How To: DIY Hanging Clay Planter

DIY Hanging Clay Planter

Plants are everywhere these day it seems- don’t you think? Just browse Pinterest and before long, you will see the influx of images where plants are the star of the show. Bringing plants into the home, big or small, are a sure way to add warmth and interest into any space. And this simple DIY Hanging Clay Planter is a fun option for displaying small plants!  

materials

DIY Hanging Clay Planter

 

  • Polymer Clay
  • Rolling pin
  • Sharp cutting tool (I used a kitchen knife)
  • Straw
  • Oven safe bowl
  • Twine or Cord
  • Small house plant

Step

DIY Hanging Clay Planter

Begin by rolling out your clay to about a 1/4 inch thickness. Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Terrazzo Tile From Clay

DIY Terrazzo Tile From Clay
Photo: DIYS.com

Ring dishes are important. Truly. But sometimes you just need a dish that’s big enough for those watches and sunnies. The solution: These faux Terrazzo tiles. They have stolen my heart and look like an easy afternoon project! 

 

faux terrazzo tiles
Photo: DIYS.com

 

Is your jaw on the floor like mine from the prettiness? Glad to hear I’m not alone! Check out the full how-to over on DIYS.com!

 

 

DIY faux terrazzo tile!
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Check out the full before-and-after at DIYS.com! Continue Reading

Weekend Project: DIY Geometric Bowl

Photo: Fall for DIY

This air dry clay project is perfect for the weekend. And the geometric twist will work for nearly any style. Click through to see how to make your own DIY geometric bowl this weekend.

 

Buy or DIY? Check out this Geometric Bowl      $11 on Etsy  

 

Photo: Fall for DIY

The tutorial is from Fall for DIY and it’s actually for a geometric punch bowl, but I think it would make a great decorative bowl for an entryway or a coffee table, etc. Continue Reading

Make It: Hanging Clay Airplant Holders

clay hanging airplant holders

Airplants might just be the ultimate when it comes to plant etiquette. Similar to cactus, they require very little water making them *almost* indestructable. I am always on the look out for unique ways to hang and display your plants and this copper and clay DIY doesn’t disappoint!      

 

diy clay hanging airplant holders

Check out the full tutorial over on Squirrelly Minds! 

DIY Clay Hanging Airplant Holders by [Squirrelly Minds] Continue Reading

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home

Clay! Who doesn’t love it? The air-dry stuff is so easy to work with and dries a beautiful white. It’s just begging to be manipulated into something great! Here are 15 of my favorite projects for the home and they’re all made with clay! Those marbled dishes? They’re calling to me!      

 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Urban Comfort

Leaf bowls via Urban Comfort 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Paper & Stitch

Hanging pots via Paper & Stitch (the editor is Curbly writer Brittni!

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Fellow Fellow for Say Yes

Can’t forget these clay houses for plants via Say Yes 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Curbly

Gold-dipped bowls via Curbly 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Gathering Beauty

Faceted tealights via Gathering Beauty 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Delineate Your Dwelling

Gold knobs via Delineate Your Dwelling 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Damask Love

Stamped succulent pots via Damask Love 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: A Beautiful Mess

Hanging planters via A Beautiful Mess 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: The Lovely Drawer

Painted coasters via The Lovely Drawer 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Studio DIY

Emoji trinket dishes via Studio DIY 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Delineate Your Dwelling

Colorful clay animal heads via Delineate Your Dwelling 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Sugar & Cloth

DIY cat trinket dish via Sugar & Cloth 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: A Beautiful Mess

Marbled clay dish via A Beautiful Mess 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Makery

Clay-wrapped pots via Makery 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Design*Sponge

Clay platter via Design*Sponge 

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How-To: Easy DIY Stamped Clay Bowls

Easy DIY Stamped Clay Bowls
Photo: Gathering Beauty

Little bowls are a handy thing to have around the house. They’re great for holding jewelry, keys or even office supplies. And what’s better than a small bowl? A brightly colored small bowl with a pretty pattern! Click through to find out what these lovely pieces look like when they’re finished.   

 

Easy DIY Stamped Clay Bowls
Photo: Gathering Beauty

Aren’t they gorgeous? I love that you can customize them to your taste…. I’m picturing a magenta floral pattern for mine. Continue Reading

How To: Make a Minimal Wall Art Pocket Planter from Scratch

Photo: Ivan Solis

Wall art and DIY planters are nearly always at the top of my list of DIYs to create, for whatever reason. And I recently stumbled across a project that combines both of the things into one super cool clay DIY: clay pocket planters that hang on the wall. This one is a must-try.

 

Natalie Shriver made these super clever clay planters for Designlovefest recently and I’m beyond impressed with how good they look. Continue Reading

Make It: Simple & Stylish Torn Clay Vases

diy torn clay vases
photo: Makery

I love air dry clay and the endless possibilities it gives. You can make just about anything! And while painting it is always fun, leaving it simple and white is my favorite option. These torn clay vases are easier (and cheaper!) to make than you would believe!      

 

diy torn clay vases
photo: Makery

The trick? Place a can in the bottom to make these waterproof! Visit Makery for the tutorial!

DIY Clay Wrapped Pots by [Makery] Continue Reading

Make It: Simple DIY Clay Circle Garland

Photo: Caitlin McGrath

A lot of the DIY garlands we feature are meant for specific celebrations (holidays, birthdays, etc. etc.), but this clay version is stylish and subtle enough to be left up year-round!      

Using air dry clay and a few clever techniques, Caitlin of The Merrythought created this gorgeous decorative garland. While I personally love it as-is, you could get creative with paint for a more colorful option. Check out the tutorial over on Poppytalk for a complete supply list and instructions. Continue Reading

Weekend Project: How To Make Clay Wind Charms with Plastic Wine Glasses

Photo: Francesca Stone for Design Sponge

Grab a little air dry clay and some disposable plastic wine glasses (yep, you heard me right), to create a DIY wind charm that looks like a piece of art. This project is perfect for the weekend.   

 

Francesca Stone made this beautiful wind charm (it doesn't make noise, so its not technical a wind chime) for Design Sponge and I just had to share it before taking off for the weekend.  Continue Reading