The Best DIY Planters on the Internet

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

There’s no such thing as having too many plants. But the more greenery you bring home, the more planters you’ll need. Having a handful of indoor plants can cost you a couple hundred dollars in pots, especially if you want them looking #instaworthy. The good news is, we found 10 DIY planters that look so fabulous, you’ll want to plaster them all over your social media – and they’re super easy to make!


Trash Can

One man’s trash is a DIYer’s treasure. Garvin and Co. stumbled upon these metallic trash bins and converted them into gorgeous copper planters.

Dollar Store Cookie Tins

This expensive-looking decor is made from cookie tins, and from the from the dollar store at that! Head to Craftberry Bush for more details on this genius project.

Thrift Store Bowl

This hanging planter was once a $2 bowl at the thrift store. Get the details at By Brittany Goldwyn.

Mid-Century Modern

Planters like these would cost a fortune at a home decor store. Sugar & Cloth has the short-cut.


It’s beautiful, it’s fun, it’s sculptural, it’s from Almost Makes Perfect.

Moroccan Tiles

Dress up an otherwise plain box with decorative tiles. That’s what Pillar Box Blue did (for 40 cents a piece).

Geometric Hangers

These little hanging planters have a whole lot of style. See the tutorial at Vintage Revivals.

House #

When displaying your home address number, think outside the [planter] box. Check out Classy Clutter for this uniques project.


A new set of legs and a beaded exterior transform a plain pot into a chic piece. See more at Shake My Blog.

Painted Rope

Rope baskets give a cozy, homey look to indoor plants, while maintaining an upright form. Honestly WTF made these baskets herself and then dressed them up with Southwestern-inspired designs.

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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