Easy DIY Succulent Box

It’s not secret that I have an infatuation with succulents these days. It’s also no secret that I have a black thumb when it comes to keeping plants alive. That’s just not my gift.

I love all the succulent arrangements both real and fake.

This was a beautiful “forever” arrangement I saw on one of my last trips to Nashville in a cute boutique. I would have never thought to add hydrangea blooms to one, but I really love what they add.

This is a gorgeous real arrangement for sale at the new Anthropologie. It’s a mere $1698.00. Needless to say, way out of my price range.

If you go to your local Hobby Lobby or Michaels you can find some really realistic looking “forever” succulents. I decided I’d just make my own arrangement so I went to both of these stores and bought a variety of sizes and colors to make my arrangement.


 Here are the supplies I gathered and some easy to follow pictures.

I used the rocks to cover any areas where the foam was exposed and could be seen between the plants. You don’t need to glue them, just put them in there and they’ll stay as long as you’ve left a little lip between the foam and container.

And here it is all finished. It looks adorable sitting on our coffee table and I never have to remember to water it. That’s what I’d call a WIN!

Small arrangements like this would also look really cute in bathrooms.

Are you a fan of succulents? Give this project a try. It’s really quick and easy.

 It’s really chilly here and we’re wondering what happened to the warm spring temperatures.

Hope you’re having a great week.






  1. May 31, 2017 / 2:20 pm

    It looks so pretty! You did a great job! I can't believe how expensive that other arrangement was. Wow! I have some live succulents on my window sill and outside in a pot… thankfully they don't like a lot of water, so they tend to to better if I forget about them. 🙂

    • May 31, 2017 / 2:24 pm

      Thank you, Jenny! I'm thinking I might try some in one of my outdoor pots. We'll see how that goes?

  2. May 31, 2017 / 2:41 pm

    Oh girl, you did so good! This looks incredible, and oh so succulent!

    • May 31, 2017 / 3:31 pm

      LOL!!! Thanks girlie! At least I can't kill it??

  3. Stephanie
    May 31, 2017 / 3:26 pm

    I love this! You did a great job! I need to do this…I'm not too crafty but I think I can do this project 🙂
    Thanks for sharing!

    • May 31, 2017 / 3:30 pm

      You absolutely can!!! Thank you!

  4. May 31, 2017 / 3:30 pm

    Wonderful! You could totally sell this in a boutique for $80! I love the added rocks. I want to make a succulent wreath for the front door!

    • May 31, 2017 / 3:32 pm

      Thank you!!! The rocks were a last minute thought. I happened to have them and it worked out great! A wreath would be adorable!!! Do it and blog it??

  5. May 31, 2017 / 3:46 pm

    I love your DIY ideas! What a cute craft and it looks great on your coffee table!

    • May 31, 2017 / 4:28 pm

      Thanks so much Kathy!!!

  6. May 31, 2017 / 7:30 pm

    I never even knew what a succulent was until you started posting about them! Great job on your DIY project! Love it!

    • May 31, 2017 / 7:46 pm

      YAY!!! I actually had something to share that was news to someone?

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