33 Gorgeous Succulent Planter Ideas To Vamp Up Your Living Space

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Succulents aren’t only pretty plants they’re also very easy to keep alive.

This means if you don’t have a green thumb, then getting a few succulents is a great place to start. They make awesome indoor plants because they don’t need that much sunlight or water and are as low maintenance as they come.

They’re also a great alternative to fake indoor plants (because where’s the fun in that?).

There are lots of ways you can arrange them and even more types of succulents to choose from.

So if you’re planning on collecting succulents for your place, get ready to have some planting fun.

To help, here are some gorgeous succulent planter ideas you can use to decorate your living space.


Via Sisoo

You can’t get any cuter than this succulent in a tea tin. Collect a few of them and you have a beautiful collection of succulent planters to decorate your home.

Best of all you get to put your empty tin cans to good use. And you save some money in the process (planters can actually get expensive).

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Via Susan Mcleary

Can you believe this coffee table is real? Yeah, it’s kind of hard to believe you can come up with something this beautiful that is both gorgeous and functional. Succulents are the perfect indoor plants for creating clever DIY creations like these!

Modern Faceted Geometric Planter for Air Plant Succulent image 0

Via Raw Originals

Now this is a succulent planter worth oogling at. And definitely a statement piece in just about any part of the room you put it in. The wooden base also makes it easy to match with lots of different types of decor in your home.

Check it out over at Raw Originals!

tea cup succulent planters at diyshowoff.com

Via DIY Show Off

Have an old tea cup set you don’t know what to do with? Use them to plant your succulents.

It’s a brilliant idea from DIY Show Off worth looking into.

DIY Balsa Wood Planters

Via Bre Purposed

These painted wooden succulent planters would make a great addition to any room in the house. The geometric colors are beautiful and worth matching with your personal decor.

How To Make A Layered Sand Succulent Planter

Via A Floral

Bet you’ve never thought about sand art as a way to plant and display your printables then we’ve found the perfect DIY succulent planters for you.

This DIY idea is genius if you love bright colors and quirky ideas you can easily recreate at home. Check out the full tutorial at A Floral.

I am so happy I figured out a place to put my succulents. This diy succulent window adds so much to my kitchen.

Via Embrace The Perfect Mess

Hanging planters aren’t only for big plants.

They can work just a great for small succulents too. The main thing is learning how to make the tied nets to add your succulent containers to.

You can always learn exactly how over at Embrace The Perfect Mess.

Create the cutest little succulent planters ever using wooden candle holders from the craft store! A little paint and a few faux succulents is all you need.

Via DIY Candy

What happens when you pair geometric shapes with wood?

You get these gorgeous DIY succulent planters that are perfect for any succulent in your house. All you have to do is gather a few materials and have fun making them.

Diamond Hanging Planters

Via The Crafted Sparrow

If you’re going for a more modern look when it comes to succulents then look no further than these puppies.

These leather hanging planters will have any home collecting compliments on the daily.

Diy: Transform A Birdcage Into Succulents Planter 1 - Flowers & Plants - 1001 Gardens

Via 1001 Gardens

Whimsical is probably the word we’d use for this succulent idea. It is simply jaw droppingly (is that even a word?) gorgeous. It would not only make beautiful decor for the house, it also makes for a great centerpiece at just about any party (especially a wedding).

If you have an old bird cage sitting around you might want to try this one out.

DIY Raised Copper Pipe Pot Plant Stand-10

Via Pure Sweet Joy

Who said pipe was only for plumbers? They can also be used to make the most unexpected succulent planter idea imaginable. Like this one from Pure Sweet Joy!

Make sure you head on over to see exactly how this cute succulent project is put together.


Via I Spy DIY

Now this one’s one for the books. Who would have thought to make a succulent planter out of an old phone? Anyone?

If this is more your type of DIY then head on over to I Spy DIY to learn more about how to put this quirky planter together.

From a candle holder to a succulent planter. This simple tutorial will bring nature inside with minimal care required!

Via Cherished Bliss

This succulent planter tutorial is definitely one worth trying. Not to mention it also makes for a great DIY gift idea, if you’re at a loss for what to give someone and they happen to love indoor plants.

DIY Mason Jar Succulent Planters

Via A Pumpkin And A Princess

It’s pretty amazing what you can come up with when you put some ribbon, a mason jar, and some paint together.

This DIY succulent planter is a testament to that. It’s not only one of the easiest things to make, it’s also easy on the eyes and goes with lots of different decor colors. Super pretty!

Make this brass succulent planter for just a few dollars! Click through for materials and instructions.

