6 ways to transform an old bathtub into a stunning planter for your garden

Some DIY ideas surprise us with how easily they're executed, while others take our breath away by how transformative and beautiful they are. These bathtub planters are a rare hybrid of the two, being a cinch to make and providing stunning results. 
If you don't have an old bathtub lying around, your local junkyard or thrift store is likely to have what you need to make this idea your own. We're so inspired by the different variations of these planters and we think you will be, too!
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This clawfoot tub from A Cultivated Chest is bursting with personality. We love how the vibrant purple brings new life to the tub while enhancing the overall effect of the color arrangement. 
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A charming spray of yellow wildflowers pairs beautifully with the vintage look of this tub planter from Fun Flower Facts
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Have the tub itself do the talking! Add a mosaic pattern to take things to the next level.
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If you don't like the mosaic look, decorate the tub with your favorite number instead! Have the flowers overflow out of the tub for a more whimsical look.
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This elegant design from History Maniac Megan lets the flowers have center stage by concealing the sides of this upcycled tub. 
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It doesn't get much more whimsical than this breathtaking design from The Glamorous Housewife. The cascading greenery contrasted with the tall purple flowers really serve to animate this gorgeous look.
We can't get enough of this creative idea. Which design is your favorite?
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June 13   ·  
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