Rad Hanging Planters For When You’re Sick of Macrame
Refreshing alternatives your house plants will thank you for later.
Published Apr 5, 2018 5:14 AM
Of all the textiles to hit the decor world by storm, the recent return of macramé has spurred a widespread epidemic. Though the boho-approved material can be used to dress up a blank wall or dress down a dining table, self-professed macramaniacs have widely used thewoven accents
as hanging nests for their favorite house plants. But why should macramé be the only means by which you suspend your leaves? With so many inspired planters on the market, we’re ready to see the tired trend go. From sleek metallic slings to woven floating baskets, here are the new ways to (literally) elevate your go-to greens.
Hanging Triangle Planter, New Made LA, $38
With its simple makeup, singular hue, and modern composition, this wire plant hanger is as basic as it gets. While we’re here for this fiery red triangle, the budget-friendly buy also comes in the form of a circle and square—so you can pick which elementary shape speaks most to you.
Iron Hanging Pot Set, Anthropologie, $58.00
Without fail, matte black accents consistently dish up all the drama we’ll ever need. A dynamic combo any true minimalist will appreciate, the wooden beaded detailing along the perimeter serves as a softer counterpoint to this pot’s semi-industrial finish.
Raj Gold Hanging Planter, CB2, $49.95
Unlike the organic greens it houses at its core, this contemporary orb captures the eye with its industrial edge. Also available in silver, this brass receptacle is sure to stun when paired with its fellow metallic companion.
Margot Hanging Planter, Urban Outfitters, $49.00 – $89.00
Bringing with it the same earthy ethos that a macramé planter might impart on a space, these woven rattan baskets offer an unexpected way to exhibit 2018’s hottest foliage.
Cork Hanging Planter, Melanie Abrantes, $79.00
A material hallmark of the 1970s, cork makes a convincing comeback under the guise of this vintage-inspired planter. Intended for indoor use only, this planter is completed with leather straps and a natural beeswax coating.
2V Geometric Hanging Planter, Convivial Production, $56.00
Handmade in the USA and specifically designed to hold crawling plants of the fast-growing variety (like Philodendrons and Vinca Vines), this angular piece’s ivory exterior takes on new meaning when vibrant shades of green drape delicately over its edge.
M.F.E.O Jungalow Hanging Planter, West Elm, $75.00
Driven by their love for mid-century modern design and sustainable living, the LA-based husband and wife design duo behind M.F.E.O recently teamed up with queen boheme and lifestyle blogger Justina Blakeney to create this retro wood planter that’s been cut from sheets of sustainably harvested maple.
Janel Foo Glassworks Hanging Planter, West Elm, $68.00
Even your low maintenance vegetation deserves a stylish spot to call home. Craft an intriguing window display or colorful bedside vignette by hanging your much-loved air plants inside one of these two-toned stained glass vessels.
BOLO Planter, Umbra, $30.00
Whether you choose to suspend this curvy black and brass number in space or decide to mount it to the wall, its oblong body makes it a unique focal point for a room in need of direction.
Drop Hanging Planter, Object Modern, $79.00
Frequently guilty of forgetting to water your greens? Designed to mimic the shape of raindrops falling outside, this solid wood planter will double as your reminder.
Hanging Planter, Closed Mondays, $60.00
Available in four refreshing colorways, these mod, floating baskets are the splash of personality your home needs.
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