Get your green thumb into gear!

1. Craft a Polish chandelier planter, also known as pajaki, for a springtime statement piece.

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Photo: Anna Killian for The House That Lars Built

This colorful creation was made using heavy duty cardboard, papier-mâché, wooden beads and a whole lotta pom poms. Check out the full tutorial on The House That Lars Built.

2. Put that table saw to good use by building a three-tier plant stand.

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Photo: The Merrythought

Don’t shy away from power tools! Manda and Caitlin from The Merrythought have provided detailed instructions on how to recreate this ladder plant stand.

3. For a quick and easy weekend project, try these pretty face planters.

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How adorable are these guys and gals? Tutorial via Gold Standard Workshop.

4. These himmeli-inspired copper hanging planters are eye-catching and surprisingly affordable.

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You can also make himmeli from plastic straws, but the copper tubes used in this tutorial by Hello Lovely Living are much sturdier.

5. Plant a Mason jar herb garden and you’ll always have fresh herbs to cook with.

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Make these jars as gifts or keep them for yourself! Read the tutorial on My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia.

6. DIY this dream catcher/air plant holder duo.

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All you’ll need is an embroidery hoop, yarn, feathers, a hot glue gun and real or fake greenery. Check out the tutorial on Homemade Ginger.

7. Create a succulent planter in minutes using a vintage colander.

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If you’re not happy with the color you can always use a can of outdoor spray paint to give it an update. See how Charlene from My Frugal Adventures put this planter together for only $15.

8. Take your houseplants to the next level with this copper pipe stand.

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Because three tiers are always better than one. Read the instructions on A Bubbly Life.

9. Make dollar store plant pots look like a million bucks using glitter and gold foil.

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The hardest part will be deciding which plant pun or silly phrase to use. You can check out the full tutorial on Nest of Posies.

10. Build a mid-century modern plant stand for a fraction of the cost of a store-bought model.

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But first you’ll need to make friends with your drill press. Read the detailed instructions for this beauty on Hello Lidy.

11. Use a garment rack and a few S-hooks to display your hanging plants.


Photo: Kmart

Get the A-frame garment rack from Kmart Australia. Or, shop similar models at IKEA or Urban Outfitters.

12. Add a bit of dark paint to cement powder to create this gorgeous marble effect.

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A great way to add personality and interest to concrete planters! Visit And Projects to read the easy-to-follow tutorial.

13. Love low-maintenance air plants? Try this trendy hanging planter.

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Kim from Made in a Day upcycled a birch candle holder from a thrift store into this ethereal air plant hanger. Get the how-to here.

14. These soda bottle cat planters are the purr-fect project for kids.

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Got a few soda bottles in your recycling bin? Put them to good use by crafting these cute cat planters. You can find the instructions on Salty Canary.

15. Cinder blocks are an affordable way to craft modern planters for your succulents.

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Ashley from Little Miss Momma bought these cinderblocks from a hardware store for 99 cents each! Check out her handy tutorial here.

16. Clip the spokes off a tomato cage planter to make a playful plant holder.

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Michelle from 4 Men 1 Lady found these colorful tomato cages at Home Depot, but you could also use spray paint to transform boring metallic ones. Read the tutorial here.

17. And finally, use air dry clay to spruce up your walls with a geometric wall planter.

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Contrasting paint colors make this planter pop. Check out the tutorial on Make & Fable.

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