DIY Macramé Hanging Pots

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots

June 23, 2015 | Crafts, Handmade Home | 2 Comments

Bringing the outdoors inside with a collection of glorious greenery is a great way to lift your spirits and give your interiors a fresh and welcoming feel. I can’t get enough of scrumptious succulents and am rapidly running out of suitably shady with just the right amount of sunshine window ledges to stow all these little beauties! So, How about creating your own Little DIY Hanging Pots to house and display your collection of luscious houseplants?
DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy Macramé is back! For lovers of vintage crafts and the style of the I am a great collector of 1970s will love this surprisingly simple, yet stunning craft! Work with brightly coloured cords to bring this retro craft bang up-to-date! Look out for suitable pots in thrift stores or at yard sales. This set has a lovely Japanese look to it. If your pots are different sizes, simply adjust the positions of the knots to fit.

Grab your Supplies…
String
Tape measure
Scissors
Small plant pots—these measure 21⁄3 x 2 1⁄3 in. (6 x 6 cm)
Small plants

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy 1 Cut eight lengths of string measuring 30 in. (75 cm). Gather the lengths together and tie a knot 6 in. (14 cm) in from one end. Trim off any uneven ends to make a neat tassel.

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy 2 Divide the eight strands into four groups of two. Tie a knot in each pair of strands, 1 1⁄4 in. (3 cm) along from the top knot.

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy 3 Now take one strand from each of two adjacent pairs and tie a knot 11⁄2 in. (4 cm) along from the knot made in Step 2.

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy 4 Repeat until all pairs of strands have been divided and knotted.

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy 5 Repeat Steps 34, placing the knots 1 in. (2.5 cm) along from the last knots made.

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy 6 Tie a final knot to join all of the strands together, as you did in Step 1. Place the pot and its plant into the holder and adjust the string to center the tassel underneath.

DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy Tah Dah! Now you can hang your sweet little plants in true style. Go for maximum impact with a collection for three or more Macramé hanging post to really make a statement!

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DIY Macramé Hanging Pots Made Peachy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This fabulous hanging pot design is just one of many of the innovative and creative ideas featured in Mobile Art by Clare Youngs, £12.99, photography by James Gardiner, published by CICO Books

 


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    Zoe - floral and feather

    June 23, 2015

    Lovely – super clear tutorial too. Must give this a go!
    Zoe | floral and feather

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