35 DIY Plant Stands That Let You Explore Your Creativity

Indoor plants offer many benefits not just for homes but also for offices and other spaces. The way you display them also has an important impact on the way they influence you and the décor, and DIY plant stands can help reflect your style and creativity.

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So let’s discuss, once again, indoor plant stands, more specifically the DIY kind. Surely store-bought planters would make things a lot simpler, but then your display of plants will be lacking character. Moreover, the following DIY plant stands are pretty simple to create.

How to Choose A Plant Stand Indoor

When choosing a plant stand for your indoor greenery, there are three main aspects to consider: type, material, and size, and we’re going to take a look at each of them.

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There are multiple types of plant stands to choose from, so let’s review the characteristics of each.

Nesting tables

Nesting tables are a collection of components that fit together organically, typically in ascending size order.

The tables can be arranged adjacent to one another to form a three-dimensional environment, or they can be distributed across the room to create numerous focal points.

Combine nesting tables in your hallway to create a bold statement and a favorable first impression. Alternatively, utilize nested tables and large-growth plants to give the image of a verdant paradise on your patio.

Single stands

While a single stand is the most straightforward method of displaying your plant collection, it is also the most versatile in terms of styling. These types of stands can handle a range of plant sizes, assisting in the creation of a multi-layered space.

Tiered stands

Tiered plant stands are an excellent method to achieve a textured, three-dimensional impression. They lack, however, the adaptability of nesting tables. If you have a large number of plants, a tiered plant stand is an economical solution for maximizing floor and counter space.

These types of stands are ideal for tiny outdoor spaces since they allow you to grow your garden without sacrificing valuable entertaining space.

A tiered stand brimming with edible flowers and potted herbs creates an appealing outdoor space that doubles as a functional kitchen garden.

Plant stand Indoors materials & construction

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Plant stands are made from a variety of different materials, and each material has its own set of characteristics, making a stand more or less durable.

Wood

Vertical space is maximized using wooden ladder stands, which can also be used outside when sprayed with the appropriate sealer. Wooden stands and tables can also double as stools or side tables.

Natural wood grain finishes complement Scandinavian modern and minimalist design houses by adding depth and texture to an otherwise sparsely furnished space.

If you have a more modern setup, choose light wood finishes matched with ceramic or stone pots, while dark wood finishes are best suited to classically styled spaces.

Metal

There are different types of metal that can be used to make a plant stand, with copper and brass being two very common options.

Both of these will give your space a sense of luxury, especially since the contrast between the greenery and the shades of copper and brass is quite eye-catching.

Bamboo

Bamboo deserves a category of its own because it’s a great option for people who want an outdoor plant stand. It has a high resistance to water and works really well if you have potted tropical plants. It’s a great option for Bohemian-style homes. 

Masonry & Ceramic

When it comes to materials such as marble, it’s pretty much a statement of elegance. These types of plant stands are modern and sophisticated, so they can definitely work in a setup where you’re going for that mid-century modern look. 

Size

Choosing the appropriate size plant stand or table ensures that the piece complements your existing style and is capable of supporting the total weight and size of your gorgeous indoor plants.

Consider the height and proportions of your house plants while selecting the appropriate size planter.

Another factor to consider is the plant’s descent. Numerous plants tumble over the sides of the pots, creating a dramatic effect.

However, plants that reach beyond the pot by more than two or three inches should be put on a taller stand, not only to maximize the plant’s display potential but also to safeguard delicate fronds from injury.

How Tall Should a Plant Stand Be?

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Different plants mature at varying heights and widths, dictating the size of the plant stand required. As a general rule, the taller the plant, the lower the stand should be. 

Kentia palms, split-leaf philodendrons, and ficus all reach heights of over four feet and should be matched with a low plant stand of between six and ten inches in diameter with a wide base for support.

Plants that grow to a height of 1-2 feet can be paired with plant stands that are around 40 inches in height. Consider using a set of nesting tables of varying heights to exhibit a collection of short plants in your space to add movement and intrigue.

