A replica of a wire Victorian plant stand celebrates indoor gardening’s golden age. This plant stand, with its rectangular shape, fits neatly along a window, allowing plants to get maximum light without occupying nearby tables. The wire design allows air flow to plants, which helps maintain leaf health.
Hot glue the saucers to the candlesticks to make your mini stands. (To remove the hot glue, simply pull the pieces apart after use or use a product such as Goo Gone.) Secure frames to the mini stands using a dot of hot glue or glue dots.
Encourage interaction among guests this holiday season by setting up board games on cake stands. As friends and family gather around the table, present them with a message made from game tiles and classic favorites to choose from.
A tray with high sides placed on a stand makes an excellent bar. Placing a mirror behind it shows off all the pretty bottles and different colored liquids. Add a cozy armchair and voila - instant relaxation.
Pilgrim women typically had gardens near their homes that were stocked with herbs and some vegetables, including spinach. The Pilgrims grew spinach with smaller leaves, not the large, crinkled, heat tolerant leaves of ‘Bloomsdale Long Standing’ spinach.
If water stands in your yard for hours or even days after a moderate rain, you have poor drainage, which can be caused by heavy, compacted soils or improper grading. If this occurs near your home’s foundation, it can lead to nasty moisture issues in your basement or crawlspace. Fortunately, a French drain or re-grading the property can usually solve this problem.
No room for a full bar? No problem! Flip a clear cylindrical stand upside down, fill it with something seasonal, then top it off with a small tray. Next, with a sturdy foundation to start with, layering spirits and glassware on top of the tray to create a makeshift tabletop cocktail bar.
Designers created a stand-out space in the entry with an architectural inset and unique wallpaper that elegantly and subtly contrasts with the rest of the home's white-washed walls. The inset provided the perfect space for a thin desk, giving additional function to the extra square footage. Finally, a gilt, starburst mirror gives the area a little more texture and interest, while a red rug adds a splash of color.