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.

Simple Orchid on Wood Mount

We have shown you how to mount air plants with glue but we’ve never shown you how to do the same with an orchid. Normally, we mount the orchid by wiring it in place, but bulbous orchids are suitable for gluing.

Simple Bamboo Business Card Holder

Yep, more bamboo but it’s just so darned versatile! We promise, more plant stuff soon although, this idea can work as a planter just as easy.

Mini Terrarium & Air Plant Tips

What a day! Our camera broke so I can’t take any new photos and

Repurposed Ox Yoke with Orchids

Since most people have an Ox Yoke or two hanging around the house, but are all out of Oxen

Terrarium or Vivarium

“One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature.” -Albert Pike The first thing we’re going to say is, it’s a “terrarium,” not a “terranium.”

Decorative Deer Antler Mount

“Willful waste brings woeful want.” -Thomas Fuller We acquired these deer antlers from a man who was trying to thin out his collection due to a request from his wife – we think it was more like a demand.

DIY: Bird Cage Themed Lamp Shade

“Caged birds accept each other but flight is what they long for.” -Tennessee Williams Our friends showed us a bird cage themed lamp shade they loved and wanted for the new nursery but it was very expensive and there was no shipping available to the United States anyway. So….. we decided to make one for […]

Bottled Up Thank You Notes

“Every time we remember to say “thank you”, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.” -Sarah Ban Breathnach Click photo for larger view Do you owe someone a million thanks but feel you never really expressed