ISSUE 94  |  October Moon

DIY: Elegant Black Stained Window Boxes

October 18, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

The garden version of the little black dress? We’ve found it.

Inspired by how glamorous a simple wood window box by East London Furniture looks in black, we’ve sourced the materials necessary to recreate the look (in a matter of minutes):


Above: Known for making products from recycled materials, East London Furniture operates out of a workshop in central London.

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Above: Sydney Harbour Palm Beach Black Wood Stain is a water-based colorfast black stain; prices start at $46.10 from McCollum Interiors in NYC.

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Above: An untreated Pine Rectangular Planter, 42 inches long by 13 inches wide, is $98 from Jamali Garden.

N.B.: This is an update of a post published Dec. 5, 2012.