Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Potting bench from salvaged door




So Mr. Enchanted and I were scrounging through an abandoned barn one day this winter (um, don't ask), and I spied an old door.
 I knew IMMEDIATELY what we could turn it into.




By WE I mean Mr. E.  
He is the one with the power tools.

He added a shelf made from scratch lumber, hooks to hang tools and such from, 
AND




a mail box to hold my gardening gloves.

I LOVE it!  

And if this isn't great enough, I saw my first little sproutlings in the mini greenhouse!




So there you have it - an old door, a couple of hooks, a mailbox, and old lumber into a shabby fab potting bench.
Thank you Mr. E!



Oh, I almost forgot - I made what have turned into my ALL TIME FAVORITE cookies this week, and I can't wait to show them to you!

21 comments:

  1. I love it! I need to do this. How clever to use the mailbox for your gardening gloves. The whole thing is just perfect. laurie

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  2. I have potting bench envy and this is a lovely one :-)

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  3. That is just as charming and cute as can be!
    Love it, job well done!
    Cindy

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  4. That turned out great, some creativity. You have pansies already?! I'm jealous!! xo

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  5. Great idea, I have a door almost identical to this one.

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  6. What a lovely potting shed! Thanks fo visiting my blue and white table vignette! ~Zuni

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  7. This is a great idea. I have a love affair with old doors and have them all over my home in different ways but this is really cute and I may just have to make one of my old doors into a potting bench for the garden. So cute and fun.
    Kris

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  8. Hi Lisa! What a perfectly charming potting bench! I am your newest GFC follower. I wanted to thank you for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment on my Moss Covered Cross today. I hope you'll visit again soon and maybe even follow me back. Have a great week.
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  9. Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!

    Blessings
    Sumaya

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  10. Cute potting door ! I think it would be cute inside your front door with hooks on it to hang coats on too. I love old doors.

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  11. Wow!! What a terrific potting spot! Looks fabulous and I'm jealous you already have Pansies!! Thanks for the inspiration. Pinning!

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  12. I love your idea for a potting bench so cute! Makes me excited for spring!

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  13. Awesome idea ! Exciting that your plants are growing in your mini greenhouse :)

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  14. Hi Lisa! Just stopping by to thank you for your visit! I am now following you and in awe of all the amazing cookies! I absolutely love your potting bench as well....so cool! I do hope you will visit again and I will be back to visit you as well...:)

    Blessings, Vicky
    Life On Willie Mae Lane

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  15. What a great idea - I love it. I just threw away a garden gate and now I could kick myself.
    I will be following you.
    Thanks so much for this great idea,
    Mary

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  16. I just love your door project--that looks amazing! Those cookies are just too pretty to eat--what fun!

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  17. Hi, I am stopping by from Common Ground to tell you that I LOVE that potting bench:) Thanks for sharing this idea with me! Have a blessed weekend, HUGS!

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  19. It turned out fabulous!!!!!!! What great vision on your part!!! Love it!

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