Air Plant Display Ideas

Love air plants, but not sure how to display them? Get inspired by these unique air plant creations.

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.

Everything In This Slideshow

  • 1 of 15

    Basic Basket

    A wooden harvest basket makes a dramatic living bouquet when filled with spiky, tall Tillandsia fasciulata hemmed by a necklace of T. 'Houston' (T. stricta x recurvifolia).

     

    Shop more glass containers now!
  • 2 of 15

    File Them Away

    A metal filing cabinet is the perfect staging for Spanish moss as well as T. duratii, T. brachycaulos 'Abdita', and T. 'Houston'.

  • 3 of 15

    Go Vintage

    These vintage 1950s metal tool files are the perfect fit for Tillandsia andreana, with the sea-urchinlike T. caput-medusae sitting on top.

  • 4 of 15

    5 More Gorgeous Ways to Display Your Air Plants

    See stunning ways to show off your air plants, indoors and out.

  • air plant 5 of 15

    Hang Tight

    Suspended from the ceiling or window frame, air plants in glass capsules make a one-of-a-kind statement.

  • 6 of 15

    Spool Them

    While some people might see them as castoffs, wooden spools serve as the perfect pedestal for plants like T. andreana (which will someday sprout a tomato-red flower). Here, a wood burl also works as a no-cost display.

  • 7 of 15

    Bring the Outdoors In

    Add air plants, moss, and other plant materials for a low-maintenance, all-natural centerpiece you can display anywhere.

  • 8 of 15

    Make Them Portable

    A vintage bucket with Spanish moss makes for an easily movable vessel. 

  • 9 of 15

    Make Like a Tree

    Tillandsia are accustomed to clinging to treetops in tropical forests. Let your air plants take flight -- perch a few on decorative tabletop bases and they'll feel right at home.

  • 10 of 15

    Strength in Numbers

    Repeat the same plant (here, Tillandsia duratii), for a cohesive look. 

  • 11 of 15

    The New Faux Flowers

    Tillandsia xerographica gives the appearance of a bouquet of fresh flowers when grouped together in this vintage metal container. 

  • 12 of 15

    Toast to Cork

    Hollow cork logs are natural, renewable, sustainable, and they make a one-of-a-kind vertical display for air plants such as T. 'Eric Knobloch'.

  • 13 of 15

    Recycle Your Glasses

    Pretty drinkware finds a new purpose when versatile air plants nestle in. 

  • 14 of 15

    Make a Green Chandelier

    Attach air plants to a hanging outdoor fixture to create a stunning, living focal point.

  • Next Slideshow How to Make Your Own Terrarium

    How to Make Your Own Terrarium

    Terrariums are a beautiful addition to desks, dining room tables, and other well-lit spots. Check out our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to plant a terrarium.
    Begin Slideshow »
close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

Add My Photo close