6 DIY Project Ideas Using Leftover Tomato Cages

6 DIY Project Ideas Using Leftover Tomato Cages

Dabney Frake
Jun 27, 2014
(Image credit: Dehn Bloom Design)

If you grow tomatoes, you're well aware of these wire cages, used to support the plant as it grows tall. You might even have a few extra kicking around, just taking up space in the shed or basement. Put them to good use with one of these simple DIY projects...

1. Above, Allison Bloom of Dehn Bloom Design fashioned this desk out of a couple of tall vintage cages.

(Image credit: Holtwood Hipster)

2. Holtwood Hipster layered two tomato cages to create a base for a simple outdoor table.

(Image credit: 4men1lady)

3. Michelle of 4Men 1Lady created a planter from colorful versions found at Home Depot.

(Image credit: Hot for Houses)

4. Lin from Hot for Houses shared this DIY yarn basket with us a few weeks ago.

(Image credit: The Loud and Clear)

5. Kate from The Loud and Clear spotted this chandelier in Anthropologie a couple of years ago, formed from a tomato cage and zip ties.

(Image credit: Make Grow Gather)

6. These outdoor lanterns, by Make Grow Gather, are perfect for summer parties.

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