home: made [ clay hanging planter ]

home: made [ clay hanging planter ]

This diy project looks so good it’s hard to believe it’s handmade.

Spotted it on fallfordiy.com, create and make your own clay hanging planter that can go in any room.

Use Air Dry Clay for this make, along with some basic craft tools, some rope and of course a plant to put in it after.

For the full tutorial click here

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home: made [ cube planter stand ]

home: made [ cube planter stand ]

If you are looking for a simple DIY project for the home this Spring, then you should definitely give this a go. Bring interest to your indoor planting with these wooden stands. Made from a few pieces of wood you can create a stylish and modern cube shaped stand.

The options are endless when it comes to size and colour finish, personalising your stand to your specification. We have a couple of great tutorials to get you started, as well as an aditional tutorial using wooden picture frames to get the same look.

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home: found this [ plant hanger ]

home: found this [ plant hanger ]

As lifestyle store Resident launches it’s new larger shop, the brand continues to grow it’s collections and we are loving the new arrivals including this gorgeous copper plant hanger for evergreen air plants. The great addition to this item is that you get to make it yourself.

Available at residentstore.co.uk [ £22 / £24 ]

home: trend [ faux plants ]

home: trend [ faux plants ]

Plants bring life to a home, increasing oxygen levels and are great at bringing calm to a space. But unfortunately keeping them alive long enough to reap the benefits isn’t always easy; over watering them or not giving them enough sunlight is usually the issue.

If you are one if these people have you considered faking it?! Now is the time to do it, as stores all over are now stocking great faux plants. Not only are they realistic, but they need no maintaining expect perhaps a little dust every now and again.


Today we show you some fab examples and where to get them. A good place to start is with small versions including perhaps an Aloe Vera or a herb [ Ikea have some brilliant examples at very affordable prices ]. Sit them in a ceramic or concrete pot on a shelf mixed amongst accessories and ornaments.

Go bigger with a fern or palm tree and place in the corner of a room next to a table perhaps. These can look great in a large woven basket or bag. Prices can vary depending on size and shape but remember they are going to last, so ultimately an investment.

If you want to make a statement with faux plants create a vertical garden using panels to build up a wall. This only needs to be done on one wall, but it will be dramatic and totally on trend.

Guide:

1. Faux Ivy in pot – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £25.95 ]

2. Vertical garden panel – evergreendirect.co.uk [ £97.95 ]

3. Faux black grass – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £12.99 ]

4. Faux Bamboo – ikea.com [ £35 ]

5.  Faux Palm tree – wayfair.co.uk [ £70.99 ]

6. Faux fern – roseandgrey.co.uk [ £155 ]

7. Faux Aloe vera – grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £38 ]

8. Faux fern – trouva.com [ £39.95 ]

9. Faux vertical garden – hedgedin.co.uk [ £71.99 ]

10. Faux assorted herbs – ikea.com [ £6 each ]

11. Faux Bird of paradise – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £299 ]

12. Faux Orchid – ikea.com [ £10 ]