Do you ever come across a lovely plant at the store that you simply must have and bring it home to find that you have no place to put it? Join the club. If you’re surfaces are covered with greenery, maybe it’s time to start collecting plant stands instead of houseplants. However, stands for your plants can be pricey. If you’ve ever looked one over, you’ve probably had thoughts like “I can make this myself.” And in fact, you can! Here are 15 DIY plant stands to fill your home with greenery without busting your budget.
This plant stand is probably what you think of when you think of plant stands at all. The low stool-like design is perfect for hoisting your larger leaves just a little higher. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Looking for something simple and country-fied? Build a narrow bench that you can place in front of your window. Not only will it hold your plants in rustic style, it will act as a side table for the perfect reading nook. (via Shabby Grace)
Your desk deserves some greenery too, wether you work in a cubicle or a home office. Put together this little copper pipe stand that is perfect for holding a few succulents. (via Pure Sweet Joy)
If you’re into Scandinavian decorating, you’ve probably seen plant stands like this one floating around your Pinterest boards. Now you can make one yourself for half the price of buying it. That’s a win for you and for your plants. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Air plants are possibly the easiest house plant to take care of so they will suit the easiest DIY plant stand ever. Plus, you can personalize this one with the color and style you use for painting the wood. Cover it in hearts. Add your initials. Paint it neon pink. Whatever reflects your style. (via Decor Asylum)
A thrifty project is a repurposed project. Look for lamp shades at your local thrift shop that you can strip to the wire, paint and use as a plant stand. You can be done literally in a day. (via The Merrythought)
How can you resist a hack when it’s from IKEA? This project takes an IKEA plant stand and vamps it up with acacia wood. It’s so midcentury modern that your house simply must have this. (via Sugar and Cloth)
I couldn’t resist including another desk sized plant stand. This little cube is the perfect piece to add a little greenery and a little art to your desk. Paint it or stain it if you want to go all out. (via Love Decorations)
Is there a space in your home where you would love to put some greenery but don’t have the room? DIY this narrow plant stand to give some life to your hallway, your foyer or wherever else you think there isn’t space. (via A Beautiful Mess)
This spin on the popular Scandinavian style plant stand is a great way to give your greens a bit of glam. The copper pipe automatically makes this project non-carpenter friendly and simple to create in an afternoon. (via Pure Sweet Joy)
Here’s a lovely plant stand that will add to your outdoor patio decor. Not only will it give you a splash of color, it will help give you some privacy. Whatever color you paint it, you’ll enjoy filling it with life each spring. (via Hawthorne and Main)
Before you throw out that old dresser, save a drawer! Attach it to a tray table and you’ll have tray-like plant stand that you can stuff full of greenery. (via Happy Together)
Many plants need to be moved around depending on the seasons and the light. For your larger plants, put some wheels on a slice of wood and you’ll have an instant plant stand that is easily movable from window to window. (via Bigger Than The Three Of Us)
Okay so this only sort of counts as a plant stand because you can use it for so many things. But just imagine filling this with ferns and vines in your living room. Or place it on your patio and display your herb garden on the tiers. It will be the star piece of your space. (via Making It In The Mountains)
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