August 4, 2021
Turn old drawers into porch planters

Turn old drawers into porch planters

Got a broken dresser or maybe you’ve seen a discarded set of drawers drawers on the street? Those drawers can serve as beautiful planters on your porch!

Old drawer turned into planterSimply restore those old drawers, add some table legs and you’re drawer planters are ready to accommodate your pretty blooms! You can even use an entire dresser if you have one that you aren’t using anymore.

Old drawer turned into planterRepaint the drawers with bright colours so they stand out in your yard. Or you can strip down old, existing paint and apply wood stain for a rustic wooden drawer planter! Your imagination and creativity is the only limit. OK, so they won’t last forever before they start to rot, but you’ll get lots of pleasure from them before that happens 🙂

Be inspired by viewing our gallery of old drawer planters below!

Do you want some drawer planters in your outdoor area?


  • Old Drawers
  • Table Legs (optional)
  • Paint
  • Wood Stain
  • Outdoor Urethane
  • Wood Glue (optional)
  • Potting Soil
  • Plants


  • Sander
  • Drill

Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.8-)

Thanks to My Love 2 Create for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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