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flyingkai
« on: September 03, 2005 04:41:06 PM »

I saved a cheese grater from being thrown away yesterday at the unmerciful hands of my mother, and I thought it would make a cute planter. Anyone have any ideas on how I could do that? I might make it a gift to someone--I'd like to have something growing in it before I gifted it.

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ninafaye
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2005 04:38:11 AM »

Getting in a little late, but I think a cheese grater would make a better windchime start than a planter.  Would look really cute with some old forks and spoons and whatnot hanging from the bottom.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2006 08:14:54 AM »

Oh my gosh!  If we could figure this out it would be so cool.  Especially for a kitchen!  I'm thinking the plant would have to be kinda skinny to fit through the little wholes... hmmm... Any ideas?

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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2006 08:23:56 AM »

If you found a slender enough pot, you could put the grater over top so it covers the pot. I think grass would grow easially through the holes (kind of like a chia-pet). Or a type of fern or something.
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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2006 08:36:20 AM »

I actually agree with ninafaye, it would be an awesome windchime...hm....

But a planter would be very cool also!  A fern would probably work...
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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2006 11:15:12 AM »

I saw in a book where someone took an old collander, filled it with a bed of moss and then put an orchid in it.  It had to have a tray under it but it was really pretty.  Not sure if something like that could be rigged in a cheese grater but you never know if one idea will help another. 
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