It’s Not Macramé! Make This Plant Hanger Using a Different Technique

It's not macramé, it's crochet! Make this plant hanger!

I've been wanting to try my hand at making a macramé plant hanger for a bit, but just haven't gotten around to it yet. It got me thinking though… macramé is a knot-tying craft, and crocheting is basically knot tying, but with more loops. Could I make a crochet plant hanger instead? The answer is: yes! And you can too. Even if you've never crocheted before, I'm here to walk you through it.           

Make This!: DIY crochet plant hanger

This pattern is for the size of planter that I'm using specifically. Continue Reading

Make This: Hanging Fabric Planter

DIY hanging fabric planter to organize your indoor greenery

I was recently reading an article on how millennials are especially attracted to houseplants as it gives them something to care for since they can’t really afford to care for anything else (the article is here if you’re interested). As a millennial, you can count me in as slightly offended but also totally in agreement. My home is slowly being filled with all things leafy and green – I just can’t help myself. With all these plants comes the need for somewhere to put them, so let’s take to the walls with this DIY hanging fabric planter.          Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Mini Macrame Eggshell Planters

I swear, succulents and cacti get all the good DIY planters these days! (Probably because they’re cute and sculptural and hardy as all get out.) They certainly look great in these hanging macrame eggshell pots, though!      

Lisa Tilse from the fabulous blog The Red Thread recently shared this tutorial for properly prepping the shells and knotting your own macrame hanger (which you can easily adapt for other sizes and uses)! Check it out here.

Make It: DIY Hanging Planter Garden

created at: 07/04/2012

Make use of all that vertical space on your porch, deck, or balcony with an easy, make-it-in-a-single-afternoon DIY hanging planter garden!    

This idea is great for homes where outdoor space is at a premium (or even where it isn’t!). Grab a few rectangular baskets, available just about anywhere — try thrift stores, garage sales, and the like to get them for super cheap, then head over to A Beautiful Mess to see what other materials you’ll need. Continue Reading