Baking Pan Pedestal Planter



I love the look of old baking pans.
The old aluminum reminds me of galvanized steel.



The buckle on this one is pretty cool too.

Since I inspired Laurel from Chipping With Charm
with my really big cupcake tray.

I decided to be inspired by her k-cup storage storage.

Right back at ya Laurel!

I started with an angel food cake pan on top, and added a finial from an old lamp.

The finial I attached with E2000.


I used a metal pole for the shaft which screwed into the inside of the finial.

I used screws to attach all the pieces so it is very solid.

The metal "basket" on the bottom used to hold a glass dish.

I painted the finial, the shaft and the base black so they match.


All together I created a pedestal tower forchips, plants, crafts, or whatever.




I'm thinking I will use it outside for plants.



Thanks for the inspiration Laurel!

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Comments

  1. Love it...looks great with your plants! Who knew baking pans could have so many uses...plants, k-cups, wreaths?? Hmmm...what's next??? Thanks for the mention!! Laurel

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  2. Yours and Laurel's both turned out wonderful, and maybe it could also be a bird bath?

    ~Bliss~

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  3. Hi Susan - this is a great idea. I haven't fallen under the K-cup spell yet...but you've made great use of these items.

    I don't remember if you remember writing to me about Chalk Paint and where I purchased it - but I see that you've not had a problem with making your own and doing beautiful projects...plus an Etsy shop. That's terrific. I did try to write back to you...but it may have been before you had a blog. I am on Long Island (Great River)...you had written to me because I was close by.

    I still work as a decorative artist and designer - but I have been slowly putting together inventory to sell - hopefully getting a shop with lots of customers to allow me to place my items there. I've thought about Etsy - let me know how you are doing with it!

    Let's keep in touch.

    Linda

    http://www.studioofdecorativearts.blogspot.com

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  4. Hi Susan,
    Love this project. I have a couple of those pans and told Laurel she had inspired me as well.....now I just need to make it :)
    Jane

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  5. I love it! I've been collecting a few pans lately, you have inspired me now!

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  6. Splendid blog! Good to know that baking pans can also be used for such purposes. Let me also try something different just like this with my baking pan.

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