Huichol Bird

Huichol Bead Art

Huichol Bead Art

Huichol (pronounciation) art dates back millennia and is created by the Huichol people of Mexico. Using intricate design, vibrant color and sacred symbols, the art has been a representation of visions seen by Huichol shamans. It has many forms.

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Grow Succulents and Bromeliads on Hypertufa!

Grow Succulents and Bromeliads on Hypertufa!

All the plants shown in this post prefer fast draining sandy soil. We wanted to try another option, Hypertufa.

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Repaired Terrarium

Glass Terrarium Repair

Glass Terrarium Repair

We really hate waste. Especially when it’s a brand new glass terrarium that cost $10 (not counting coupon) that I accidentally broke while I tried to open the packaging of a new curtain rod! Ugh, I was so mad! Or maybe you’ve purchased one of these and you broke it! Well, here’s a way to […]

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Key Box Makeover

Key Box Makeover

We picked up a key box at Michael’s Craft Store because we have a lot of keys, why else would we buy one? It was your run-of-the-mill key box, nothing spectacular, but we knew we would eventually give it some enhancements to make it more unique.

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Chiapensis Bloom

Selecting Healthy Air Plants

Selecting Healthy Air Plants

Selecting healthy Tillandsia, also known as Air Plants, is almost the same as selecting any other plant. Normally you want to select a plant with a good root system, but air plants don’t use their roots to get nutrients or water. If an air plant has roots or no roots, it’s not something to worry […]

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The 10th Annual Atomic Holiday Bazaar!

The 10th Annual Atomic Holiday Bazaar!

Hello patient people! This post is mainly for our local area here in Sarasota, Florida… but we are also working on a follow-up post that is relevant for everyone. That post will be about choosing healthy Tillandsia (air plants). We’ll tell you what to look for and what to stay away from, so stay tuned!

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Upcycled Aluminum Frying Pan Planter

Upcycled Aluminum Frying Pan Planter

The aluminum frying pan was in our “get rid of” pile after doing some spring cleaning, but we decided to upcycle/repurpose it. For a while we weren’t sure what to do with it due to our inspiration taking a very extended vacation.

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Orchids Mounted to Coconut Fiber Frame

Orchids Mounted to Coconut Fiber Frame

This project is a way to mount orchids using a frame, hardware cloth and coconut fiber. The frame we will be using is metal and was once part of a product display in a retail store. Any other type of frame would also work for this project.

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Glass Bottle Garden Ornaments or Chimes

Glass Bottle Garden Ornaments or Chimes

Hello, we’re alive and haven’t fallen off the face of the earth! We’ve had a lot we’ve been preoccupied with in recent months so the posts are still a bit slow.

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