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DIY Geometric Airplant Hanging Planters


Make these simple and modern ge-shaped hanging planters to display airplants!
diy geometric airplant hanging planters, container gardening, gardening, home decor, how to
All you need is some oven bake polymer clay, a knife and a chain, eyelet screws and a curtain ring....and of course some air plants and some silicone glue to tack them in with
diy geometric airplant hanging planters, container gardening, gardening, home decor, how to
You'll also need a drill, small drill bit and a pair of pliers..
diy geometric airplant hanging planters, container gardening, gardening, home decor, how to
Making the shape: Roll the polymer clay into a ball and cut with a sharp knife into a geometric shape...Place something cylindrical, like a candle into the top to create a cavity to fit your air plants into...
diy geometric airplant hanging planters, container gardening, gardening, home decor, how to
Cook in the oven until hard, leave to cool. Attach the chain and curtain ring, then glue the air plants in place..
diy geometric airplant hanging planters, container gardening, gardening, home decor, how to
hang up and enjoy!
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  • Judithcausey
    on Jan 2, 2017

    Why are they hung with the plant upside down? Does the type of glue affect the plant?

    • Juneolsen
      on Jan 4, 2017

      And the glue is a silicone based purposemade glue....you can buy kits With airplants and glue online

  • Larry Barnett
    on Jan 3, 2017

    Are them real plants that you glue inside there

  • Alicia
    on Jan 30, 2018

    How do you keep air plants live. I have air plants, sprayed the top once a week but they still dried up. Do you have to soak it instead of just spraying or do you have to spray the bottom also . Thanks
    • MS
      on Jan 19, 2019

      As far as I know, you must not soak them. They do not soak in nature.

      You have to imitate their environment. So, it is better to put them under the tap with fresh running water for several minutes, as if it was raining.

      Then, be sure that they dry well.

      It seems that just spraying them does not give them the humidity they need.

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