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16 Offbeat DIY Hanging Planter Ideas

If you’re looking for some OFFBEAT ideas for growing plants indoors or outdoors, these DIY hanging planter ideas are worth looking at!

To give your garden a playful look, you need to be creative and what’s better than some offbeat planters made from unused home items hanging in line and beautiful plants trailing from them.

1. DIY Hanging Terrarium

diy hanging terrarium

The DIY hanging terrarium planter is perfect for keeping indoors, and it looks awesome. With a few supplies and plants, you can do this without any difficulty following the steps. Visit this website and this ONE too, to learn everything.

2. DIY Birdcage Planter

diy birdcage planter

Add a little whim to your garden by adding a birdcage planter. You can also hang it on your balcony. The step by step article is available here!

3. Hanging Purse Garden

Colorful purses hanging gardenRepurpose old and damaged purses into a beautiful hanging garden. Keep the plants in their pots so you can easily slip them out to drain excess moisture. You can also line the purse with plastic to keep the purse from getting wet.

4. Hanging Seashell Planter

seashell hanging planter

You’ll need some big conch shells, threads to tie, soil, trailing succulents or you can also use air plants. See more INCREDIBLE SEASHELL planter ideas here!

5. DIY Mason Jar Hanging Planter


The Mason jars are so versatile; we also added a few ideas here! This DIY mason jar planter is not hanging but actually clamped a wonderful idea. We found it on Allison Patrick’s blog. Here’s another link to a different DIY post!

6. Hanging Hat Planter

hat planter hanging

If you have a few old hats, use them for this bizarre idea. Hang your planters from a wall, cut a hole into the top of the hat of the size of plant stems. Now slide the stems out through the hole so that it’ll look like plants are growing in hats, your planter is ready. Allow a few days for plants to grow around the hat to see the natural display.

7. Hanging Plastic Bottle Planter

Plastic-Bottle-PlantersA simple idea for upcycling old plastic bottles and turn them into beautiful hanging plant pots. Check out the tutorial here.

8. Creative Hanging Planter

hanging planterWe found this DIY tutorial on Bloglovin and loved it. Although the tutorial is not available in English, you can translate it using Google translate.

9. DIY Hanging Air Plant Holder


Impressive DIY for indoors. This unique plant holder is cool to display air plants. The step by step tutorial is available on Squirrelly Minds.

10. Tin Can Hanging Planter

tin can hanging planter

If you have tin cans in your homes that you’re about to throw, make use of them to grow annuals, succulents or herbs and hang them. So many DIY tutorials available if you search the web. One of its kind is here!

11. Hanging Gloves Planters

glove planterIf you love to surprise your visitors, this idea is for you. Just plant the plants in small pots and place them in gloves. Hang the gloves on a wall, on a tree or a rope.

12. DIY Hanging Planters Out of Metal Bowls

diy hanging planter out of metal bowls

These hanging planters are so unique and made of metal bowls. It’s a sexy idea, to learn step by step– Visit A Beautiful Mess

13. Ice Cream Cone DIY Hanging Planter

Ice Cream cone hanging Planters

A fun DIY hanging planter idea for Ice cream lovers. You can make a planter like this for under 10$. The complete tutorial is available on Brit.co.

14. Hanging Tire Planter

hanging tire planter

Old Tire Uses in the garden are popular, and one of the best ways to use an old tire in the garden is to make it a hanging tire planter. See the DIY tutorial here!

15. DIY Plastic Bottle Hanging Planter


If you love recycling projects, take a look at this DIY at PopSugar! You can also look at 13 Plastic Bottle Recycling Ideas here.

16. Hanging Tray Planter


Make this easy hanging succulent planter with a tray or shallow pot, succulents, threads, and candles. To make it, just plant the succulents in a tray that has holes on sides to hang (or drill a few holes). Hang the tray with the help of threads. You can also put some candles, burn those candles in the night to create an astonishing effect. Ensure you do not hang this in a windy spot.

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If you're looking for some OFFBEAT ideas for growing plants indoors or outdoors, these DIY hanging planter ideas are worth looking at!



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