How to Make a Valentine's Day Planter.

January 20th, 2009 in projects     
georgiamoon Georgia Terrell, contributor
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This is the finished arrangement for someone sweet.
Galvanized insert and the silver wheels that I found in my stash of wheels and casters.
One of two boxes of aforementioned wheels and casters.
I drilled the holes for the wheels and drainage, then used JB Weld to afix them to the bottom of the box.
With the ribbon and bling its starting to look like a gift.
 I planted Cyclamen and Bacopa, added moss, some Eucalyptus seeds and a carved wooden rose that came off of ...something.
This is the finished arrangement for someone sweet.

This is the finished arrangement for someone sweet.


This is my "Sue" inspired Valentine's Day planter that I made for my sister. I followed Sue's lead in the way that she layers the ribbons and used a magnetic vintage pin that I got in a box of tokens for Christmas. I love pink and think it is even better than red for Valentine's Day...hope my sister thinks so too. I didn't want to go too far with hearts and flowers, so flowers will have to do.


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Comments (13)

SantaClaus writes: Unbelievable remake! Posted: 7:40 am on January 3rd
Chovey writes: Great project, Georgia!

Thanks to all inquiring where I've been lately. I have had the most nasty bronchial infection. Been to the dr. but slow recovery! This is the first time I have felt like even looking at my fav JM site, in over a week.....now you KNOW how bad I must be feeling! ha

cynthia Posted: 2:15 pm on January 23rd
writes: Geo,
This turned out so cute! You know my favorite color (next to rust) is galvanized... Those wheels are just fab. Your Sissy is going to love it.

XO JennyK Posted: 11:59 pm on January 21st
LuAnn writes: How beautiful. You did a great job. Love it!!

LuAnn Posted: 5:58 pm on January 21st
DownHomeDIY writes: I just love the juxtaposition of the galvanized metal with the pretty in pink ribbon. Awesome job! Posted: 3:51 pm on January 21st
fellowjunker writes: So, so, so, sooooooooo pretty Georgia. I love it. I, too, prefer pink for Valentine's Day. I just love that you added those great wheels!!!!! Fabulous idea (I have some wheels I have saved for years from an old piece of furniture so you have inspired me to create something like this to use them).
Love ya!!
xojanis Posted: 12:10 pm on January 21st
texasjunkermom writes: What a pretty valentine! If your sister doesn't like it, there are several (including me!) already in line for it! The wheels do add to the 'glamour' of the whole thing. Posted: 11:23 am on January 21st
JunkArchitect writes: Georgia, how can I not like something with galvanized metal and casters. You did a fantastic job…but you always do. Posted: 10:16 am on January 21st
shabbychick writes: Georgia - what a wonderful planter (and beautiful plants) - you did it up right - pink industrial - can't hardly beat that combination!! :) And, the wheels just add a little more to the "cute" factor!

I'm sure your sister will LOVE it! And, while we're on the subject of sisters - you wouldn't be looking for an adopted sister would you?? - just wondering?! :)

Thanks for sharing with us!

Kathy Posted: 9:23 am on January 21st
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Oh, this is beautiful! Love your bucket o' wheels! I think your display looks so much cooler with them attached. The plantings are absolutely gorgeous to.

Nice gift, Georgia!
Candy Posted: 6:21 am on January 21st
berton718 writes: I love this!! Your sister is very fortunate to receive this. Thanks for sharing!!! Posted: 12:40 am on January 21st
suewhitney writes: Pretty,pretty, pretty, pretty in pink! You're a sweet sister.

Smiles,
Sue Posted: 11:31 pm on January 20th
CottageElements writes: Very, very cute, Geo! I'm sure your sister will absolutely love it. I especially love the wheels you added. It gives it an industrial look, while the pink still makes it feminine. I bought a whole crate of wheels for $5 and have hardly done anything with them. I need to get on the ball. Thanks!

Lani Posted: 11:31 pm on January 20th
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