There's not much to dislike about air plants. They look great, are easy to care for, and come in a wide variety of styles. Most of us could use some more greenery in our home, and these are an easy way to incorporate it.
Once you've picked out an air plant that you love, you're going to want to figure out where to put it. These DIY air plant holder projects will help you create a place that securely holds your air plant in place and also displays it. These holders can be minimal, keeping the focus on the air plant, or they can be very decorative on their own.
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Air Plant Holder With Rock and Wire
Just look around your house and you're likely to find everything you need to make this air plant holder. Practice makes perfect when working with wire: Your holders will get better the more you make.
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Mini Air Plant Stands
This is an adorable way to display your air plants. These wooden mini plant stands take a little more effort than some of the other projects, but the results are well worth it. These look great on their own but are really cute as a group.
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Minimal Copper Air Plant Holder
This air plant holder is truly unique. It uses copper piping to display the air plant and then leather cording to make the hanger. The result is a minimal air plant hanger that can be hung with any of your other home decor.
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Painted Air Plant Bell Cups
It will be worth the effort to track down some bell cups so you can make these lovely air plant holders. The bell cups are painted and after they dry, you can insert the air plant. You can paint these cups to match the room you'll be placing them in, too, for a more personalized look.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Air Plant Hangers
Show off your air plants with this unique hanger that really makes a statement. Suede cord and square dowel rods are used to make these hangers. You'll love how the air plants seem to float on the hanger.
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Napkin Ring Air Plant Holders
This is one of the most unique air plant holder that you'll come across. It actually uses napkin rings to hold and show off the air plants. The project shows you how to secure the napkin rings to a piece of board, which you'll hang on the wall. This project can really be applied to any napkin holder, so find some you like and try it out.
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Air Plant Pots
This is such a fun project! You get to dip dye the holder to make your own design on the pot. You'll need a drill for this project, but no other power tools are required. These are a delight to make, and you'll find that you want to place them all over your home.
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Gold and Gray Hanging Air Planter
Here's a project that takes an air plant holder and literally flips it over to create a one-of-a-kind hanger. You'll start with an air plant pod and then use a gold leafing technique to add some glam. It's a pretty holder that everyone is sure to admire.Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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Paper Mache Air Plant Pod
This is a fun project that even the kids will like to do! This is so simple and uses items that you already have around the house. The result is an air plant pod that you can be happy to say you made yourself.
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Birch Hanging Air Plant Holder
Take those little air plants and turn them into a striking display with this project. Repurposed wooden candle holders are drilled into so they'll hold the air plants. Some rope and a few macrame knots later, and you've got some living artwork for your wall.
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Air Plant Hanging Planter
If you want to hang your air plant, here's a project that will help you create one. You'll learn how to use clay to make the vessel and then add some finishing techniques that really make it shine. This would make a lovely handmade gift for someone.
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Wood and Leather Plant Hanger
This air plant holder would look great hanging in any room of your home. A small wooden bowl gets some paint and then leather cording is used to hang it. It's a super simple project that even a beginner can handle.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Wooden Air Plant Holders
This DIY project has you collect wooden shapes that have a flat bottom for sitting. You'll then use a drill bit to make a hole large enough for the air plant to sit in. You can paint, stain, or decorate these wooden air plant holders however you like.