All posts tagged DIY

See You in Santa Monica: Check Out Our Demo at the New Potted @Lazybones Shop

When we first set out to build our vertical clay pot garden for Whole Foods Market, we half-jokingly said we’d take it on a world tour, starting with the balconies of our friends Jill and Tim.…

Golden Girls: Create a Glam Head Vase for Your Fall Flowers

Design sorceress/Greco-Roman disco gladiator Kelly Wearstler must have a gland that produces nothing but inspiration. We swim through images of her work all the time, but there’s one object in particular that we saw inside a Wearstler interior that has been stuck in our craw since 2009.…

Succulent Social Hour! The Party That Showed Us How to Make a Terrarium

You already know how we feel about the whole partying-with-plants thing.

So when we got an invitation from storied flower shop Adelaide’s to make succulent terrariums (pardon our Latin, but “terraria” just looks strange on the page) after hours, we brushed off our dancing shoes and got our best overalls back from the drycleaners.…

Make Your Own: Vintage Botanical Wall Decals

Scientific illustrations of flora, fauna and fungi are an unending source of excitement for us. When we learned, via design blog Miss Moss, that Biodiversity Heritage Library offers almost 80,000 of them in high-resolution on its Flickr page, we made a beeline for the botanical sets in particular, some of which date back to as early as the 18th century.…

Grow Your Own: How to Make Homemade Loquat Soda

Feeling that Seis de Mayo slump? Yesterday, after one mezcal cocktail too many, we switched to the virgin stuff — and ended up making a loquat soda to restore and steady our souls for the week ahead. …

What We Read This Week: Painting With Pollen, Trees at Dior and the Queen-Sized Camellias of Eudora Welty

✚ Flavorwire, a great place to explore stuff you’ve always wondered about and didn’t even know it, recently ran a story about plant furniture.…

Freaked by the Flu? Squeeze Your Own Tangerine Juice

You know that first tingle of the flu, when it’s cracking its knuckles and just limbering up to unleash the hurt?…