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Flyer Box Planters

Craft & Design Gardening


As we see more and more empty, abandoned street newspaper boxes, street artist Posterchild converted this one into a lovely planter with a simply-shaped plywood insert.

10 thoughts on “Flyer Box Planters

  1. myklia says:

    Fabulous urban gardening, I love it!!!

  2. SKR says:

    That plywood isn’t going to last very long, unless it is marine grade.

  3. Katya says:

    That’s beautiful and a little sad. It reminds me of “Nothing But Flowers” by The Talking Heads:
    Once there were parking lots
    Now it’s a peaceful oasis
    you got it, you got it
    This was a Pizza Hut
    Now it’s all covered with daisies
    you got it, you got it

  4. mickey says:

    wow, I know where that crosswalk is, now I have to go check it out :)

  5. samsstuff says:

    This is a great reuse of those ugly old boxes! Thanks for adding some beauty to the streets!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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