One Painted Flower Pot: Three Summer Hacks

One Painted Flower Pot: Three Super Summer Hacks

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

A jumbo-sized flower pot– you can find them at home and garden stores.  White this pot may look sort of plain and boring, it has SO MUCH potential. With a couple coats of chalkboard paint, you can create a cute kid’s table, a cooler for keeping drinks cold, and an even umbrella stand!

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Supplies: A large terracotta pot (this one measures 14.96-in H x 18.503-in W x 18.5-in D), a large terracotta saucer (this one measures 15.75-in D), chalkboard paint, a paintbrush and chalk.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Step 1: Flip the pot over and give it two coats of paint (letting it dry for 24 hours between coats).

Step 2: Repeat with the saucer.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Step 3: Draw all over the pot with chalk and wipe it off. This “seasons” the chalkboard surface so you can draw on it.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Step 4: Draw a fun picture. This is also a great activity for kids. Give them some colored chalk and let their imaginations run wild. Note: This could potentially keep children busy for hours. And during the long days of summer, that can be a very good thing.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Step 5: Place the saucer on top of the pot, making it into a table. You can also write on top of the saucer.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Add a couple of chairs and it makes a cute seating area for the kids.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

 If you’re hosting a summer barbecue or get together, the flower pot also make a great cooler.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Just fill it up with ice, add some beverages and let your guests help themselves.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

And if you’re craving a cozy little spot out of the sun when the weather is hot, you can also use the flower pot as an umbrella stand.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

Simply turn the flower pot upside down and pop the umbrella in.

How to transform One Painted Flower Pot into Three Super Summer Hacks including a kid's table, a place for cold drinks and an umbrella stand! Amazing and budget-conscious ideas for summer living and entertaining.

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