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DIY: An Indoor Trellis for Climbing Vines

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DIY: An Indoor Trellis for Climbing Vines

October 4, 2016

Do you have a plan to bring your garden indoors this winter? Blogger Agata Dimmich of Passion Shake made a DIY Wall Hanging to add greenery to a bedroom wall. Here’s how:

Photography by Agata Dimmich.


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Above: To make an indoor trellis similar to the one Agata made for her bedroom, you’ll need supplies:

  • Thin wood strips (such as Pine Moulding available in a 96-inch length from Home Depot; $5.92 apiece)
  • Twine
  • Metallic paint
  • Drill
  • Painter’s tape
  • Sand paper (optional)

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Above: After measuring your wall, calculate the length of of the trellis and cut three three strips of wood moulding to equal lengths. For step-by-step instructions, see Passion Shake.

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Above: Drill two holes at the ends of each piece of wood.  Sand the edges of the holes (optional) before threading the twine through the holes.

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Above: Knot the twine to keep it in place.

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Above: Add a dash of glamour by painting a section of wood. Use painter’s tape to mark area and then paint it with metallic paint such as Brushed Bronze Metallic Paint by Martha Stewart; $2.06 for 2 ounces from Home Depot.

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Above: Drape a climbing vine, such as a philodendron or an ivy, over the trellis.

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Above: For more permanent decor, train a potted vine to grow up and over the trellis.

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Above: “It’s such a simple addition, which totally changed the atmosphere of the room adding freshness and a dreamy feel,” says Agata.




Finally, get more ideas on how to plant, grow, and care for various vines and climbers with our Vines & Climbers: A Field Guide.

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