Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Project Planter Box

Decorating my own house gets pushed to the bottom of my to-do list ever since I started my design company. But before I get on that tangent, I'll skip to one of my most pressing complaints which is my front porch. So today as I passed through the door I decided seriously, I can't take it anymore. And since I'm looking- I might as well do a post about it.

So I'm looking for an orangerie box planter...

image via Jardins du Roi Soleil
The Château de Versailles orange-tree box is a patented adaptation of the garden boxes created in 1670 by André Le Nôtre for the growing of orange-trees at the Château de Versailles under the reign of Louis XIV.

They are still for sale today, each one numbered and made at Jardins du Roi Soleil- and OH mon dieu, I cannot afford one therefore I will move on...right after these 3 photos.-  i mean c'mon. My house is so not worthy.


(images via Jardins du Roi Soleil)


Okay thus begins delima:  Love this one:
From Mecox Gardens, $4,150 ...next. :(

These are gorgeous- still no can do at $1450 ea
Deborah Silver
 Okay now we are talking...
Thos Baker $385 large Chiswick planter

Thos Baker set of two! $229 but way too small

Paris Planter $595

Or I could do a trough shape. (what I have now but too small)
Restoration Hardware $775 perfect dimensions.

 Restoration Hardware $595 - love this one and it's the right height.


Okay- after some thought and measuring. I'm going with the Thos Baker large Chiswick Planter. yep.
Any thoughts??

2 comments:

  1. I love the Paris Planter. It seems to be the closest to the Mecox Gardens planter you were originally attracted to. Can you tell me where to find it? (the Paris?)

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  2. www.simplyplanters.con has the Paris planter

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