By Sean Santiago

Published on April 7, 2017

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Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO

Turning this cute basket into a mobile herb garden planter is as easy as pie (and requires fewer ingredients) with this simple Ikea hack. It’s the perfect home garden accent for your kitchen or living room; plants and herbs can be swapped out seasonally or left to thrive year-round.

Materials:

Brankis basket

– Castors

– Screws + screwdriver

– Plants

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Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO

Instructions:

First, you’ll want to use a pencil to measure and mark the bottom of the Brankis basket where each castor is to be attached.

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Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO

Then, use your screwdriver to create holes and proceed to screw in each castor until they are securely fastened.

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Once the basket is on wheels, you can flip it over and fill it with plants. (Add a layer of plastic inside the basket if you’re worried about leaking.) Choose a mixture of succulents and herbs to create the effect of an overflowing garden bed, right in your kitchen.