How To: Make a DIY Geometric Wooden Planter or Catch-all

Photo: Dream a Little Bigger

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t completely obsessed with planters right now. My plant collection is slowly growing and, obviously, each one needs its own container! I have a few awaiting homes and I think these DIY wooden geometric planters may be the perfect solution.       

Photo: Dream a Little Bigger

Of course, this project from Dream a Little Bigger isn’t meant solely for plants! You can easily turn yours into a catch-all, a desk organizer, or just a decorative object. Continue Reading

Make It: Easy DIY Mid-Century Inspired Planter IKEA Hack

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Love the look of vintage bullet planters but don’t want to fork out a ton of cash for one? This DIY project is for you!     

Some Mid-Century vibes and a few inexpensive materials are all you need to transform basic IKEA planters into the cool tripod containers you see here.

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Curious how it’s done? Check out Sugar & Cloth for the full tutorial!

Make It: DIY Colorful Wood Ring Hanging Planters

Photo: Andrea Potocki

We’ve seen a lot of hanging planter projects around these parts, but this wood ring planter may be one of the most unique ideas I’ve come across lately!      

Andrea Potocki created this simple but impactful DIY hanging planter using various sizes of wood rings, paint, and some string. If you’re looking for an out-of-the-ordinary way to display some of your favorite plants, it really doesn’t get much easier than this. Check out the tutorial on Ohhh Mhhh (best blog name ever).

Make It: DIY Woven Hanging Planters

What do you get when you combine textile wall art and hanging planters? This awesome DIY planter project, of course!     

Following the same techniques as woven wall art, these hanging planters from Fall for DIY take the style to a whole other (functional) level! Check out the detailed tutorial right here.

P.S. These would make great gifts paired with succulents! Just sayin’.

How To: Make a Modern DIY Plant Stand

Chances are, you’ve seen a Case Study planter before — it’s the quintessential modern planter that’s been in magazines and stylish entryways since the end of WWII. Nowadays, though, it goes to the tune of $150 — and up (way up) depending on the style and size. If you like the look but not the price, here’s a DIY version you can make for a fraction of the cost.      

There have been a few tutorials for homemade Case Study planters before, but this one by Justin and Kayla from Coming Home is one of the best — and most detailed — that I’ve seen. Continue Reading

How To: Make Your Own Stylish Fabric Planters

Just when I thought I’d seen every DIY planter project that could possibly exist, the kids at A Beautiful Mess go and knock it out of the park with these fabric beauties!      

Fabric planters have been growing in popularity over the last few years and there are quite a few options you can throw down some cold hard cash on. But why do that when you can follow this easy tutorial from A Beautiful Mess and just make your own? Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I’d seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!      

Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So Very Pretty turned ordinary mason jars into mini planters that are perfect for air plants — or even for holding small office supplies, bathroom toiletries, etc. Check out her tutorial right here!

How to: Make an Easy Cement Planter

I am always hunting for cool planters but I rarely find one that I like and when I do, it’s usually out of my price range. So when I found this DIY for a modern, minimal planter made of cement, I was pretty excited.    

The editor of Sugar & Charm came up with this great weekend (or weekday) project for a cement planter and I now feel the need to put this on my to-do list for the weekend. Continue Reading

How To: Make a Modern Wooden Tabletop Planter — From Scratch!

Is your tabletop missing a little somethin’-somethin’? Add a bit of greenery and some geometric flair with this DIY succulent planter box!      

This simple woodworking project from Pepper Design can be customized to suit your tastes and table size, so get creative and have some fun! Check out the materials, dimensions, and full tutorial right here.

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