Even if you don’t have an outdoor space, usher in summer with this simple DIY hanging planter to add a splash of green indoors. With just a bit of rope and a couple of square terracotta pots (available on ), you can create a two-tier succulent garden in an afternoon. Keep reading for my step-by-step guide to this simple project, and be sure to check out my on the One Kings Lane Style Blog for even more fun ideas! —Megan
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Here’s what you’ll need:
– 2 square
– 1 bundle of cotton clothesline cord (50 feet)
– 1 bundle of green cotton venetian-blind cord (optional)
– 1 brass snap hook
– 8 to 16 wooden beads (optional)
Begin by cutting three 16-foot lengths of clothesline cord and one 16-foot length of green cord. Next, fold all four lengths in half; thread the midpoint through the snap hook and loop it back over, pulling to tighten. Make sure you have an even amount of cords on both sides.
Position one of your terracotta pots upside down. Feed your four cords through one of the drainage holes. Repeat with the other section of cords through the other drainage hole.
Next flip the pot over and position the cord as pictured above. You are now ready to add the second pot. Repeat the steps above using the remaining two sections of cord.
After you have looped through the second pot, gather the excess rope and knot it at the bottom. Trim the rope hanging below the bottom to your desired length. If desired, attach two beads to each cord, knotting below to secure into place.
Feeling vertical gardens? Head over to the to see how some terracotta pots and cord can also become a playful hanging planter for your outdoor space.