What Is a Nice Indoor Plant?

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It really depends on what you perceive as being a “nice” plant.

For some people, nice plants are those which are very easy to grow (meaning they can survive the extra mile if you forget to water them or don’t require direct sunlight exposure), such as the modern bamboo.

If you want a low-maintenance plant, you can opt for a pothos. Due to its ability to grow in low-light conditions and with less-than-perfect watering habits, this low-maintenance species is good for novices or anyone who is less than rigorous with plant care.

If you’d rather have a flowering plant, you can’t really go wrong with the anthurium. Anthuriums are gaining popularity on the list of best house plants because of their lipstick-red lily pad-like blossoms.  

Since the flowers are actually modified leaves, the plant blooms all year.” Utilize your anthurium as a centerpiece for your doorway or living room or incorporate it into a green collection for a stunning splash of color.

Types of Indoor Plants

There are a LOT of indoor plants for you to choose from. We’ve handpicked three of the best options, so let’s take a look at them. 

For large spaces:

1. Rubber plant

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Rubber trees, formally known as ficus elastica, can be grown as little home plants or as a focus point, gorgeous interior trees.

Provided you are armed with patience to grow one, these plants that are purchased young adapt better to indoor living than plants that are purchased mature. 

They can reach astonishing heights in a few years, particularly if they are allowed to grow outdoors during the summer. If you wish to keep the plants smaller, you can restrict their growth by planting them in small containers.

2. Money tree

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The money tree can reach a height of 60 feet when grown in its natural habitat (compared to a maximum of three to six feet indoors), and the tree’s widespread braided trunk is a man-made characteristic.

When grown in a nursery, cultivators gradually braid the pliable young, green trunks before they stiffen and become woody. Money trees like bright and indirect light and prefer a humidity level of moderate to high.

While direct sunlight can cause leaf blistering, plants can thrive in low light. However, excessive draft exposure may result in leaf loss. Additionally, heater vents and hot, dry air must be avoided.

For small spaces

1. Calathea beauty star

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The beauty star is a native South American perennial with long, somewhat thin dark green leaves that are flamboyantly stripped in milder green, white, and silver. The underside is a deep purple color.

As with other members of the marantaceae family, this Calathea has an unusual habit and will raise its leaves in the morning and lower them at nightfall, resembling prayer, earning it the moniker “prayer plant.”

The Calathea beauty star has a lovely upright growth habit and is rather dense, making it an excellent addition to your Calathea collection.

2. Spider plant

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Spider plants are excellent for adding greenery and texture to an arrangement. They’re particularly useful for compact dwellings because they thrive when they’re root-bound.

Their affinity for “cramped” places makes them easy to move and manage, and with proper feeding and lighting, you’ll have a happy plant that spawns numerous little seedlings.

As with pothos, spider plants are noted for their ease of maintenance, making them an excellent choice for those who never owned plants before and people who prefer artificial plants.

3. Chinese evergreen

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If you’ve been avoiding genuine houseplants out of fear of damaging them, a Chinese evergreen—also known as aglaonema—might be worth considering to ease you into plant motherhood. 

This plant is not only adaptable; it is nearly indestructible. Lack of natural light will not kill this plant; if you neglect to water it for a week, it will recover quickly too. 

Houseplant Placement

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When considering houseplant arrangement, it’s natural to be concerned about which plant will look best in whatever space. However, for those of you that want healthy, attractive, and long-lived plants, the growing conditions must come first.

  • If you have space to work with, place your plants on an old ladder’s rugs or even on cupboard tops. Since heat goes upwards, plants placed at this height will need more frequent watering.
  • Place your plants around the perimeter of a room. This will create a sense of extra space.
  • When you have plants placed at eye level, decorate the potting mix using pebbles and decorative stones.
  • Put plants in the bathroom but avoid succulents (since they are not very fond of steamy air).
  • If you want to hang your plants, you have to choose the location wisely, to make sure you don’t bump your head into the pot. Also, make sure the pot is properly anchored and take note of the drainage system. 

