Coffee, tea or Ivy?

May 4th, 2009 in member junk     
RobJ98167 RobJ98167, member
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This planter is made out of a coffee Carafe, with a stainless steel bottom so I was able to drill some drain holes. As you see it creates "Ambiance" out on the deck with my morning coffee. I had to paint the inside of the pot with black spray paint to protect the roots from the sun, drilled the holes for drainage, plant the ivy!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Rob Johnson
posted in: member junk, plant holder, funky, glass, garden, porch

Comments (10)

LloydsLandingofSears writes: How cool would it be to plant coffee in it? Like the idea and that you expressed that you could drill it since it had a metal bottom on it! ~Mary~ Posted: 8:11 pm on July 21st
SantaClaus writes: I paint everything I can but never thought of painting the "inside" of a coffee carafe. How cool is that? Love the AMBIANCE it creates. TX for sharing. Posted: 8:28 am on October 29th
jillruth writes: That is very creative to think of spray painting the inside of the pot. Posted: 10:19 am on May 9th
irishrovr writes:
Nice planter! Love the Ambiance logo!

Eileen
http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 12:45 am on May 6th
JunkArchitect writes: Rob,
What a great old coffee pot and a cool idea. I think it would look really funky to have a collection of old pots as planters in the window of a coffee shop. Posted: 8:44 pm on May 4th
Christina_S writes: What a great use of a coffee carafe! It truly does create a wonderful "ambiance." Posted: 2:16 pm on May 4th
greencolleen writes: very unique! good idea to paint the inside of the carafe, love the ambience :) Posted: 12:27 pm on May 4th
fellowjunker writes: Great idea for a planter Rob.......love the word ambiance on it!!!
xojanis Posted: 11:16 am on May 4th
alicemom writes: What fun!
Smiles,
Alice Posted: 8:47 am on May 4th
suewhitney writes: What a great way to start your day. Nice idea Rob! Thanks for the instructions too.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 8:12 am on May 4th
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