Turning Unwanted Ceiling Light Fixtures into Planters

July 6th, 2013 in member junk     
katetier katetier, member
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My first and my favorite--a succulent space station.
This is my latest. The color adds such impact to the greens and white of our garden.
Gotta use up that green paint!
The teapot is temporary. The fixture looks an awful lot like an octopus without it.
Not so sure about the white...should I paint it, add darker succulents, or wait for these to grow and then decide?
My first and my favorite--a succulent space station.

My first and my favorite--a succulent space station.

Photo: Royal Flamingo Works, LLC

Our farm is where old ceiling fixtures go to meet their new potential as planters or outdoor light fixtures with solar lamps. I especially love the planters...all they take is an old fixture, paint, dirt, and a plant. Maybe 1/2 hour. Final cost, including plants, is usually less than $5.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Bob Etier
posted in: member junk, garden, junk, gardening, home decor, DIY, repurposing, upcycling, light fixtures, reuse

Comments (2)

LloydsLandingofSears writes: Nice! Love the up-cycling for planting succulents this time and love the color :) ~Mary~ Posted: 7:54 pm on August 11th
StrangeCargo writes: Bob, great re-purpose and a refreshing alternative for displaying plants. So cool!

Ken Posted: 5:30 am on July 7th
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