Real Weddings

Fall 2013

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realdetails YOU'LL NEED: 1. 2. • One glass votive holder (ours are from a dollar store), or a small vintage jam jar per guest. • A selection of single-stem succulents or tropical plants (hint: you can propagate multiple succulents from cuttings off a single source, such as a larger jade plant). • Potting soil. • Coloured decorative sand. • Bits of moss, stones or bark. STEP 1 Tiny Terrariums Place about two tablespoons of potting soil in the bottom of your glass container. STEP 2 3. STEP 3 Make your wedding day prettier and greener by creating mini take-home gardens Add decorative pebbles around the plant, as a topper. Written and photographed by Christina Symons Looking for a hip and pretty tablescape that can do double duty as a takeaway favour for your wedding guests? Consider these DIY tiny terrariums for your special day. They're fast to craft and relatively inexpensive. Plus, they're easy to display in multiples, yet perfectly delightful all on their own. 62 Select a succulent and nestle it into the potting soil. Add a bit of water if the soil is dry. STEP 4 4. Add a bit of moss or other organic embellishment. real weddings fall/winter 2013 p62,63_Terrariums.indd 62 13-09-23 11:31 AM

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