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Happy weekend!! We are still busy over here with getting settled in. I know Ken and I will be utterly happy when we don't have to do anything extra to do...just a normal day-to-day routine plus our dates on the weekends. We will at least be on more of a schedule this coming week, as our kiddos start at their new school! And I've managed to get on a bit of a schedule with work, with just a few extra things on my to-do. I hope you all have a good weekend and enjoy some of my favorite links from the week. Grab a cup of coffee and sit back and relax. Image via Chevrons & Eclairs.

Get the Look: Modern Terrariums


Modern mini terrariums are a huge home accessory trend this year. One trip through West Elm or Pottery Barn, and you'll see display after display of open clear-glass planters that serve as mini terrariums filled with modern plants like succulents or live air plants. My favorite kind are the faceted geometric terrariums, like the ones pictured here. I snapped a few shots of them on a recent visit to West Elm.



They're the perfect addition to a modern living space or office. Though I also love how West Elm has them displayed in a centerpiece. To get that look, incorporate these planters in different shapes and sizes, and fill them interesting details, like seashells or decorative rocks.

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What About Drainage??

This is a commonly-asked question when it comes to modern glass planters. With plants like succulents which require little water, the moss and pebbles and layer of dirt are plenty to keep water from pooling on the bottom as long as you don't water too much. Succulents are so easy to care for, and they just happen to be on-trend as well this year; they're perfect to put in a modern terrarium. Here's a great video from West Elm on how to layer the elements in your planter.




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  1. They do make for interesting décor!

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  2. Very fun and exciting.
    When you live in the desert succulents are a way of life.

    cheers, parsnip

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