6 Best Marble Planters for Succulents

Best marble planters for succulents

Marble was all the rage in 2017 and still is today, and we totally understand why! Marble countertops and floors are to die for (not literally though).

They’re modern, elegant, and luxurious… we can’t wait until we can afford to tile our whole house with marble!

But for now, we’re celebrating our love of marble by writing this post about our favorite marble succulent planters. We’re even going to show you a cool DIY planter as a bonus so that you can make it at home if you’re on a budge. It’s made with marble contact paper just to give you a slight preview.

Without further ado, let’s jump into the post!

 

Geometric Marbled Ceramic Pots & Planters

Geometric marble ceramic pots and planters

These faux marble planters have a geometric diamond pattern that really stands out! The texture of these planters combined with their faux marble design makes them look a lot like rocks.

We love the earthy, natural vibe of these planters, and the unique colors they come in. A lot of planters on this list were designed to mimic white carrara marble, but marble comes in a lot of other colors, too. This set of four planters incorporates some of those other colors, like brown, grey and green.

These pots have drainage holes, which make them perfect for succulents. Succulents pretty much need to be put in pots that have drainage holes because they’re so sensitive to overwatering. If they sit in water, their roots will rot and they’ll die. That won’t happen with these planters, though, so you can rest easy!

They come in a set of four and are available for just $17.99, which is an awesome deal! 

 

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Sun-E Modern Style Marbling Ceramic Pot
$13.99

Succulent/Cactus Planter with Drainage Hole (3.35 Inch). 4 in Set, Plants Not Included.

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Colorful Ceramic Succulent Planters

Green and blue marble planters

If you like color, then these are the succulent planters for you! You’ll get four marbled planters if you buy this set—one green, one blue, one pink, and one grey. The bright colors will really compliment your colored succulents!

These planters are about two inches tall and three inches wide, so they’re the perfect petite planters for arrangements of small succulents like Echeverias and Haworthias, too.

Each planter has a drainage hole, so you won’t have to worry about your plants sitting in water. They also come with nice wooden trays that will keep any water that drains out of your pots contained. The trays are a big plus because they’ll prevent your furniture from getting water stains!

These planters are so cute that we don’t blame you if you buy more than one set—like we did! These are the perfect planters for a windowsill garden and are one of our preferred sets for giving succulents as gifts. Each set of six is only $13.99!

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OAMCEG 2.75 inch White Ceramic Succulent Planter, Set of 6
$14.68

BEAUTIFUL, STYLISH MINI SUCCULENT POTS - Set of 6 White Ceramic plant pots, features a drainage hole and bamboo tray at the bottom for proper draining of live plants.


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La Jolíe Muse Succulent Planter Pots – Cute Ceramic Animal Set

We cannot get over this set of faux marble planters! First of all, they are a set of animals! They have an adorable black and white marble design with a splash of color that makes them look super cute! Who could resist these?

This set contains a cat, cow, elephant, fox, and an owl which makes it great for a growing succulent collection. These cute little planters are sure to bring a smile to your face every time you see them!

We love the way that the glossy ceramic marble looks with the raised textures of the animals. These animal planters are made from high-quality ceramic, they are glazed on the outside and inside, and come with a drainage hole, rubber plugs. This set of ceramic pots is just $27.99. Don’t let the price scare you, these are made with high-quality ceramic and hand-painted individually.

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La Jolíe Muse Succulent Planter Pots - Cute Ceramic Animal Set
$24.99

Your search for adorable and practical mini succulent pots in a range of sizes is over! This set of 5 premium ceramic pots features an elephant, owl, cow, fox, and cat. This animal collection is the perfect whimsical accessory for any table, desk, countertop, or bookshelf.

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Ball Shaped Faux Marble Planter

We think that this planter is one of the most striking ones on the list! It almost looks like a ball or a globe with its tall, curved ceramic sides. It has a beautiful faux marble finish. The marbled design streaks up and down the sides of the pot and really emphasizes its curvy shape.

