11 Hanging Planters You Can Make Yourself
Plants totally liven up a home, and hanging them (whether in a DIY hanging planter or one you pick up from a store) takes them to a whole other level, literally.
1. Brass Ring Planter DIY
These mid-century modern-inspired brass ring planters by A Beautiful Mess only take about 10 minutes to make. They’re perfect for air plants or succulents.
2. Finger-Knit Macramé
This coral hanging planter was finger knitted and accessorized with wooden beads by Anne of Flax & Twine. You can follow her instructions to get the look.
3. Hanging Plant Shelf DIY
This elegant contraption by A Beautiful Mess offers a ton of flexibility, allowing you to swap out plants or easily take plants down for a good soaking and/or trimming.
4. DIY Air-Drying Hanging Planters
Charming clay pinch pots like these from Food52 provide a sweet home for plants that don’t require a lot of water or drainage.
Cara of Never Skip Brunch was inspired by a $198 Anthropogolie hanging planter when creating this DIY. It has a pretty terrazzo pot and gold hoop.
6. DIY Hanging Plant Holders
You’ll probably have to translate the instructions and the measurements are in metric, but this clean, modern DIY by Craftifair is worth the extra effort.
7. Upcycled Planters
You’ll never guess what these beautifully minimal planters by Almost Makes Perfect are made out of! It’s lotion bottles.
8. DIY Hanging Wire Planter
This is a great basic tutorial by A Joyful Riot that you can adjust. Just switch up the spray paint, rope and bead choices to your liking.
9. $5 Hanging Planter Hack
These Target Dollar Spot pots are upgraded with bits of leftover paint and twine by Paper & Stitch for a super affordable option.
10. DIY Hanging Planter Upgrade
This is the exact same project as above, taken a step further with gold leaf by DIY in PDX.
11. DIY Hanging Water Garden
How to keep water from dripping is perhaps the No. 1 concern when it comes to hanging planters. These magical teeny gardens by The Merrythought solve that problem by actually submerging the plants in water.
Additional reporting by Carolin Lehmann