Indoor Plants Watering

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Having proper knowledge of how to water your indoor plants is one of the most effective and simple techniques to assure their success in your house.

Water is required for all plants. The roots take up water and fill the cells of the plant, strengthening its fibers and resulting in strong stems and leaves. Along with soil moisture, plants require oxygen, which is why having porous soil is critical.

When you water your plant excessively, you basically suffocate it. Additionally, it increases your plant’s susceptibility to illnesses such as root rot, which can lead to disaster for the plant’s long-term health.

Here are some indoor plant watering tips:

  • Opt for pots that water themselves. Self-watering containers are extremely convenient and time-saving. No more over or under-watering; the plant takes care of everything. You only need to refill the water reservoir before it runs dry, which occurs about every other month.
  • Make use of a saucer. When it’s time to water, place a saucer beneath the pot and fill it halfway with new water. Allow several hours for it to soak. Throw away the water from the saucer and let any remaining liquid drain.
  • Soak your plants in water on a tray or inside a larger container. Add a few millimeters of freshwater to the bottom. Incorporate your plant pots and let them absorb water for a few hours. The advantage is that you can water multiple plants concurrently.

Fun DIY Plant Stands To Add More Decoration to Your Home

1. Copper and Concrete Plant Stand

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Copper and concrete come together in this project featured on Camillestyles. Assuming you want to make a set of three planters similar to those in the images, you’ll need three buckets, copper pipes, and tube caps, concrete mix, glue, tape, and a cup.

The planters are customizable so you can decide the exact dimensions and even the shape you want to give them.

2. DIY Wire Plant Stand

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For the project on Themerrythought you’d first have to find a lampshade that has wires connecting the top and bottom. This is the most difficult part, everything else being extremely simple.

In addition to this particular lampshade, you’ll also need wire cutters and some spray paint in case you want to change the planter’s color.

3. Marble and Copper Plant Stands

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Simplicity also defines the chic planters we found on ajoyfulriot. The materials needed for this project include copper pipes, a pipe cutter, marble tiles, and very strong glue.

The first step is to figure out how high you want the planter to stand and to cut the pipes to size. Then start building the frame and glue the marble tile to it.

4. A Wooden Planter Stand

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A wooden planter stand can be just the thing you need to make your beautiful plants stand out in an elegant and also simple way. To build the planter, you’ll need a cedar plank for the legs and one for the base as well as some outdoor stain, a sander, a saw, and wood glue.

After you cut the pieces for the legs, round them and sand them. Cut holes in their sides so you can then add the x-shaped base. Put all these elements together and use glue to keep them secure. Then stain the stand.{found on remodelaholic}.

5. Create a Plant Stool From a Piano Stool

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Another option when creating a plant stand can be to repurpose things you already have in your home such as for example, a piano stool. You can pretty much just take the stool, find a good spot for it and put a planter on top.

Of course, you can first give it a makeover and maybe paint it. {found on nur-noch}.

6. Faux Succulent Dachshund Planter

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Speaking of things you can repurpose, check out this awesome dachshund planter. Actually, this used to be a dog dish stand. It’s made of metal and looks really interesting, regardless of the function it serves.

The two bowls were filled with white rocks and then succulents were added. {found on learningcreatingliving}.

7. DIY Acadia Wood Plant Stand

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Now, this is a really interesting plant stand. It can hold three planters and you can make it using the Ikea PS plant stand, three wood plates, some glue, and clamps.

Optionally, you can also use screws and nuts to customize the stand. Just like that, you can create a very simple but also very stylish accessory for your home. Find out more about the project on Sugarandcloth.

8. DIY Vertical Planter Garden

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In case you want a stand that allows you to display multiple planters in one spot, the project featured on Rufflesandtruffles can be a perfect option. This type of design works best for gardens or outdoor spaces although you can also adapt it for the indoors.

