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Itty-Bitty Bottles on Display Project

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I’m always looking for new ways to bring flowers, plants, and other natural materials indoors. While I’ve managed to do that throughout my home, I recently noticed the plants in my work office were all artificial. It was something I thought was so clever at the time, and though they aren’t terribly fake looking, there’s nothing like a live plant or flowers in your space. I don’t have a lot of surfaces in my office, so when I was considering how I might bring a little nature inside, I had to get creative. My eyes landed on my bulletin board, which was in need of a bit of a makeover. I realized I could take one of my favorite supplies we carry in The Shoppe, tiny glass bottles, and use them to hold single stems of flowers or greenery.

To do this, I cut a small length of twine, and wrapped it around the bottle, securing everything with a bit of glue. I then tied the ends of the twine together, placed a stem of greenery in the bottle, and hung it from a pushpin.

This was a quick and easy project to make, but it brought me a lot of joy. I hope it does the same for you.

 

Christen Hammons is the Director of Publishing for Stampington & Company and Editor-in-Chief of Somerset StudioBella GraceBook of ListsField Guide to Everyday MagicThe Cozy Issue, and GreenCraft. She lives in Orange County with her husband and their two rescue dogs.

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I’m always looking for new ways to bring flowers, plants, and other natural materials indoors. While I’ve managed to do that throughout my home, I recently noticed the plants in my work office were all artificial. It was something I thought was so clever at the time, and though they aren’t terribly fake looking, there’s nothing like a live plant or flowers in your space. I don’t have a lot of surfaces in my office, so when I was considering how I might bring a little nature inside, I had to get creative. My eyes landed on my bulletin board, which was in need of a bit of a makeover. I realized I could take one of my favorite supplies we carry in The Shoppe, tiny glass bottles, and use them to hold single stems of flowers or greenery.

To do this, I cut a small length of twine, and wrapped it around the bottle, securing everything with a bit of glue. I then tied the ends of the twine together, placed a stem of greenery in the bottle, and hung it from a pushpin.

This was a quick and easy project to make, but it brought me a lot of joy. I hope it does the same for you.

 

Christen Hammons is the Director of Publishing for Stampington & Company and Editor-in-Chief of Somerset StudioBella GraceBook of ListsField Guide to Everyday MagicThe Cozy Issue, and GreenCraft. She lives in Orange County with her husband and their two rescue dogs.

 
Itty-Bitty Bottles on Display Project
Itty-Bitty Bottles on Display Project
Itty-Bitty Bottles on Display Project

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