We think that this stunning contemporary pot would make a beautiful centerpiece for your coffee or dining room table. It’s one of the biggest pots on this list, so it will fit quite a few succulents. Load it up with your favorite plants, and put a few colored succulents in there, too. They’ll really pop against the white ceramic sides of this pot!

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Comciou Marbling Ceramic Flower Pot
$24.99

Made of high quality ceramic and have drainage holes for watering. Each flower pot is carved with fine stripes, make your windowsill, living room, and desktop, patio more tidy and beautiful.

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Potey Ceramic Faux Marble Planter

We are in love with Potey pots! They are attractive, striking and classy without upstaging our glorious succulents. They are well made and come in perfect condition, fully packaged in styrofoam. We absolutely love that no power tools are required! We didn’t have to drill a drainage hole (thank God we didn’t have to worry about chipping the pot), and it comes with a saucer as well to catch excess water! 

Beautiful and high-quality pots! We love the sleek and modern look of these and they look great with all of our succulents! The marble looks expensive and the saucers add a pop of pizzazz! They are a matte black with lovely and realistic white marble veining throughout. The gold drainage container actually adds to both the aesthetic feel of the pots, as well as the functionality! 

They are made from high-quality ceramic material and are a surprisingly good weight. There is even a drainage hole and two small mesh screens that come with the planters. The pots we ordered were 4-inch and 5-inch garden pots, with an outer diameter of 4.3inches, inside diameter of 3.8inches, and height of 4.3inches. The saucer had a diameter of 4.6inches.

Did we say that we love these elegant ceramic pots? They make any space look classy. 

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DIY Marble Planter

Here’s that DIY recipe that we promised you! You can turn pots you already have into marble masterpieces by picking up some marble contact paper. Contact paper is super easy to apply to tin cans or any other round object that you want to turn into a gorgeous faux marble planter!

You don’t even need glue to make this! The only supplies you’ll need are a craft knife, a tape measure, a tin can, and of course, marble contact paper. When cutting this marble contact paper we found that the best option is to use this x-acto knife to get the best clean cut possible, plus it’s not expensive at all.

Measure the length and width of your can using flexible measuring tape so that you know exactly how much contact paper to cut. Then, use the craft knife to cut the contact paper according to your measurements. Use a straightedge while you’re cutting to make sure that you get the cleanest lines.

Wrap the contact paper you just cut around your whole tin can. Make sure that you wrap the contact paper tightly to prevent air bubbles from forming. Use a handy credit card or gift card in order to get those air bubbles out.

You’re all done! Wasn’t that easy? Now go fill your beautiful, brand new pot with plants!

Still feeling crafty? Read our article on How to Easily Create Driftwood Planters at Home!

 

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We know that you probably can’t pick, but which one of these amazing pots is your favorite? We love the set of four geometric planters the most! Let us know which one you’re going to buy in the comments section below.

If you do end up making a purchase, snap a picture of it and share it with us on social media @succulentcity! We can’t wait to see all of the beautiful succulent arrangements you create in your fabulous faux marble planters. Happy planting!

If you liked this read you’re going to love our full in-depth ebooks! With so many of our succulent lovers asking for more, we listened and can’t wait to share it with you here! With our very detailed ebooks, you’ll get more information than these short articles. Some ebooks are 30+ pages, perfect for a weekend read.

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Happy planting!

Top Terrariums for Air Plants- Different Types Of Planters

To Terrariums for Your Air Plants

You just got home from the nursery with a bunch of beautiful Tillandsias. You handpicked the best air plants that the nursery had to offer, and you’re stoked to display them in your home.

But where are you going to put them?

You can plant Tillandsia on pieces of driftwood, in hanging metal planters, and even in sea urchin shells! But our favorite place to plant them is in a glass terrarium, so today we thought we’d share our favorite ones with you. You can’t go wrong with any of the terrariums on this list—they’re all gorgeous!

Without further ado, here are the top terrariums for air plants!