The supplies needed include two stair risers, five planter boxes, a wood board, 4 bolts, 4 nuts, 8 washers, 28 screws, and a drill.

9. A Cube-Shaped Planter Stand

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A design that’s simple, versatile, and also very easy to make can be found on Vintagerevivals. You can make it out of some square wooden dowels plus some wood glue and nails or screws.

The goal is to make a cube-shaped planter stand that can hold a planter of the size you desire. So if you already have a planter in mind, use it as a reference.

10. DIY Mid-Century Planter Stand

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There’s this mid-century planter stand that is tall and has a small platform at the top and a shelf somewhere lower, allowing you to display two planters on it. You can recreate this type of structure, giving it the look and the style you want.

For more inspiration and details on how to actually build the stand, check out Abeautifulmess.

11. Small Stands For Your Plants

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But if you prefer small stands for your planters that look cute and chic, then maybe you’ll enjoy the design offered on Sugar and Cloth. They look very lovely, resembling miniature stools.

You can make these stands using small tapered legs. Using stain and tape you can give them the desired look. Painting them an interesting color is also an option. {found on sugarandcloth}

12. Spray Paint a Ready-Made Plant Stand

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Of course, there’s also the option of simply buying a ready-made plant stand and simply spray painting it in order to give it a unique look. You can give yours a nice metallic look or you can choose a bold and fun color. {found on saltbushavenue}

13. Create a Metal Plant Table

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Have you ever thought of using paper towel holders for something other than just their intended purpose? There are plenty of interesting ways to repurpose them and one of them involved making a lovely plant table.

You need three paper towel holders made of metal which you’ll use as legs for the table. They look a bit like hairpin legs but at the same time, they’re different and unique. Check out craftberrybush to find out more about this design.

14. A Sleek and Modern-Looking Plant Stand

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This super sleek and modern-looking plant stand is incredibly easy to make and that’s because it’s a repurposed tomato cage that’s been spray-painted and which holds a simple plant pot.

Naturally, you can spray paint your own version of this stand in any color you think would suit your décor best. You can find more details about this simple project on lovecreatecelebrate in case you need to.

15. DIY Wooden Plant Stand

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You can also a really sleek and modern plant stand out of some plywood or solid wood. This design from themerrythought has a cross-shaped base and a round top.

The natural, raw finish looks rather nice but there’s also the option to have your stand stained or painted if you want to give it some color. Check out the tutorial to see how it’s made.

16. A Colorful Plant Stand

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If this colorful plant stand looks an awful lot like a stack of books that’s because it’s actually made of books. They’re each painted in a different color and then they’re all glued together to make a stack.

It’s a lovely idea and a great way to repurpose a bunch of old books. If you want to show off the covers you can skip the painting part and leave the books as they are. Head over to akailochiclife for more details.

17. Wood Plant Stands for Your Porch

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The plant stands featured on shanty-2-chic are simple, they’re made of wood and they look lovely out here on the porch. You can also bring them inside the house and display them in corners, next to the sofa, or in a hallway.

If you have a specific type of plant pot that you want to use, the stands can be made to fit them exactly.

18. Tiered Plant Stands

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Tiered plant stands are great because they can hold more than one plant which is nice if you have a collection that you want to put on display. This design has only two shelves and is made of scrap wood.

It can potentially be modified to include more shelves or to have different proportions. However, we like the simplicity of this particular design. If you want to see how it was made, there’s a tutorial on anikasdiylife that you can check out.

19. Raw Edge Concrete Plant Stand

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There are lots of different materials that you can make use of when making your custom planter and concrete is one of them. The biggest advantage is that you can shape it however you want.

This stylish planter has a thick concrete top and three slender wooden legs. A plastic bucket works out great as a mold and to get that texture on the edge you can use a hammer and a flat head screwdriver. You can find more details about this project on lilyardor.

