20 Quirky Ways to Hang Houseplants

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From floating pots to upside-down planters, we’ve got some Quirky Ways to Hang Houseplants to help you decorate your home in style! 

These Quirky Ways to Hang Houseplants is a fresh approach to bringing a vibrant touch of nature indoors, transforming your home into a green oasis. Get ready to witness ideas that blend practicality with aesthetic charm!

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Quirky Ways to Hang Houseplants

1. Hanging Metal Framework DIY

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Learn every step of this beautiful DIY here. Isn’t it amazing?

2. Pots on the Wall

Nothing can beat wall hanging pots if you’re trying to add some foliage to your home. With a simple hook and ring, you can create this too.

3. Wood Hanger and Belts

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A wood hanger made from dowels and belts to hang the plants seems unconventional and unique, but it’s definitely one to try.

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4. Tiered Plant Hanger with Shelves

With a little rope and some wood pieces, you can also create this tiered quirky hanger for your favorite foliage.

5. Macrame Hangers on Metal Bar

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Look how beautiful and elegant these quirky macrame hangers are! Hang them on the walls or get a metal rod to hang many in one place.

6. Floating Shelf Idea


Perfect for vining plants, this floating wooden shelf has plenty of space for many pots. Use chains or rope – just ensure it’s sturdy.

Check out our article on best hanging plants here

7. Basket Hanging from Twigs

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Grab a spent branch from your garden and hang wicker baskets and utensils for a quirky houseplant hanger! You can hang these using anything.

8. Quirky Boho Houseplant Hangers


With some colored rope and a pot of your choice, you can create this quirky hanger for your houseplants in under an hour. Even less.

9. Metal Stand with Hanging Pots

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Invest in a metal stand with multiple arms and adorn each with a hanging pot for a houseplant display in layers. Hang any pot you like.

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10. Long Macrame Hangers from the Ceiling

Need something out-of-the-box? This idea of long macrame pots hanging from bars on the ceiling is perfect for you!

11. Wall Hanger from Wood

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Take some wooden dowels and tie them together for a sturdy hanger. You can hang as many pots as you want. Even upcycled tin ones.

12. Metal Baskets on the Wall

Look how perfectly the shine of these quirky metal baskets complements the vibrant greens growing in them. Why not try this for yourself?

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13. Cute Kokedama Hanger

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Kokedama hangers are cute and quirky at the same time, looking like a foliage ball. You can hang these anywhere.

14. Mini Terrariums

Get some terrariums with a hook and use a rope to turn these into quirky hangers for your houseplants. They’re like mini-hanging gardens.

15. Metal Bar Stand

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If you have an old trolley or stand, you can use it to hang beautiful planters. You can use plastic hooks, ropes, chains, and more.

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16. Hanging Pots on Wall Brackets

You can find cheap wall brackets made from wood or metal. These are sturdy and can handle the weight of any pot you hang on them.

17. Pots on Tension Poles

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Get some tension poles and fix them on the wall. With a bunch of pots, these will turn into a quirky houseplant hanging idea.

18. Flowering Pots on the Walls

Nothing beats hanging houseplants in quirky wall pots designed to stick to the wall. They come in various colors and many sizes, too.

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19. Hang Pots Upside-Down

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These upside-down planters seem quirky and outlandish but bring a wonderful twist to hanging houseplants.

20. Hanging Coir Pots

These hanging coir pots wrapped in jute rope will add a quirky natural beauty to your home and display your houseplants in style.

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