The use of succulents in the home is becoming more and more common. And why not? They are among some of the hardiest plants on Earth, requiring very little water or attention and there are so many benefits to having them indoors. Like all plants, they help purify and add oxygen to the air, but there is also evidence to suggest that having house plants can improve your focus and even your memory. They come in so many different colors and varieties that it’s sure to brighten any household, especially when flowering. Here are just a few of the many ways you can add greenery into your home with indoor succulent planting ideas.
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Indoor succulent planting ideas
Brighten up an empty table or sideboard with this gorgeous succulent garden bowl centerpiece. You’ll need a tilted glass bowl, succulents of various heights, mosses, soil and decorative stones. Watering every so often, while keeping the soil relatively dry and plenty of sunlight is all that’s needed to maintain your succulent bowl. Full instructions here. Why not get a full
This is such a cute idea! Simply using a miniature birdcage, a range of succulents of your choice, some sphagnum moss and optional decorations, you can create a stunning decoration or gift. These would also be great for wedding decor! Check out the step-by-step guide here.
Limited on space, but want some greenery in your home? Or perhaps your thumb is more brown than green. This gives the best of both worlds! Small jars or vials, fake succulents, a hot glue gun and a magnet combine to add a little decoration to your fridge without taking up valuable counter space. A handy video tutorial can be found here.
How about combining a love of books with succulents? You can create individualized bookends by using this tutorial. Using established succulents and replanting into glass jars, your bookshelf will have a breath of new life brought to it.
You can repurpose pretty much anything. In this instructional guide, you take some old cans and some burlap and lace to create a bit of boho greenery for your house.
Have you got a decorative teacup just sitting on display? You know, the ones that nanna uses or gives as gifts. Or perhaps you have a bowl that’s just an awkward shape and just sits in the cupboard. Repurpose it and create a little teacup succulent garden. The method used is similar to creating a terrarium since there’s no drainage, and you can find instructions here.
So you’ve made some beautiful succulent planters, but you’ve realized that you have run out of display space. How about creating this lovely floating shelf? A wooden plate, some yarn and a place to hang it, and you have a great additional display space.
If you’re feeling a bit more ambitious, you could try making this succulent monogram planter. A reclaimed sign letter could be used, and what could be better than repurposing?! It requires a few more materials, and a bit more time and planning, but the results are worth it for something so unique.
Empty wall that needs filling? Perhaps creating a succulent picture frame shadow box is the ideal solution. This is definitely a weekend project, but well worth it once completed. Follow the instructions to find out how you can repurpose a picture frame to suit your decor and create beautiful living art for your home.
Short on time, but looking for a really lovely gift? These succulent garden kits in a wine bottle are a great option. Easy to order and assemble, these are sure to be a winner, with the added bonus of contributing to recycling.
There are some great deals on Amazon to get a large number of succulents! You can even get full succulent kits with all the supplies you need on your doorstep. What are you waiting for, get your garden gloves on and get cracking on one of these awesome simple projects!
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