Where To Buy: Trendy and Cheap Planter Pots

Hello! If you're a quick one, you're already putting several things together. 1. It's Thursday, so we're talking thrifted items so naturally the "Where To Buy" is thrifting. 2. We're working on the dining room for the One Room Challenge, I love plants, plants are a big part of my decorating style so I've thrifted like crazy to find lots of planters. 3. This is totally the follow up to my post earlier this week where I covered my "pro" tips for plant purchasing. 4. I'm going to show you pictures of the plants and planter pots I've just bought!

First up, let's chat about the vignette I shared on Instagram. All 3 basket planters were picked up for less than $10 at thrift stores. Eclectic interiors is having it's time in the trendy spotlight so finding unique planters at the thrift store is an inexpensive way of trying out the look. Bonus: The ginger jar and tall wooden vase were also just picked up at the thrift store.

collection of thrift store planters and treasures


inexpensive plant in a cheap planter basket

Brass containers go for big bucks on sites like Etsy. They also work really well for eclectic, glam and boho interiors. I found this one for $2 at the Goodwill outlet. It's huge! Really, any large container can be used as a planter like this. Keep your eyes peeled and get creative.

large brass planter pot from the goodwill castaway store

And here's a small one you've seen pop up here before.

metallic planter pots 1 thrifted brass 1 DIY

Another basket planter- these are my favorite for a good dose of texture to a space. And the little ceramic Dutch inspired windmill planter. Isn't that just so cute? I really enjoy the juxtaposition of the windmill and the succulent!

This would fill up that blank wall space perfectly! Macrame wall hanging tutorial with knots and variations - A Designer At Home

By spending a bit of time sorting through the shelves at the thrift store, allowing yourself to have some fun with your decor and reimagining pieces as a new life as a planter- you can beef up your plant collection for way cheaper than buying pots at the home improvements stores.
Missed my plant buying tips? Find those here.


It's feature time! I went through the feed and found even more wonderful examples of cute and trendy thrifted planter pots. As always, I encourage you to give the features a visit and some love.





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  • We want you to participate! Hit up your local thrift stores, craigslist, yard sales, estate sales, side of the road, anything! Thrifty doesn’t necessarily mean from a thrift store. We want to see your good deals, wacky finds and treasures.

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  • All Instagramed out yet? I sure hope not! Because you’re not finished. Yup, you’ve got more thrift scores to look at. I know you’re not disappointed. Ha. Click on my beautiful cohost’s faces below to check out what they’ve scored and featured.

    Thrift Score Thursday Brynne color

    Thrift Score Thursday Cassie

    Thrift Score Thursday Maggie


  1. love all the planters and your dutch windmill goes with my own find today! loved all of these picks, too!

  2. A larger brass planter like yours is exactly what I have been looking for. No luck yet.

  3. That Dutch windmill planter is just about the cutest thing ever! And can we talk about that huge wooden vase?! Come to mama!

  4. Planters rock, so many great ones out there! Love the little windmill with the succulents.


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