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Because air plants can grow on any material, you can get really creative when it comes to displaying them. Look for items you already have around the house to repurpose. For this terrarium I used white navy beans from the grocery store. They function like rocks but have a clean, modern look with a superlow price tag.
Laura Gaskill added this to 12 Steps to a Happy Teen Bedroom Makeover
7. Try a small DIY project. Air plants and succulents are having a real moment in design, and they have the benefit of being easy to care for. If you and your teen are in the mood to tackle a crafty project, I love this DIY air plant terrarium tutorial on Houzz. It's chic and easy, the best combination!

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lanashap added this to lanashap's Ideas
19 hours ago
DIY vase
ecfischer added this to Living Room
March 29, 2014
Air plant
Entracte added this to Our
March 17, 2014
for our bedroom )
Michelle Aeschliman added this to Budget Ideas
February 6, 2014
Use same idea for pendants
itsjessiguess added this to itsjessiguess's Ideas
January 30, 2014
Love the creativity!
goughy88 added this to goughy88's ideas
January 6, 2014
Donna Bell added this to office
January 3, 2014
Donita Edwards added this to donita_edwards's Ideas
December 4, 2013
Air plant
zevajen added this to droughty
November 23, 2013
Coffee table
Roe Fox added this to roe_fox's Ideas
November 16, 2013
Air plant woww
csgresham added this to csgresham's Ideas
November 16, 2013
lg623 added this to lg623's Ideas
November 10, 2013
Easy and trendy
dezzy1nonly added this to dezzy1nonly's ideas
November 8, 2013
simple yet beautiful
shootdude456 added this to Bedroom
October 31, 2013
Bowl with Plant
tajplaha added this to Isher & Mummy
October 27, 2013
donnakitt added this to Nature Crafts
October 27, 2013
DIY painted terrarium
elizabeth5678 added this to elizabeth5678's Ideas
October 13, 2013
Super super super cute
xxonaxx added this to xxonaxx's Ideas
October 3, 2013
4chaitri7 added this to 4chaitri7's ideas
October 2, 2013
air plant
Haely White added this to living room
October 1, 2013
Air plants!
jpetters added this to Caroline's Room
September 27, 2013
Fenton shui
Ivana Dimitrijevic added this to ivana_dimitrijevic's ideas
September 24, 2013
great idea
jaymarsh added this to jaymarsh's ideas
September 22, 2013
Love as centerpiece idea
nico_choussyteen added this to nico_choussyteen's Ideas
September 22, 2013
Great idea
patoconnnell added this to patoconnnell's ideas
September 21, 2013
The shapes design of the paint to the shape of the dish.
sophiee00 added this to Ellie's Room
September 15, 2013
Air Plant
sophiee00 added this to My Room
September 15, 2013
Air Plant
Gabrielle Fresquez added this to gabrielle_fresquez's ideas
September 10, 2013
great for the living room
kernysha added this to kernysha's Ideas
September 2, 2013
Doug Noteboom added this to doug_noteboom's Ideas
September 1, 2013
Radha Nagori added this to gift ideas
August 25, 2013
Desk gift
meekamars added this to meekamars's ideas
August 17, 2013
super cute air plant diy project
juancazares added this to juancazares's Ideas
August 10, 2013
annieohsberg added this to Living Room Ideas
August 5, 2013
DIY air plant decoration
carlalp added this to carlalp's Ideas
July 25, 2013
ksnakashima added this to diy
July 20, 2013
tinaraaths added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 19, 2013
Bowl and plant
Alana Calvin added this to DIY
July 17, 2013
Love the half glass bowl,could fill it with anything decorative for the living room. Buy any glass container from goodwi,l and experiment!
