What To Do with Built-In Indoor
Brick Planter?

Good Questions

Pin it button big
Q: The time has finally come to tackle our house's entryway! The wallpaper has been removed, the green corner shelf was taken down, and we're getting ready to prime and paint. I am struggling, however, with what to do with an oddly placed brick planter that is recessed into a corner near our stairs. 

Pin it button big

I think my options are to either a) plant a tree in there, or b) close it up and put a book case on top? In an ideal world I guess we'd rip it out and expand the stairs or something, but that definitely isn't in the budget right now. Any ideas? Would love a solution that's outside the [planter] box.

Sent by Jessica

Editor: Leave your suggestions for Jessica in the comments — thanks!

• Have a question for our community? Send us yours with a photo or two attached (questions with photos get answered first).

(Images: provided by Jessica)

You Might Also Like

Promoted Stories

Categories

Main, Style, Good Questions

Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.