Geometric Copper Terrarium

Tillandsia plant looks great in modern, geometric planters like this one! All of the edges of this glass terrarium are outlined in rose gold or copper metal depending on which design you choose. Either one is gorgeous, so you really can’t go wrong!

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This terrarium has a big opening, so your air plant is sure to get enough circulation in this terrarium. The size of the terrarium opening also makes it super easy for you to water your plant without removing it from their little home. Just grab a spray bottle, and mist them regularly to keep them nice and hydrated.

This Terrarium planter comes in two sizes—small or medium. Bigger is better, so we say go for the medium size. The terrarium gives you a great excuse to get more air plants if you don’t have enough to fill it!

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Gold Geometric Planter

Light Bulb Terrariums

We think this light bulb terrarium is such a bright idea! It’s not really light bulbs, but it looks just like them and gives the same cool effect.

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This terrarium comes with jute strings that you can use to hang them from the ceiling, and they have openings in the middle that allow any plants you put in them to get enough circulation.

They’re a lot more functional than a real, repurposed light bulb would be, so it’s worth spending the money to get them! They come in a pack of three, so you get a good value on this buy. This brand also has another variety that includes a light bulb with two hole- openings— giving your air plants some extra room to grow! 

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Lightbulb Terrariums

Hanging Glass Terrarium Kit

We love this hanging terrarium! It comes with a beautiful metal stand that has some nice scroll details. The scrolls make this terrarium look extra pretty and whimsical. It would be the perfect vehicle for a little fairy garden full of adorable plants.

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This terrarium also comes with two Tillandsia plants and some black and silver rocks, so it has everything you need to get your mini garden started! It’s a great value at $28.00 considering you get air plants and rocks, too.

For more inspiring hanging plants for your air plants and other succulents, check out our top 5 choices here!

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Metal Stand with Glass Terrarium

Tabletop Glass Plant Terrarium

These tabletop terrariums are modern, classic and simple, which is just the way we like our planters! They’ll go with pretty much any decor because they have such a streamlined, minimalist design. They’ll really let your air plants shine, too, because they don’t have many details that will take attention away from them. Take a look!

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These terrariums come in a set of two. They all have the same round shape and an opening at the top that lets air in, which is great for air plants. They derive some of their nutrients from the air, so they definitely need the good airflow that these terrariums provide!

 

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Small Desktop Terrarium

Tall Geometric Tabletop Terrarium

The shape of this tall, geometric glass terrarium kind of reminds us of geodes! It has an organic, irregular shape that looks super modern and cool.

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It comes in three sizes-small, medium, and large. Definitely go for the large size, though! It’s 9.8 inches tall, which makes it a much more striking and beautiful centerpiece than the smaller sized terrariums. It would look gorgeous in your dining room or living room table with a bunch of votive candles around it!

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This terrarium for air plants also comes in two different finishes. You can get it with either matte black metal or gold metal if you want a nice shiny finish.

It’s only $29.99 for the large size, which we think is a great deal. It has tons of space for your air plants and will become a real focal point of whatever room you put it in, so it’s worth splurging on!

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Black Geometric Glass Terrarium

Teardrop Terrarium Set

We love terrariums that have unique, interesting shapes, like these! In this set, there are two teardrop-shaped and one globe-shaped terrarium for air plants. They’re all a nice size—the teardrop terrariums are 7 by 4 and the globe is 5 by 5, so you’ll be able to fit plenty of air plants in them! They have a nice, big opening that allows plenty of air to get to your Tillandsia plant, too.

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They all come with long pieces of twine that you can use to hang them. Two of them have flat bottoms, so you could also set them on your end table or coffee table and they’d look just as nice!

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Hanging Teardrop Terrariums

Terrarium Display End Table

We saved the best terrarium for air plants for last! This end table doubles as a terrarium, and it’s just about the coolest thing we’ve ever seen! The terrarium is where the drawer would usually go, and it’s made entirely of glass, so you can see your air plants from pretty much any angle.