Jessica Miller added this to jessica_miller6152's Ideas
July 10, 2013
Cute on my dresser or dinning room table
dwpdst2000 added this to dwpdst2000's Ideas
July 9, 2013
I wanna try this terrarium
catbar added this to plants
July 7, 2013
Easy to make
lmearns added this to lmearns's ideas
July 7, 2013
One for my room please!They're called 'air plants' and are extremely low maintenance. This one was made with spray,painters tape, beans (air plants can grow on any material) a glass bowl (make sure it's dry)a craft knife and a air plant. All you have to do is cover the part of the bowl you don't want sprayed ( the inside as well) with painters tape, then a second coating, then take off the tape and if anything's gone underneath ,scrape it off with the craft knife. Fill with beans,add air plant and bingo, you're done.
rlyoung added this to rlyoung's keeping room
July 4, 2013
dip cheap bowl in paint
paint_life added this to Bedroom Ideas
July 2, 2013
the plant
mayaschandler added this to mayaschandler's Ideas
June 27, 2013
project with the boys!
kcaldwell184 added this to kcaldwell184's Ideas
June 23, 2013
Neat planter
cmsanchez4 added this to cmsanchez4's Ideas
June 23, 2013
Air plants, white navy beans
Taina Burke added this to DIY!
June 22, 2013
Nice gift!
christiertaylor added this to Family Room
June 21, 2013
Cool DIY project for shelf decor
kjfang added this to kjfang's Ideas
June 16, 2013
mdecarlotta added this to mdecarlotta's Ideas
June 12, 2013
terrarium idea
syyi1209 added this to syyi1209's Ideas
June 10, 2013
air plant
jesseematracia added this to jesseematracia's Ideas
June 10, 2013
freebirdliving added this to freebirdliving's ideas
June 8, 2013
great idea for air plants and planter
bbraa47 added this to kinsey
June 7, 2013
look up the terrarium project for this air plant
avrodriguez added this to avrodriguez's ideas
June 6, 2013
air plant
indecisa added this to plants
June 6, 2013
beacheemom added this to beacheemom's ideas
June 2, 2013
prana added this to DIY
June 2, 2013
christinapandrade added this to Houseplants
May 17, 2013
DIY bowl with tape and metallic spray paint, air plant, white navy beans in leu of dirt.
dgallardo10 added this to dgallardo10's Ideas
May 16, 2013
melicob added this to fun
May 15, 2013
Navy beans!
slrky13 added this to slrky13's Ideas
May 13, 2013
Green thumb
elsbethhannah added this to elsbethhannah's Ideas
May 13, 2013
Air plants and succulents throughout house
klkeysmt added this to accessories
April 28, 2013
a project I could handle and plants I (probably) couldn't kill!
sjgolick added this to decorating touches
April 21, 2013
hadassahjones added this to hadassahjones's ideas
April 16, 2013
gabbygirl86 added this to gabbygirl86's Ideas
April 13, 2013
Air plant??
shejanstra added this to shejanstra's Ideas
April 11, 2013
jeannine4402 added this to jeannine4402's Ideas
April 1, 2013
lizard7035 added this to Eliza's bedroom ideas
April 1, 2013
em2020 added this to em2020's Ideas
March 23, 2013
air plants
sharm3 added this to sharm3's ideas
March 20, 2013
simple, easy to create yet it makes such a statement. I want to make one for my classroom
shabnumranderee added this to shabnumranderee's ideas
March 11, 2013
a simple decorative plant
Sarah Van Alstine added this to webuser_30298's Ideas
March 8, 2013
Should I show Alan?
deannaf1129 added this to Bedroom Inspiration
March 7, 2013
This is a cool way to add a little something to plain tables or night stands.
ekyamane added this to ekyamane's Ideas
March 7, 2013
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March 3, 2013
Air plant
juno72 added this to juno72's ideas
March 2, 2013
air lants
riiscabe added this to habitacion
March 1, 2013
eshinn added this to eshinn's Favorites
February 26, 2013
Indoor plants
Natasha Said added this to Bedroom/Workspace
February 25, 2013
i want an ai plant badly in my room. No bugs, no mess, no water! Clean carpets and a pretty plant that is ALIVE! yay! Also i'm sure it will clean the air too! Green green green!
hussainsabuwala added this to hussainsabuwala's Ideas
February 12, 2013
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February 11, 2013
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January 29, 2013
nice to do this
maroutzo added this to indoor plants
January 26, 2013
Air plant DIY
Piroska Balogh added this to piroska_balogh's ideas
January 24, 2013
Love air plants.
kez2000 added this to kez2000's Ideas
January 21, 2013
7) diy small proj
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January 20, 2013
Air plant
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January 16, 2013
Indoor plant
suewilmart added this to ideas for projects
January 13, 2013
airplant in navy beans, clear bowl sprayed with Krylon metalic paint
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January 7, 2013
kitten10 added this to diy
January 3, 2013
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January 3, 2013
tiny indoor plant
amybu added this to amybu's ideas
December 13, 2012
beans.brilliant idea.
