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Yesterday my son got up early, got on his bike, rode 1.75 miles to my favorite nursery and picked out this beauty. I placed it in a vase that my best friend had made for me in Haiti. indeed, it was a beautiful day. [caption id="attachment_202" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Mother's Day Gift"][/caption] I have been collecting succulents for the past year or so. It seems they are the only plants I can keep alive. Below, is the first of my collection. I got it in the floral department in Walmart. The day I saw it I thought, now that plant is...

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Affordable Style, DIY Tutorials, Garden, mod, terrarium, topiary, trash to treasure -

What would you do with and abundance of air plants and a burnt out light bulb? Here is what I did. [caption id="attachment_80" align="alignnone" width="410" caption="Light bulb air plant topiary"][/caption] I removed the top as well as the internal portions of the light bulb - (Click here for how to) - blinged it up a bit, etched some daises on the top portion and added some crushed shells and pebbles. I live on the beach in South FL. so shells are in abundance.   I grabbed some air plants from a tree in my back yard - another plentiful material...

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