How to Build Planter Posts for String Lights
Our family loves to relax on the patio, and now it has some serious ambiance thanks to my latest DIY project: planter posts for string lights!
Ready to create something special? Let’s go!
What You’ll Need:
- Bags of Quikrete Fast-Setting Concrete Mix (per post)
- 2-4 Planters (enough to support the café lights)
- 4-by-4 Posts (enough to support the lights)
- Steel Screw Hooks
- Café lights
- How to Build Planter Posts for String Lights
Seal the insides. You won’t want potting soil or concrete mix to spill from your planters (I used wood), so apply Advanced Polymer Non-Sag Sealant or Advanced Polymer Construction Adhesive to close any gaps or cracks inside them.
Find a location. Place the planter where it will be used. Make sure it’s where you’ll spend a lot of time and could use a little light. (I just want to stress: