Tricycle planter

February 1st, 2009 in member junk     
Faeryhollow Faeryhollow, member
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My hubby was maintenence supervisor for our local school system, and was able to save many discarded treasures from the junk heap. This planter is made from an aluminum tricycle with a wire gym locker basket attached to the low seat. I painted it in my favorite whimsical pink and green hues and patterns.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, garden, planter, tricycle

Comments (11)

MimiToria writes: The pink compliments the pink tulips perfectly and I love the use of the gym locker. Your potting shed it to die for!
Gretchen Posted: 6:44 pm on February 3rd
Faeryhollow writes: Thanks for the kind remarks, everyone. You've made me feel very welcome, and I can tell that I will get addicted to this site in a hurry! The pic is from last Spring. I'll have tulips in April or May, and the rhododendrons bloom beautifully in the summer. Back here in the woods we have lots of rhodos, mountain laurel, wild flowers, ferns, and much more. Posted: 6:39 pm on February 1st
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Welcome to JMS! This is such a darling display. Thanks for sharing!
Candy Posted: 6:07 pm on February 1st
georgiamoon writes: I'm pretty sure that I would LIVE in your potting shed! I think it is darling and all of your projects are too, Georgia Posted: 2:43 pm on February 1st
LuAnn writes: Clever projects. Nice when a JH helps out!

LuAnn Posted: 11:16 am on February 1st
Tuttibelle writes: Thanks for the inspiration on what to do with the old one I have. Posted: 11:15 am on February 1st
bridiemurphy writes: You beat me to it...glad you did, I've got a vintage radio flyer that I was going to put a pot on, but the locker is a much better choice! Very, very fun with the bright pink trike imitating the gorgeous pink tulips! Posted: 11:07 am on February 1st
MelHow writes: The gym basket elevates this little creation - I like this...please tell me this is an old photo and those tulips aren't blooming already - we've got another three months or so... :( Posted: 9:58 am on February 1st
suewhitney writes: Hi Faery!

Welcome to JUNKMARKET Style...so glad you're her. This planter is adorable and love the colors. Good save from the junk pile!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 8:47 am on February 1st
grannijo writes: So cute!!..Love your shed on your profile and all the other things in your garden..keep postin!..great ideas! Posted: 5:59 am on February 1st
irishrovr writes: Looks very nice in the tulip bed! And are those rhododendrons I see in the background? They look might healthy - I'll bet they're beautiful when in full bloom!

Eileen http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 12:38 am on February 1st
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