Guest Picks: 20 Uncommonly Attractive Pots and Planters
Cultivate some personality indoors with plant containers that are as unique as the greenery they hold
I'm a big fan of nature (well, who isn't?), so I crave the freshness and vibrancy of leafy plants in my home. I also appreciate originality and style, though, so I want the coolest pots and planters with an unconventional look. Here are 20 that I'd love to fill with greenery in my house. — Eleni from My Paradissi
These cork-mounted flowers mimic a vertical garden in a subtle and simple way.
A leather strap gives this teardrop-shaped terrarium a touch of rustic style.
This spiky ceramic planter with its recycled glass dome is so cute. I love the form and the fact that it is handmade and includes recycled materials.
It looks like distressed wood, but this planter is actually made from lightweight and ecofriendly concrete. Sounds cool, right?
This self-watering planter is ideal for those who tend to kill plants. Just pour some water in its center, and the absorbent terra-cotta will keep the plants hydrated.
These delicate terrariums are made of handblown glass, making them unique and very impressive.
I can clearly imagine growing my herbs in these hanging jar pots.
How fun is this low-maintenance frog succulent planter?
These porcelain eggs are such a great idea! Just break the shell and wait for your little plant to sprout.
I'm a sucker for vertical gardens. Why hang artwork when you can have a part of nature on your wall?
These small, galvanized hanging pots can add the natural world to the tiniest of rooms.
If you are a fan of industrial design, modern lines and straight-cut forms, this wall planter is just for you.
This is the easiest terrarium to take care of. Actually, the only thing you have to do is water it every two weeks and admire it.
A vertical garden on a chalkboard? I so love this idea, and I'd be more than happy to place it in my kitchen.
This miniature metallic Plantini garden can be assembled and admired at home. It's so whimsical!
This wooden box makes a great decoration for your window sill. Just plant whatever you want in the little glass jars and watch them grow.
This terrarium resembles a miniature glass house, and pardon my subjectivity, but it is my favorite item on the list.
Tristan Zimmermann created this mini urban park scene from porcelain, and the plant serves as the background. It's such a cool concept.
These modular planters can take any formation you like, so you can have a different design for each day.
Ideabook updated on Feb. 20, 2013.
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