Tuesday, April 17, 2012

I love those tiny Succa's!!!!



First I have to thank 'The Nester' for the
inspiration for this tiny project.
She wrote this series on using plants in your home,
which I almost skipped because I am a total plant killer.
But I feel like there's hope for me, so I kept
reading.

And then I got to the part where she happened to go
into CVS and picked up some Tiny (and awesomely cute) succulents for
$1.99...

what, what what....back up! I'm hooked. super
cheap, Tiny plants that are really kind of hard to kill, I'm in.

So my little girl and I decided on a Saturday
morning to walk/ ride her bike there. That's me walking, and she riding. To CVS. This
is unheard of but I figured that could count for this lazy girl's exercise that
day.(lazy girl is me, not my kid ; ) obviously

Oh you want to just get to the photos
already.
Fine. Geez!

For the first 3, I grabbed jars I had around the house- a jam jar, a bell jar and my fav, a mini coca cola glass! I then put some larger stones on the bottom, pink gravel and dirt and that's it!
Love these little things...so freaking cute.

Of course I couldn't stop there, I had to go for the big mama! I started looking around for something bigger to put a bunch in, no luck. So I bought this clear bowl from Target. In the kitchen section.($9) And did the same thing, layering large stones, gravel, dirt and this time I threw some sand in too. I love how they came out. I can't vouch for how long I will keep them alive. I already scorched one. Apparently you have to give them slow gradual exposure to the sun. Who knew! Still a great project. Go try it!

(and yes those spikey balls hurt like a mother &^*^%, just like you think they would)
A fun and inexpensive project, that I completely enjoyed!!!

1 comment:

Sarina Cass said...

these are beautiful. Can you make the the pink one! : :)