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The drawer is pretty deep, so you can fit a lot of Tillandsia and rocks in there! Surprisingly, the drawer also has air holes on the sides that will provide air circulation for your plants. We thought for sure that this type of terrarium would be closed, but the genius people who designed this managed to work some air holes into it!

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This end table has gold legs and some metal accents, but otherwise, it’s made almost entirely of glass. The almost- fully- glass design gives it a really elegant and delicate look. It would be a beautiful showpiece in almost any room in the house. We could see this table being used as a nightstand in a bedroom, or sitting next to a couch or chair as a side table. Wherever you keep it, it’s sure to be a conversation starter.

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Desk Terrarium with Gold Accents

Those are the top terrariums for air plants according to us here at Succulent City! Which ones are your favorites?

We’re in love with that terrarium end table and it’s definitely going in our cart, we’re hoping it comes this weekend! Let us know which ones you’re going to buy in the comments section below!

Enjoyed learning about Top Terrariums for Air Plants? If so, you’ll really enjoy the ebook about Different Types of Planters. With this ebook, you’ll find yourself more detailed answers that’ll help your succulent grow even better! With thousands of succulent lovers enjoying our ebooks, you don’t want to miss out on what works the best to grow your succulents.

Happy planting! 

Top 5 Hanging Succulent Planters Worth Having

Top 5 Hanging Planters Worth Having

We think that hanging succulent planters are one of the most underrated ways to display your succulents at your home. Hanging planters add so much visual interest to living spaces and make your succulents a true focal point in your home.

If you’ve never owned any before, you may be wondering where to buy hanging planters and what to put in them. We’ve got you covered! Just keep reading to hear all about our favorite hanging planters and succulents.

Which Succulents Look Good in Hanging Planters?

Trailing succulents are great for hanging planters because they spill and cascade down the sides of the planter. They give an abundant, lush look to any container you put them in.

Our favorite trailing succulents are Burro’s Tail and String of Pearls because they both have beautiful spherical leaves. Some other great choices are String of Hearts and Little Pickles. String of Hearts succulents have green and purple leaves that resemble hearts, and Little Pickles have green, spiky leaves and long, trailing purple stems.

If we were going to put an arrangement in our hanging succulent planters, though, we wouldn’t just use trailing succulents. The key to making beautiful arrangements is contrast, so pick succulents that have different shapes, colors and textures to make your planters look more interesting. 

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Succulent City’s Favorite Hanging Planters

We scoured the Internet looking for the best decorative succulent planters, and this is what we found. We’ve included a few of our favorite DIY planters, too, just in case you’d rather save some money and make your own!

Macrame Plant Hangers

Macrame plant hangers
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We love macrame plant hangers. They have a boho chic vibe and make any room you put them in look more eclectic.

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These small macrame hangers are made out of durable jute rope. You can’t really hang them outside, but they look great indoors in bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens.

These hangers come in a pack of two for just $7.99, but you will have to purchase your own pots. We’d put small terracotta pots or textured white pots in these hangers, but any pot you have on hand will look great!

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We love planters that incorporate natural materials, so these jute hanging planters are just our style. But if you’d rather make your own, you can fashion some plant hangers out of jersey fabric. All you need besides the fabric is a few household tools and thirty minutes. Get the full instructions here.

Striped Ceramic Hanging Planters

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We’re obsessed with multicolor, so when we saw these planters, we knew we had to put them on this list! They come in a set of three for just $19.99, so they’re an absolute bargain.

These pots have a  beautiful top stripe, and are available in colors like light grey and a powder blue. The stripes only cover about the top inch of each pot, and the rest is painted either white, grey, or blue. This gives them a really clean, minimalistic look that will go with any decor.

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These planters are suspended from durable cotton rope that won’t break. They have drainage holes, but come with plugs that you can use to stop the flow of water whenever you want. They’re ceramic and hand glazed, which we never would’ve expected at this price point!

We think that a Zebra Plant or variegated Snake Plant would look gorgeous in these planters. Any green succulent will look amazing, though, because it will pop against the white part of the planter.

