Picket Fence Planter

You might remember this picket fence from my Garden Table post?

I got a little tired of it as a fence.


A few cuts, a few screws...
(yes, I was working at night!)

A little swearing...

and I turned it into a picket fence planter box.

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.


  1. Bravo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Its so cute!!!

    Deborah xoxo

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  3. So creative! This is so great how you turned it into something else.

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  5. You and your miter saw are on a roll! I love the fence planter...maybe I'll take apart the gate from my anniversary party and do something else with it. You're an inspiration! Lisa~

  6. too cute! I love ideas like that.

  7. Whoa, I have this same fence taking up space in my garage. Now I know what to do with it!! Awesome!

  8. What a cute idea. Thanks for linking it to HSH!

  9. What a great project! I love your new fence planter box.

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  11. Darling Project. love how it turned out! Thanks for sharing over here at Cottage Flora Thursdays this week! xoxo, tracie

  12. I'm laughing here, working at night, why do we do these things to ourselves?...This is great, love the look! thanks for linking up with VIF/ xo Debra

  13. Only a little swearing? That made me laugh! Because I know I'd do more than just a little. :)

    It's really cute! You did a great job.

  14. Looks really great. Awesome idea.

  15. That is adorable and inspiring! Off to check out my wood pile!

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  17. Adorable! I love this. It makes you take a 2nd glance to note it's previous life.

    Shared this on FJI Facebook for SNS 92. :)



  18. So cute...I just love what you did! There is somethng about an old picket fence that just says "home" to me. Great post...thanks for sharing this idea.
    Cheryl at My Sister's Cottage


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