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11 Upcycle DIY Planter Projects

Take a look at this roundup of 11 upcycle DIY planters and get inspired for spring gardening!

Springtime is just around the corner and one of the first things that comes to mind is the joys of gardening. When the weather gets warm, there's nothing better than to be outside planting flowers and watching them grow and bloom over the course of the spring and summer seasons. If you're looking for ways to make your gardens grow in a unique and creative way, you'll love these 11 DIY planter projects creatived by using upcycled objects you probably already own. By repurposing and upcycling these objects, you'll help the environment and save money, too! From old bicycles to dresser drawers, these upcycle ideas will add character, style and beautiful blooms to your home and yard this spring.

11 DIY Upcycle Planter Projects to get inspired for Spring gardening:


This vintage bicycle makes the perfect DIY Planter!

Found on Pinterest via themicrogardener.com

An old bicycle is a beautiful and charming way to showcase your greenery. Repurpose it with a micro-container and mount it to a fence for a truly eye-catching display of blooms.


How charming is this old boot with succulents? It's such a creative and unique upcycle planter!

Found on Pinterest via forums2.gardenweb.com

Succulents growing out of old work boots is such a rustic and creative alternative to regular flower pots. These would look fabulous displayed in any type of garden.


Who wouldn't be intrigued by this charming tire swing? All you have to do is plant your preferred flowers inside and be sure to water it!

Found on Pinterest via hative.com

This tire swing plant potter is as intriguing as it is beautiful. An old tire can be reused by simply filling it with some soil, blooms and even a cute little garden gnome!


Transform an old book into a unique and charming potter with this incredible upcycle DIY!

Found on Pinterest via diyready.com

An upcycled vintage book planter is one of the smartest ways to repurpose an old book. By hollowing out the center and filling it with succulents, it becomes a clever plant that everyone will notice and wish to duplicate.


Use recycled tin cans to grow an abundance of fresh and delicious herbs.

Found on Pinterest via homeyohmy.com

One of the best ways to reuse old tin cans is to upcycle them into rustic-looking herb planters. When placed near a window, you can grow anything from basil, cilantro, oregano and even certain vegetables.


Who would have thought that old dresser drawers could be used to create a lively garden of flowers?

Found on Pinterest via designsponge.com

Who would have thought that an old dresser could be used to create such a lively and unique garden of flowers and succulents? This is an upcycle that's sure to brighten up your yard and your home.


These succulents growing from corks are so charming - and you wouldn't believe how easy it is to make them!

Found on Pinterest via buzzeed.com

These tiny corks pack a lot of punch - they have succulents growing from them! Charming and adorable, these little planters can go anywhere and would look great as decorations inside your home, shed or garden.


Mason jars never disappoint. Used as creative planters, these jars are rustic, chic and adorable!

Found on Pinterest via putitinajar.com

Mason Jars never disappoint. For an easy and eco-friendly way to repurpose these handy and rustic little jars, plant your favourite flowers inside and hang them on a wall with a piece of wood, like pictured above.


This is such a creative way to repurpose an old leather belt - simply wrap it around a planter for a rustic effect!

Found on Pinterest via homedit.com

Simply wrap an old leather belt around a flower vase for a rustic yet elegant effect. We absolutely love the country-chic elegance of this planter!


Light bulbs as upcycle DIY planters - genius!

Found on Pinterest via blog.freepeople.com

Talk about thinking outside the box. Before you toss your next light bulb, consider reusing it for a stylish and totally unique planter. These would also look fabulous hanging from trees at a rustic-style wedding!


This is one of the most unique and useful ways to repurpose an old bathtub! Would you try it?

Found on Pinterest via recyclart.org

This is certainly an interesting way to spruce up a living space! An old bathtub can be repurposed into a fantastic coffee table planter. If it's placed near a sunny window, a beautiful garden plants will grow.


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