These large trash cans are the perfect DIY Planter solution!
Head to this blog post to see what trash cans I used that looked great! They come in black as well.
These small trash cans got a coat of paint, and became the base of a coffee table.
This IKEA hack required only a screwdriver as a tool, and could easily be done with an old table top as well. Head to this post to see how I did it.