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Our Favorite DIY Hanging Planters for your Screen Room


While spring has sprung, there are still parts of the country covered in snow and blanketed in cold temperatures. Bring the outdoors, indoors to your screen room, with simple “do-it-yourself” hanging planters. From repurposed birdcage planters to modern geometrical shaped pots, it’s simple to find a planter that fits your home’s style and fit seamlessly in your décor. Our favorite aspect of incorporating hanging planters in your home is that it utilizes open areas, without taking up valuable floor or wall space.

We compiled three of our favorite DIY hanging planters to give you inspiration to bring this modern décor style to your screen room, sunroom, or addition solution, today!

FOR THE UPCYCLER
Add a vintage touch to any space by upcycling, reusing and repurposing old birdcages. This simple DIY project requires nothing more than a birdcage, optional soil liner/container, potting mix, flowers/plants/succulents, optional paint, and a beginner’s green thumb. In its original form, birdcages come in a variety of styles, shapes, sizes, and colors. To find used bird cages past their prime, visit yard/garage sales, thrift stores, or online marketplaces.
Difficulty: Easy
For a step by step tutorial, as well as advice, tips, and tricks, visit EmpressofDirt.net

FOR THE MINIMALIST
Give plants the look of being magically suspended in air with this minimalist look utilizing three, easy-to-find, materials: chain, plastic fish bowls, and eyebolts. Varying height and fish bowl sizes can make this look your very own. This DIY Project includes 4 simply steps and leaves a lot up to your own creativity. Make this style your own by utilizing succulent plants with potting soil, or bamboo with colorful gravel, beads, polished glass, or marbles.
Difficulty: Medium
For a step by step tutorial, as well as advice, tips, and tricks, visit ABeautifulMess.com

FOR THE TRENDSETTER
If you’re up for a challenge, these beautiful hanging planters are a worthy finishing product. We won’t lie, it will take some skill set with a drill bit to complete, however, once finished, these hanging planters will spruce up any space within seconds of being hung, giving it a fresh, modern, chic look that will surely “wow!” your guests. For added dimension, utilize crawling plants such as “Creeping Jenny” to grow outward and down to create depth.
Difficulty: Advanced
For a step by step tutorial, as well as advice, tips, and tricks, visit ABeautifulMess.com

Are these planters giving you a DIY itch? We know they did for us. Show us your own competed project below!

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