It is time for our monthly Create With Me Challenge and this month is all about succulents. Succulents are great because they require little care. You don’t necessarily need a green thumb to grow them. Also, they make some really good fake succulents like the ones I used in my Galvanized Bucket Hanging Succulent Planter.
If you’ve visited here before you know I love farmhouse decor. Nothing says farmhouse more than galvanized metal! I had an appointment right next to Hobby Lobby, so of course I had to go in. That place is seriously like Disneyworld to me. I can spend hours there just browsing and getting ideas! The metal was 50% off so this baby was only $5! Talk about a bargain. I scooped it up knowing it would be perfect for the succulents I had at home. Here is a quick and easy tutorial if you want to make your own succulent planter.
Cut the chicken wire with metal snips to the length and width that you need. I cut it so it would only cover about half of the bucket, as I wanted it to show.
Fill the chicken wire with spanish moss and really pack it in so it is nice and full. I used a full bag for this project. Then just hot glue the succulents in a nice arrangement to ensure it is even and full. I usually lay it out first to make sure I like it prior to hot glueing.
These succulents are very realistic looking and the best thing is-no watering! I may put this on the covered deck once the weather is nicer. To hang it I hot glued a soda can tab to the back. It’s a great way to hang things like metal or ceramic-as long as it is not too heavy.
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You will love what the other bloggers created! Check out their links below. A big thank you to Samantha from Little Bits of Home for hosting this fun challenge!
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