Nowadays we are all celebrating the coming of spring. We witness great changes in nature. However, is your home ready to welcome this season? If it is not, we have some decoration ideas to give your house a unique outlook. We know that most of us love the environment and do our best to protect it from any type of waste. This is why we usually recommend using used items if you have one. Thanks to using old material, you will save nature and your money. In addition to this, you will have a vintage planter. Today, we are going to provide a decoration idea with one of the kitchenwares. It is a vintage colander because it is easy to turn into a planter. To begin with, we will tell you what you need. Then, where you can use it and how you can place it. By the way, a colander is not the only kitchenware that you may transform as a planter. We wrote an article about spring planter ideas with kitchenware.
What do you need?
First of all, your main material is a colander. It can be a new or used one. Here, the color of the colander is important because the colander’s color and ornamental flower should be perfectly paired. For example, the pink colander goes with flowers have such different color as shown photo above. The second material is some landscape fabric. You should basically cut it out to place it in your colander. It will not let to stand the dirt and soil out. It is also useful for adequate drainage.
The next one is potting soil to fill the planter. Another one is the optimal flower for your colander planter. Here, make sure that you choose the right soil for your ornamental flower. Moreover, you can seed plants if you have enough time to see them pop. It is time to think of where you are going to place your DIY colander planter. There are two options. The first one is basically to put your colander planter on a coffee table or one corner of your kitchen. Putting a homemade colander planter on your balcony becomes a balcony kitchen.
The second option is that you can use rope or chain to hang your colander planter up. This way will give you free space by hanging a basket planter. So, it is a life-saving solution for small balconies.
More Examples of Vintage Colander
We have some examples of basic ones or hanging ones. You should look for all of them and pick one of them to start your DIY project.