Thursday, February 4, 2016

PORCH FLOWER CABINET, INSPIRATION THURSDAY

Every Thursday, we like to post a picture of something we've found online that inspires us to do something similar at the farm.  
Sort of our own blog bulletin board so that we can eventually look back and hopefully recreate it...enjoy!

Flower Stand on porch, image courtesy of hometalk.com
After the post last week, we were still looking at furniture and I just love this one.  And I even like this color, ha.  The homeowner took an old cabinet, painted it a bright and cherry color and turned it into a plant stand, or more accurately, a flowering plant stand. 

We actually have a small cabinet that I wasn't sure what to do with.  It's in the living room and we really want a larger (and more useful) piece in that spot and so we could take the other cabinet and do this, or maybe a combination of last week and this week and make it a place for storing things AND have some pretty flowers on it. 

Be inspired...


17 comments:

Texas Rose said...

Another pretty idea for adding a spot of color to your porch! I like the idea of combining storage and a place for flowers.

Anne in the kitchen said...

Oh that is really pretty and I have just the spot for something like this at the lake place! Now I just need to find a small cabinet to use. Goodwill here I come.

1st Man said...

Thanks, it's kind of a neat idea huh? Though not many comments, today, ha.

1st Man said...

Awesome! That's why I post these, I figure if we find something that might be a cool idea, it would be fun to share with others. Plus we have a resource to go back and look at to do things later, ha.

anne marie in philly said...

that IS a great way to repurpose furniture!

Colleen said...

nice pop of color.
On an old country farm house; old galvanized tubs, buckets - used as hanging containers (different sizes) are also great for planting flowers in and can be spray painted in nice bright colors or leave as is.
Enjoy seeing your Inspiration Thursday's.

Colleen said...

Galvanized container inspiration
https://www.pinterest.com/txredneckgirl/galvanized-metal-tubs-buckets-pails-as-planters/

Delores said...

That IS pretty. What a welcoming splash of colour.

Alison said...

I LOVE IT! I don't even like the color purple, but you know I love yellow and this a fantastic shade of it. But the purple enhances it so well. Thanks FM!!!

Little Julie said...

Ha!!! I have that little piece of furniture! It's a knitters cabinet, the sides have flip tops that open to store long knitting needles, a tiny top drawer for holding small knitting tools, big bottom drawer for your yarn. It belonged to my grandmother and has been painted a couple of times. Nice to see it yellow and full of flowers too.

Sandy said...

1st Man,

I love this idea!!!! I think red paint to match your barns would looks amazing on your porch.

1st Man said...

It seems so much more fun than just dumping it. It gets a second life!

1st Man said...

Thank you for that. And THANK YOU for the link, OMG I think I'd use the whole page for inspiration, ha. I'll have to check out some much closer. Awesome!!

1st Man said...

Welcoming is a great way to describe it. And very pretty!

1st Man said...

The purple does go very well with this yellow. And the yellow a beautiful shade for sure. Actually thought of you when we saw it.

1st Man said...

Now THAT'S a cool story to share. I had NO idea what this piece of furniture was. What a great memory and great thing that you have! Thanks for sharing that!!

1st Man said...

Barn red, that's a great color to use. For now while the house is white (ish) that would be great. There is a time though when we will paint the exterior and then we'll have to really decided what to do, ha. Thanks for the suggestion, love it!