Decorative Geometric Wall Planters

Geometric succulent wallplanter
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Some people might argue that wall planters aren’t true hanging planters, but since you hang them up on a wall, we’re including these geometric ones anyway! I mean, just look at them… we couldn’t leave them out. These planters have a modern, geometric design that’s to die for. 

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Each planter has a unique gold frame that’s shaped like a diamond. It holds up a mini white pot that can house one small succulent like a Haworthia, Echeveria or Aloe plant. These planters would look great in bathrooms, hallways, or anywhere else in your home where you want a touch of greenery. 

Even though these wall planters are pretty cheap, you can save even more money by making your own. Our favorite DIY project actually uses coffee mugs as the planters and simple hooks to hang them on the wall. You can use coffee mugs that you already have in your home, but we think that these adorable cactus mugs would make this DIY even cuter!

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Pastel Blue Mini Planter Set

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The rest of the planters on this list are pretty neutral, so we had to include a pop of color with these fun pastel blue mini planters. They come in other colors too, but we think you should take a chance and go with the blue!

These planters are made of ceramic that has a beautiful shine to it. Despite being ceramic, they’re very lightweight. They come with twine rope that you can use to suspend them from your ceiling, which we definitely recommend doing. Their unique globe shape makes them look amazing when you hang them up high up against a wall.

These planters also have drainage holes, which is a big plus. They come as a set of four for $14.99, which we think is a great deal for what you get.

These planters are on the smaller side, so we’d only put one or two plants in each one to avoid overcrowding. We love the way that bright green succulents look up against aqua, so we’d probably put a String of Pearls in one and a cactus in the other.

But colored succulents, especially orange ones, would look great in these planters too, so get creative and put whatever you want in them!

Round Metal Hanging Planter

Metal succulent hanging planter
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We’ve saved this one for last because it’s an absolute showstopper! This planter has a pretty gold pot, but that’s not what makes it special. The pot is encircled by a shiny gold hoop, so it looks more like a sculpture than a plant pot. It’s modern and elegant and everything we’ve ever wanted in a succulent planter. We’ve never clicked the “buy now” button so fast!

This planter isn’t just pretty—it’s functional and durable, too. Unlike a lot of decorative planters, this one has a drainage hole. Drainage holes are super important for succulent health because they can rot if they sit in too much water. You can rest easy knowing that’s not going to happen with this pot.

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You’ll also be glad to know that this planter is durable enough for outdoor use. It’s made of sturdy metal materials and has an iron chain instead of a rope one, so it can withstand wind. No matter where you put it, this planter is guaranteed to be a conversation starter!


We hope that this post has given you plenty of hanging planter ideas!. We got a few new ideas, and a few new hanging planters—we couldn’t resist purchasing that stunning, gold circular one!

If you’d like this read you’re going to love our full in-depth ebooks! With so many of our succulent lovers asking for more, we listened and can’t wait to share it with you here! With our very detailed ebooks, you’ll get more information than these short articles, some ebooks are 30+ pages, perfect for a weekend read.

Which planter is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below. Happy shopping, and happy planting!

How to Easily Create Driftwood Planters at Home (DIY)

How to Make Driftwood Planters

Ceramic pots are beautiful, but some people prefer more natural ways to display succulents and air plants. After all, air plants don’t grow in pots in nature.

If you want a more natural-looking way to show off your plants, you should plant them on driftwood. Driftwood logs make beautiful, rustic planters that will bring a little bit of the outdoors into your home.

Air plants actually grow on trees in the rainforest, so they’ll do quite well on pieces of driftwood. Succulents usually grow in soil, so you’ll need to get a little creative with your planting technique to keep them healthy. But with a few modifications, driftwood logs make a wonderful home for either succulents or air plants! If you just got a new air plant, then head over to the in-depth guide on Everything You Need to Know About Air Plants for further reading.

If you’d like to learn how to create driftwood planters at home without a lot of special tools, then keep reading!

