How many macrame plant hangers can you have? Never enough! If you are a plant lover, macrame hangers are great to add more plants to your interiors and also a great way to spread them around your rooms.
If you are not good a keeping your plants alive, you can find some great artificial indoor plants and still bring the boho look and feel to your home. Let me share how versatile a macrame plant hanger can be, around your home and you can purchase the pattern for a classic macrame plant hanger here .
1. In my book, Macrame for the modern home, you can find a pattern for a bigger version of a plant hanger that can be used as a bedside table
and become your statement piece in your bedroom by also being a very useful everyday item.
2. You can use a classic macrame plant hanger in a slightly different way by adding cut or dry flowers.
All you need is a vase or a glass jam jar to add your preferred choice of flowers. What I love about this option is that you can keep changing the look & feel of your room, by simply changing the flowers in your macrame plant hanger.
Have a designated spot for your planter and then change the flowers with the seasons or your mood.
3. Another use for a plant hanger is to use it in the kitchen.
My macrame hanger holds stoking cubes and garlic, which I use regularly for my cooking. You can also use it to store kitchen utensils, herbs (dry or fresh), or fruits if you make a large one.
Having a macrame hanger will free up space on your working surface, and it’s the perfect accessory or gift for anyone with a smaller kitchen.
4. Another brilliant use for a plant hanger is to have it in the bathroom.
My kids use it to keep their toothbrushes. We have no shelving in the bathroom and instead of overcrowding the basin, we decided to use a macrame hanger instead. You could also use it to keep your make-up, make-up brushes or hairbands.
We use a recycled glass jar, but you can use a prettier pots!
5. In our house we use plant hangers in the garden too
with seeds for the birds or fruits for the butterflies. I recommend that you use jute to make your outdoor macrame hangers for a longer life span or recycled polyester cord.
There are even more ways to use a macrame plant hanger in summer, you can hang them around the garden with recycled glass jars and LED tea light candles or fairy lights.
The perfect setting for a wedding venue too or a special party celebration.
6. A few years ago I published a free tutorial on how to turn a macrame hanger into a pumpkin holder for Halloween here.
This is a fun project to do with the kids.
If you love carving pumpkins you could hang a variety of pumpkins inside macrame plant hangers in your garden or the front porch with LED tea light inside and impress the neighbourhood! This is my plan for next year!
This is why the macrame plant hanger is the classic macrame item every home should have.
Have you been using macrame hangers in a different way than the usual plant? Share any ideas with me, I would love to hear from you. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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