You can bring a dose of tranquility into your home by adding a lush houseplant or two—and even dress up your leafy friend with a sleek (or rustic) plant stand.
No matter how many houseplants you already have in your home, you might feel like you need more. Don’t worry, you don’t necessarily need a green thumb to keep them happy and healthy—just look for plants that fit your lifestyle. Display them beautifully with one of these fun DIY plant stands.
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DIY Outdoor Plant Holder
Spruce up your outdoor space by making this stunning DIY outdoor plant holder that holds several potted plants at once. It makes for a great centerpiece for your outdoor dining table. Putting it together is simple, but you will need some power tools to make it work.
DIY Outdoor Plant Holder from Homemade by Carmona
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DIY Wood Plant Stands
Looking for a way to make your plant babies stand out? Make these adorable (but very simple) modern wood plant stands. Make several of them at different heights to make your greenery look even more dynamic.
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Scrap Wood Tiered Plant Stand
If you live in a tiny apartment, you can still find space for house plants. Take advantage of vertical space with this unique tiered DIY plant stand. Utilizing scrap wood will save you money on this project, making it extremely budget-friendly. Find the other supplies needed at your local hardware store.
DIY Tiered Plant Stand - Using Scrap Wood from Anika's DIY Life
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DIY Cedar Plant Stand
Cedar naturally resists rot and pests, which makes it the perfect wood for plant stands. Instead of springing for an expensive mid-century modern wood plant stand at your favorite home goods retailer, consider making your own for a fraction of the cost. This easy-to-follow tutorial will show you how.Continue to 5 of 20 below.
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Plant Stand on Wheels
Some plants are needier than others when it comes to sunlight. You can take advantage of random sunspots throughout the day by moving your plant from place to place. Make things easier by making your plant mobile with this stylish and functional DIY plant stand on wheels. Customize it with your favorite colors to make it pop.
DIY Plant Stand with Wheels from Lovely Indeed
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Simple DIY Hanging Planter
If you’re worried about too many plants cluttering up your space, consider hanging a few from the ceiling. That way, they can still work their magic indoors without taking up your valuable floor space. With wood and rope (and a few other easy-to-find supplies), you can make your own hanging planter.
Essentially, you’ll be making an open-top wood box and drilling holes inside. You can then place a potted plant inside and hang it from the ceiling with some strong rope. Use a ceiling hook to hang it and make sure it’s strong enough to hold the weight of your plant.
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DIY Mid-Century Modern Plant Stand
These stylish and simple plant stands can cost hundreds of dollars at high-end decor shops. With this DIY version, you’ll only spend about $20, if that. All you need is a few tools, supplies, and some elbow grease.
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Wood Plant Stand DIY
If you liked the last DIY, you’ll like this one twice as much. This is a wood plant stand in the mid-century modern style, but it has two platforms, meaning you can hold two small potted plants. A DIY that makes room for more plants is always a good one.Continue to 9 of 20 below.
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Woven Basket Plant Stands
Incorporating texture into your space is one of the best ways to make it feel cozy and welcoming. You can do just that by making plant stands out of woven baskets. These DIY plant stands have a boho-meets-modern look, making them a great addition to almost any space, especially eclectic ones.
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DIY Ladder Plant Stand
There’s something about video tutorials that make projects seem approachable and fun. This tutorial is no different. Follow along for instructions on how to make your very own DIY plant stand with room for several plants. A heavy-duty saw is required, but your local home improvement store may be able to cut your wood for you if you’re lacking in power tools.
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Nesting Plant Stands
If you have scrap wood left over from your last home project, these DIY nesting plant stands are a great way to use it up. These plant stands allow you to use vertical space to literally uplift your plants and incorporate them into your space. By making matching nesting plant stands, you can cluster multiple plants in one corner to liven it up.
Nesting Plant Stands Build Plans from Houseful of Handmade
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DIY Copper and Wood Plant Stand
You can really highlight your houseplants with these stylish DIY stands made from copper and wood. The mixed materials make them wonderfully interesting decor pieces.Continue to 13 of 20 below.
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Boho Plant Stand
There’s nothing better than a move-out day when you live in a college town. Scope the sidewalks and you’ll find tons of treasure. If you find an old bar stool sitting by the curb, scoop it up and make this cute DIY boho plant stand. Don’t live in a college town? Don’t worry! You can always go thrifting for a stool to transform.
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Vintage Crate Plant Stand
Here is another perfect thrifty DIY. Search for an old crate (or another vessel) at your local thrift store and transform it into a DIY plant stand. Coat it with polyurethane to protect it from moisture, add legs, and you’re ready to plant.
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Modern DIY Indoor Plant Stand and Magazine Rack
Sign us up for any decor piece that serves multiple purposes. This easy DIY plant stand functions as both a plant stand and a magazine rack. Plus it looks ultra-stylish and modern.
Modern DIY Indoor Plant Stand + Magazine Rack from Southern Revivals
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DIY Concrete Plant Stand
Concrete is traditionally only used indoors when it’s in your basement. Until a few years ago, that is. Concrete is now a trendy home accent commonly found in home kitchens, bathrooms, and even dining rooms. This DIY plant stand is a great way to incorporate the concrete trend inside or outside your home.Continue to 17 of 20 below.
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Upcycled Drawer Plant Stand
Similar to the vintage crate plant stand DIY, this upcycled drawer plant stand involves thrifting. You could also upcycle a drawer from an old dresser that you’re throwing out. Just paint it to look like it’s new again and add some modern table legs (this DIY uses an old TV tray) and plenty of beautiful greenery.
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Wire Plant Stand
Wire is a sleek, simple material that doesn’t take away from what you’re displaying it with. As a bonus, it’s extremely easy to work with. See for yourself by making these cute DIY wire plant stands.
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Copper Pipe Plant Holder
You can easily find copper pipes at home improvement stores or even online. Once you have those, you’ll need to cut them to size and push them into place. The easiest way to cut pipes is with an actual pipe cutter. Having a specialized pipe-cutting tool will make this DIY a breeze.
Copper Pipe Pot Plant Holder DIY/Tutorial from Pure Sweet Joy
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DIY Colorful Book Plant Stand
Calling all bookworms! This colorful DIY plant stand made from painted books is the perfect addition to a home library or even a kids’ room. You’ll need some old books—use your own or take a trip to the thrift store—and some colorful acrylic paints. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to make these cute decor pieces.
DIY Colorful Stacked Book Plant Stand from A Kailo Chic Life