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DIY Home Decor: 15 Takes on Classic Macrame Hanging Planters

updated Jul 17, 2020
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I am always on the lookout for new hanging planters, but I usually find them to be out of my price range or just not quite right. Recently I spent an evening searching online for DIY versions, and I rounded up 15 tutorials based on the old school macramé planters of the 70s. There are plenty of ideas to inspire you, using a variety of materials — rope, cording, leather, brass fittings, even t-shirts. Grab that pretty twine you’ve been saving, or that old t-shirt you can’t part with (but can’t wear anymore), and happy crafting!

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1. Modern Macrame Hanging Planter, DIY from Deuce Cities Henhouse

2. Sisal Rope and Brass Fittings Hanging Planter, DIY from The Urchin Collective

3. Hanging Planter with Embroidery Floss, DIY from Hello There Home

4. Colorful Macrame Plant Hangers, DIY from My Little Sunshine House


6. Yellow & Grey Cord Macrame Plant Hanger, DIY from Whimsey Box

7. Leather Plant Hanger, DIY from Steven Soria for Design Sponge

8. T-Shirt Plant Hanger, DIY from Walk In Love

9. Macrame Hanging Vase, DIY from The Red Thread

10. Mini Hanging Egg Garden, DIY from Crafttuts+


11. Simple Hanging Planter, DIY from Song & Dance

12. Leather Cord & Cork Hanging Planter, DIY from Monsters Circus

13. Hanging Plant, DIY from Speculaas

14. Hanging Succulent Garden, DIY from Skinny laMinx

15. Micro Macrame Planter, DIY from Microcrafts