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Living decor : plants, potting and diy projects / Maria Colletti.

By: Colletti, Maria, 1959-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Cool Springs Press, an imprint of The Quarto Group, [2019]Description: 176 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780760362792; 0760362793.Subject(s): Interior landscaping | House plants in interior decorationDDC classification: 635.9/65 Summary: Colletti shows how to welcome houseplants into your space and use them to make beautiful home decor projects that showcase your plants and creativity.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Welcome houseplants into your space and use them to make beautiful home decor projects that showcase your plants and your creativity.

It's time to change the way we think about houseplants. For too long we have overlooked potted plants and failed to appreciate the many benefits they can bring into our homes: improved air quality , natural decor , brilliant colors , and a greener lifestyle , just to name a few.

Living Decor is a manual to introducing the life, beauty, and health benefits of plants into your home in creative ways. Maria Colletti ( Terrariums: Gardens Under Glass ) brings fun to creating your own arrangements with moss, succulents, air plants, and other favorite indoor greenery. Also find simple guidance for taking care of your plants and DIY tips .

This guide to houseplants takes you through modern trends in filling your space with plants , such as display with macramé, concrete planters, new plant stands for popular botanicals like Fiddle Leaf Figs and Monstera, and also shows what a beautiful, unique, and even artistic experience living with plants can be . Step-by-step projects include: Chandelier-style planters Moss jar gardens and photo frames Terrariums Succulent centerpieces And more! Beyond the individual projects, you'll find endless ideas for botanical styling from the author, as well as a large network of shopkeepers and interior designers who bring you into their homes to see remarkable interior design that celebrates everything green .

Includes index.

Colletti shows how to welcome houseplants into your space and use them to make beautiful home decor projects that showcase your plants and creativity.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 6)
  • I The Greenery (p. 14)
  • Snapshots of Our Lives
  • General Plant Care Tips
  • The Houseplant Reinvented
  • Plants, Cats, and Dogs
  • II Indoor Gardening Style (p. 54)
  • Planters of Interest
  • The Mighty Windowsill
  • Moss Wall Art Preserved
  • Anatomy of a Place Setting
  • Picking Pumpkins Autumnal Centerpiece
  • Terrarium Geometry & Evolution
  • Herbarium Botanicals & Curator's Corner
  • Color Inspired by Greenery
  • III Resources: The Worldwide Marketplace (p. 160)
  • Flea Markets & Craft Fairs
  • Retail & Instagram Marketplace
  • Air Plants
  • Brick & Mortar Shops
  • Bloggers
  • Botanical Illustrators
  • Geometric Terrarium Makers
  • Houseplant Delivery Services
  • Macramé Crafters & Workshops
  • Moss
  • Planters
  • Terrariums, Plants & Workshops
  • Garden-Inspired Wallpaper
  • Index (p. 168)
  • Photo Credits (p. 172)
  • Dedication (p. 173)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 174)
  • About the Author (p. 176)