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Brighten Up! 10 Ideas to Add Green to Your Space for the New Year

Now that the Christmas tree is all packed up for another year, I’m longing for more green.  I was thinking of picking up a new fig tree from Home Depot this week and a few bulbs perhaps.  Thinking of those, I found a few images for inspiration.  A few bulbs in mason jars, a faux terrarium, a collection of plants on a pallet.  (Above image from Terrain). Here are 10 ideas to add some green to your space for the new year.

  • Faux Terrariums 1 of 10
    Faux Terrariums
    An easy take on terrariums by House and Home Magazine by just planting a small plant into a jar.
    Photo by Angus Fergusson.
    From House and Home.
  • Add a Fig 2 of 10
    Add a Fig
    The fiddle fig trees are everywhere this year and a great piece to add to a corner.
    From Home Depot.
  • Canning Jar Terrariums 3 of 10
    Canning Jar Terrariums
    Create a collection of terrariums using canning jars for a stunning display.
    Weck Jar set and image from Terrain.
  • Found Jar Bulbs 4 of 10
    Found Jar Bulbs
    Plant some winter/spring bulbs in found jars.
    Image via Weekday Carnival.
  • Terra Cotta Bulbs 5 of 10
    Terra Cotta Bulbs
    Winter or spring bulbs in a terra cotta planter.
    Image via daffodildepot.com.
  • Copper Planter DIY 6 of 10
    Copper Planter DIY
    Make a cute planter for baby succulents
    DIY available here.
  • Pallet Display 7 of 10
    Pallet Display
    Create an interesting display by placing a collection of plants together on a found pallet.
    From lolitas.se.
  • Hanging Set 8 of 10
    Hanging Set
    Hang a set of plants in a window to cheer things up!
    Mini hanging planters from Shipe & Shape.
  • Bonzai! 9 of 10
    Bonzai's are also becoming very popular and live in relatively low light.
    From Home Depot
  • Giant Terrarium 10 of 10
    Giant Terrarium
    Love this idea out of France from Grow Little - giant jars are used to house plants.
    From Grow Little.

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Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter , Facebook and Pinterest!

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