Over 30 Outdoor Planter Ideas for your Porch

Over 30 Outdoor Planter Ideas for your Porch

Over 30 Beautiful Outdoor Planter Ideas for your porch – to make, upcycle, or buy!

It’s summertime and we’re all busy soaking up the sun, pool time, and trying to make our yards look nice for all those summer parties. I always think a boring porch or backyard needs some plants to add life and a pop of color. And a pretty planter full of flowers just pulls an outdoor seating area together and makes it a space where people want to gather. Am I right? Well, today I’ve got over 30 beautiful outdoor planter ideas for your porch, deck, or backyard! The hard part, now, we’ll be deciding which one to pick. 😉

20+ beautiful DIY outdoor planter ideas for your porch, deck, or yard. Plus, 12 of my favorite planters from Target and Amazon! #OutdoorPlanter #OutdoorDIY #DIYPlanter #DIYFurniture #AbbottsAtHome
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Outdoor Planter Ideas for your Porch you can Build

Let’s start with these awesome DIY Planters from some of my favorite bloggers. They’ve kindly given me permission to share their builds with you. Just click on the photo to see the DIY tutorial on their sites.

restoration hardware knock off zinc planter faux diy
A beautiful Restoration Hardware inspired DIY Faux Zinc Planter from The Created Home.
DIY Raised Planter Box
How nice is this DIY Raised Planter Box from Fix This Build That!
This DIY end table is genius! The built-in flower box can be switched out for an ice bucket! Get the free plans and build yours today!
This cool DIY Side Table from The Handyman’s Daughter has a built-in planter. Works as an ice bucket too!
DIY Large Farmhouse Planter
Loving this Large Farmhouse Planter DIY from Pinspired to DIY.
How to Build Window Boxes | Pretty Handy Girl
This Lattice Window Box Design, from Pretty Handy Girl, is stunning!
Navy blue lattice planter box in patio with plants
Love this double trellis design on the DIY Lattice Planter Box from Anika’s DIY Life!
Copper and White Cedar Planters painted with DecoArt Americana Decor Outdoor Living paints
How about this pretty Copper, White, and Cedar Planter from Hazel and Gold Designs!
How to build a DIY Planter Box
DIY Planter Box with a sweet diamond design from Pinspired to DIY.
DIY Tiered planter box for $10 - full tutorial, plans and Video!
Check out this super cute $10 DIY Planter Box from Anika’s DIY Life!
Planter box from one board
Try this nice Single Board DIY Planter Box from the Kim Six Fix.
I love this DIY Tiered Herb Garden from the BorkWood Blog!
Tiered Raised Veggie Garden Planter
And this awesome Jones Tiered Raised Veggie Garden from Lazy Guy DIY.
DIY Flower Box - How to build a window box
Build this cute DIY Flower Box from Amber Oliver.
Or maybe this pretty Pottery Barn inspired reclaimed wood planter from the Kim Six Fix!
This beautiful modern wood planter is a plant stand/ planter combo. Perfect piece to display your favorite annuals, flower baskets or decorative grasses. Whether indoors or out, it is a conversation piece that is sure to make a statement! Build it with small and sturdy 2x2 lumber. 
Build this cool DIY Modern Wood Planter from the Sawdust Sisters.
The H20 Bungalow shared this pretty DIY Flower Box.
Simple tutorial to make a Key West Style Planter Box for much less than it would cost to purchase! See the rest of the Power Tool Challenge Team's spring projects linked up here too. #powertoolchallengespring H2OBungalow
The H2O Bungalow also has this great DIY Wood Planter Box Tutorial.
Hose Storage Hidden In Flower Planter
The Kim Six Fix shared another winner with this cool Planter Box with hidden hose storage!!!
Try this fun design from DIY Multi-Color Planter from Pinspired to DIY.

Makeover or Upcycle these Outdoor Planter Ideas for your Porch

You could always upcycle something into a cool planter with these ideas.

Put the hanging flower pot in a sunny spot in your yard for pretty flowers.
You won’t believe the before picture on this flower pot makeover. Small Home Soul really made this a stunner!
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Love this planter in an old wooden chair. So Cute, My Thrifty House!
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A plantar on a sign! Such a cute DIY idea from Faeries and Fauna.
Custom outdoor planter made with chicken wire and landscape fabric and a long hanging plant over a shepherds hook hummingbird feeder carousal
I love how creative this bird feeder with a potted plant is, from Grandma’s House DIY!
DIY House Number Planters - Just Pottering Around. Turn plain old pots into fun house number pots | www.raggedy-bits.com
Clever! Painting your house umbers on cute planters is a great idea from Raggedy Bits!
Plant stand from thrift store magazine table
Click here to see how the Kim Six Fix turned an old magazine stand into a beautiful planter!
DIY Zinc Flower Pot
How about this sweet DIY Zinc Flower Pot makeover on a simple bucket from Handmade Haven!
Making a recycled tin can lantern and planter is a great way to reduce, reuse, and recycle while making some great DIY decor for your garden or patio.
These upcycled tin cans are so stinking cute. I need to try this DIY from Small Home Soul!

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Outdoor Planter Ideas for your Porch you can Buy

If you’re too busy to build, or just not a builder…no worries! Here are a dozen beautiful options from Amazon and Target.

This ribbed Rustic Copper Tall Planter is just beautiful!
A metal and wood raised planter with a built-in trellis. Nice!
This 30″ Long Patio Planter is made with gorgeous Cedar.
This set of 2 Rustic Metal Planters comes in 2 beautiful finishes.
This beautiful, tall Antique Copper outdoor planter.
That last planter comes in a Rustic Copper Finish too!
Recycled Tapered Planter - Black - Smith & Hawken
This Recycled Tapered Planter from Smith & Hawkins at Target, is 28″ tall.
Recycled Tapered Planter - Black - Smith & Hawken™ - image 1 of 2
This 26″ High Recycled Planter from Smith & Hawken
36" Rectangle Deluxe Garden Planter - Adams Manufacturing
This 36″ High Console Table Style Planter is unique and pretty!
Cylinder Rattan Planter Set Of 3 - Brown - Keter - image 1 of 8
This set of 3 Rattan Style planters would look great on a porch!
Herb Planter Square (Divider) FSC 100% - Brown - VegTrug
I’m loving this Raised Herb Planter. It’s just awesome!
Mayne Cape Cod 20" x 20" Patio Planter - image 1 of 3
This 20″ Square Planter has a pretty, classic design.

You might also like this DIY Indoor Succulent Tray with some vintage charm.

This LED Lighted Indoor DIY Succulent Garden Tray is a quick and easy DIY. Fill with your favorite succulents and vintage truck or camper to give it some charm.

Looking for some DIY backyard seating? Check out my DIY L-Shaped Backyard Bench.

How I built my L-shaped DIY Outdoor Bench for $130, awarded 2nd place in the IG Builders Challenge, season 3

 


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15 thoughts on “Over 30 Outdoor Planter Ideas for your Porch

  1. Super great ideas here!

  2. Leanna - Of Faeries and Fauna

    There are some awesome ideas in this post. I want to make a few of them, especially the faux galvanized one, its absolutely perfect for my front porch.

  3. What a fabulous collection of planters!! You have inspired me to get making some more for our back deck area!

  4. So many lovely ideas. You can never have too many planters in my humble opinion.

  5. These are so lovely and clever.
    This year I put some nasturtiums in one of my sons’ old tool boxes, and I think they are going to look very rustic and cheerful.

  6. You included a planter for every style. This is a great resource for inspiration.

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  8. Thanks for sharing such a useful post. These are all really some amazing ideas planter ideas.

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