How to turn a chair into an herb garden

How to turn a chair into an herb garden


Let old furniture shine in new splendor or give it a whole new function: that’s exactly what the new myHOMEBOOK series “Renovated” is all about! In the first episode, DIY and upcycling pro Thomas Klotz shows us what you can do with an old chair.

What do you do with an old chair where the upholstery is broken and the wood is showing its age? That’s right, upcycle! Because the piece of furniture is so good that it cannot be thrown away. Together with the DIY Expert Thomas Clotzow From Berlin we show in the new series “Upholstery” how you can make completely new things out of old furniture. In the first episode, an old chair becomes a new chair garden. In the video, we show how it works!

Lift a chair – what do you need for this?

To make a chair garden, you first need an old chair. How it looks is a matter of taste – but the older models made of wood are especially beautiful. you also need:


  • wooden board (larger than the old seat pad)
  • chalk paint
  • label sign
  • Vase

Tools and utensils