13 Ideas for Decorating with Succulents

Most people enjoy live plants in their home, but they don’t have any because they’re afraid they’ll kill them … and then what’s the point?  Add a little greenery to your home by decorating with succulents. They’re an easy plant to grow and come in a wide variety of shapes and shades of green. To help inspire you to grow succulents, I’m sharing a round-up of 13 ideas for decorating with succulents.

13 Ideas for Decorating with SucculentsI love these charming little green plants. They have so much personality!


Succulents planted in cigar boxesNot too long ago I shared how to plant succulents in a cigar box. I added a bit of moss and tiny sea shells to decorate my succulents planter. This is a really easy project to complete.


How to Make a Hanging Globe TerrariumOne of my favorite planting projects is this hanging globe terrariums. It’s so much fun choosing all the tiny succulents that go inside. Again, I added a few tiny sea shells for extra appeal.


Glitter Stenciled Succulent PotsI love these glitter stenciled succulent pots from Carolyn’s homework. I need to try making these!


Thrift Store Planter for SucculentsDIY Inspired shows how to make cute planters for succulents using thrift store finds.


Driftwood Wall PlantersCraftberry Bush made cute  driftwood succulent planters, and then she hung them on the wall.


Decorating with Succulents using Ombre PotsHow cute are these ombre pots from The Dempster Logbook??  Pretty cute, right? So many different types of succulents to choose from!


Sea Shell Succulent PlanterFinding Silver Pennies created this gorgeous sea shell succulent planter!

It takes center stage on the coffee table in her pretty she shed!


Succulent Pots Decorated with Sharpies

Succulents look so pretty in small pots. DIY Candy decorated these with sharpies, then added glass marbles after planting the succulents.


Painted Terra Cotta PotsPastels and Macarons added gold and white paint to terra cotta pots, then tucked little cacti inside.


Faux Succulent Wall HangingThese faux succulent planters from Country Chic Cottage hang on the wall. I’ve seen these made with live succulents, but they’re difficult to water when hanging on the wall. Love these!


Succulent MagnetsCountry Chic Cottage also made these super adorable succulent magnets. She’s so clever!


Foam Sheet SucculentsAnother clever craft are these foam sheet succulents from Craftberry Bush. She shares how to make them!


Succulent WreathNot your ordinary wreath, see how to make this succulent wreath at Finding Silver Pennies.


13 Ideas for Decorating with SucculentsThere are so many ideas for decorating with succulents!

I hope you found a few that you’d like to try yourself.


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  1. Jennifer, thank you for sharing these. I don’t have a green thumb at all, so I’ve been wanting to try succulents, but didn’t know much about them. I want to try the hanging globe one that you shared. Thanks for your help.