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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

25 Creative Ways to Display Plants

Those little plants that you started growing in the spring are now big....lush....beautiful plants,   so lets display them!    What better way to display a pretty basket of ferns than to put your basket on a pedestal and frame it!

This flower bed is filled completely with plants in containers.     If one dies,   just replace it with a new one!

The vintage bath tub is full of plants in containers to make a gorgeous display of flowers and ferns.

Display your plants in an old wooden trunk.

Two big baskets of ferns displayed in the skeleton of an old metal bench.

Two vintage metal chairs plus a shutter make a cute way to display your plants.

Showcase your potted fern by placing it in an old metal cylinder.....

Set and hang baskets of flowers on a metal tea cart......

Display your plants in a weathered wicker settee........

Pot a plant in a cute metal sheep......

Hang a group of  on a metal stand......

Display your plants on a outdoor dining table......

Metal tubs are a great way to display your plants.....

Group small pots of flowers in an old metal washing machine tub for an eye catching display.

Add a piece of metal art to your display ........

Set a pot of flowers in a vintage BBQ grill......

Old wheel barrows are a great way to display your plants.....

Tuck some succulents in a vintage cash register.....

Dress up your flower boxes by adding crib parts under them.....

An old hat rack is a creative way to display your baskets of flowers and hanging plants.

Float a basket of ferns in your pond.      (I created the illusion of a floating basket by placing it on a large!)

Adding  a mirror to a grouping of potted plants draws the eye to your vignette 

Display plants in a tricycle basket......

Fill a goat cart with potted plants......

Display lots of plants on an outdoor fireplace mantel......

Lastly.......a pretty pot is the easiest way to display your plants!    

Be creative when you display your plants this summer!


  1. These really are creative and attractive ways to display plants. Your collection of vintage pieces is fascinating, and your plants all look healthy and vigorous. It all looks wonderful.
    Carol ("Mimi") from Home with Mimi

  2. Realmente precioso, las plantas lucen de maravilla en ese entorno tan romántico. Un saludo cariñoso

  3. This looks really beautiful. Enjoyed seeing all details. Thanks for sharing with us!

    Have a nice day!

  4. Oh my goodness! What a wonderful post. I have pinned every single picture!!
    :) gwingal

  5. Is this your home? It is like a fairy tale garden.

  6. Penny,
    This was so amazing that I shared this post on my face book site!! LOVED all of it, my friend!!

  7. Lovely ideas all of them .I adore potted plants and have a balcony garden will use these tips #BloggersPitstop

  8. You have a lot of fun ideas. My favorite picture is the last one.. the Sittin' Porch :)

  9. So many different ways to display plants! Love most of them!

  10. Love all of your plant displays! Thanks for sharing @Vintage Charm!

  11. I love all your display ideas! I will definitely need to incorporate one of these in the yard! Thanks for sharing at the Friday Frenzy Link Party!

  12. You are so creative! I especially love the cash register!

  13. Thanks for sharing your ideas at Sew It Cook It Craft It. I love the wheel barrow idea! Pinned!

  14. I love all of your ideas. The frame on the easel is adorable. You always have so much to look at.
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful posts at Over The Moon Party.
    See you next week.

  15. I love your courgettes in the wheelbarrow :)

  16. So many creative ideas on displaying plants - never would have thought of doing some of these myself, but am inspired. I have to say, my two favourites are the pink vintage tub (so pretty!) and the wheelbarrow - LOVE!

  17. I really enjoyed seeing all your ideas for plants & planters. Thanks for sharing this at the Inspiration Spotlight party.

  18. Hey, Penny! Just wanted to let you know that we loved your Creative Ways To Display Plants so much when you shared it at the #HomeMattersParty last week, we’ve FEATURED it THIS WEEK! Hope you can check it out when you get a sec. Happy Friday!!!

    Life With Lorelai / Home Matters Linky Party

  19. Amazing ideas! I just love all of the beautiful ways you found! Thank so much for sharing at the Inspiration Galore Project Party this week. You are one of my Features this Sunday over at Recreated Designs. Pinned and shared. Hugs, Lisa

  20. Penny, you are so creative. I love all your plant displays. Thank you for sharing at Snickerdoodle and I am featuring your post today at Snickerdoodle. Pinning

  21. These are very creative. I especially like the first one with the frame around it!

  22. Love all these ideas, especially the bed and pink bike :) Beautiful post. Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays last week, you are one of this weeks featured blogs.


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