He Transforms An Ordinary Tomato Cage Into Something I Want At Home. Love It!
Rachel Sebastian 6/1/2016
As the weather warms up and the unpacking of the garden shed begins, make sure to spare your old tomato cages. They are the main ingredient you need to create a host of treasures for both inside and outside your home.
A Tomato Cage Dome
This is the perfect solution to beautifully display your ivy! The supplies couldn't be more simple, either. All you need - in addition to the tomato cage and the ivy - is a few paper clips and some wire cutters. Follow the directions here to snip off the top of the cage and attach the paper clips to make the dome-shaped ivy display. You can use the same tomato cage dome in the winter time to display holiday decorations, too!
Festive Card Holder
It's important to have a designated spot to display those special cards, and this card holder is the perfect size and shape. It's also - you guessed it - made from a tomato cage! Follow the directions here. Your festive card holder is just minutes away.
DIY Woven Basket
This next tomato cage craft is modern, with a rustic twist. You can make a colorful woven basket with your favorite yarn, twine, or rope by using the over-under weaving method, detailed here. It it makes a great space to store extra yarn and looks fantastic in any room.
This would be the perfect focal point to your decorative walkway entrance. The tomato cage can be transformed into an elevated pot planter, giving your potted plant a colorful lift. It'll also make it easier for you to water. It's an easy transformation, thanks to this step-by-step guide.
The possibilities of tomato cages are seemingly endless, as you can make a fun birdbath with just a few household supplies. This tomato cage was painted black, then fixed with a painted shallow pot to make a decorative addition to any backyard. You can follow the instructions here.
Chicken Wire Basket
This chicken wire basket is a great solution to indoor (and outdoor!) decorative storage, as it's adorable yet functional. Chicken wire brings a whole new dimension to the tomato cage, making for yet another great tomato cage transformation. This look can be achieved by following the instructions here.
This is a fantastic idea, especially if you'd like to stay as close to spending zero dollars as possible. The tomato cage looks great after it was cut down, painted, and fixed with a wooden top to create this beautiful bedside table. Follow the furniture creation here.
If you're in the market for a rustic chandelier, be sure to check out this fantastic hanging light. It's perfect for an outdoor porch, or even as an indoor focal point. See the full transformation here.
The Sky Is The Limit
In this case, the tomato cage is the limit with what you can create! You can add your own flair to these DIY crafts and get the most out of your old tomato cages. Pick your favorite and try different variations to get your creative juices flowing.