It's been a few years and the cactus is still having a moment. Living in southern Arizona (Tucson to be exact! Where the "T" in "Tucson" is a cactus!), I feel that I have some knowledge to share with the internet about what it's like to live surrounded by cacti and how to incorporate them into your home in a fun and natural way.
It is my personal belief that a wreath makes any door a more beautiful one. We've always had wreaths on our doors and change them out with the seasons or to match an upcoming holiday. This simple wreath can be hung year-round and can be made in seconds!
Remember doing sun prints in grade school?! It's a bit of a lost art so I was happily surprised to see it on the Oriental Trading blog! Check out what they were used for!
I have a serious soft spot in my heart for fairy gardens. I mean, who wouldn't? Miniature oases filled with teeny-tiny enchanted objects?? The 7-year-old girl in me gets a little giddy just thinking about it. Jamielyn's take on the DIY fairy garden includes some
Air plants, also known as Tillandsia, are a wonderful way to add greenery to your home without the maintenance of a regular houseplant. They do require water, but they don't need to be planted in soil so they can be placed in all kinds of unique spots in your home. Here are ten of our favorite ways to display air plants.
Not sure your plants can stand the conditions outside? Bring them indoors with this cool and crazy simple do-it-yourself wall garden! Hanging plants never looked so good.
Airplants might just be the ultimate when it comes to plant etiquette. Similar to cactus, they require very little water making them *almost* indestructable. I am always on the look out for unique ways to hang and display your plants and this copper and clay DIY doesn't disappoint!
I'm calling it: the Staghorn Fern should be the new "it" plant. This guy looks so fantastic mounted on the wall that you can't take your eyes off it!
You don't need to spend an arm and a leg for fancy art. And if you go the DIY route, you don't need to spend a ridiculous amount of time or effort. These botanical prints look like they couldn't be easier to make!
I've always loved flowers and plants, but I have a bit of a black thumb. So every now and then I like to supplement my houseplants with something faux (DIY, of course). They're fun to make, and they require zero maintenance. Here are ten of my favorites.
Break out those gardening gloves and a bag or two of soil. It's time to bring the outdoors in, with 18 decorative pot and planter ideas to breathe new life into your living space.
You may not always have time for weekend DIY projects but this one is so simple and perfect for spring, I'm pretty sure you can make room for it somehow.
Who doesn't love a pop of shiny, metallic goodness? This design trend has been hot for a couple years and, judging by the huge amount of gold and copper DIY projects we keep seeing, it doesn't appear to be going out of style anytime soon. If your own space could use a little touch of shine, check out these easy vase and planter projects -- they'll add just the right amount of flair to desktops, counters, or windowsills!
We love paint stir sticks. In this case they are slathered in chalkboard paint and labelled with a china marker. The marker won't wash off in the rain but does
Last week, we did a roundup of small space gardening ideas. Well, the folks at Lowe's have thought of one more. This vertical gardening rack is a lovely way to bring the eye up in your small space. Plus, since it's a DIY you can customize it to favorite colors. See what you need to build your own rack.
I've been obsessed with the idea of making a succulent wreath for years now and you know what? I say 2012 is the year I finally make it happen! Who's with me? The weather is turning nice, after all... the timing couldn't be better!
I don't have the greenest of thumbs, but with spring in full force where I live, I am eager to get outside and play in the dirt. Not all of us have a lot of land to work with, but these small space garden ideas prove that it's no excuse not to get growing.
Succulents are my favorite plants in all the world; I am in love and intrigued by their sculptural qualities and other-worldly shapes. So when I saw this artful hanging succulent garden made from palm tree fragments, well, I had to know how it was done!
For your next shindig, keep things simple and sweet (and as budget-friendly as possible) with this DIY centerpiece idea!