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December 10, 2012
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December 10, 2012
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December 9, 2012
all ingredients on hand & ready to go!
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December 9, 2012
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December 7, 2012
Gold clear bowl easy
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December 7, 2012
Cool paint job
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December 2, 2012
projec t
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November 24, 2012
Japanese tape
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November 23, 2012
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November 15, 2012
Coffee table
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November 12, 2012
Houston loft
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November 9, 2012
Painted bowl
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November 4, 2012
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October 31, 2012
Summer's room plant
theredcape added this to theredcape's ideas
October 25, 2012
Make one of these....
kaspytek added this to living room
October 22, 2012
air plant - little work
Debbie Pollrd added this to dlpollard's ideas
October 22, 2012
Because air plants can grow on any material, you can get really creative when it comes to displaying them. Look for items you already have around the house to repurpose. For this terrarium I used white navy beans from the grocery store. They function like rocks but have a clean, modern look with a superlow price tag. Private Comment
hotac added this to Deco
October 21, 2012
White bean and some plant
hollister added this to new house
October 21, 2012
make an air plant terrerian
ourhouseisaveryveryveryfinehouse added this to ourhouseisaveryveryveryfinehouse's ideas
October 21, 2012
Air plant terrarium
Penny Pereira added this to pennyturtle's ideas
October 21, 2012
Navy beans instead of rocks
sdevries added this to sdevries's Favorites
October 21, 2012
Cass Martinez added this to cass_martinez's ideas
October 20, 2012
Elizabeth Felice added this to elliefel's ideas
October 18, 2012
Air plant in navy beans
tpyrozko added this to tpyrozko's Favorites
October 9, 2012
DIY vase/planter
shwetatri added this to shwetatri's Ideas
September 29, 2012
Beautiful idea
karad83 added this to karad83's Favorites
September 26, 2012
Love the terrarium!!
isc10497 added this to Deco
September 24, 2012
Materials: Glass bowl Gold spray paint (e.g KRYLON Metalic) Painter’s tape Craft knife Dried navy beans Air plant Air plants are easy to care for, but they still require some maintenance. Optimum locations are those with indirect sunlight. Some direct light is OK, but too much can make them dry out. Remove your air plants from the bean once a week to soak or rinse them in water. Spritz them with a spray bottle if they looking dry between soakings. Air plants can withstand periods of drought, but moisture helps them thrive.
jcbt added this to jcbt's ideas
September 23, 2012
Because air plants can grow on any material, you can get really creative when it comes to displaying them. Look for items you already have around the house to repurpose. For this terrarium I used white navy beans from the grocery store. They function like rocks but have a clean, modern look with a superlow price tag.
Coral Paige added this to coral_paige's ideas
September 21, 2012
urhousekat added this to Plant & herb gardens indoors
September 17, 2012
nicole1126 added this to nicole1126's ideas
September 16, 2012
Gotta try this
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September 14, 2012
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September 14, 2012
florero con piedras
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September 13, 2012
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September 11, 2012
interesting bowl
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September 8, 2012
Move ideas
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September 8, 2012
air plants
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September 7, 2012
Modelo floreros
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September 6, 2012
Cool way to make a simple glass looks expensive.
