Bringing the outdoors in!

After the holidays my home always feels a bit empty after having all the decorations up from Halloween then Christmas. Along with Northern California having a crazy cold spell I have been really missing all the greenery from the outdoors too. So, I have a solution to my problems. Having a love for gardening I have discovered my home always feels more happy when adding some plants planted in fun ways. A do it your self apothecary terrarium is a great way to add a little something to your home.

For a complete how to go here: http://blog.westelm.com/2012/04/17/mothers-day-terrarium-by-nicole-balch-of-making-it-lovely/

 

In addition to terrariums here are a few unique ideas I found on Pintrest for bringing the outdoors in:

I may need to be on the hunt for a fun bird bath. This is such a fabulous idea!

Different shapes and sized vases with a simple fern leaf can add a pop of color to a mantle or shelf.

If you are able to get outdoors and are feeling a little adventurous a must see place that is located in Northern California is Fern Canyon.  It is located in Humbolt County in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. It is a winding little canyon that is covered in ferns on each side of the canyon walls. It truly is an amazing place and reminds me of how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful state.

 Learn a little more about Fern Canyon here: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25172

Happy Thursday!

~Erica

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