 

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Planting Air Plants on Driftwood

Driftwood and air plants are the perfect pair! Air plants are epiphytes, so they don’t need soil in order to thrive. Planting them in soil is actually bad for them. Since you can’t really plant them in regular pots and planters, driftwood logs are a great alternative.

All you need to do to plant air plants on driftwood is to glue them down to the log with some clear crafting glue. You can add decorative moss around each plant to make your driftwood planter prettier, but it’s optional.

Remember to mist your air plants with a spray bottle or dunk them in some water every few days to keep them looking nice and healthy. We have an article dedicated to the watering routine for air plants and an expanded list of terrarium options for your air plants.

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Planting Succulents on Driftwood

There are a few different ways you can plant succulents on driftwood. You can glue your succulents straight onto the driftwood log with crafting glue, but they won’t last for more than a few months because they need soil to thrive.

That’s why we like to attach our succulents to some Spanish moss or coir soil sheets before securing them to the driftwood log. It gives them something to root in and has some nutrients that’ll help sustain them.

To plant your succulents, grab a fistful of Spanish moss or cut out a circle of coir with some sharp scissors. Then use the crafting glue or some hot glue to attach the moss or coir to the driftwood log.

All that’s left to do now is glue your succulents onto the coir or moss and enjoy your new driftwood planter at home! Remember to water the succulents every now and then with a spray bottle.

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A really good way to collect interesting succulent and air plant varieties for this sort of project is to check out one of our favorite sponsors. There is this awesome site called Succulents Box. For a low $5 monthly subscription, you get access to their large 300+ succulent and air plant collection. If you’re ready to get your succulent collection started, this is a great future investment for anyone interested in collecting.

Drilling Holes to Make Driftwood Planters

You can turn your driftwood into a real planter by drilling a few holes in it. The holes don’t have to be very big because succulents don’t require a ton of soil or root space.

Taking the time to drill some holes in your driftwood is worth it. Succulents do much better when they’re planted in soil and will last for a lot longer—think years instead of months.

If you aren’t handy enough to drill holes in your driftwood log, you can try to find one that has natural crevices,  that you can fill with soil. Otherwise, follow these next few steps to turn your driftwood log into a succulent planter that’s as beautiful as it is functional!

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How to Drill Holes for Driftwood Planters

First, grab your power drill and fit it with a spade bit. Then take the piece of driftwood and start drilling holes up and down the length of the log. Drilling holes in wood with a spade bit can be a little tricky, so check out this article if you need some help.

The holes don’t have to be very deep or big, but place your succulents in the holes after you’ve drilled them just to make sure there’s enough space for their roots.

Next, it’s a good idea to glue some sphagnum moss (also known as peat moss) into the holes to create a moisture barrier between the driftwood and your succulents.

Then, grab some succulent soil and fill the holes to the top with it. Nestle your succulents in the soil, making sure to cover their roots. Finally, stand back and admire your hard work!

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How to Make Driftwood Planters
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Household Items You Can Use as Succulent Planters

Household Items You Can Use as Succulent Planters

If you’re anything like us, you come home with some new succulents every few weeks and wonder, where in the world am I going to put them? It can be hard to find space for your ever-growing succulent collection or keep enough pots on hand to house them all.

Today, we’re going to teach you how to make planters out of things you already have around the house. If you know how to make pots out of everyday items, you’ll never run out!

We’re also going to give you lots of DIY hanging planter ideas so that you can save space and fit as many succulents as you want in your home. Which, if you’re as addicted to succulents as we are, is dozens and dozens!

Colorful succulent planters at home
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Metal Colanders

We think that metal colanders are the perfect up-cycled planters for succulents! Colanders already have a ton of drainage holes that will keep your plants from getting waterlogged, so you won’t need any special tools to turn them into suitable planters. Plus, they’re super cute, great for outdoor use, and country chic!

All you’ll need to make this DIY planter is a metal colander, spray paint, some coffee filters, succulent soil, and succulents. If you want to turn your colander into a hanging planter, you’ll also need a flower pot hanging kit.

