10 Affordable Houseplant Pots That Look Anything But Cheap

updated Mar 24, 2023
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When setting up your home, there’s no better way to infuse a bit of life into the space than with the addition of some gorgeous greenery. While houseplants tend to fall on the relatively cheap side of things, the planters they’re housed in can easily end up costing a pretty penny. So what is someone with a small budget (and an even smaller floor plan) to do? It’s time to start scouring the web for the best cheap houseplant pots. But just because these planters cost a little less doesn’t mean they’ll be lacking any of the style or quality of their more expensive counterparts. We went ahead and did the hard work for you, rounding up some affordable options for indoor planters that you’re sure to love. Check out our picks for the best affordable houseplant pots below — you might just be surprised at how beautiful they are.

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For a piece that looks like you just pulled it out of the kiln, pick up the Drippy Ceramic Tulip Planter from Terrain. This planter features a gorgeous green drip glaze that sparkles and shines to help highlight its natural allure.

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Geometric and minimalist, this planter is a favorite for its unique look. Perfect for fans of mid-century and Scandi styles, this printed wood planter is inspired by Japanese design and available in four sizes.

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West Elm
was $39.00

Those who love a raised planter will get a kick out of this West Elm pick. The sleek ceramic planter and wood base combination is a simple yet statement-making look for an easy-to-incorporate addition to your plant layout.

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Available in 20 (!) stunning colors, this fun arch planter is a handcrafted boho pick that's sure to bring some cheer to your space. Best of all, you have the option of including a draining hole for all of your planting needs.

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West Elm
was $69.00

This West Elm planter is made in India using traditional metalworking techniques. It has a textured, polished brass finish that will add interest to any space.

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Urban Outfitters

Keep your greenery beautifully housed and perfectly hydrated with this self-watering planter. Featuring a round ceramic vessel that sits atop an emerald-colored glass watering basin, this may just be our favorite pick on the list.

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Looking for marble planters that won't break the bank? A beautiful way to also incorporate some gold into your decor scheme, these gorgeous marble pots are undeniably glamorous. They're available in three sizes or one set of three, so you can mix up your design when you want a change.

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West Elm
was $29.00

If texture's what you're after, the Cecilia Earthenware Tabletop planters are sure to check all your boxes. Available in either black or white, these pots feature a mixed vertical and horizontal line design for a trendy look that won't go out of style anytime soon.

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Succulent lovers rejoice — we've found the cutest planters to house your smallest plant babies. Designed in the shape of a Grecian bust, these tiny planters add a touch of old-world elegance to any green space.

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West Elm

For a terracotta pick with a little more pizzazz, the Franca NYC Cara Planter from West Elm is a dreamy buy. Finished with a white geometric abstract face pattern that pops against the natural rust-colored backdrop, this pot is a fun take on the classic pots we all know and love.