't have the materials to do it. Great idea to use the side of an old barrel. It's just perfect! ~Janet

  7. I like them all! You're awesome! :)

  8. They are all so fun and different, glad she "created the monster" ;) Laurel

  9. LOL..I have to say she created a CREATIVE monster, they all are super cute!!!


  10. You are one busy lady!! I LOVE all of the planters, each one is so unique. But then I scroll down and catch up on your posts and I see a beautiful memo board and those adorable pin cushions! Do you ever sleep?? Great projects!!!

  11. Oh my goodness, I love them ALL! And I want them ALL! :)

  12. They are all terrific! Great way to recycle. :) Thanks for sharing! (I found you on Kindra's Terrific Under 10 Tuesdays.)

  13. I was going to ask how many tools you have until I saw the plants inside:)

  14. These are awesome! You did a great job!

  15. But they're all so cute! And there are so many different uses! You did a great job, btw!

  16. love it! I too am really obsessed with wooden crates and totes!

  17. love the crow bar--they are all fabulous!


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