Repurposed Upcycled Plant Stand: Easy DIY

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Discover the perfect blend of style and sustainability with our upcycled plant stand. See how I repurposed and upcycled plant stands and patio furniture. The first plant stand was turned into a side table. You can use these steps to update your own plant stand or patio furniture. From there I I started collecting more and made several repurposed and upcycled plant stands.

Now you can use any plant stand you want for this DIY project and it can be from a thrift store or flea market. Not only will I show you one way to repurpose your plant stand, but several as you read through this post.

Maybe your favorite plants have passed and you want to do something different with your stands and this is a great way to use the following stands.

Just because you don’t have a beautiful plant anymore doesn’t mean you have to get rid of that stand. If you don’t have a stand you can create one out of scrap wood and customize it to different heights. You just need a few wooden boards.

See how I repurposed a plant stand and patio furniture. The plant stand was turned into a side table. You can use these steps to update your own plant stand or patio furniture.

Repurposed Upcycled Plant Stand and Patio Furniture

First I washed the plant stand to clean off any dirt that was on it.  Then I scrubbed it with a Steel Wool Pad (mine came from the Dollar Tree) to remove any loose paint and rust.

First I washed the plant stand to clean off any dirt that was on it.  Then I scrubbed it with a Steel Wool Pad (mine came from the Dollar Tree) to remove any loose paint and rust.

After all the water had dried, I used Rustoleum Metallic Brilliant Metal Finish to paint the stand.  I let the paint dry 24 hours.

After all the water had dried, I used Rustoleum Metallic Brilliant Metal Finish to paint the stand.  I let the paint dry 24 hours.

You can also use any of the following paint for this simple diy:

I found a glass cutting board at the Dollar Tree and knew it would fit perfect in the plant stand.

I found a glass cutting board at the Dollar Tree and knew it would fit perfect in the plant stand.

I bought one for the top and one for the bottom shelves.

I bought one for the top and one for the bottom shelves.

A couple years back, I refurbished all my yard furniture. Some of it was green, some of it was black, paint was chipping and places were starting to rust. I did all of these steps and am very pleased with the way it turned out. This picture is recent and all the furniture made it through the winter just fine.

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What else can I do with a repurposed and upcycled plant stand?

I noticed that this poor rocker on the bottom left corner didn't have a table space to put a beverage or snack. That is when I remembered I had the plant stand.

Fix your old plant stands and furniture.

A couple of years back, I refurbished all my yard furniture. Some of it was green, some of it was black, the paint was chipping and places were starting to rust. I did all of these steps and am very pleased with the way it turned out. This picture is recent and all the furniture made it through the winter just fine.

I noticed that this poor rocker on the bottom left corner didn’t have a table space to put a beverage or snack. That is when I remembered I had the plant stand.

Here is more of the furniture I fixed up last fall. The table was green, & chairs were black. Now they all match.

Here is more of the furniture I fixed up last fall. The table was green, & the chairs were black. Now they all match.

I did this plant stand a couple years ago and it's holding up fantastic!

I did this plant stand a couple of years ago and it’s holding up fantastic!

Repurposed and Upcycled Plant Stand Patio Furniture Q & A

Now you might be looking for another great idea on what to use for plants or diy plant stands ideas and here is a perfect way to display those awesome plants.

Depending on what you create using having a plant stand is a great choice to:

  • add potted plants
  • use them for indoor plants and plant collections
  • have a unique look
  • work with limited space
  • get large plants off the floor
  • make them for outdoor use and find the perfect place for them

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See how I repurposed a plant stand and patio furniture. The plant stand was turned into a side table. You can use these steps to update yours

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18 Comments

  1. I like to repurpose things. I have two planters made from parts of old BBQs. – Margy

    1. Maria Regi says:

      I would to see what you made from an old bbq. I love things repurposed

      1. Interesting idea, I’ll have to get to work on that πŸ™‚

  2. I love the makeovers. I did our chairs last year too. Now I need to look for a plant stand to add that extra table space. πŸ™‚

    1. I love that you have done this too Linda – so great to just give our old stuff a face lift to bring it life again.

  3. It looks great and it is important to have somewhere to have your cuppa when your sitting in the garden.

    1. Thanks Julie, love that and you are so very right!

    1. Thank you so much Angie and thanks for stopping by.

  4. Those are the same patio chairs we have!!! How lovely. Thanks for sharing at #OverTheMoon!

    1. Thanks Marilyn – great minds like the same things πŸ™‚ Have a great week!

  5. Love this repurposed porch furniture! Someone is giving us some white iron that I’d like to paint black. Thanks for your ideas. Came over on Modest Mom. Happy Monday!

    1. Thank you so much Melanie, and I’m to glad this might be helpful for you too πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by

  6. Joann Allen says:

    Did you do the same to your furniture as you did to the plant stand?

    1. Yes I did do the same technique on our outdoor furniture and it’s holding up well. Thanks for asking

  7. Finding the glass cutting board that fit perfect was fantastic! All is looking fresh and new!

    1. Thank you so much Chloe – always great to be able to refresh something and repurpose it.

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