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5 Favorites: Petal Colored Planters

April 17, 2014 4:00 PM

BY Justine Hand

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Easter, and spring in general, has us in the mood for pastel planters. Here are our favorites in subtle sherbet shades that won’t overpower your flowers.

Above: Made in Belgium, these chalky planters from SMUG come in a variety of shades and sizes. Pictured here, their Pink Plant Pot and Mint Plant Pot in the small size; Â£7. Other pretty pastels include a small Seafoam Plant Pot; Â£7, and a large Peppermint Plant Pot; Â£10.

Above: Ceramicist Elizabeth Benotti hand forms these pleasingly pale mini planters in her New Hampshire studio. Available by custom order, her Pinched Porcelain Cup Planters come in peach pink, sage, sky, mustard, and purple gray colors in a satin finish, as well as glossy white; $34.

Above: Available in several pastel shades including celery, coral, sage, and sky, West Elm’s 4-inch Chalkboard Planters make for easy labeling; $8.

Above: Crafted in the Bay Area from birch plywood, Yield Design’s small planter boxes also come in large and window box sizes. Shown here, the Salmon Planter Box and the Grey Planter Box; $48 each.

Above: From Italy, Etsy vendor The Good Machinery makes this wonderfully wonky Asphalt Planter Vase in pale pink; $29.

Above: Boskke’s clever pastel planters are made from recycled plastic. Shown here, the Recycled Small Blue Sky Planter and Recycled Small Pink Sky Planter; $17.95 each. See The Hanging Kitchen Garden for more on Boskke’s hanging planters.

Want more pastels in the garden? See 10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Dining Chairs in Shades of Spring. On Remodelista, see pastel vases inspired by nature: Soft Touch: Pastel Pottery by Lenneke Wispelwey.