20. Give Your Plant a Throne

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For small plant stands you can use balsa wood strips and embroidery thread to make some lovely designs like the ones featured on thelovelydrawer.

You can make these in different heights and sizes and they’re easy to customize by using different thread colors or painting the wood strips. Either way, you should pair them with pots that have a lip around the top so they can rest on top of the frame.

21. DIY Rolling Plant Stand

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A lot of plant stands are mainly decorative. However, certain types are also designed to be very functional. For example, this rolling stand featured on biggerthanthethreeofus is perfect for big outdoor pots that are super heavy and difficult to move.

All you need to make a similar stand is a wood slice and four caster wheels. You can also use a piece of wood or plywood if you prefer a smooth, circular edge.

22. Step Ladder Plant Stand

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One of the easiest ways to get a plant stand is by simply repurposing an existing item, such as a step ladder for example. This works out great if you want to make a stand for the patio or the balcony but the same design can also look beautiful indoors given the right décor.

If you want to find the details of this particular project, head over to songbirdblog.

23. DIY Modern Wood Plant Stands

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A nice idea for a medium or a large planter is to make a short stand out of wood, just to elevate it a few inches off the floor and add some structure and variation to the décor.

This is a very simple stand design that requires a few basic tools and a piece of lumber, sandpaper, glue, and iron-on veneer bands for the edges. It has a round top and an x-shaped base which are easy to put together.

There’s a complete tutorial for it on abeautifulmess if you’re interested.

24. Floating Plant Stands

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Floating plant stands are ideal if you don’t have any floor space to spare or if you want to place the plants in front of a window without obstructing access to the area.

This floating shelf is easy to make and has a really beautiful and stylish design. All that’s needed for this project is a round wooden plate, some yarn, and scissors. You can use it for one or several pots, depending on their size. Check out placeofmytaste for more details.

25. West Elm Inspired Wooden Plant Stands

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This type of plant stand is quite common and for good reason. It’s very simple and doesn’t stand out a lot, allowing the focus to be on the planter and the actual plants and flowers inside. It’s also modern, versatile, and easy to make if you ever decide to give it a try.

A few leftover bits of wood could be put to good use plus you have the option to stain or paint the stand in any color you like. You can find more details about this project on heytherehome in case you need them.

26. DIY Copper Round Plant Stands

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Copper pipes and fittings can be used to make all sorts of chic and beautiful things, including these lovely plant stands featured on darlingdarleen.

This is a really nice and simple way of making a stand that perfectly fits around an existing planter or a pot. You can get to choose exactly how tall you want it to be and in the end, you’re left with a handmade accent piece that everyone will admire.

27. A Plant Stand and Side Table

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This plant stand can quite easily function as a side table at any time. It definitely has the right size and shapes for it plus it has a very chic and stylish look.

The base has clean lines and has been painted black whereas the top has a white faux marble finish which can be easily replicated using diluted gray paint and a feather. It’s a cool little trick and you can find out all about it on lilyardor.

28. Tiny Ladder Plant Stand

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Ladder-style planters like the one featured on myhappysimpleliving have a lovely retro vibe which makes them extra charming. They have a tiered design which allows multiple planters to be displayed on the shelves and the proportions can greatly vary.

This right here is a small stand which you can place on a counter or a table and which you can make out of wood.

29. A Japanese Plant Stand

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This Japanese plant stand from instructables looks exquisite and has a simple, sculptural, and very elegant design with just a hint of classic and mid-century modern charm.

However, although it looks very simple, it actually has a fairly complex structure. Making it from scratch is not exactly a walk in the park with the right tools and equipment you can absolutely pull it off.

30. Quick and Easy DIY Plant Stand

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Here’s another iteration of a tall and narrow plant stand, this time with an x-shape base and a symmetrical structure. It’s 22’’ tall in total, including the extended boards that frame the pot.

It’s not a difficult project but it does require a scroll or band saw and a nail gun. Additionally, you’ll also need wood glue, 4 pieces of 1×2 lumber cut to 22.25’’, and 4 pieces cut to 10’’.

