Air plants don't require soil, so you can display them in a variety of creative ways! Here are 15 DIY air plant holder ideas to inspire you!
Air plants are an amazing little plant that can be used to decorate your home. They're a great alternative to traditional houseplants because they don't need soil and they just need a spritz of water to keep on growing!
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What is an air plant?
Air plants, also known as tillandsias, are a type of plant that doesn't need soil because they absorb nutrients from the air and what falls on their leaves. All you need to do is fill a spray bottle with water and mist your plant two to three times a week. That's it!
Air plants come in a wide variety of shapes and colors. Some even bloom flowers! Unlike regular house plants, they're easy to ship and can be purchased online for the best selection.
Air Plant Holders
Air plants grow slowly, so they'll fit in whatever holder you make for them for quite some time. They don't necessarily need to be enclosed in glass, although that will help prevent them from drying out quickly. Tucking in a bit of moss with your display will also keep your plant happy by providing moisture over time.
There are lots of ways you can display air plants, and you can get really creative by making one yourself. Whether you're looking to hang them on your wall or enclose them in a terrarium, you'll find lots of inspiration in this list!
This gorgeous hanging air plant holder is a simple DIY project you can make in minutes with just a piece of scrap wood!
The brightly colored stripes of this wooden air plant holder come from recycled skateboards! You can also switch out the hole in the top for a tea light candle.
Concrete Eggshell Planters For Air Plants
These air plant holders are shaped like egg shells, but they will definitely last longer and you won't have to worry about accidentally crushing them when you pick them up.
Hanging Air Plant Holder DIY
Not all air plants are small! Sometimes you need a bigger holder and these awesome hanging planters are the perfect way to display them.
DIY Hanging Air Plant Holder
Dig out some scrap wood these to make these geometric air plant holders! They would make great home decor even without the plants!
Wooden Clock Air Plant Holder
Keep track of the time with air plants! An old clock and some pallet wood is all you need to make this wall art clock air plant holder.
Driftwood Air Plant Holder
Driftwood is a great way to display air plants! Poke them into the natural holes in the wood, or use a spade drill bit to add a few yourself.
DIY Beachy Air Plant Terrarium
Bring a little bit of the beach into your home with this cute air plant mini terrarium. They sort of look like palm trees in there, don't they?
Easy DIY Concrete Planters
These concrete planters would be great for air plants. Making them is a simple DIY project and you can make them in any shape or size.
Natural Blue Egg Planters
If you're lucky enough to find someone with an Ameraucana chicken, you make these naturally blue eggshell air plant holders.
Mason Jar Air Plant Hangers
Twine, beads, and mini mason jars are all you need to make these air plant holders. The small size makes them great for hanging anywhere!
DIY Epoxy Resin Planters
Epoxy resin is a great material for making planters. You can get molds in any shape or size you want, then add fun colors to match your home decor.
Cement Planter Molds
This clever planter is made by using the packaging from a light bulb as a mold. I love the porcelain fixture as the base!
Air Plant Terrarium
An upcycled lantern will make the perfect terrarium. Grab up one at your local thrift store and spray paint it to match your decor.
You can also learn how to make your own candle lantern in this tutorial!
Bust Statue DIY Air Plant Planter
This is so creative! A splash of color and air plants give whole new life to this bust statue.
Hopefully this list inspired you to incorporate some new air plants into your home decor! Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!