When your succulents are complete fill a few empty planters with crumpled paper. Cover the paper with loose roving and arrange your succulents on top. You can hot glue them into place if you want them to be permanent, or just let them sit and rearrange them whenever you like.
Wrap-around benches boast gorgeous succulent arrangements adding texture and visual interest to a sleek and contemporary deck. Built-in fire bowls create a great space to enjoy the outdoors all year round.
This fresh dining room design by Rebecca Zajac boasts a mix of styles. A farmhouse table is grounded by a pretty blue rug and features three succulent arrangements as the centerpiece. Striking midcentury modern chairs provide seating for six.
Cream roses, brunia berries, pine cuttings, Dusty miller, rosemary, succulents and white hydrangeas make up this elegant container arrangement for a winter wedding. Florist: Williamsburg Floral. Planner: Sterling Events.
Once you find your ideal vessel, supplies are easy to source. These hen and chick succulents are accessorized with aquarium pebbles and some blue agate. Beautiful calligraphy from @tennhensdesign using a black Sharpie customizes this charming place setting arrangement.
These long narrow containers are a great vehicle for this whimsical arrangement of cacti, hawthoria and agave. In addition to the porcupine quills, agate and crystals Nashville-based Honey + Gunn Succulents added preserved billy buttons. “We love a combination of two of these pieces side by side on a dining table,” says Anne Gunnels of Honey + Gunn Succulents. “The look is stunning while offering a low design for cross-table conversation.”
Soak tillandsia every two weeks in water and set back into place in your arrangement. In creating a tablescape you can vary combinations like this—of tillandsia, white aquarium pebble, amethyst and purple agate in a black container—with succulent and sand cubes to offer variations on shape and form.
No matter how you do it, bring life and beauty to your home with plants and flowers. Designer Sara Brown has incorporated multiple potted houseplants and succulents into both her kitchen and breakfast room design scheme. Her clever arrangement of pink glass vases inside a larger vessel and simple stems of Queen Anne's lace show how to incorporate even wildflowers and simple arrangements into your home as an alternative to expensive arrangements of cut flowers.
Cut echeveria is cut and placed on a graphic, alternating arrangement of pink sand and table salt in this fun succulent design. Anne Gunnels recommends soaking the echeveria in a bowl of water every two weeks and then drying and replacing it on top of the sand.
Clear your island and use simple, inexpensive items to reset your kitchen style. In this kitchen, designers with homebuilder Lennar add a few pops of color by piling bright red apples on a three-tiered tray from a discount home decor store. The red apples contrast with the arrangement of green succulents nearby.
Designer Heather Hogan Roberts likes using succulents because they are resilient plants that require little maintenance. The homeowner already had this arrangement in another room, so Roberts made it a key item in her coffee table makeover. The living room already had the sphere fixture, but the Ivy and Vine design team spent $42 on a canvas and paint to make the artwork.
These arrangements can be created by cutting succulents or planting living plants. If you choose the live option, fill the bottom of the container with a layer of rock. Fill with cactus potting mix and then add barrel cactus and hawthoria. White aquarium pebbles complete the look. "Purple agate, amethyst and porcupine quills add the sparkle and height," says Sara Fried. And don't forget to water: every two weeks about one tablespoon and keep your arrangement in a bright indoor spot.