Garden Planters revamped to Bathroom Storage

 This planter was knocking around in the shed for ages, so long in fact that the bulbs had turned mushy, so I decided to give it a new lease of life with the aide of….
Spray paint!

If you want to make your own you need the following items:

Metal planter
Spray paint
Wire wool

As it was so disgustingly grubby I gave it a good clean, empting the soil on to the flower beds and disposing of the bulbs.

Whilst allowing it to dry thoroughly, I covered the garden table in newspaper.

When it was totally dry, I started spraying it in short bursts,

Tips – 1) Use spray paint when you are up wind, I got covered in a fine mist of paint!

2) Cover the entire work area, and them some! I now have an attractive mist of paint on the table, opps!

Once I had painted everything in sight, I made a coffee and let the paint dry.

Putting the pots back in the basket I then had to decide where to put it, as our bathroom already has a bit of a French shabby chic feel with some of the accessories it seemed only right that this should go in there also.

It’s so impressive what a transformation you can get from a simple coat of paint, I just love this new storage, practical yet cute!

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  1. Fabulous idea & it looks great!

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  3. That is such a great idea, most people ( including myself) would probably just chuck it in the bin. It just shows with a bit of time and effort what you can do. Looks lovely

  4. How inventive! I will never look at old garden pots again. Thanks for the idea.

  5. What a lovely transformation. And such a practical storage idea too.

  6. Wonderful idea and great way to repurpose them! I love how they look in your bathroom!

  7. these are sooo cute!! i love it. great transformation :)

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  8. Great "makeover"! I love it when items like that can be repurposed. :)

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  9. It is amazing what a little effort and spray pain can accomplish. The after shot is amazing.

    Visiting via Tip Me Tuesday.

  10. I just found your blog and am your newest follower. This project is brilliant and I love the color. Thanks for creating such a fab blog full of inspiration.

  11. Oh, I love it! Nice job. When are you finding time for projects such as this, with the boys about? It must be at nap time. Lol.

  12. What a great idea. Love how they turned out and very functional too! Well done.

  13. I have a thing for cute stuff for the bathroom so I really love how this turned out!

  14. Graet idea! SO cute! thanks for sharing and for linking up to the handmade hog:)

  15. I love the off white color. Such a great upcycle, thank you so much for linking up!

  16. Well you've certainly transformed trash to treasure...what a great idea! It's a Keeper! yvette@twistedvines

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  18. What a GREAT idea! I often find things at the garden center and in hardware stores that I end up using for things other than the intended use.

  19. That looks adorable! And such a great idea for repurposing! I love it.

    (found you from somedaycrafts Whatever Goes Wednesday)

  20. Way to repurpose!! So shabby cute & useful. Thank you for linking to my K.I.S.S. blog bash this past week. I so appreciate you taking the time to share your charming craft. Tomorrow is another blog bash, please drop by & share more of your inspiring ideas!

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  21. Great idea! Can't beat a total transformation with just one can of paint!

  22. That is just so cute! I love finding other uses for items...thanks for linking!

  23. When in doubt, don't throw it out...just...


    Love. Imagine all of the things that could be saved from landfills if we just looked at things a bit differently...


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  24. Great idea to recycle this item! It looks amazing! Congrads. This was the most viewed link last week at the Whatever Goes WEdnesday party at I am featuring it today. Grab my "featured" button.

  25. Such a great idea! I am featuring this on Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!



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