summer loungeMidcentury Family Room, Portland
on the mantle
canned aloe and vintage enamel hand painted tray
What Houzz contributors are saying:
3. Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) Succulent sun lover. Aloe vera is probably best-known for its healing sap, but it also is a fine choice as a houseplant. Its strappy leaves look at home in almost any setting, but it particularly shines in contemporary or rustic spaces. It’s also easy to grow and can handle some neglect. For the best results, plant it in a well-draining cactus mix and provide regular water from spring through fall, letting the pot drain thoroughly after you water and allowing the mix to dry out to about a half-inch from the top before watering again. Cut back on water almost completely in winter, watering sparingly about once a month.
21. Bathroom + a teensy bit of paint = tin can containers. Turn old cans into useful vessels for everything from plants to makeup brushes with a touch of colorful paint.
Type of can: Any canned-food canUse: VaseResult: Whether you leave them with their natural metal patina or paint them bright colors, soup cans are just the right size for a bouquet or a small plant. Tip: High-gloss acrylic paint looks the sassiest.
In the home of Lola Nova blogger Alexandra Smith, small aloe plants look chic planted in tin cans that have been painted in bright turquoise and red. Place a plant in a plastic pot or cup inside the painted can, so that the roots can drain.
What Houzzers are commenting on:
Le piante grasse e le bulbose (come il giacinto) cresceranno benissimo dentro a vecchi barattoli e semplici scatole di conserva. Liberate la fantasia e divertitevi a personalizzare latte e contenitori di ogni tipo per dare vita al vostro giardino privato.