The stand featured on thestonybrookhouse has a flat black finish but, as always, this part of the project is very customizable.

31. A Modern Plant Stand Using Leftover Tiles

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A cool idea that can save you time and money is to use leftover tiles as tops for your handmade plant stands (or even for custom side tables). There’s a detailed tutorial on homeyohmy which explains how this particular design can be achieved.

Everything is measured according to the tile that is to become the top so keep that in mind when planning your steps.

32. Solid Wood Plant Stand

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When it comes to choosing the best material for your plant stand, you can’t go wrong with solid wood. The Honeycomb Home shows us how to make this stunning plant stand that’s ideal for even beginner DIYers.

There’s barely any cutting or effort involved in the project, yet the final result will provide the perfect base for your plants anywhere in your home. As far as the slice of wood you need for the project, you’ll be able to find one at Home Goods or a similar store.

33. A Simple Outdoor Plant Stand

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While many of these plant stands are designed for indoor use, we love this project from Bitterroot DIY, which is designed specifically for a garden, porch, or balcony.

It’s a simple yet stylish design that will provide a unique carrier for plants of any size or shape. If you are looking for something to spruce up your garden or patio this summer, this will be a quick and easy project to complete and brighten up any space.

34. An Upside Down Trash Can Plant Stand

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A dull mesh trash can will be repurposed in this project to create a modern and funky plant stand. Instead of just putting this item in the trash, turn it upside down and make it one of the most sturdy plant stands in your home.

Homey Oh My shares this simple project which spruces up an old trash can to create a fun swirly pattern for your plant stand.

35. A Hanging Plant Stand with a Chalkboard

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This is one of the top projects on our list today, and you’ll love the dual function of this hanging plant stand. Rachel Teodoro creates this unique wooden plant stand that has a chalkboard on the top to write welcoming messages for your family and friends.

It’s a sophisticated and creative option for hanging your plants which would look great in your entryway or porch. We think it would look lovely with a welcome message for anyone who visits your home.

How to Make DIY Plant Stands

Although there are many different types of plant stands that you can make with various materials, the easiest type of plant stand to make is one made with a few pieces of wood. Here is how to make a wooden plant stand.

DIY Plant Stands Supplies:

  • Wood of your choice
  • Wood stain or paint
  • Wood Glue
  • Nails
  • Saw
  • Clamps
  • Sander or Sandpaper
  • Wood Finish

How to Make Simple DIY Plant Stands

Step 1: Cut a Circle

First, you will want to use a circular object to create a circle on your plywood. Then use the jigsaw to cut out your circle.

Step 2: Cut the Wood for the Base

The base of the plant stand will form an X, so cut two rectangular pieces of the same size, then cut a slit to fit the two-piece together in the middle. The height of these boards when standing on the end will determine the height of your plant stand, so keep this in mind.

Step 3: Sand all Pieces

Once you have cut all your pieces, sand them all starting with rough sandpaper gradually moving to more fine sandpaper as you go.

Step 4: Glue the Base in Place

Glue the two pieces of wood in the x formation. Use the clamps to hold the wood in place while it dries. Wipe away any excess glue.

Step 5: Glue the Top

Next, glue the wooden circle to the top of the X. Clamp in place and wipe away the glue just as you did in step 4. You can also use nails instead of glue for this step.

Step 6: Stain or Paint the Wood

When the glue is dry you can stain or paint your plant stand the desired color. It is also recommended to spray your stand with a wood finisher product.

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How to Make DIY Plant Stands Out of a Ladder

Do you have lots of plants to display? Rather than spend your whole day making a variety of plant stands, make one plant stand out of a ladder for all your plants. Here is how you do it.

