The sun is finally shining and I am finally motivated. This year I've decided that I want to bring the outdoors in. Living plants everywhere. Beautiful, green, living plants.
Here is my first project of the new year.
Greenery, rust, and metal make my heart skip a beat! There's just something about this combination that I really like.
I splurged and picked up 5 ivy "Spearpoint" plants and planted them in this old chicken feeder. I love ivy; it's so pretty, but I tend to kill it. I've never bought this kind, so I'm trying again...
It fits perfect here. I have visions of it just growing and growing cascading all down the pallet... *sigh*
I saw this pretty plant and had to have it. Lowes had it priced for $15; I made it to the register and then had my daughter take it back...I just couldn't spend that much on something that might die. I went to Walmart and got the very same plant for $8. That's how you do it! It didn't have a tag, but I think the one at Lowes called it a fern, which makes sense, it looks like a fern.
I found this pedestel urn at a thrift store for $2.99. It's solid brass, made in India. A huge score! My new fern, who I call Fern, sits happily on my dining room table. My kids look at me funny when I talk to Fern... You'll be relieved to know that Fern doesn't talk back.
Do you check clearance for plants? Our Lowes has a place in the back of the garden center where they keep clearance plants. Some look rough, but most of them look good. I picked up this bamboo plant regularly priced for almost $11, and got it on clearance for $3.
It's supposedly a low maintenance plant. I stuck it in this thrifted basket and my daughter claimed it for her room.
I hope they live. I don't naturally have a green thumb, but I do have a craving for greenery, so I'll pay close attention to them. I'll let you know how it goes.
I hope you were inspired!
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