DIY Planter Box Centerpiece

Hey friends!

After finishing my mirrors in the dining room, my table started to look naked!  So… I dressed her up today.

This is a super easy project and I LOVE the results!

This is the wood I used for the project…

2 – 1x6x4 whitewood boards

1- 2×4 stud

Total for wood was under $10… Yippee!

I also used Gorilla Wood glue to attach it all together.

I cut my 2×4 the same length as my other 2 boards (4ft)

I used wood glue and nails to attach the 1×6’s to the 2×4 like this…

Then I cut 2 small pieces of from my stud to finish off the sides.  Mine were 3.75″ each. I know it looks shanty… But that was my goal here 😉

I made some dings all around the whole box, and I also used some furniture upholstery nails around the whole thing because I like the way they look.  You can find these at Lowe’s by the screws and nails.

I decided to try a new product out to finish my box.  I found this stain at Lowe’s.

It’s Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain.

I LOVED it.  I was thinking there wouldn’t be much of a difference in this new stain and the one I was previously using, but I was shocked at the difference.

The Rust-Oleum stain dries in no time.  I actually had the box on my table dry an hour after I stained it… Love that.

It’s also much less stinky and sticky than the others I have used.  You will love it!

Once it dried I was all finished.  I used some glass bottles I found HERE and filled them with some little flowers I found at Hobby Lobby.  You can also use old glass coke bottles, Starbuck’s glass bottles or any old glass sauce bottle.

I used the 12 ounce sauce bottles from their site (SAU12)

Here is how it turned out…

What do you think??

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Thanks so much for stopping by!  You can see more of my dining room in these posts…

Dining Chairs

Dining Table Revamp

DIY Window Panels

Have a great night!