DIY Plant Stands Out of a Ladder Supplies:

  • Wooden Ladder
  • Wood Stain or Paint
  • Plank Wood (long enough to go through your ladder and rest on both rungs)
  • Wood Saw
  • Sandpaper or a Sander

Steps to Make a Ladder Plant Stand

Step 1: Paint the Ladder

An old ladder tends to work best for this project, meaning you will need to paint or stain it before you begin. While staining works, if the ladder is really old, or well used, a coat of paint will look nicer.

Step 2: Cut the Shelves

Take whatever wood you have purchased for the shelves and cut it to fit the ladder. It is okay if some shelves are longer than others as this will add to the aesthetic.

For those who can’t find plank wood wide enough, you can place two or three pieces of plank next to one another and attach them using some two-by-fours and some screws. Ensure these two by fours sit on the outside of the rungs of the ladder when put in place.

Step 3: Paint or Stain the Wood

Once the wood is assembled or cut sand any rough areas then paint or stain them the color you desire. Let it dry completely before you put the planks in place.

Then all you have to do is put your planks on your ladder and you are ready to put your plants.

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How to Make DIY Plant Stands Up Straight

Sometimes plants begin to fall over as they grow which can be annoying and not the aesthetic you are looking for.

It is easy to get your plants to stand up straight, simply grab some wooden dowels or stakes, place them in the ground near your plant, and use string to tie the stem of the plant to the stake.

Be careful not to tie too tightly, and use a string that is thick and soft so it won’t damage your plant.

DIY Outdoor Plant Stands Ideas

Plant stands aren’t just for indoor use and there are many ways you can incorporate a plant stand into your front porch. But don’t limit yourself to just the front porch, as plant stands can be used to spruce up a garden, patio, or your yard as well.

Here are some of the best ways to incorporate DIY plant stands outside of your home.

  • Make DIY wooden plant stands for your tomato plants
  • Crafts a DIY tiered plant stand for all the potted plants on your porch
  • Hang a DIY handing plant stand from the overhang on your patio
  • Create a DIY ladder plant stand for all the potted flowers in your garden
  • Use a DIY plant hanger stand to keep delicate plants from getting flooded
  • Put together DIY pallet plant stands for a farmhouse vibe aesthetic on your back porch.
  • Place DIY plant stands around your outdoor fire pit (far enough back from the flames)

There are many more ways you can incorporate DIY plant stands into your backyard, just be sure any materials you use to make these DIY plant stands are weatherproof, or ensure they are placed under an overhang to protect them from any serious storms.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ

Are Plant Stands Good for Plants?

Plant stands, while not good or bad for a plant, can make the plant look better in your home.  Additionally, plant stands can be used to make a plant taller to bring it into an area where it will receive more sunlight, which is good for the plant.

Can You Make an Indoor Plant Stand with a Grow Light?

Yes, it is possible to make an indoor plant stand outfitted with a grow light. Create a DIY stand that has a post alongside or a bar across the top and you can hang your grow light from it.

Why Does My Aloe Plant Not Stand Up?

Aloe plants get weak when they don’t have enough sunlight. Ensure your aloe plant gets at least 6 hours of strong sunlight a day to keep it upright. You can do this using a DIY plant stand to bring your aloe to a height where it will receive better sun.

Where Can I Buy Plant Stands?

If you don’t feel like making a DIY plant stand, you can also purchase one at most home goods stores.

What Plants Grow in Standing Water?

There are many plants that can grow in standing water including water hyssop, pickerelweed, cattail, iris, and canna.

Upgrade Your Home with DIY Plant Stands Today

All of these DIY plant stands are inexpensive and easy additions to any home and will provide you with the much-needed storage space for your plants. Regardless of the size of the plant pot you are trying to accommodate or the space you have in your home or apartment, you’ll find an option to fit your needs.

Remember, you don’t need to go out and spend a fortune to create a beautiful plant stand for your home. Even an old trash can or planks of wood can be repurposed to create something you’ll enjoy using for years to come.

Whether you are a beginner or an expert DIYer, there’s a project for you to try, and you’ll soon be hooked on creating plant stands and displaying your plants in this way.