Magnetic Farmhouse Dustpan Planter

 I found this cute metal dustpan in the dollar spot at Target and couldn't wait to use it in my next project. 

dustpan, crate and supplies

First, I wanted to attach a wooden crate to the dustpan, I put E6000 glue along one of the slats and the edge of the dustpan. 

Gluing the dustpan to the crate weighted with an iron

A heavy iron held the pieces together until the glue dried. 

I attached a DISC plate holder to the back of the dustpan. These are great for hanging things like plates to the wall because it allows them to lay flat against the wall. They are also removable. 

DISC adhesive plate hanger

I tied a length of jute through the handle and added a DIY enamelware numbered tag to the jute. 

I added small terracotta pots to the crate which can be filled with faux plants or real plants if you hang it outside. 

Wooden crate filled with terracotta pots

Another cute feature is that the dustpan is metal and therefore magnetic. I added a seed packet with a magnet to decorate the dustpan. 

seed packet hung with a magnet on a dustpan

This can hang on the wall or sit on a table.

Dustpan planter filled with terracotta pots
terracotta pots in a wooden crate planter

    An adorable farmhouse look made with something unexpected!

dust pan planter with overlay pin

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .