Best Wooden Rack Displays for Your Succulents at Home

Best Wooden Rack Displays

When you first started your succulent collection, you probably had just a few succulents. You were able to scatter them throughout your home—a few went on the windowsill, one lived on the dining room table, and a few hung out in the kitchen.

But now that your succulent collection (and obsession) has grown, your dining room table is covered with plants. There’s nowhere to put down a plate and eat anymore, and every other available surface in your house is taken up by adorable planters, our office is full of them! As aesthetically pleasing as it is to have plants everywhere, it’s just not practical anymore or is it?

Your house has been overtaken by plants, but there’s something you can do about it! You can get a wooden rack with lots of shelves to house your plants. It won’t take up too much room and will fit all of your succulents, so you won’t have to get rid of any of your beloved plant babies to free up space in your house. 

Here are the best wooden racks to purchase if you need more space for your plants!

 

Four Tier Rolling Wooden Plant Rack

This rack rolls! Isn’t that cool? It has wheels, so even though it’s big, you can roll it by yourself no problem. We’re always rearranging the furniture in our office, so we love that we can move this rack around during our many redecorating sessions without having to ask for help.

It’s also a great rack to have if you move your succulents indoors for the winter. It’s made of solid wood, so it’s durable enough to be used indoors and outdoors. And since it has wheels, it’s super easy to move inside at a moment’s notice. If the weather suddenly changes and becomes too cold for your succulents, you’ll be prepared with this rack!

Take a look at these 6 Best Indoor Succulents and the 5 Best Outdoor Succulents! They’re sure to stand out on your new wooden racks.

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Yaheetech 4-Layer Wooden Rolling Flower Stand
$56.99

This flower stand is made of 100% fir wood, which is known for its strength and dimensional stability as well as its natural resistance to rot and pests. It can easily hold 30 kg/ 66 lb weight in total.


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Five Tier Wooden Plant Stand 

This rack has five tiers and six different platforms you can use to display your succulents. It can fit six large planters comfortably or at least a dozen small ones. This wooden rack specifically sits behind our beautiful front desk person and it get’s a lot of compliments while being there!

Even though this rack was made to display other things, it’s a display piece in and of itself! It’s made of solid pine, so it has beautiful wood grain and a nice rustic brown stain. The shelves have slats in them and remind us of pallets, adding to the country charm of this rustic wooden rack.

You can use this display shelf indoors and out. It can withstand heavy rain and wind, so don’t be afraid to put it in your garden—you won’t damage it. It’s also great for indoor use because you can put other mementos on it like family photos, souvenirs and books.

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Our Pick
unho Wooden Shelf Tiered Flower Rack
$42.99

6 layers of exhibition space add size and visual diversity to your outdoor space. Turn your beautiful garden into a plant paradise full of rich sense.

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Three Tier Plant Stand

The first two plant stands we showed you were kind of big and had a lot of display space. If you’re looking for a smaller, more streamlined plant stand, this is the one for you!

It has an uncomplicated, minimalist design with three shelves that you can use to house your plants. It’s perfect for smaller plant collections and can be kept indoors or outdoors because it’s weather-resistant. Made of metal with a durable black powder coated finish. It’s elegant scroll-work metal design, without being much, allows it to go with any decor, inside or out.

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Three Tier Folding Plant Stand

The neat thing about this plant stand is that it folds up, so when it’s not in use, you can keep it tucked away in a storage shed or a closet. It only weighs 9 pounds, so it’s easy to lift it up and put it away whenever you want. 

With how pretty this thing is, though, you’ll never want to hide it away! It’s made of solid fir and has a beautiful rustic look. It reminds us of those DIY plant stands made out of pallets that are all over Pinterest.

This wooden rack only has three tiers, but it still has a lot of space. It has a slanted design, so each shelf is bigger than the last. The design really maximizes space and gives you plenty of room to store your plants. Plus, it looks really pretty!

Our Pick
Giantex 3 Tier Folding Wooden Plant Stand
$64.99

Features solid fir wood construction, gives the stand lasting durability and strength to ensure that it lasts indoors or out.

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Small Three Tier Plant Display

If you have a super small apartment or balcony, you may not have space for a big wooden rack. That’s where this small plant display comes in! It still has three tiers of space that you can use to show off your plants, but it won’t take up a lot of floor space. It’s a super efficient use of space and packs a lot of storage into a small package!

It’s made of sturdy wood boards that will hold up indoors or outside. It has a minimalist design that will fit in with modern and contemporary furniture perfectly. This opens up the opportunity to spend more on succulent plants!

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Loving the idea of wooden racks but need some more plants to add to them? Check out these 5 Types of Air Plants! They’d be a great addition for this smaller display.

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Those were our top- five best wooden rack displays for your succulents at home! What did you think of them… Are any of them going on your wishlist? We have our eye on that rolling plant rack—it would be so nice to be able to roll our rack outside when the weather’s warm to give our succulents some extra sun!

For some more succulent- inspiring articles, check out How to Make a Succulent Corsage, The 7 Best Succulents for Wedding Arrangements, and How to Create Driftwood Planters at Home!

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16 Various Ways You Can Display Air Plants/Display Tillandsia

16 Ways You Can Display Air Plants

We have always known that all plants need water, light, air, and soil to grow. But that is only partly true! There is a whole genus of plants that do not need soil but are still dependant on the other two. They go by the moniker Tillandsia a.k.a Air Plants.

How did you ask? Well, it is quite simple; air plants obtain all of their needed nutrients from the atmosphere around them. Therefore soil matter is no necessity for their growth. This, in turn, reduces the time and the intensity of care they require by almost a half.

Watering is done only once a week, whereby you soak them in water for a minimum of 30 minutes. They are then hanged to dry off and then put back to their place of habitation. On illumination, they require either bright, indirect sunlight or well regulated artificial lighting.

Air plants are consequently low-maintenance plants that flourish in any setting. Be it your residence, office or classroom. Although, you will face many scenarios that you will meet the dilemma of where to place them, or rather how to display them.

16 Ways You Can Display Air Plants
Air Plants are Low-Maintenance Plants @love_houseplants

What are Air Plants?

There are several varieties of air plants that you can select from. We have the Funkiana that looks like a miniature coniferous crop. There is the Tetorum that looks like a green octopus and the Xerographia that looks like a paper-made flower. Others are the Bulbosa, Caput Medusae, and air plants, Ionantha, to mention a few.

See more of a wide variety of other air plants.

Various Styles Of Displaying Air Plants

For these unique looking plants, you need quite a presentation to flaunt them. Unquestionably, their occupancy could be the one thing your desktop needs to look better. They turn a rather dull location to one full of cheer and life. Below are some of the ways you can display air plants.

1. Table-Top Terrariums

A terrarium is similar to an aquarium, but instead of housing fish, it has plants and small animals. Air plants are an excellent addition to your glass tabletop terrarium. Additionally, you may accessorize the terrarium with marbles, tiny multicolored rocks, sea corals, and moss. You may put one or several types of air plants to create an eccentric and versatile terrarium. Feel free to use a glass terrarium of differing configurations, dimensions, and shapes.

Here’s a large tabletop glass terrarium from Purzest that we just might get our hands on. Can you imagine how cute mini succulents will be in here?

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2. Open Mason Jars

Mason jars are yet another way you can display your air plants. You should although make sure that you do not completely cover the pot. Covered chalices interfere with free air circulation, which may result in the nutrient deprivation of your crop. But, if the lid is part of the decoration, there is a way out. You may make holes in the cover to allow free air circulation. The air plants maxima’s brilliant purple bloom would look pretty amazing in a mason jar. Don’t get the smaller mason jars though, be sure you’re grabbing the large ones like these ones from Ball to ensure adequate space for growth, your succulents need room to breathe sometimes too!

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16 Ways You Can Display Air Plants
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3. Miniature Fairy Garden

Air plants can also call a miniature fairy garden home. Fairy gardens are perfect sceneries that you can place not only one, but several plants. The best thing about fairy gardens is that you are open to doing whatever you desire. Here you can let your imagination run free and wild. Although, be sure to keep your air plants away from the soil. Instead, place them on rocky surfaces, near small water bodies and other soilless surfaces.

If you don’t know what a fairy garden is, then you’re in luck. Read all about it here, you’ll be very inspired to start your own, trust us!

4. Hanging Vessels

Air plants characteristic that they do not use their roots allows one to grow them in any direction. You may cultivate them upside down, right side up, or sideways. As a matter of fact, you may not even know which side is up or down in species with small or little roots. And for this reason, you can mount them in dangling vessels in any form or shape. The vessel may be a woven sisal basket or a metallic spring.

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5. Ceramic Sculptures

An air plant like the air plants cotton candy may add glee on a rather dull ceramic sculpture on your bookshelves. These exquisite pieces of art that come in astounding shapes and sizes could be home to the more prominent, bolder species. The air plants may be placed on the edges or attached to any open and unrestricted areas of the sculpture. The arrangement will, however, depend on the model and style of the figure.

The only thing we would suggest is to get very sturdy figures or sculptures. Succulents, houseplants in general, can be quite heavy when watered and you don’t want them to topple over and break! A strong foundation is a good foundation.

16 Ways You Can Display Air Plants
For Your Bookshelves @sahayasharma

6. Metallic Plant Frames

The air plants look exceptionally charming when displayed on metallic plant frames. Well, These frames go a notch higher, allowing you to hang your plants on your wall as a piece of art. You are also spoilt for choice as you may use any kind of metal- golden, silvery, coppery, or even painted steel. The air plants Bulbosa with its wounding leaves and bulb-like appearance would look great on a metallic frame. The frames may be placed at any location from walls to floors to staircases to shelves and also tables or desktops.

7. Geometric Display Shelves

If you are fond of mathematical, geometrical shapes, then you have come across geometric display shapes. The shelves come in diverse configurations and profiles all to the liking of the owner. And they can hold almost all types of air plants. The air plants may then be placed alongside your colorful indigenous rock collection or next to your book set. The mantelpieces may be pyramids, cubes, spheres, and trapezoid, just to mention a few.

8. Concrete Planters

Other kinds of plants may not do so well when grown in a concrete planter. Especially ones that don’t have drainage holes. Concrete planters tend to get too cold in the winter and cool in the summertime, which may not warm the soil efficiently. But for Air plants that do not need soil, concrete planters become ideal. Even the ones without drainage holes are likely habitats. The Tillandsia capitata peach, the Tillandsia aeranthos, and the Tillandsia cyanea types may be placed on concrete planters.

Here are some minimalistic concrete planters from POTEY if you’d like to grab some for your succulent collection. Here’s a full ebook on different types of planters too if you’re not satisfied with these concrete planters.

9. Wooden Planters

Wooden materials added on them an air plant on top of your desk at work looks terrific. The brown color of the wood complements the green, purple or red pigments of air plants. It creates a pop that gives your space personality and an ambiance cherished by many. The Tillandsia Andreana species would look particularly stunning on a wooden planter.

If you want to get a bit handsy on these wooden planters and DIY. Learn how to make a driftwood planter here from scratch!

10. Hanging Bulbs

As we strive towards a world when we waste less and recycle more, old bulbs can come in handy to house air plants. They create such a spectacle, especially when they are cleaned and hung at strategic places such as your patio, dining room or kitchen. Air plants such as the Tillandsia funkiana can grow its quill-like leaves gracefully in a hanging bulb. And they can effortlessly flaunt their yellow leaves and neon orange flower when they bloom.

If you’re having trouble finding some hanging bulb planters we’ve found some for you here from Marbrasse and Luffy Pets Collection.

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11. Glass Bowls

Glass bows that have been previously used for small homes for fish can now be used as habitat for Tillandsia plants. Filling one with gravel, accessorizing it with moss, and finally placing your pink-flowered air plants as the centerpiece will be a sight to behold. You are at liberty to use whatever size, shape, or color of bowl you desire.

12. Vases

Vases are yet another site that can be homes to Tillandsia plants. Although for a realistic appearance, consider choosing small jars or ones with small necklines. Otherwise, your Air plant may just drop in. The bigger bolder air plants would look amazing on top of a vase. At least then, you have a long-lasting plant that won’t need constant replacing such as roses or other kinds of flowers.

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13. Shells

Shells come in a variety of sizes, configurations, and designs. These calcium-rich pods are an astonishing addition on your windowsill, tabletops, bookshelves, and balconies. And to make them even more appealing, you could add a colorful air plant such as Fuego with its distinctive pop of red-colored leaves. Their ombre pattern that graduates from moss green to a vibrant red-pink could make a plain white shell look marvelous.

14. Chains

A series of chains hanging from the ceiling in differing lengths can be home to a few air plants. For instance, an air plant like the Bulbosa with its folding leaves can hang on a chain. Alternatively, the chain may be accessorized with attached ornate containers on them that the air plants can call home.

15. Crystal Stones

Sparkling crystal stones such as the clear quartz, the black Tourmaline or the purple amethyst could be home to your air plants. First,  you could bore a small hole at the top of the rock to place the plant. But for the hard, impenetrable ones, you may set the plant on the flattest side of the stone.

16 Ways You Can Display Air Plants
Stones for Your Plants @zielen_i_przestrzen

16. Rubber Artifacts

Whether it is a rubber dinosaur toy or an eraser, either may be used as home to your Tallindsia. Your imagination could be your guide here. You may even use a tennis rubber ball cut in half. As you have seen, the plants blend in with almost everything. You could also bore a tiny hole in your brightly colored eraser and place your air plant.

Are You Inspired Now?

We can confidently say that the places to put or ways to display your air plants are infinite.

Basically, any surface on your household is suitable. You might even display the plants just as they are on your windowsill. As long as the location you chose has ample exposure to sunlight and is well ventilated.

To wrap it all up, do not be held back! Be creative and create a new home for your unique Tallindsia plants. Show us your air plants and planters here in the Succulent Plant Lounge. We have people sharing on a daily basis with helpful tips too!

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! 

 

Our Pick
Sun-E Modern Style Marbling Ceramic Pot
$17.99

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
$14.99

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.

Our Pick
La Jolíe Muse Succulent Planter Pots - Cute Ceramic Animal Set
$28.99

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!

Our Pick
Comciou Marbling Ceramic Flower Pot
$26.99

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!

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Happy planting!