Decorate a garden by grouping old-fashioned coffee pots in various shapes and sizes to hold a variety of plants. Clustered, the pots add an unusual vintage look that brings new life to a planting area. The shiny surface of the pots reflects light and provides interest. Use large coffee pots in place of a watering can in the garden. They are easy to grip, hold and pour, and add a creative twist to garden decor.
You can also use small vintage pots as holders in the kitchen for utensils such as wooden spoons and whisks or place them in an art room as a convenient holder for brushes. In room decor, use pots to hold bunches of floral bouquets as a way to provide a clear contrast between the pot’s metal and the soft colors and green stems of flowers.
Group a mix of old-fashioned coffee pots on an outdoor garden shelf, and plant a variety of herbs with different textures and leaf shapes. The pots help to add an Old World vintage charm. Place pots on a shelf, grouped as a collection. They can help to draw the eye to a decorative focal point in a room. Use the inside of the pot as a holder for long tapered candles, or during the holidays, fill the pots with greenery and ornaments for a country Christmas look.