Back in 2009, we got creative by adding tin can flower pots on the fence. It was a wonderful way to add color to the landscape on a budget. After four years, it was time to hit them with a new coat of spray paint and I thought I’d revisit this project in case you missed it the first time around.
These cans started their lives in a Dairy Queen. No greater calling, I say. My aunt gave them to me and I sprayed them with red gloss paint. Ryan added metal wire to hang them from the fence. Bing. Bang. Boom.
I’m sure I’ll be getting some sort of reward for this tutorial.
My only regret is not asking for more cans. I could cover the world in tin can flower pots.
After touching them up this year, I planted impatiens. And these beautiful tin can pots live on.
No one buys the impatiens when they were green and flowerless. They can’t look past the boring leaves. A coworker has a flower farm and brought me the impatiens to plant. Which was great, but I didn’t know what color I was getting until they bloomed. It was sort of a fun surprise.
These flower pots are a great way to reuse and recycle. I think it would also be fun with small tin cans.