Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

By: Capreek Oct 30, 2013

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple… Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Easy Cement Planter

By: Brittnimehlhoff Oct 29, 2013

I am always hunting for cool planters but I rarely find one that I like and when I do, it's usually out of my price range. So when I found this DIY for a modern, minimal planter made of cement, I was pretty… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Wooden Tabletop Planter -- From Scratch!

By: Capreek Jul 10, 2013

Is your tabletop missing a little somethin'-somethin'? Add a bit of greenery and some geometric flair with this DIY succulent planter… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mini Macrame Eggshell Planters

By: Capreek Jun 04, 2013

I swear, succulents and cacti get all the good DIY planters these days! (Probably because they're cute and sculptural and hardy as all get out.) They certainly look great in these hanging macrame eggshell pots,… Continue Reading

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Make It: Vintage Fans Turned DIY Succulent Planters

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Old wire-cage fans seem to lurk in every corner of every consignment shop/thrift store/estate sale on the planet. If you've wondered what to do with them, here's a clever DIY project to… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Wire Sculptures into Modern, Geometric Succulent Planters

By: Capreek May 15, 2013

Give tabletop decor a new use and a warm-weather-appropriate makeover with this awesome DIY… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern, Trough-Style Concrete Planter

By: Capreek May 14, 2013

I shared 12 (super rad) outdoor projects that use concrete yesterday, but I'm just going to have to make it 13! This project is too easy and too awesome not to… Continue Reading

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12 Awesome Concrete and Cinder Block Outdoor DIY Projects!

By: Capreek May 13, 2013

Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work transforming your outdoor space into a stylish living area! Here are 12 awesome DIY projects to… Continue Reading

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Free Download: Faceted Candle and Concrete Vase Templates

By: Capreek Mar 21, 2013

 

created at: 03/17/2013A series of free, downloadable geometric templates that can be used as forms and molds for everything from candles to concrete planters?? Yes, please!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Ladder into a Colorful Plant Stand or Bookshelf

By: Capreek Feb 21, 2013

created at: 02/21/2013

Give plants (or books!) a fun new place to hangout with this clever idea: retrofitting a ladder for wooden shelves! It's an inexpensive and unique DIY project that can work in a variety of spaces.… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Awesome DIY Metallic Vases and Planters

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/14/2013

Who doesn't love a pop of shiny, metallic goodness? This design trend has been hot for a couple years and, judging by the huge amount of gold and copper DIY projects we keep seeing, it doesn't appear to be going out of style anytime soon. If your own space could use a little touch of shine, check out these easy vase and planter projects -- they'll add just the right amount of flair to desktops, counters, or windowsills!… Continue Reading

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The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 5: The BIG Reveal (and Fashion Week)!

By: Capreek Sep 10, 2012

created at: 09/10/2012

Last week, I boarded an early morning flight and took off for a whirlwind trip to NYC for Fashion Week (OMG) and, most importantly, for the BIG REVEAL of all the HP Designer Matchup Challenge projects, including the Glo Planter by TUG Studio. It was a crazy adventure full of tiny food, incredible people, puppies, flair, and awesome design. Also? The Glo Planter -- IN REAL LIFE! Ready to see it for yourself? Read on!… Continue Reading

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The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 4: Glo Planter Sneak Peek!

By: Capreek Sep 03, 2012

created at: 09/03/2012

We're heading out to New York Fashion Week (tomorrow -- OMG!!!) to unveil the final HP Designer Matchup Challenge product that you helped create! Goil and Tom from Tug Studio have been hard at work building the Glo Planter, but we wanted to give you a sneak peek before the big reveal!… Continue Reading

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The HP Designer Matchup Challenge Week 3: Glo Planter Progress!

By: Capreek Aug 29, 2012

created at: 08/26/2012

Last week, you voted to determine what Goil and Tom from TUG Studio would make for the HP Designer Matchup Challenge. Well, HUZZAH! The results are in and the TUG Studio boys are hard at work sourcing materials and starting construction of... the Glo Planter!… Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Handmade Clay House Pots!

By: Capreek May 07, 2012

created at: 05/06/2012

Even though outdoor/plant/garden projects were so last month*, I had to share this adorable little DIY planter idea. Mostly because it's so simple and awesome, but also because it could make a sweet Mother's Day gift,… Continue Reading

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DIY Wine Bottle Hanging Planters

By: Diy maven Apr 18, 2012

 I'm guessing these wine bottle planters would be easy to replicate. First we'd have to cut off the bottom of the bottles. We wouldn't be able to use potting soil as our planting medium. From the look of the pictures, it… Continue Reading

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Topsy-Turvy Bird Bath

By: Craftmel Apr 04, 2012

created at: 04/03/2012

One of our favorite things to do in this lovely weather is to sit outside and watch all the hummingbirds visit our neighbor's bird feeders.  I can only imagine the bird traffic we'd get if we had something as fun and funky as this bird bath/vertical planter amongst all the feeders!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Dollar Store Tiered Planter

By: Diy maven Feb 01, 2012

created at: 02/01/2012

Inspired by a planter spotted at West Elm, Lucy used three bowls snagged at the Dollar Store, two glasses and Gorilla Glue to make her fabulous recreation. A few succulents and the look is complete. For the entire how-to, head on over to Craftberry Bush

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3-D Cinderblock Planter Wall: Yes, Please!

By: Craftmel Jun 22, 2011

created at: 06/22/2011

We've seen some fun DIY outdoor planters lately, but here is an oldie but goodie that has me scrambling to find spare cinder… Continue Reading

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DIY Modern Concrete Planter

By: Kellyb Jun 20, 2011

The landscaping around my house – if you could even call it that – has been the aspect of my home I'm least proud of. And the reasoning is simple, my modern tastes can make things really expensive really fast. But with a little elbow grease, these DIY concrete planters just might be the start of something wonderful for my home's curb… Continue Reading

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