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DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies

Check out how to make these DIY Hanging planters with supplies from the Dollar Tree!

With spring just around the corner and the winter blues headed out, it’s time to spruce up my space with some new decor. I figured what better way than to bring the outdoors in with a little DIY hanging planter project. I’ve gathered up all my supplies and you’ll never guess where I found them….The Dollar Tree!

I love an “indoor garden,” but I don’t have a green thumb. Recently I even added a few DIY wall planters with faux succulents. Adding touches of green to my home really warms it up and makes it more welcoming.

DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies

It seems that boho style is on the trend these days. I’ve started seeing a lot of macrame and woven patterns, and I have to say I’m loving it. Even though I do still prefer a vintage, cottage style, I wanted to add a little boho vibe to my home.

Since I’m currently loving gold tones, I figured I would start this Dollar Tree DIY project with a little spray paint.

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DIY hanging planter supplies:

  • Spray Paint of your choice – I chose to use this gold spray paint
  • Planter pots of your choice – I got mine at the Dollar Tree three pots for only a dollar!
  • Cotton twine or any sort of twine
  • Floral Foam – I also purchased from the Dollar Tree
  • Screw driver with a drill bit
  • Faux or real flowers

I chose to spend a little more and purchase already made foliage from Target. These little planter pots with the different grasses and greenery were only $7.99 each. The fit perfectly inside the dollar tree planters. I figured I could reuse them if I ever got tired of the hanging planters.

faux plants for hanging planters

8″ inch faux planters from Target:


Artifical Grass

Artificial Rosemary

The rest of my supplies:

DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies
DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies

First thing I had to do before I spray painted the planters was to drill three holes in each of them.

drilling holes in planters
drilling holes in planters

Once the holes were drilled, it was time to spray paint. Like I said earlier, I wanted to go with a gold color.

After spray painting the planters, use the yarn to string through the pot.

stringing yarn through planter
stringing yarn through planter

After I strung all the yarn through the holes, I tied them at the bottom of planter and used a little hot glue to secure it.

stringing yarn through planter

I decided to add a few beads at the bottom to “dress it up” a bit. The simple yarn just didn’t look good. And that’s it!

FYI: I hung the hanging planters with a thumb tac. These planters are super light, so a thumb tac held them sufficiently.

DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies
DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies
DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies
DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies

I love how the planters add just a little bit of color to this space!

DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies

This corner of our dining room needed a little something and I think it’s the perfect touch of greenery.

DIY Hanging Planter Project with Dollar Tree Supplies

What do you think? I think my DIY hanging planters fit in well with the rest of my dining room!

If you enjoyed this post I would love for you to share it to Pinterest. 

DIY Hanging Planters with supplies from the dollar tree

I hope you’ve enjoyed this simple DIY project guys!


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  3. Colleen says:

    Do you remember what the color gold you used. It doesn’t seem as yellow as others and I like it.

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  6. Craftartista says:

    Wow! They are awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. I love your hanging planters. This is such an easy and beatiful idea!

  12. These look great. I’ve always wondered how you hang them from the ceiling and now I know! Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

  13. Theresa says:

    Love the planters. Thanks for sharing at the inspiration spotlight party. Pinned & sharing.

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  16. Elise Ho says:

    With a bit of imagination, you really can do so much with some Dollar Tree supplies.

  17. You always have the vest ideas! These look brilliant and perfect for brightening up a home. Thanks for being a part of the #bigpinklink this week.

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  21. Chas says:

    I just love the Dollar Store and making things out of items from there. This is a great up-cycle! Well done!

  22. Nige says:

    These are beautiful great job Thank you for linking to #Thatfridaylinky please come back next week

  23. Brilliant. What a great idea. Thanks for sharing. #ThatFridayLinky

  24. These look fab! Great idea 😊 #ThatFridayLniyk

  25. Paola says:

    Sounds like something even I could do! 😀 Thanks for the idea, I love hanging plants! #ThatFridayLinky

  26. Jann Olson says:

    Cute idea! The paint and beads really transformed that pot. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  27. I am already thinking about where I can hang these in my home and planning a trip to Dollar Tree. Thanks for sharing a great project.

  28. Linda S says:

    Just the perfect touch of greenery. Love the fact that it fits any budget – thanks for the tutorial!

  29. Keri says:

    A blog hop sounds like so much fun, and these are so cute! I am right there with you on the fake foliage-I can’t seem to keep anything alive so I have just stopped trying. Drilling the holes for the twine to go through is genius, too. Love it.

  30. Teresa says:

    So pretty! With the new color no one will think those are inexpensive planters. Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned!

  31. This is such a cute idea and so on trend at the moment! I love that you used artificial plants too, as I can’t keep house plants alive at all! Thanks for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

  32. Katy - Hot Pink Wellingtons says:

    These are really cute, and so on trend at the moment, I see them everywhere! I love that you used artificial plants too – I can’t keep houseplants alive at all, faux is the way to go! Thanks for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

  33. What a lovely way to bring a touch of spring to your home! Pinning and sharing on the Hearth and Soul Facebook Page later today. Thank you for sharing, and for being a part of the Hearth and Soul Link Party.

  34. Heidi says:

    These are so pretty. Pinning!

  35. Tara says:

    These are so fun and definitely giving off the boho vibe. Can’t beat the dollar store!

  36. Jenny says:

    These look great! I love dollar store projects that get a new look.

  37. Jemma says:

    These look so great! What a brilliant idea! I love a good crafting project, especially when it doesn’t break the bank. Thank you for sharing 🙂

    Jemma x

  38. I love this idea but the photos didn’t load on my screen – are they hi resolution?

  39. Mother of 3 says:

    That is so cute! I love that all of your supplies came from the dollar store too. I took part in a dollar store craft challenge a week or so ago and I just kept wandering the store wondering what to do. This is a great idea. Pinned.

  40. These are really lovely! #happinessishomemade

  41. Cute! I have been toying with where to add a hanging planter in our home because I love how they look. Visiting from Happiness Is Homemade.

  42. Kendra | says:

    These hanging plants are beautiful, Lindsey! I’m totally with you; I have no green thumb but these faux plants look so real! Your dining are is lovely, friend!

  43. Kelly says:

    Lindsey these are just darling! I love how pretty they turned out and how inexpensive they are! Great DIY!

  44. Leigh says:

    You are so creative! I love these hanging plants!

  45. notinggrace says:

    Lindsey – you never cease to amaze me! I am loving this tutorial and am looking at corners in my home where I can add this DIY element. Thank you for inspiring me – pinned and shared!

  46. Bree says:

    Super cute and a great idea! I love the bead detail on the bottom!

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