How to make a terrarium

Terrarium DIY Decorator's Notebook

Historically, I’ve taken issue with house plants on this blog. But recently, I’ve been experiencing something of a conversion to terrariums. With these cute little indoor gardens I can move away from the straggling, dust-gathering house plants I remember from my student days to a neat and contained container of low-maintenance plants that even I can… 

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DIY: concrete planters

DIY concrete planter Growing Spaces blog

I have a little nugget of good news today – I’m soon moving house again and this time I’m going to have a garden! Maybe it’s the spring sunshine, but I’m getting super excited about this prospect. Until now, a few disasterous months of allotmenteering and three window boxes are the closest I’ve ever come… 

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House tour: open plan loft filled with plants and sunshine

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Every now and then, I come across a house that makes me feel content, even just from looking at photographs of it. This open plan loft in Belgium is one of those rare finds… relaxed, personal, fresh and bathed in natural light. I just can’t imagine ever feeling miserable if I came home to an… 

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Decorating dilemma: house plants

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At Design Junction a few weeks ago I caught up with the lovely Marianne from Nordic Bliss. We got talking about the differences between British and Scandinavian homes and she told me how much she misses seeing house plants in interiors now she lives in the UK I had to confess that I put myself… 

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Decorating dilemma: indoor olive trees

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I don’t like house plants, I’m absolutely certain on that. So I really shouldn’t like these… {via Just Pretty Things} {Stylizimo} {Vosges Paris} {House of Philia} Apparently olive trees are “pretty low maintenance, great for someone who likes plants that don’t mind a little neglect.” Well, that someone sounds very like me, and I already… 

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