Here's the window before we put up the window box - plain and boring - especially since we see it all the time in the summer.
And here it is after -
Much better, don't you think?
We started with an 18" plastic planter from Walmart for $7.97.
Then cut 6 pallet boards 24" long. Each section of board was reinforced with metal brackets that we had on hand from a previous project. We mixed new pallet wood with old and weathered wood. The new wood went on the bottom and ends.
Here is the finished box -
As you can see, we weren't too worried with it being perfect since it was made out of pallets. I was going for a vintage rustic look! We put it up on the shed with black metal brackets from Lowes that were $4.97 each.
After we put it up, I decided that the raw wood on the ends needed a coat of stain to help it look old and rustic. The wood would have ended up that way eventually, but I wanted the rustic look now! And my family can tell you that I'm not known for my patience!
Next I want to spruce up the flower bed below the box and then add a trellis to each side for jasmine to grow on.
Then our little shed will start to look more like a little cottage instead of the junk catch-all!
Don't you think I need the trellis on each side? Mr. Crafty just rolled his eyes when I brought it up. What do you think? Help me out here - please?
Wishing you all a fantastic week!
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