10 Beautiful & Creative DIY Planter Projects

10 Gorgeous DIY Planters
Photo: paulsvera

Now that summer is in full swing, I can't stop thinking about plants… and my indoor garden needs a bit of sprucing up. So I did a little Pinterest searching, and came up with tons of great DIY ideas to add some character to my succulents, cacti and other greenery. And today I'm sharing them with you. Find out how to dress up your plant babies with these ten gorgeous DIY planter ideas.   

 

10 Gorgeous DIY Planters
Photo: Sugar & Cloth

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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

DIY Contemporary Planter Box

DIY Contemporary Planter Box
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Have you ever tried to buy a contemporary planter box for your patio or porch? If you have, you probably know that it's difficult to find an attractive one at a reasonable price. So of course, I decided to make one out of wood and a piece of metal radiator cover for a geometric touch. Click through to check out the whole project!   

 

DIY Contemporary Planter Box
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

It's a nice mix of plain and decorative, with just a touch of that geometric pattern on the front. Continue Reading

How to: Make a Modern, Floating Outdoor Plant Wall

 

DIY Floating Planter Wall
Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams

Here's a quick weekend project that can turn an outdoor space into a private, leafy retreat. It uses beautiful, weather-resistant cedar wood, but avoids the cost of expensive cedar lumber. Instead, I bought more affordable cedar fence pickets, smoothed the rough surface, and created the same look for less! Then I finished off the whole project with a coat of SuperDeck® Exterior Oil-Based Transparent Stain. Here's how you can make one too. 

 

 

 

 

 

SuperDeck® features premium DuckBack Technology, which penetrates bare wood, and provides excellent protection from sun and premature weathering.  

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How to: Make a DIY Modern Planter Box for Under $40

DIY Modern Flower Box

It’s that time of year again! The season to start thinking about our outdoor gardens and spaces! When we first moved into our home three years ago, the outdoor living space was…decent. But it wasn’t quite our taste, and that made it a bit challenging to get over what we inherited and visualize an outdoor space that was meaningful to us.

But this year, we decided to take our first baby steps towards a more modern and clean outdoor space. Continue Reading

IKEA Hack: Clever Hanging Planter Basket Set

IKEA Hack: Clever Hanging Planter Basket Set
Photo: Faith Towers

I’m a plant lover through and through. Plants add visual interest to a space, and they clean the air too. So when I saw the Fryken baskets at IKEA, I knew I had to turn them into a hanging planter set. Not only does it look cool, but it also keeps the plants away from the curious nose of my mischievous dog. So read on find out how you can make your own hanging planter basket set.    Continue Reading

Make It: Natural & Modern Beaded Plant Hanger

diy beaded plant hanger
photo: Mrs. Monday

If I have the choice between placing a plant on a shelf or suspending that plant in the air, I’m going to suspend it. Save the precious shelf room! This beaded plant hanger is a cool and unique way to get those plants in the air!       

diy beaded plant hanger
photo: Mrs. Monday

Check out the full tutorial over on Mrs. Monday

DIY Beaded Planter Hanger by [Mrs. Monday]

How To: Faux Aged Copper Planter

faux copper finish planter
photo: Where The Smiles Have Been

Copper is getting its 15 minutes of fame right now. I see it everywhere. Actual copper items can be pricey, especially copper planters. This tutorial shares some great tips for getting a faux aged copper look to anything!      

 

diy faux copper finish planter
photo: Where The Smiles Have Been

See the full how-to over on Where The Smiles Have Been. 

DIY Faux Aged Copper Planter by [Where The Smiles Have Been]

Easy DIY Leather And Brass Hanging Planter

Make your own leather and brass hanging planter!
Photo: Vintage Revivals

Hanging plants from the ceiling can be a great solution for those of us without a ton of space, but sometimes it can be difficult to find a stylish planter. Well search no more, because we’ve found a super chic one that you can make yourself.   

 

Make your own leather and brass hanging planter!
Photo: Vintage Revivals

The combination of leather and brass gives this geometric hanging planter a hint of a mid-century vibe, while the teardrop shape feels oh-so-modern. Head over to Vintage Revivals to read the full tutorial. Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Minimalist Raised Planter

Photo: MonstersCircus

Just when I think I’ve seen every DIY planter idea in existence, someone comes along with an idea that completely shakes things up.      

Mette, the “blog boss” at MonstersCircus, created one of the most unique planters I’ve ever seen — DIY or otherwise. Take a peek at her tutorial to see how to make your own. Meanwhile, this raised planter box could be used for so many things! What would you put in yours? Continue Reading