Via A Beautiful Mess

When it comes to succulent planters you don’t only want to stick to wood or plastic. Even a brass planter like this one can look super chic in a corner of your apartment.

A Beautiful Mess shows you exactly how to put it together over on their tutorial.

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Via The Cinch Shop

Everyone hold the phone. Is this not simply one of the cutest succulent planters you’ve come across?

It is so beautiful we had to feature it on the blog to give you some ideas you might not see everyday. You can always try to make a similar planter at home or you can check it out over at The Cinch Shop.

DIY Mini Wooden Succulent Planters

Via Earnest Home Co

Wooden planters are timeless and honestly never get old. They go with lots of different decor schemes and this one in particular is pretty easy to do.

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Via Red Ted Art

Unicorns! Who doesn’t love unicorns? They’re gorgeous and look even better when you recreate them in your DIY succulent planters.

Get the full run down over at Red Ted Art.

DIY mason jar succulent pots with free printable gift tags. Perfect for Mothers Day or Teacher Appreciation!

Via Lolly Jane

Mason jars are always great DIY and craft supplies, because you can do a lot with them. And using them for succulent planters is no different.

Glass Terrarium

Via Why Don’t You Make Me

Like geometric shapes? Try creating these planters to display your favorite succulents.

The rose gold edge adds a beautiful accent that goes great with a lighter color scheme.

Succulents vs cacti

Via The Dainty Garden

If you have lots of succulents that you want to keep in one place then try this stacked planter that holds lots of different plants all in one place. It’s not only easy on the eyes, but its easy on your wallet too.

Via Home Edit

What happens when you put geometric shapes and color together? You get these awesome planters. You can easily learn to make them over at Home Edit.

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Via A Kailo Chic Life

Now if you love color then these are the planters for you. They’re also splattered with gold which makes them look upscale and like you bought them at Target.

Try it out over at A Kailo Chic Life.

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Via Design Mom

What better way to use an old tree stump than as a planter for other plants. Genius right?

Well that’s exactly what Design Mom did here and it make out looking pretty amazing. Learn more over at the blog.

Painted Mason Jar Succulent Planter

Via The Golden Sycamore

These chalk painted mason jars are simply gorgeous. They make for a beautiful array of glass jars on a shelf or even as a coffee table centerpiece. Totally your call.

But first you’ve gotta learn how to make them over at The Golden Sycamore!


DIY crystal planters are the perfect project to clear the energy (and air quality) of your space! for the full tutorial head to jojotastic.com

Via Jojo Tastic

Now this is an idea we couldn’t have thought up if we tried. These crystal succulent planters are absolutely gorgeous and worth making at least once.

And again, they would make an amazing gift idea for the special person in your life.


Via Shanty 2 Chic

Sometimes simple works best. Which is why this succulent planter idea is a great one if you’re looking for less frill and more utility.

It only takes a few simple materials, and you can put it together in no time. Check it out on Shanty 2 Chic.

Via All Things Target

Ok. Ok. So this is a list for succulent planter ideas, but we didn’t really specify if it was for live or fake succulents. And that’s why this beautiful DIY idea made the list.

Though its for faux succulents, it was too gorgeous not to add! Check out the full tutorial on All Things Target.

DIY Packing Paper Sack Planters | @fallfordiy

Via Fall For DIY

Now this is an idea you don’t see every day. Create some bag like planters for your succulents! It’ll add a touch of creativity to your decor and you can even paint the planters to match your personal decor style.

diy oven baked clay hanging planters - perfect for succulents! (5)

Via Bonnie Christine

If hanging planters are more up your alley then these precious things might be worth taking an afternoon to make. While they can make a beautiful and thought filled gift for a special someone, they’d also look amazing in your front porch or even living room.


This easy-to-make DIY wood succulent planter is the perfect way to bring the outdoors in throughout these beautiful spring and summer months ahead.

Via KJ

If you’re wanting to make wood look chic then this is the way to do it. This planter can go on about any surface and instantly brighten it up. Learn how to put it together over on KJ.

Diy wooden succulent planter 5

Via DIYs

If you like small planters with precise little details then this is the diy project for you. It isn’t too big and bulky so it would definitely be easy to make and can even make for a great small gift idea for a friend.


Via Crafts Unleashed

This gorgeous succulent list couldn’t be complete without adding a farmhouse style succulent planter idea.

The wooden box is really down to earth and brings it all perfectly together. Whether you decide to plant real or fake succulents, this is definitely a project to try.

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    • Judy
    • October 18, 2019

    Do succulents not need to be n a pot that drains?

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