21 creative succulent container gardens for DIY or shopping

Succulents have proven to be the stylish shrubs that sparkle all year round. It’s hard not to fall for these little guys when they immediately throw up the space, require little maintenance, and are very cute! If you’re a fan of these special plant companions, put succulents in your home or garden with a modern vertical succulent garden or a recycled vintage framed garden. Read on to learn how to garden your succulents with one (or more) of the 14 creative container gardens.

1. DIY Geometric Succulent Terrarium: We love the geometric mistake, and that’s one of the many reasons. Do it yourself with this copper-inspired beauty to display your little plant bb. (via the Doodle Craft Blog)

DIY Gold Splatter succulent planters

2. DIY Gold Splatter succulent planters: Nothing is as creatively liberating as a good splash paint – especially if you’re making something beautiful for your home! (via A Kailo Chic Life)

DIY foiled geometric succulent garden planters

3. DIY foiled geometric succulents: Transform your simple succulent flowerpots into a legal table atmosphere by bringing raw wood into the gold foil. It’s time to go on a trip to Target! (via Mad in Crafts)

DIY tin can for succulent garden planters

4. DIY can planters: This is a great way to turn your old cans into something cute and useful. Another Mod Podge DIY FTW. (Via Sisoon)

DIY modern indoor succulents

5. DIY modern indoor seed drill: Enhance your basic Ikea planter game by adding colorful, painted stripes (thanks to the washi tape for accuracy)! Even echeveria looks good in pink! (through Tell Love and Party)

DIY Aztec-printed succulent dishes

6. DIY Aztec-printed succulent dishes: Transform your old terracotta pots with these Aztec beauties, * and * learn to gild! That’s right, after DIY you will be an expert in applying the gold card. (via Love and Specs)

DIY Tall Gradient succulent planter

7. DIY high gradient seed drill: Bring celestial magic to your home with this DIY paint. Your plants have never looked so good! (via A Kailo Chic Life)

from a thousand love turquoise bowl

8. Bowl: It’s easy to grow the garden into a large bowl, although you may want to make a hole in the bottom to drain the water. Whether you choose such a bright and bold two-tone bowl or a bowl with a unique pattern, the possibilities are endless. (via From Ezter With Love)

Juicy berry basket

9. DIY Berry Basket Succulent Planter: With minimal effort, you can recycle your plastic berry basket into a mini succulent garden. When digging out this ornate gold detail, use gold leaf pen or gold acrylic paint for a more polished finish. Then fill the basket with dirt and baby succulents – see? Easy peasy. (via A Kailo Chic Life / Simple As That)

Mini Cinder Block Garden

10. DIY Cinder Block Succulent Garden: Cement making + bright colors + cute succulents = perfection. To make your own miniature, colored cement construction, you’ll need Beacon Maker’s Mix, acrylic craft paint, a mini slag block shape, and fake succulents. Professional Tip: Get the exact lines you want with ribbon. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

succulents and tea boxes

11. Vintage Tea Tin Succulents: If you’re an avid tea drinker and have quite a collection of tea cans, you’ll love this juicy DIY holder. Collect your favorite tea cans and make them succulent with dirt, possibly decorative pebbles. Professional Tip: If you want to irrigate them, instead of spraying them with a spray bottle, rub a hole in the bottom of the boxes to allow it to drain properly. (Via Sarah Johnson)


succulent bird cage

12. Bird cage: Check out the local flea market, where you can find unique finds such as the bird cage to showcase your favorite plants. For a bohemian eclectic atmosphere, choose containers of different shapes and sizes. (Via Lois Anderson / National Gardening Association)

chia succulent plant heads

13. DIY cute bowl planter: These adorable sleepy chicks were actually painted on Easter bowls. If you have some pans that can be converted, lie on top of the paint sprayer. Use a primer to enjoy your new paint job for years to come. (saved via Strawberry)

craftberry bush in wooden bowl

14. Wooden tray: There is just something in this look that is like that summer. Although the wooden tray itself is quite simple, the white ornamental stones make this mini garden an elegant desktop display. If you want to * really * enhance the summer atmosphere, replace the white stones with sand. (via Craftberry Bush)

dharmakarmaart cigar box seeder

15. Cigar box planter: For a more rustic approach, create a garden out of a cigar box. If you do not want to make a hole in the bottom of the box, line the inside with a small plastic sheet (such as a food bag) before adding ground. Thus, the liner protects the box from absorbing moisture from the ground. (through the Dharmakarmaarts)


16. Zamatos monogram: It may take a little more effort, but if you have the knowledge to work with woodworking, try making this beautiful, monogram-shaped, succulent garden. Once you look at the finished needlework, you’ll be proud of how you stopped the challenge. (via The Crafting Chicks)


17. Picture frame: Create your own ornate vertical garden with a frugal photo frame. Add a coat of paint in your favorite summer shade and get busy creating a unique succulent selection. Extend the life of your DIY masterpiece by choosing fake succulents. (via The Homespun Hydrangea)

Framed Succulent Vertical

18. SucculentWonderland framed vertical garden ($ 195): There’s just something visually appealing in the weathered wood of this frame, as opposed to the vibrant, fresh greens. Whether you consider this look a DIY look or order a finished design, you can bet that it will be a beautiful focal point for any indoor or outdoor space.

Photobucket zchick1836

19. Processed container: You can create this lightweight vintage look by recycling an existing, disused can or box, or a find from the flea market. Apply a fresh coat of paint to refresh and chic-indicate the saved find. (via zchick1836 / Photobucket)

simply succulent facebook wine box

20. Processed cheese box: This DIY is as simple as possible. Recycle an old wine or cheese box, or any other wooden box on which it rests, fill it with dirt and add the succulents. The finished shabby elegant look is so simple you want to do it with your other houseplants. (via Simply Succulent)

urban gardens web cylinder gardens

21. Urban Gardens Web modular cylindrical planters ($ 29 +): Put your DIY skills to the test or choose from five metallic shades, sets and vertical vertical garden sets for this truly unique urban garden. These stunning vertical gardens not only look good, they help to divide the space, whether placed indoors or outdoors.

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