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« on: December 11, 2012 08:59:57 PM »

Yes, I am a hopeless follower of many pinterest boards, and this was completely inspired by one project going around. I saw it and fell in love and went right out and bought myself a twiggy wreath and a pile of small pots at the craft store. I changed a few things and didn't really follow the related tutorial...  I'm impatient and wanted that aged look on the pots without having to find actual old/used pots, so I used my stamp pigments and smudged a bunch of color (white, mossy green, brown) to make them look a little less uniform. After I wired all the pots to the wreath (which was made mostly from vines and dead plant material), I poked moss into the gaps to make it look fuller.

Pictures are from before I actually had a wreath hanger for my door Smiley That was a smart move... Luckily no accidents in the few days that the wreath had to sit on the chair like that.







And the pin that inspired it: http://pinterest.com/pin/266979084131512321/

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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2012 03:41:47 PM »

Oh, wow, this is awesome. 
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013 05:34:10 AM »

I like this idea!! I bet by now the succulents have grown and that wreath is full and vibrant!
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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2013 08:25:42 AM »

I like this idea!! I bet by now the succulents have grown and that wreath is full and vibrant!

hehe, I wish this was the truth. My front door is underground and gets absolutely no sun. I thought the relatively high humidity with it being underground would help, but without sun, they have pretty much shriveled up and most have died :/ Until we buy I house, I might put fake ones in.... it just goes against my principles though Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2013 11:30:37 AM »

Awe!  that's to bad.  But you can always keep it mostly together until you have a sunny place to hang it!
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2013 09:35:39 AM »

LOVE LOVE LOVE.............I have tons of these little pots now I know at least one thing to do with them Smiley
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