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5 Favorites: Petal Colored Planters

April 04, 2016 4:00 AM

BY Justine Hand

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.

lenneke-wispelwey-small-plant-pots-gardenistaAbove: 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; £7. Other pretty pastels include a small Seafoam Plant Pot; £7, and a large Peppermint Plant Pot; £10.


Above: Ceramicist Elizabeth Benotti hand forms these pleasingly pale mini planters in her New Hampshire studio. Available by custom order, her Small Square Herringbone Planter comes in pastel colors; £17.34 apiece.


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: Boskke’s clever pastel planters are made from recycled plastic. Shown here, the Recycled Small Pink Sky Planter; £14.95 each. See The Hanging Kitchen Garden for more on Boskke’s hanging planters.


Above: Made of galvanized steel with a powder coat, a sky-colored Mini Bucket Pot is $5 from Terrain.

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.