11 Pretty Outdoor Planters for Summer

I’m in the mood for summer, so I’ve been planting left and right at my house. I’ve particularly been on the prowl for some trendy outdoor planters — and I thought I’d share my favorite ideas I found with you. Check out these 11 ideas to get your creative juices flowing, and jump-start your summer greenery!

  • Stylish Outdoor Planter Ideas 1 of 12
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    Here are 11 great DIY outdoor planter ideas -- from simple to more complex -- to add a unique look to your yard!

  • DIY Subway Planters 2 of 12

    These were one of my favorite projects last summer (besides major renovations on a 1905 cottage), and I wanted to share them with you. They're fairly easy to make -- just remember to bring them in in the winter.

    Learn more at Tatertots & Jello.

  • Burlap Planters 3 of 12

    These adorable burlap fabric planters are perfect for tabletop accents or as gifts! They're quick and easy to make too.

    Learn more at The Mother Huddle.

  • Rainboot Planters 4 of 12

    I love this idea of using old boots as planters -- and then hanging them on the fence! A pop of color against the weathered boards looks great.

    Learn more at Rosy Posy.

  • Concrete Block Planters 5 of 12

    Normally I hate concrete blocks, but I love the modern and clean look of this geometric planter. Easy and quick to do, and super durable.

    Learn more at Remodelista.

  • Picket Fence Planter 6 of 12

    This planter's easy to make -- just some easy nailing -- and it's super cute. You can paint it any color you like to match your outdoor decor or even the plants you plant in it!

    Learn more at Pretty Handy Girl.

  • Deck Rail Planter 7 of 12

    Spice up your deck rails with these easy and attractive planters -- even designed for drainage!

    Learn more at Fresh Home Ideas.

  • Window Boxes 8 of 12
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    This easy-to-build window box is a nice touch on a plain house ... easy to build!

    Learn more at Renovate Your World.

  • Rustic Wood Planter 9 of 12

    This rustic planter is easy to build but has a rough-hewn look that complements both modern and classic styles. Make it yourself out of any wood you can salvage!

    Learn more at Make Life Lovely.

  • Wood Shim Window Box Planter 10 of 12

    I love wood shims -- and this planter and its beach-themed colors is amazing. It's easy to build and you can customize the colors to match your decor ... and even bring the outside in when the weather cools.

    Learn more at Centsational Girl.

  • Burlap House Number Planters 11 of 12
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    I'm always on the lookout for cute house number ideas, and this is great. Hopefully you don't have more numbers than steps!

    Learn more at the Hell on Heels Housewife.

  • Wood Chevron Planters 12 of 12
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    I'm a sucker for chevron, and I love the retro, earthy look of these easy DIY planters. Adapt them to your decor, outside or in!

    Learn more at Zelo Photo Blog

What’s your outdoor planter plan?

Share your ideas in the comments!


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