Spring is on its way, and that means it’s time to welcome color back into the home. Indoor plants bring interiors to life, freshen the air and celebrate the growing season. But finding just the right planter for your curated interiors can be a big challenge.
These six modern DIY planters are easy, inexpensive and perfect for design-conscious homes. From mini-pots accented with silver leaf to large-scale mid-century stands in pretty pastel hues, these modern planters are the perfect way to welcome spring into your home. Best of all, you can make them this weekend. Take a look, and let us know which one(s) you tried!
1. Mid-Century Egg Stands
These whimsical pastel mid-century modern planters are built using wooden stands to give your home quirky but classy “Mad Men” flair. Get the how-to here.
2. Geometric Copper Vessels
Metallic accents bring light into gloomy interiors and look cute to boot. Make these modern planters in a variety of geometric shapes for visual interest. See the DIY here.
3. Silver-Leaf Concrete Planter
Concrete modern planters are a stylish-home staple, and they’re surprisingly simple to make. Dress yours up in silver leaf for extra-chic style. Learn how here.
4. Ceramic Wall Pockets
Decorating walls with plants instead of art gives the eye a soothing place to rest, and — bonus! — cleans stuffy indoor air. See how to make these modern planters yourself here.
5. 2-Minute Donut Planter
You won’t believe what these chic two-tone concrete planters are really made of. Hint: they cost less than $5 and take less than five minutes to make. See the secret here.
6. Paint Drip Planter
A coat of glossy paint can make any boring container a modern masterpiece. Choose a bright primary shade, or one that matches your décor. Get painting here.