DIY Plant Wall for a Small Space

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Hello! I am crazy about plants. I have them all over my home. I always looking for ways to incorporate them into my home. Today I am sharing a quick and Easy DIY plant wall that I made for our guest room.

Then fun part off this project was I had everything on hand! Love when that happens. It started with a piece of drag that I had laying in my basement. I had found it for 2.00 at an antique store in my town.

I took a piece of sand paper to knock off the worst of the rust and then used rust-oleum spray paint in matte black to cover the rust. I used two coats and let it dry overnight.

I had several feet of felt leftover from another project and it turned out to be perfect for this project. I need something to hold the plants that water would not bother too much. It is a heavier gauge felt and has a lot of strength to it.

I used leather cording to "stitch" the felt together. Then used the same cord to tie it to the metal drag- old fencing would be great for this too.

Next step was to add the plants.

I made four felt pouches for the plants.

Then I used the same leather cord at the top to hold the wall planter. Once I had added my easy care plants it was ready to go. I did realize after the first round of watering that since I didn't want to remove the plants every watering day they needed to be lined with plastic. A very easy fix.

The final thing I added was furniture protectors on the bottom corners to protect the wall!

Plant Wall

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  • Coco Coco on Jan 11, 2021

    Gorgeous! Did you put anything else into the bags to keep the water from going through, especially seeing that you used pothos plants?

  • KRistin KRistin on Jan 13, 2021

    Ok maybe I am just not thinking... but what is the best way to water this hanger. It’s an awesome idea but that’s my only concern


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  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Jan 16, 2021

    Really nice but I clicked the link for the metal drag and it costs $109.99! Not a budget project unless you have it on hand.

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    • Libbie B Libbie B on Jan 30, 2021

      Look around at your neighborhood vintage stores. I paid $5.00 for it and had enough to make two projects.

  • Melinda Johnson Melinda Johnson on Feb 11, 2021

    Im excited to do this. This would be nice to hang off the wood fence and plant herbs or flowering plants in them to. I love the idea. And you can find the fence wire cheep to. Just look at old recycle stores etc.

    • Libbie B Libbie B on Feb 11, 2021

      I have plans to do another on our patio this Spring! :)