ISSUE 43  |  Small Living

5 Quick Fixes: Unexpected Planters

October 25, 2012 9:00 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

There are a million budget-friendly, inventive ways to display plants in the home aside from the usual terra cotta pot; here are five of my favorites, spotted recently around the web:

Above: A white painted canvas bag disguises a plastic planter. Photograph via Seoyeon Lee on Pinterest.

Above: Herbs growing in mugs on the window sill in Lotta Jansdotter’s Studio in Brooklyn.

Above: A collection of wooden boxes and crates on a painted white pallet on wheels. Photograph via Sharla Kennedy on Pinterest.

Above: A straw basket serves as a plant holder for this fig tree. Photograph by Daniella Witte.

Above: A knitted basket covering a pot. Photograph via Sand on Pinterest. For more house plant inspiration, see 10 Easy Pieces: Wardian Cases.