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Make Hanging Rain Boot Planters

8 July 2012 3,600 views 4 Comments

by rhonda

Rain boots are a very handy thing to own - that is, until the day they spring a leak!  Once they're no longer useful for jumping in puddles, what can you do with them?  (Besides give them a creative repair!)  Rosina from Rosy ~ Posy turned a few pairs into whimsical planters!  Hers are mounted to her front gate, greeting visitors and instantly making them smile.  If you don't have a spare pair laying around that you can pack full of soil, check out your local thrift stores.  Since children outgrow them so quickly, they are a fairly easy-to-find secondhand item.  [how to make hanging rain boot planters]

Project estimate:

  • Old rain boots, on hand or about $3 and up
  • Drill, on hand
  • Cup hooks, on hand or about $0.15 each

Total:  Free and up

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4 Comments »

  • mariax said:

    Very funny idea!!!

  • Susan Hamm said:

    Hi! Are you aware that his picture is copywrited. In which case you need the author’s permission to use it. Thank you.

  • Shannon Fox said:

    That just couldn’t be any cuter! So whimsical and fun =)

  • heather said:

    Susan, the author of the blog post featured here has stipulated that a photo can be used with credit and a link back, which we have provided.