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September 5, 2012
simple centerpiece ideas
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September 5, 2012
Because air plants can grow on any material, you can get really creative when it comes to displaying them. Look for items you already have around the house to repurpose. For this terrarium I used white navy beans from the grocery store. They function like rocks but have a clean, modern look with a superlow price tag.
poisenivy added this to poisenivy's ideas
September 5, 2012
Great idea for painted containers
Kayla King added this to Home Inspiration {personal}
September 4, 2012
air plant container diy
alexisbriana added this to alexisbriana's Favorites
September 3, 2012
The painted bowl. Substitute beans for black or dark barley & paint bowl with turqouise or coral. Use for makeup brushes.
betterthaneverx5 added this to betterthaneverx5's Ideas
September 3, 2012
Air plants
Beth Thomas added this to beth_thomas's ideas
September 3, 2012
crafty plant arrangement
map3828 added this to random
September 3, 2012
paint cheap bowl
duloc added this to duloc's ideas
September 3, 2012
Christmas gift
maegansky added this to Bits and Pieces
September 2, 2012
gretchendean added this to gretchendean's Favorites
September 2, 2012
Air plant
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September 2, 2012
DIY - air plant!
Kimberly Harris added this to kimberly_elizabeth_harris's ideas
September 2, 2012
Charmayne Huntley added this to charmayne's ideas
September 2, 2012
I can do this
Design Love Letters added this to Rooms to Love
September 2, 2012
autu added this to Alk's idea collection
September 2, 2012
great idea for a plant display, perhaps a glass bowl from VV, could move around the house
smunt added this to Ty's bedroom
September 2, 2012
an air plant terrarium for the guest room!
kellygreve added this to girl's rooms
September 2, 2012
kirstenpaige added this to Claire's Bohemian Bedroom
September 2, 2012
owenham1 added this to owenham1's ideas
September 2, 2012
Plant terrarium
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September 2, 2012
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September 2, 2012
air pants
bruinette added this to bruinette's Ideas
September 1, 2012
I could make one of these, with silver instead of gold, and using my white seashells instead of stones :-)
decoratingdarebin added this to decoratingdarebin's Ideas
August 31, 2012
Air plant
yas567 added this to yas567's ideas
August 23, 2012
to be donee
car5160 added this to car5160's Ideas
August 22, 2012
saulang added this to saulang's ideas
August 22, 2012
gannabrielle added this to For the home
August 22, 2012
So simple and pretty!
cwoodlee added this to cwoodlee's Favorites
August 22, 2012
Air plants
ccrych added this to Indoor plants :)
August 19, 2012
Loooove this!
Linda White added this to Make - Painted Accessories
August 19, 2012
gilded bowl into an airplant terrarium
cindifm added this to cindifm's Favorites
August 17, 2012
Can use in my big brandy glads
oldcapehouse added this to oldcapehouse's ideas
August 9, 2012
beach plant
helenmitchem4 added this to helenmitchem4's ideas
August 4, 2012
If I ever find air plants at a reasonable price, I'll make these for Christmas gifts instead of a whole terrarium. Brilliant!
morroid18 added this to morroid18's ideas
July 16, 2012
airplant bowls
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July 14, 2012
lancbet added this to sunroom/porch
July 14, 2012
Great terrarium plant
dogface2 added this to Dinning room
July 10, 2012
Plant alternative
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July 6, 2012
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July 1, 2012
Air plants get nutrients from air
kowings added this to kowings's ideas
June 24, 2012
easy-air plant
Ashley Zahn added this to az1061's ideas
June 20, 2012
air plant terrarium
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June 18, 2012
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June 13, 2012
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June 9, 2012
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June 7, 2012
Want to do this
misspeace added this to General
June 2, 2012
Easy DIY with most beautiful
timinfla2 added this to timinfla2's Favorites
May 27, 2012
Fun for allie
dragonbert added this to dragonbert's Favorites
May 27, 2012
caryang38 added this to DIY
May 27, 2012
Love. Simple.
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May 24, 2012
bidonbarb added this to bidonbarb's ideas
May 24, 2012
white navy beans spray paint
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May 23, 2012
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May 22, 2012
Air plant
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May 20, 2012
Air plants
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May 20, 2012
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May 17, 2012
The gold paint with white navy beans creat just a great contrast
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May 16, 2012
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May 15, 2012
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May 14, 2012
Air plant on a bean cushion
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May 13, 2012
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May 12, 2012
airplant in beans in asymmetrical bowl
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May 12, 2012
air plant in white navy beans
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