Repurpose old chair to make a pansy pot holder in the garden

This is another of the chairs I pulled out of the basement to makeover.

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Close up of the broken out caned seat. (and the dust)

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The back detail was one of my favorites.

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After a couple of coats of paint. For this one I spray painted red along the edges first. I wanted to distress it so the red would show through, rather than the dark wood.

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I took my jigsaw and trimmed around the inside of the caned seat to create a wider rounded opening.

A curb found Dutch oven would now fit perfectly in the opening.

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See how the handles keep it from falling through?

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A perfect fit!

Some thrift store accessories.

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A bird.

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Butterflies.

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A watering can.

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A one dollar birdhouse.

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Some paint touch ups.

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And a pot of cheerful yellow and purple pansies.

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Give new life to the beat up old chair.

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All for a grand total of $11.00!

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I love how the red shows through the white paint.

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This one went for $45 in the auction. I actually liked this one better than the Herb Garden chair.

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