How to Make a Rustic Flower Box for Faux Flowers

       Repurposing a project today to add beautiful 
Spring flowers. 
DIY Rustic Flower Box for Faux Flowers
This rustic flower box began life as a photo display.
At one time I made it using chippy old leftover wood from the workshop but the time had come to give it a new look.
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DIY chippy photo display
Today I pulled off some of the trim and added half of a crate to the front of the piece. 
You're going to find the other half of this crate on another project soon! 
DIY flower box for faux flowers using scrap wood.
I cut a small slatted, wooden crate in half and attached it with wood glue and nails to the original piece. 
I gave the whole piece, front, and back, a coat of black paintI distressed the edges with sandpaper to make it look worn then added a ceramic letter and the word welcome
The painted Welcome was added using a Chalk Couture transfer and chalk paste. 
How to Make a Rustic Flower Box for Faux Flowers
The only thing left to do was to add flowers.
How to Make a DIY Rustic Flower Box for Faux Flowers
Add real flowers by lining the inside of the crate with plastic and add soil. If you don't have a green thumb like me, fill the crate with faux flowers and call it a day. 
Reclaimed wood DIY Flower Box for Faux Flowers
Turn scraps from the workshop into a welcoming flower box. 
Scrap wood DIY Flower Box for Faux Flowers
Farmhouse Style Scrap Wood DIY Flower Box for Faux Flowers



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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.

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  1. Super cute Susan. Glad you are having fun with the Chalk Couture transfers!

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    1. They are super easy to use Angie and the one I bought had many uses! :)

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