20 Stylish Garden Planters to Dress Up Your Yard

Choosing your vessel is half the fun of container gardening.

garden planters

Planters come in all shapes and sizes — and the ones you pick help showcase your personality. From wooden Schnauzers to metal orbs, these are some of the most unique, and beautiful, designs out there.

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outdoor planter
LakesideLivingCo on Etsy
Industrial Metal Garden Orb Planter

$195

This hand-riveted metal orb planter is basically a piece of art that you can hang from trees in your yard.

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letter planter
ellery designs
Cedar Letter

A personalized monogram filled with colorful flowers makes a proud and stylish statement for guests when they approach your front door.

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planter
Phoenixcrafts52 on Etsy
Schnauzer Planter

$35

We don't have to tell you why this planter is pure happiness, but we will tell you it's handmade and hand-painted.

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Vintage Bucket Planters
House by Hoff
Bucket Planters

One the the simplest DIYs on our list: Just drill drainage holes in the bottom of vintage buckets for a rustic display.

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bamboo planter
TheSucculentDish on Etsy
Bamboo Fence Planter

$19

This vertical planter is repurposed out of fence boards and bamboo and is the perfect size for succulent cuttings.

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Birdcage Planter
My Poppet
Modern Birdcage

This sculptural planter is made from half a birdcage and an old wire stand.

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planter
iirntree on Etsy
Beaune Wall Planter

$37

This hanging planter offers tons of flexibility, since it can be moved inside and the pots can be rearranged on the shelves as needed.

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Wood Pallet Living Wall
A Piece of Rainbow
Tropical Wall

This lush focal point starts with a wood pallet.

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planter
GreySkyAntiques on Etsy
Hammered Copper Brass Planter

$23

If your home is filled with mid-century modern furnishings and decor, this hammered pot will fit in perfectly.

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Address Planters
Think Crafts
House Numbers

Knotted rope suspends these planters, which display this home's address number.

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firepit planter
TinkerLighting on Etsy
Fire Pit Planter

$185

A metal fire pit is a heavy-duty planter that you won't have to worry about when the weather is turbulent outside.

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Painted Planters
Dimples and Tangles
Painted Planters

Upgrade worn containers with graphic stripes or gilded details.

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planter
InsaneRootWoodworks on Etsy
Coral Reclaimed Wood Flower Pot Holder

$10

The paint on these reclaimed wood planters are applied to create a rustic and weathered look that blends seamlessly into nature.

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Rock Planter
Centsational Girl
Mosaic Bucket

A mesh-backed sheet of rock tiles gives an old bucket a dazzling new look.

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Ombre Planter
Bower Power Blog
Ombre Pot

Shades of soft blue give this planter a bold appeal.

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Live Laugh Rowe
Paver Box

Simple cement pavers create this modern planter box.

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Tire Planter
Addicted 2 DIY
Textured Tire

A tire is the surprising base of this nautical planter, which features rope detailing and wood legs.

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Monogrammed Planter
Yellow Cape Cod Blog
Monogrammed Pot

Though this planter was completely made from scratch (impressive), the monogram is easy enough for anyone to do.

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Birdbath Planter
Succulents and Sunshine
Repurposed Birdbath

This elevated display is part sculpture, part mini-garden.

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Fence Planter
Shanty 2 Chic
Cedar Box

Lengths of fence planks gives this versatile planter a rustic warmth.

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