10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Featured Article, Home & Family, Household DIY Tips
on May 12, 2015
10 Creative Flower Display Ideas for Summer

Every year, we ask. How to make this year’s garden even better than the last? This season, create a one of a kind space—ideal for warm weather entertaining—with these out-of-the-box ideas to display plants and flowers throughout your home and garden.


Upcycle an old golf bag.

10 Creative Flower Displays Ideas

Project via Linda @Crafts a la Mode

Any retired accessory or piece of furniture might be just the thing to make your flower beds pop. Now, instead of riding around the green, this old golf bag is part of it!


Plant succulents in an old book.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Lacey @Feathering My Nest

Bring your old books to life, by turning them into eclectic planters to grace your coffee table or garden. We love these on outdoor tables or arranged along staircases.


Make a planter from a tire.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Katie @Addicted 2 DIY

To add interest to your patio, build your own raised tire planter with this step-by-step tutorial. If you’ve got enough tires, you can even frame your porch or line an entire walkway.


Create a flower chandelier for parties.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Robin @All Things Heart & Home

Mason jars are back for warm weather parties, and this time, we’re not just turning them into votive holders. Create your own mason jar chandelier, and then load it up with bright and beautiful blooms from your own garden.


Use cement to make draped planters.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Kim @The Hypertufa Gardener

If you’ve never worked with cement, this eye-catching planter DIY is a great place to start. They’ll add an element of drama to your garden.


Turn an old purse into a new planter.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Tuula @Thrifty Rebel Vintage

Buy an inexpensive straw tote—or dig one you never use out of your closet—for this sweet straw planter. For this whimsical addition, all you have to do is line the bag and plant your flowers!


Paint designs on empty cans for pretty planters.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Rebecca @The Crafted Sparrow

This upcycle idea isn’t only eco-friendly, it’s also thrifty—and beautiful! Decorate empty cans with metallic trim or your favorite paint colors, and arrange them around your porch, patio, or garden.


Display succulents in a wreath for your door.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Stephanie @Garden Therapy

Make a living wreath of easy-care succulents and hang it in your garden or on your front door. Succulents look great when they’re packed tight, and as long as they get just enough water, they’ll keep going strong.


Stack your own topsy turvy planter.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Jen @Fiddle Dee Dee

Jump down the rabbit hole with this exciting topsy turvy planter that has all the character of a fairy tale garden. This fun design isn’t only a crowd pleaser—it conserves water, too.


Find your planter at the hardware store.

10 Creative Flower Display Ideas

Project via Jessica @Living la Vida Holoka

Use supplies from the hardware store to craft a unique planter like nothing you’ve seen before. Adding the unexpected touch of PVC pipes to your flower bed is sure to draw some interest.

For more awesome garden design ideas, check out the gardening page on Hometalk.