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3 Looks for a Summer Wedding

It seems not too long ago when I shared three looks to wear to a spring wedding. But that season has come and gone so quickly, and summer is upon us. And it is the biggest season of the year for weddings, so chances are you have a few invites and may be wondering what to wear. It's pretty easy to figure out summer wedding attire if you keep the location in mind.

Of course you have the invite to start with as well. It should say "Black Tie Attire" or "Black Tie Optional" or perhaps something like "Formal Beach Attire," and it will have the ceremony time. Generally indoor evening weddings call for more formal attire than outdoor afternoon weddings.

For an indoor wedding, no matter what time of year, you can never go wrong with a Black Formal Dresses. An elegant knee-length cocktail dress, like this FAIRY COUPLE Women's Off the Shoulder Lace Vintage Wedding Party Cocktail Dress is perfect for a black-tie optional indoor wedding, while a sleeveless o…

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 d├ęcor!

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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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