Monday, February 13, 2012

Soda Crate Flower Boxes

A few days ago,
a photo of some lovely painted soda crates were shared on Facebook.
Unfortunately, the original source of the photo was not included,
so I haven't shared it here.

The crates were labeled with
and were quite lovely.

The photo got me to thinking about my old soda crates.
The lettering had long gone,
but the frames were still quite in tact.

So with a little bit of oops paint,
some stencils,
and sanding,
I made some flower boxes for spring.

As you can see from the photo,
Old Man Winter doesn't think it's quite time for spring,
but I'm hoping he clears out early this year.

I'm ready for


  1. Very nice! Those are making me wish for spring, too. :)

  2. Those turned out so cute. I am also having Spring fever, but my landscape looks like yours. Great inspiration!!!

  3. Dropping by from the Linky Hop! New Linky follower! Can I get a follow back please? Thanks!


  4. Beautiful! Where do you find your soda crates? I love this idea. Saw you on Tip Junkie and glad I did! Happy Valentine's Day!


  5. What a beautiful and creative idea...I love it! Hi, welcome to my blog! I just know I will love all your creative ideas! Hope you have a delightful day!
    Hugs, Loretta

  6. Oh, I love it. I just gotta steal this idea. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Your blog is lovely! Found you on the blog hop and am now following through Linky ;-) I have a huge link party with 20 co-hosts going on right now if you want to come join in!

  8. I need to make some of these PRONTO! My 4 year old is a budding gardener. She would LOVE these!

  9. I sort of remember seeing those Pinterest posted crates. I love your versions! And to think of all the over-worn soda crates I've passed up.

  10. I'm a new Linky Follower too!

  11. Great idea. Love the crates. I'm a new follower on Linky and GFC.
    Mary Alice

  12. Great idea, love the colors.
    Thanks for sharing.

  13. Found you through the new linky followers blog hop. I'm so happy to be your newest follower, it would be great if you follow me back. :)

  14. I love these crates!! So simple but so cute. I have been linky followers blog hopping for two days and I am loving it. I have met so many amazing and talented people like you. I am now following you on linky and would love a follow back.

    My Turn (for us)

    Thanks, I so enjoyed the visit

  15. What a great idea!!! I'm following you via LF. Hope you can pop by Take Six! :)

  16. wow!! they look wonderful! I would have never though old soda crates!! great idea.
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

  17. I'm SO ready for Spring too!! I found you via Funky Junk. I'm your newest follower and I would love a return follow. I'd also love if you linked up to my little party:

    Hope to see you there!

  18. I love them and love that they are sitting in the snow just hinting at the promise of spring! I will be featuring you on Wednesday! Thanks for linking up at the Kiss Me I'm Irish party at I Gotta Create!

  19. Sweet - the lettering and colors are fabulous. Featuring this too!

  20. Hi,

    Found you in the Hop! new GFC and Linky Follower, Hope you will follow me back and check out my blog!


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