Looking for a unique planter box idea for your yard? Check these awesome mosaic cinder block planter ideas. Awesome, but easy to do. Promise.
Gardening is never done here At Muse Ranch. I’ve been battling gophers in my herb bed. It’s a losing battle, so going forward everything will be planted in raised planters. Mr. Muse has a whole bunch of cinder blocks I can use, but…
This is Muse Ranch, after all, so I have to get creative with cement blocks. So, I’ve been searching the Internet looking for ideas and mosaic cinders blocks have won my heart. I’m sharing what I’ve found, including some how-to info, too, just in case you get inspired to create your own decorative cinder block planter.
1 – Amazing Recycled Cinder Block Plant in Grape Vine Design
This cut and broken glass planter is so elegant. The grapes are marbled-shaped glass gems.
2 – A Whimsical Raised Bed Garden
It’s a sunny afternoon in the garden and these mosaic cinder blocks are decorated to tell that story. Grow & Resist share the story of how they make their raised bed and decorated their blocks.
3 – Garden Glam Winner with a Fabulous Upcycled Cinder Block Planter
FaithSchuster is the artist of this magnificent planter and a top prize winner in the Makezine: Crafty Chica Challenge: Garden Glam Winners.
4 – Using Concrete Cylinder Forms to Create Tall Plants
While it’s not a cinder block, I think these tall decorated planters should have a place in the garden.
5 – Mosaic Cinder Block Garden Bed Top View
This gardener used cinder blocks and turned them on their sides to decorate… now she gets the full view when she’s gardening.
6 – How to Create Your Own Mosaic Cinder Block Art
Garden artist Carol Palmer shares how she creates this fabulous mosaic blocks for the garden. I love her towers with the small blocks… each unique.
7 – Simple Mosaic Design with Broken Title
Here’s another how-to for creating your own mosaic cinder block planter. It uses broken tile, but boy-oh-boy does this look good.
8 – Mosaic Designs to Inspire You… From Simple
Broken tile of different colors can make a variety of design like the heart above or…to something like this with a little more effort.
9 – Create a Mosaic Design in Stained Glass
Colorful stained glass can be broken (be careful, please) and cut to make a variety of mosaic design. Also, a variety of glass bead for an even more unique look.
10- Broken Ceramic and Dishes Can Also Be Used for Mosaic Designs
If you want to add a Shabby Chic look to your garden, try covering cinder blocks with bits and pieces of broken dishes.I came across this idea for using three-dimensional ceramic pieces in a mosaic design. I think I might give this a try on my cinder block planter.
11 – Paint A Mosaic Design
No time for breaking, cutting, gluing, grouting? Then why not just paint a design on cinder blocks to create a planter. That’s what this home owner did and think it looks fabulous.
There are so many ideas to choose from here, I just may have to create more than one mosaic cinder block panter. Decisions… decision!
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you come back for more tips, hacks and inspiration At Muse Ranch.