In an increasingly paperless world, some people may find that they have filing cabinets that they no longer need. Or, they may only need to use one or two drawers while the rest of it stands empty. Instead of throwing away a perfectly good item, it is possible to repurpose it into something useful.
With a little paint and creativity, filing cabinets of any size can be converted into decorative planters. Cabinets can be used as a vertical garden by standing upright and having the drawers opened in a stair-step pattern. Turning filing cabinets on their backs and removing the drawers can provide one large planting station and multiple smaller planter pots. Anyone who wants to try the idea and does not have a suitable item can look into used office file cabinets.
While it may take some work, turning a filing cabinet into a …