How to make a garden planter out of an old chair

Plants add life to any outdoor space, but what if you are bored with the look of traditional pots and planter boxes? With just a subtle touch of color that provides a shabby chic look, this unique planter can give greenery an upgraded place to be displayed.
By planting succulents that complement the color of the chair, you can make this planter box look even more professional and cohesive. Check out the video and instructions to see how it's done.
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Materials
- Old chair
- Planter box
- Pencil
- Drill
- Spade bit
- Jigsaw
- Sanding block
- Light blue paint
- Paintbrush
- Staple gun
- Chicken wire
- Soil
- Succulents
Instructions
1. Place the planter box onto the seat of the old chair. Trace around its edges with a pencil.
2. Drill holes into the seat of the chair at the corners of the tracing using the drill with a spade bit attached.
3. Cut out the tracing of the planter box with a jigsaw.
4. Sand the edges of the hole until they are smooth.
5. Paint the chair with light blue paint. Allow the paint to dry.
6. Staple chicken wire to the back and legs of the chair with a staple gun.
7. Fill the planter box with soil and add succulents.
8. Place the planter box inside the hole in the seat of the chair.
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