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Published on November 13th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Design hanging planters


Materials: Asker container & Ikea plants

Description: On a design website I saw these amazing hanging planters, but at $100 a piece they were way too expensive. So when I visited Ikea and saw the Asker container I knew what I had to do.

- Asker containers (they two sizes, choose the one you like, although the bigger size fits larger plants)
- Any plant that fits into a small pot. Ikea has a variety of good sized plants.
- Thrift store leather belts in varying colors (mine were 50 cents a piece)


- Put the plant in the Asker container
- Feed the belt through the hole
- Put a nail in the wall
- Hang the planter in your kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or study.

Note: The big Asker containers have a hole in the bottom, so I taped it with duct tape from the inside out to prevent leaking when I water the plants.

They actually look better than the design planters I saw!

~ Liesbeth Smit, Amsterdam

Put together a Stolmen 165×215 cm bed with storage
From laundry hanger to chandelier

The Author

Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

2 Responses to Design hanging planters

  1. grumpi says:

    definitely better than the designer ones – good job :)

  2. Jenny says:

    Nice. I wish they still sold Asker in the US!

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