Ten DIY Window Box Planter Ideas With Free Building Plans

If you’re contemplating DIY wedding flowers, it’s important to think about what, exactly, you’re taking on. If you just want to DIY your bouquets, here is a tutorial , go knock it out of the park. Decide how high you want your planter box to sit on the rail and mark your your hooks should be placed. You can do any number of different designs for a raised flower bed and if you really want to avoid having to weed around the edges and keep people from trampling your flowers, raised beds are the perfect solution. Pressure treated plywood is another option for constructing outdoor window boxes.

This two-towered planter box bench serves to spruce up the outside of this garden shed and provide a bit of seating to enjoy your hard work by. I honestly would do it the other way around, real flowers for the bouquets because they are easier to arrange and transport, faux for the centerpieces. If you are going to use a plastic planter box you need to purchase this first to ensure that it will fit inside your new planter box.

If you’re interested in placing an order for a custom Chevron Garden Box , please contact me through the StuffSethMakes Contact Page with more info on the sizes you need. Pallet planter boxes are highly fit for balcony planting as they are more portable and less dust creating materials. Since this window box is going to be outside in the rain, and essentially collecting rain, we wanted to make the inside of the box as airtight as possible so water wouldn’t settle in the cracks and rot the wood faster.

Great sources for vases are flower markets, craft stores, thrift stores, big-box stores, and Amazon You can always do some crafting to make your vases cooler (hello, spray paint ), but you really don’t have to. My Dining Room has a lot going on. It is a bit busy with everything on the cafe shelves and my pallet art , so I wanted to keep the contents of the planter box SUPER simple. Step 3: Use a box cutter or Exacto knife to cut along the black lines underneath the blue-dashed lines. This Little Tikes kiddie pool is the perfect size for adding flowers and it’s a really easy way to begin a great container flower garden that is whimsical and unique.

But the whole picture looks more like this: figuring out your design, buying vases and floral supplies, practicing, buying your wedding flowers right before the wedding, keeping them alive, putting centerpieces together, and having enough space in a vehicle to transport them to the venue. Some flower shops have come up selling ready made flower boxes that go with installation instructions.

We did DIY for the rest of the church (a dozen single flower arrangements”) and small, casual arrangements for the rest of the tables for the reception (tiny glass vases and jars with a few flowers in each, including large, bold single stem flowers cut short). The advantage of this is that it conceals the nailheads from the exterior face of the window box.

A 6′ long garden bed isn’t unusual, I currently have a 4’x8′ raised greenhouse Guarden bed, and am planning on making a couple of these boxes. I made mine with some used wood so I modified the box a bit and also added a sub-irrigation design Thanks again and happy gardening! When assembling the box ends (Photo 1) and sides (Photo 2), leave gaps between the planks to allow for expansion and contraction. If you do, don’t forget to cut holes in the liner to line up with the drainage holes in the bottom of the planter.