Hanging Garden Tool Rack and Planter

Is it a Hanging Garden Tool Rack or a Planter?

Well, take your pick because it is really both a storage solution for your garden tools and supplies but also it can double as a planter.

Here are the supplies for today’s project.  I knew there was an oval white enamel container with black trim in my thrift store stash.  It recently served as the container from my grandson’s Easter basket.  So I had to ask him if I could have it back but he didn’t mind because all the goodies it held were long gone.

First, I considered drilling holes in the bottom of the container for the hooks to hold the gardening tools but decided that magnetic hooks would work just as well.  I already had a trip to Wal-Mart planned so I added magnetic hooks to my list.

 The white enamel container looked a bit plain so while I was out at Wal-Mart I dropped by Hobby Lobby to pick up some letters to add a garden adage to the front of the container.  I picked simple and to the point GROW.

My gardening tools are a bit old and well used so I picked up some new ones for the photos and some cool new gloves came home with me too.

 

Hanging Garden Tool Rack and Planter Cost

Thrift Store Enamel Container $2.00

Wal-Mart Magnetic Hooks $1.97

Hobby Lobby Letters $2.40

Dollar Store Garden Tools & Gloves $3.00

Ikea Faux Plants, seed packs, peat pots, and plant markers from my stash

 

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Comments

  1. What a cute idea! You can’t beat the dollar store for gardening tools. I just bought some back-up tools there myself! Your container was perfect. Xo Kathleen|Out Hopeful Home

  2. Jann Olson says:

    What a fun project Sharon! Both handy and cute to look at.
    hugs,
    Jann

  3. That is so cute, Sharon, and very clever with those magnetic hooks on bottom. But what I can’t figure out is how you hung the little tub itself on the door?

  4. LOVE this idea!! Great transformation!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

  5. Kathy A. says:

    I think this is pretty enough to hang on the back door (outside) for a decoration. Then my muddy tools and gloves would at least be outside when the mud started cracking off! I have learned to buy my trowels with horrible orange handles so I can find them when I set them down in the dirt/leaves! Some plain handles have remained lost forever!

  6. That is a fun idea! I can’t believe the enamel pan was only $2! You really scored on that one, and how you put it all together is so cute Sharon!

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