11 Creative Ways to Decorate with Succulents

Indoors or out, in the ground or in a pot, the fact that succulents grow virtually anywhere, in almost any type of container, makes them perfect for decorating.



For far less than the cost of a pre-made wreath, you can make one yourself.



So easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it yourself! These bookends are a great homemade gift for the book-lover who has everything.

Vertical garden 


This one is a bit more time-intensive than other projects on this list, but it’s worth the effort!

Key holder 


Add a little touch of green to the entryway, and never lose your keys again!

Repurpose a coffee pot 


Use a funky-looking old coffee pot as a planter for a unique kitchen accent.

An old serving set gets a new life

succulents in white containers

You inherited your great-grandmother’s china, but it’s not quite your style. Don’t give it away—show off select pieces as succulent planters.



Add some candles to a hanging succulent arrangement for creative illumination in your outdoor living space.

Tabletop garden 


Brighten up any room; choose succulents of varying colors and use as a centerpiece or on a side table.

Recycle a vintage bird cage


Place this in the garden or on the front porch for a shabby-chic look.



Repurpose glass bottles to create succulent terrariums. The possibilities are endless.

Candle wreath 


A great centerpiece for any dining occasion. Use an array of colorful succulents to go with the season.

Succulents are gifts from nature that add beauty to any space. They come in a myriad of colors, sizes, shapes, and textures to fit any decor. If you don’t have a “green thumb,” don’t worry! You can use faux succulents for most of these projects.

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