7 Sweet (& Some Surprising) Spots for Plants in Small Spaces

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In small homes where space is at such a premium, you might be looking for ideas on where to add a plant (or three) that won't take up all your tabletop surfaces. Or you just might be looking for some fresh ideas on where to add in green loveliness into your home. We have seven spots that are space-saving and sweet for you to consider.

Pictured above: This miniature DIY project results in adorable, tiny little planters full of air plants that are magnets for a fridge! Spotted on Merry Thought.

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Put your plants right at the source, and hang them so they don't clutter around your window. Consider a small (and relatively light) hanging plant in a pot from your curtain rod in your rooms. As seen on JT and the Sea.

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It's impossible to forget to water a plant when you hang one in your shower (this is for those who have windows in their showers, of course). Though you might want to skip the shampoo. Spotted on Body + Soul magazine.

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Some plants work wonders vertically, which is great when you want to save space by hanging them on a wall. The Fresh Exchange shows you how to create this cute collage of living plants.

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Keep your herbs close at hand for adding to dishes during dinner parties and create instant art with this sweet hanging display of uniform pots of herbs. Foxy Folksy has the idea.

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Disguise that radiator when it's not in use during the winter by converting it to a perfect plant stand for small pots. (Okay not that surprising but still pretty sweet). Seen on the The Horticult.

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In what could be described as the least surprising suggestion on this list, we couldn't pass up this photo of a cute collection of miniature planters and plants on a sunny window sill, proof that any home with a window has the perfect spot for a tiny garden of green. Dearest Nature charmed us with this photograph.

What sweet spots do you have a little plant living in, in your home? Any spots that would surprise (and delight) someone? Share in the comments below!

(Image credits: Merry Thought; JT and the Sea; Buff Strickland for Body + Soul magazine April 2008 ; The Fresh Exchange; Foxy Folksy; The Sill via The Horticult; Dearest Nature)