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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

Tillandsia Tree with a Sphere Base

We’ve had this project done for quite some time but it just sat in the garage for a while before we decided to use it in the house. We weren’t quite sure what to do with it before and it was a bit of an experiment, but when in doubt, stick an air plant on […]

Trader Joe’s Coffee Can Mod Podge Art

If you’re familiar with Trader Joe’s then you know they have a very colorful coffee display goin on. Every can is a piece of art and it makes you want to buy them all! We’ve been saving the coffee cans for many weeks and I’ve been wondering what to do with them and today we […]

Tillandsia on Cholla Wood

We love Cholla wood! It comes from the Cholla cactus of the American southwest and it consists of more than 20 species of the Opuntia genus.

How to make Hypertufa

What the hell is that? That’s what I said when the Plant Man said the word, “Hypertufa.” Hypertufa is a mixture of Portland cement, perlite, peat and a little water.