Giving a little makeover to your wooden planters requires little more than elbow grease and a little finesse with a paintbrush.
If the planters are in rough shape, give them a good brushing off to remove any debris.
For this project, you'll want a few paintbrushes, a pair of gloves to protect fingers from stain, paint, spar urethane, paint thinner, and a respirator mask.
Apply stain with a brush. With wood so rough, there won't be any wiping off excess stain with a rag like you’d normally do to freshly sanded wood, so be cautious about how much stain you apply.
Once the stain is dry, it's time to paint. Water-based exterior paint gives you just the right coverage and durability.
Now comes the good part - plants! With the planters freshly made over, your front entry will be the star attraction.
We love to DIY. You love to DIY. Let's get together.
Browse a full list of topics found on the site, from accessories to mudrooms to wreaths.
Get video instructions about kitchens, bathrooms, remodeling, flooring, painting and more.
Don't miss your favorite shows in real time online.
HGTV Smart Home: Enter Now