Bird Feeder Planter

by Chris on August 7, 2013

I had to take a break from Tuesday Traveler this week, ’cause…well…I haven’t posted much else. With kids’ sports, Europe, and planning/attending for Haven, my project time has been limited. But I’m hoping I’m back! The issue now is that I have 99 projects, and a post ain’t 1. (Jay Z cred) Hopefully, I can sit down and actually type something up for you!

As part of my Lowes monthly project, I’m showing how a little bird feeder can be turned into a tabletop planter. It turned out so cute, and it was an easy project!

I saw this little bird feeder, and I knew something sprucy had to be done!

Garden planter

Some yellow spray paint, some wooden feet glued to the bottom, and the cutest flowers are all I needed.

Flower supplies

Since it’s such a shallow pot, I really have to keep the water on it. The bottom was already perfect for drainage, and it was an easy transformation! Not bad, eh?

 Table planter

Bird feeder planter

Yellow flower planter

Thank you to Lowe’s for sponsoring this post (and being overall AWEsome!). If you want even more inspiration, check out the projects by other Lowe’s Creators or download the Lowe’s Creative Ideas app on the iphone and ipad.  

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Liz VanKirk August 7, 2013 at 12:44 pm

With the low drainage area this little planter would be great to grow succulents in. Love the beach inspired theme.

SANDRA August 7, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Ack, that is cute! Why would I say Ack when I think it is cute? I don’t know — it’s just the first sound that came out of my mouth. I’m not very wordy! B-)

Chris August 7, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Ha! You made me laugh. That’s what matters! Thank you, sweet friend!

ValenzMom a/k/a Helen August 7, 2013 at 3:09 pm

That is so cute! Those little feet on the bench planter look like they should have been on there all along. I’m going to have to run out to Lowe’s and find this cute bird feeder to transform. And I agree with Liz above, succulents would be perfect in it – especially since I live in TX where they’ll thrive!

Chris August 7, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Totally agree, Helen! Unfortunately, I’m a succulent hoarder. I figure it was time for something different. But yes–it would be such a cute arrangement! Thank you for stopping in and for all your sweet comments. :)

Karen Toigo August 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Hi! Where did you find the cute little feet?

Chris August 7, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Hi Karen!

I found everything at Lowes. They have a nice assortment of little wood pieces up in the hardware section. They were in a little baggy!

Karen Toigo August 8, 2013 at 12:16 am

Thanks for the reply Chris! I’ll be attempting to duplicate! Thanks again for your time!

Barbara Grooms August 7, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Oh this turned out so cute. I’m going to run right over there and get me this feeder. Great idea too. Charming. I’m surprised there are still flowers to buy. Pansey’s are one of my favorites. Mom

Suzie @ Dorothy Sue and Millie Bs too August 7, 2013 at 5:43 pm

I love everything about this!!! You did such a great job! Thanks for sharing it!

Chris August 7, 2013 at 8:05 pm

What a compliment, Suzie! Thank you so much!

Ms. Kitti August 8, 2013 at 1:54 am

Hi, what cute ideas..what color was used on the bird feeder little chair/planter? you can text me the color to my cell.
Thanks, Ms. Kitti
928.581.0700

Courtney {a thoughtful place} August 8, 2013 at 11:40 am

Lurve the Jay Z cred. So darling. That pop of yellow belongs on my front porch! hint hint. ;)

Amy August 8, 2013 at 10:13 pm

That is adorable! So cheery!

Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke Photography August 8, 2013 at 10:44 pm

That little yellow bench is SO cute!!!

Angie @ Angies Roost August 27, 2013 at 9:23 am

Oooooh…so adorable and so simple! I love it!

Chris August 27, 2013 at 8:29 pm

Thank you, Angie! I’m pleased with it! ;)

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