As far as custom planters are concerned, the most widely used may just be the whiskey barrel. There are so many different DIY whiskey barrel planter ideas out there that it is easy to see why they’re so popular. While you may think whiskey barrels are so popular is because of the size, it’s actually for the look. An old barrel in the garden offers a classic vibe that will lend any garden a touch of charm.
Take your DIY craftiness to a whole new and exciting level with DIY whiskey barrel planter ideas for your front or backyard gardens.
Whether you’re the gardening type or are simply looking to start a new hobby, there are plenty of fun ways to dress up your outdoor space. Whiskey barrels make for amazing planters for many different reasons. Not only are they large enough to support plant growth, but they are the perfect way to upcycle something old while adding a charming farmhouse vibe to any outdoor space. To top it off, there are plenty of DIY whiskey barrel planter ideas to choose from.
Whiskey barrels are available easy to find at most home supply stores. Once you get the barrel, the crafting can begin. And really, the options are endless. While some of these projects are perfect for beginners, others are a little more advanced. Likewise, some projects lend a rustic vibe while others add a dash of magic and whimsy.
Compost Tumbler | Do It Yourself
Planter Posts for String Lights | DIY Network
Wine Barrel Ring Succulent Wreath | This Grandma is Fun
Classic Barrel Container | HGTV
Wine Barrel Garden Sink | The Owner Builder Network
Birdhouse Planter | Houzz
Whiskey Fire Pit | Tauni Everett
Whether you’re looking to plant some beautiful flowers or invite a little wildlife into your yard, a whiskey barrel can make it happen. Of course, you will need to get creative with how you use it or decorate it, or even deconstruct and reconstruct it to fit your specific look.
Spilled Flower Pot | Cosmic Poison
Fairy Garden | Crows Feet Chic
Wine Barrel Goldfish Pond | Andy Smith
Barrel Ring Garden Art | Home Talk
DIY Whiskey Barrel Mint Garden | Chicken Scratch NY
Spilled Garden | Southern Patio
Wine Barrel Garden Prep | Hitchhiking to Heaven
Bamboo Wall | The Danger Garden
Remember, there is nothing wrong with the classic look of a whiskey barrel cut in half and filled with beautiful plants, but why stop there?