Upcycled Grain Silo Planter *VIDEO*

Pickin’ a stable is like playing ‘Let’s Make a Deal’!! There’s something about all the separate stalls, each filled with its own stash of treasures, never knowing what’s behind each door. So when this sweet family invited us to come pick their stable up in Pennsylvania, we were so excited!! Not to mention they cook a mean farm fresh egg and homemade apple butter (proof here!)


On a slightly snowyΒ Saturday in April, yes, snow in APRIL, we hit the stable. DoorΒ number one unveiled this fabulous double basin sink. It sold at Rusted Roots April sale and will be used to house ice cold drinks for a farmhouse wedding!! (Honest: I hated to see this beauty go!)


With a find like that, I couldn’t imagine what would be behind all the other doors!! As we rounded the corner of one of the stalls, we spotted this big ‘ol wheel of… wait… scoops??? Are those scoops or what? And why are they on that big ‘ol belt??


We weren’t sure what it was, but we knew we had to have it!! Here’s a little video explaining what these scoops were used for (according to an Amish farmer, we later ran into) and what we made with them!!!

Tell me that’s not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen! I thought I had a great idea with the planter, but the hubs trumped me with his idea for these rusty silo scoops! I gotta admit I like his idea better and may snag one for us to use at our house! It’s perfect!


Our plan when we got these scoops were to put three on a piece of barn wood, but because of the weight, we decided one would be heavy enough. The hefty hole up top will make hanging so much easier and sturdier for dropping in your keys or loose change!


These will be available for sale at Rusted Roots, May 13-14! Unfortunately, we are not able to ship at this time. We look forward to seeing you all at the shop!! So, what d’you think?? Β Cute?? I’d say we won quite the prize with this find that was behind door number two!!! Thank you, Teri and Jim.


Until next time, let us remember..

Beauty Stems from Rusted Roots

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  1. Fonda Rush says:

    So cool! Was there a door #3??? I always look forward to your blog entries and videos! Can’t forget the videos!

    • Candace says:

      Ah yes, Fonda!! Ha ha!! Door number three!! I believe there were five or six doors! It was a fun time!! We are headed back to PA at the beginning of June to haul back another load. We will be sure to have lots of videos of our trip!!! See ya then!! πŸ™‚

  2. Love these!

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