Labor Day Project

September 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm 5 comments

Hmmm… I have this 1970’s looking tea light candle holder that has outgrown its cuteness and functionality. What to do with it… repaint it? give it away? Or, should I re-purpose it?

Well, I decided to re-purpose it~ into an indoor succulent container .

I took 3 nice looking hens n chicks out of the garden…

and gave each a home of their own in one of the glass candle holders.

Although I only have my phone’s camera to show off the end result… I’m pleased.

Looking smashing on the end of the short wall that separates my kitchen from my living room, this trio is bringing life, color and texture to an otherwise boring space.

{not enough natural light to get a good enough pic with my phone to post}

Fern from Life on the Balcony {a most lovely blog about container gardening in small places} says that all the cool kids plant succulent containers.

I certainly think they’re cool!

What do you think?

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. helmetorheels  |  September 6, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    Love those! Recycle, reuse, renew – way to go being green on so many levels!!

    Reply
  • 2. Todd McCann  |  September 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    Not really into the whole gardening world, but those are pretty cool. You’re like a Mini-Martha or something. 🙂

    Reply
  • 3. Bunny Carlson  |  September 6, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    Heidi, This is fabulous,,,,You are so talented!!!!

    Reply
  • 4. Laura  |  September 7, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    I love the idea! Darling!

    Reply
  • 5. hamburger meat recipes  |  September 18, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    hi,thans for the info, great read, looking forward to the next update. if u do twitter follow me @favoriterecipe and i will follow you back

    Reply

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