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The first thing you should do is spray paint your colander and let it dry completely. Once it’s nice and dry, layer some coffee filters in the bottom so that they cover most of the holes. This will prevent soil from spilling out of the colander while still allowing water to drain.

Next, fill your colander almost to the top with soil. Arrange your succulents in the colander just the way you want them, and top it up with more soil until it’s completely full.

If you don’t want to hang your planter, you’re all done! Put your finished planter on your patio, sit back, and admire your handiwork.

If you’d like to hang it up, grab your flower pot hanging kit and follow the instructions on the package to attach the hooks and chain. Don’t worry, it’s not hard—you’ll be done in no time!

Coffee Cans

Almost everybody has empty coffee or tea cans lying around the house. Turning them into succulent planters is a snap, especially if they already have designs on the outside. We like to use tea cans in particular because they almost always have pretty logos on them like these tea cans!

If you’re using a plain tin can that doesn’t have any kind of design, though, you can decorate the outside to give it a more polished look. You can paint it a fun, bright color, or use Mod Podge to attach patterned scrapbook paper to it. The possibilities are pretty much endless, so decorate your can however you want!

Before you plant your succulents in your finished can, make sure you drill a drainage hole or two at the bottom. Pots without good drainage can cause your succulents to rot.

If you want to hang your finished coffee cans, you can use a long piece of twine to tie them together. Line up your cans right next to each other and wrap the twine around them one at a time, tying a knot to secure each one as you go. Once they’re all connected, you can hang them up on your wall using a nail or a Command hook.

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When you plant your succulents, make sure to pack the soil in nice and tight—the cans will hang on their sides, so the soil could spill out if you don’t pack it in well enough.

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Mugs

Coffee mug planters hidden cactus mug
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Staying with the coffee theme, you can turn coffee mugs into planters for succulents. They look adorable on kitchen counters and windowsills. Any kind of coffee mug will do, but we like to use these cactus mugs because they’re super adorable!

Before you plant succulents in your mug, you’ll need to drill a drainage hole in the bottom. Drilling holes in ceramic is kind of tricky, so check out this video if you need some help!

If you want to save some space, you can hang these mug planters up. You can hammer some nails into your wall and hang the mugs on them by their handles. Lightweight coffee mugs like ones made out of aluminum can even be strung together using twine and hung from a Command hook.

Ladles

The weather’s turning warm, so you’re probably not using your soup spoons much… why not repurpose one of them into a beautiful succulent planter?

If you’ve never heard of this DIY project before, it might sound a little weird! But a popular trend right now is to use soup spoons or ladles as hanging planters for succulents. You would think that a ladle would be too small to house a plant, but small succulents seem to grow in them just fine. We’ve even seen people load up their spoons with several succulents to create lush arrangements.

If you have ladles with curved handles, you can put up a clothesline in your home or garden and hang them from there. If your ladle has a hole in the handle, it can be hung on a nail.

Rain Boots

DIY rain boot succulent planter
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Can you tell that we love rustic, country chic planters? Rainboot planters will add tons of Southern charm to your front porch no matter where you live.

Grab an old pair of polka-dotted rain boots, a pocket knife, succulent soil, and some succulents, and get ready to DIY!

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The first thing that you need to do is poke some holes in your rubber rain boots. You should poke several holes in the soles and a few near the top of the boots.

Next, fill the boots almost all the way to the top with soil. Place your succulents in there, and once you have them the way you want them, fill up the boot with some more soil until it reaches the top.

You’re all done! See, wasn’t that easy? You’ll turn all of your old boots into adorable succulent planters in no time!


We hope that this post has inspired you to roll up your sleeves and create some awesome succulent planters from scratch. We can’t wait to put our succulents in that cute cactus mug and our old rain boots!

Want a full in-depth guide for planting your succulents and cacti? Check it out here.

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Which DIY are you most excited to make? Let us know in the comments below. Happy planting!

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