INSIDE: Use a large vintage letter to make DIY vertical wall succulent planter. Easy flea market garden and home decor ideas.
All kids love to be woken up early on a Sunday morning, loaded into the car and taken across town to an outdoor vintage flea market, don’t they?! Because mine don’t, LOL!
Once a month, while the weather is kind to us Arizonans, we
take bribe the kids with donuts while mom and dad tour the empty lot turned pop-up flea market. Fun for all involved!
And it was on one such early mornings that I found this awesome oversized vintage letter. For $2. And it became this cool monogram wall planter…
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How to Make Fun Vintage Letter Succulent Planter
Vertical planters are a great way to dress up an otherwise dull, boring wall. Like this shower caddy turned wall planter.
how to make wall planter from large vintage letter
Hang the letter onto the wall. Since this was going into brick, use drill with masonry drill bits.
Insert floral foam blocks into letter.
Place chicken wire over the foam.
Insert many (lots and lots) assorted succulents. Start with the biggest ones, placed sporadically throughout letter. Place smaller succulents to fill in the gaps.
how to make vertical garden with marquee letter
If you couldn’t guess, our last name starts with “H”!
It’s a fun way to greet guests, or in the very least ensure they are at the right house!
Other DIY Garden Ideas:
- Use a thrift store candelabra to create a freestanding garden planter
- Turn black plastic flower pots into a colorful flower front door decor
- Cute fairy garden houses from small (clean) tin cans
- Old umbrella stand turned patio side table
- How to make a flower planter around umbrella patio table
- Mini flower pot spring wreath
MONTHLY THRIFT STORE CHALLENGE!
- Upcycle an item(s) from a thrift store, resale store, or garage sale into a new piece of decor.
- There’s no monthly theme.
- There’s no budget to stick to.
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