When it comes to having a home garden, there are the big strokes. You’ll have a place in your backyard dedicated solely to raising plants and blooming beds of flowers. But, you don’t want the beauty of plant life to be confined only to that space. You want those plants to spread their brightness (and scents) to other areas of your home, both inside and out. You need flowerboxes.
For the avid horticulturalist that’s got a bit of a creative side, there are so many things you can do with flowerboxes! That’s why we’ve decided to collect these 21 absolutely beautiful design ideas. Among them, you’ll find examples of flowerboxes that repurpose other materials to beautiful effect. In other cases, these will be well-crafted examples, things that could work beautifully in even the most contemporary of homes.
So, if you’ve been thinking of adding some flowerboxes to your home, and you’re looking for inspiration, then you’ve come to the right place! Check out these 21 absolutely amazing flowerbox design ideas, and see if you can’t find one that sparks an idea for beautiful flowerboxes in your home. And, if you come up with something that you’re extremely proud of, don’t forget to share it with us!
This modest flower box gains a certain level of attractiveness by making use of corrugated aluminum.
Here, a long flowerbox with attached bench frames in the back of this small urban patio.
Long wooden flowerboxes surrounded by gravel keep this backyard garden neat and organized.
4. Brick Steps
With brick steps leading up to the front door, this home owner has installed terraced flowerboxes to add some charm.
To add some architectural interest to your outdoor living spaces, you can build concrete flowerboxes like these.
6. Planter Box
With metal mesh along the back, this larger planter box provides ample room for climbing plants to grow.
A black flowerbox like this one will really bring out the colors of the flowers that are planted in it.
8. Laying It Out
The layout of these planter boxes, which form a larger square, is attractive and highly functional.
If you’re sick of looking at a boring old fence in your backyard, you could always add flowerboxes and planter boxes like these.
For those whose DIY skills aren’t the best, you could make a charming flower box out of an old dresser. Check this one out!
In order to keep a brick home exterior from being too drab, flowerboxes can be used.
For flowerboxes on your porch, you may wish to consider mirroring the design of the porch itself.
Check out how the design of this flowerbox perfectly complements the home to which it is attached.
There’s a lot one can do with flowerboxes. Check out how this one incorporates multiple levels and doubles as a bench.
As another example of the possibilities, check out how this flowerbox has been built on wheels!
16. Add Personality
If you want bolder flowerboxes for your outdoor living spaces, consider adding some personality to them with paints and patterns.
The bold colors of these simply designed flowerboxes is quite charming and attractive, adding vibrancy to this outdoor living space.
Another material you can use to built flowerboxes and planter boxes is cinderblocks. Check this example out.
19. Home Cooking
If you and your family do a lot of home cooking, then a flowerbox herb garden like this could be just the thing for you!
Even this adorable pup appreciates the creative design of this set of flowerboxes.
21. Get To It
This is just a taste of the design possibilities! Once you’ve found the right one for you, get to it, and choose some beautiful flowers and plants.