10 Ideas For How To DIY A Planter With Stand

Last Updated March 19, 2021 By Bella Zinti

If you’re feeling crafty, why not create a stylish new place for your plants to call home? In this article, we’ll highlight some easy projects for creating a DIY planter with a stand. 

While these planters look professionally-made, they’re surprisingly easy to create, even for beginners. Most only require simple materials and a few hours of free time. So get building!  

10 Ideas for How to DIY a Planter With Stand

DIY Concrete & Wooden Planter With Stand


Source: Homedit

Homedit’s DIY Concrete and Wooden Plant Stand is the perfect weekend project if you’re feeling crafty. The simple step-by-step instructions make it surprisingly easy to build, even if you’re a beginner. The small planter is the ideal size for displaying succulents and cacti on a table, desk, or shelf. 

DIY Acacia Wood Plant Stand 


Source: sugarandcloth

In this beginner-friendly project, Sugar & Cloth’s Ashley Rose offers step-by-step instructions for how to build a wood plant stand. The minimalist wood and metal stand only requires simple materials and a free afternoon to create the expensive-looking final result. Simply glue acacia wood plates to pre-existing Ikea plant stands, and voila! 

The modern DIY plant stands pair perfectly with abstract boho planters and sleek contemporary pots of all shapes and sizes. 

DIY Wire Plant Stand


Source: themerrythought

If you’re feeling crafty but don’t want to spend a lot of money, try these DIY wire plant stands from The Merry Thought. All you’ll need to create them is wire cutters, spray paint, and lampshades— which can easily be found at thrift stores or garage sales. 

To create the style, just remove the fabric and interior of the lampshade and spray paint in the color of your choice. Then, find a plant pot with a rim that’s slightly wider than the top opening and place it on top of the wire frame. 

DIY Wood Slice Hanging Plant Stand


Source: brepurposed.porch 

Brepurposed’s DIY Wood Slice Hanging Plant Stand is incredibly quick and easy to make. All you’ll need is a wood slice, strips of suede or rope, and a curved hanging plant bracket. Simply drill four holes in the wood slice, loop the suede strips through, and knot the end. Try elevating the simple planter by adding a luxe wood stain.

DIY Stacked Book Plant Stand


Source: akailochiclife

You don’t need power tools or home improvement skills to create A Kailo Chic Life’s DIY Stacked Book Plant Stand. All you’ll need is a stack of hard-cover linen books, strong adhesive glue, acrylic paint, and foam paintbrushes. While the original project opts for rainbow hues, the eclectic plant stand can easily be created in any color palette. 

Start by painting the outside of the books using the acrylic craft paint. Once they’ve dried, glue the covers together to create a sturdy stack. Top with a simple planter in a coordinating hue. 

DIY Ladder Plant Stand


Source: themerrythought

The Merry Thought’s DIY Ladder Plant Stand creates an impressive tiered display of plants perfect for a living room or bedroom. With a few pieces of lumber and some basic tools, you can follow the step-by-step instructions with photos to build the wooden planter. The versatile plant ladder can be left bare, painted a solid color, or stained to a rich wooden shade. 

DIY Decorative Plant Stands


Source: thelovelydrawer

These DIY decorative plant stands are a fun weekend project that adds a decorative touch to your desk, bathroom counter, or nightstand. They look exceptionally stylish with minimalist terra cotta pots. Plus, The Lovely Drawer offers detailed instructions for how to assemble the outer frame and weave the decorative macrame-inspired thread that makes them a breeze to build. 

DIY Metal Plant Table


Source: craftberrybush

In this surprisingly easy DIY project, Craftberry Bush turns metal paper towel holders into a sleek metal plant stand. The versatile plant table is ideal for adding height to medium-sized plants placed on the floor. While the minimalist design obviously pairs well with contemporary spaces, it would complement decorative woven and rattan planters too. 

All you’ll need to build one is three metal paper towel holders, a round wooden form, screws, and spray paint. Simply attach the spray-painted paper towel holders to the bottom of the wood frame and flip it upside so they become the legs. 

DIY Air Plant Stand

air plant stand

Source: hometalk

Hometalk’s simple yet eye-catching DIY Air Plant Stand is perfect for gifts or party favors. Thanks to helpful photos and easy step-by-step instructions, the impressive air planter hold is surprisingly easy to make with just a pair of scissor.

DIY Bowl Planter

DIY Bowl Planter

Source: lovelyindeed

Using a handful of household supplies, Lovely Indeed creates a unique bowl planter perfect for displaying plants or fresh fruit. All you’ll need is a metal pizza riser, a glass or ceramic bowl, spray paint or craft paint, and paintbrushes. Go bold with bright colors, boho with earthy terra cotta shades, or modern with simple metallics. 

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About the author

Bella has a Bachelors degree in interior design, is a master gardener. She designs nourishing outdoor & indoor spaces guided by the practice of Feng Shui.