Learn how to make a DIY hanging concrete planter and give it a pretty ombre effect using Rust-Oleum spray paint. It makes the perfect hanging planter for any room.

supplies needed

Fast setting concrete

Plastic bowls of various size


Decorator Chain

Cooking oil spray

Spray Paint

Rust-Oleum Comfort Grip

Step 1: Pour the concrete planter


– Mix a batch of concrete well to pancake batter-like consistency. – Pick a couple of plastic bowls that are close in size and grease them well with cooking oil.

STEP 2: Spray paint the planter


– Place the planter upside down on a lazy susan.  – Spray the base color.  - For the ombre effect, spray short bursts of Rust-Oleum 

STEP 3: Spray paint the hardware


– Spray paint the S-hooks and chain. I used Rust-Oleum Univeral Satin Bronze. It is a very pretty metallic!

Step 4: Hang up the Planter


– Mark half an inch down from the lip and drill a hole using a ⅜″ masonry bit.  – Insert S-hooks and attach the chain to it. I added an S-hook to the top too.


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