Have fun building and painting a window box that will certainly add to your homes outdoor decor.
Build a window box in an hour with free window box plans. A simple unit that holds flowerpots and mounts securely to the wall is a simple project that can dress up your whole house in just an afternoon.
There are also free window box plans that use cedar or redwood to create planting boxes that hold your most beautiful blooms and will withstand the weather for many years.
Use exterior stains and finishes to extend the life of your window box.
These projects are simple and require few tools. Dress up your window boxes with striking paints to match your home's color scheme or add colorful wooden tulip medallions for a spot of color. Wooden mounting brackets are simple to make, or buy ready-made metal or wrought iron brackets for a quick and easy project. Use galvanized or stainless fasteners for long life and durability.