Ditch the Terra Cotta and Try These Gorgeous Planters Instead

published May 14, 2019
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Houseplants are a lot more than just plants. They are stylish home accents, effortlessly woven into chic shelfies, tabletop decor, and spaces in need of a burst of green. It’s more than okay to simply place a plant in a pot and display it in your home—but there are more creative ways to go about it.

Consider displaying your beloved houseplants in a decorative object that adds to your home’s visual appeal. Here are eight products that will transform your houseplant into a masterpiece.

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Today’s decor is all about rattan—and the material is beautifully represented in this oh-so-unique plant stand. With three panels, it’s a twist on a classic plant stand and the ideal way to add something green and pretty to that awkward corner.

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Plants can also serve as wall art, and these hexagon hanging wall planters are just the creative jolt a blank wall needs. Sleek and modern, two of the painted wood hexagons come with small glass test tubes—perfect for showcasing mini bouquets and plants you’ve picked from your backyard.

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For a romantic detail to include on your tabletop, look no further than a bust-meets-planter, like this gorgeous option from Anthropologie. With a plant dropped in, it’ll look as if your Grecian goddess is wearing a leafy crown.

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Plant hangers have come a long way from their macramé days (although we still think macramé is cool!). To give your plant hanger a more contemporary vibe with decorative flair, choose a geometric hanging planter that’s guaranteed to be eye-catching.

5. Zinc Wall Planter, Starting at $38

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Treat your plants like the tiny works of art that they are and display them in a wall planter that can be hung indoors or out. Fill it with your favorite flora and make your plants the wall’s focal point. It’s also a completely outside-the-box way to grow a mini garden if you’re not currently feeling traditional planters.

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A basket is a unique (and also practical) place to care for an air plant or two. It’ll make for charming wall decor, plus it’s completely low-maintenance, which is a win-win. Choose one with a bohemian feel to create some natural-looking, free-spirited wall art.

7. Antek Planter, $104

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If you’re a minimalism devotee, tons of houseplants might not be your style. Take it down a notch with a two-tier, simple-yet-sophisticated planter that works flawlessly as striking decor on any table.

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Air plants don’t need a lot of fuss or fanfare, but if you want to give them a tiny dose of style, look to fresh and easy ways to display them, like this block of sustainable wood featuring a small piece of wire meant to hold an air plant. Work these blocks into a bookshelf or group several of them together on a table as an effortless centerpiece.

See—it really is easy being green when it comes to your home decor.