great tillandsia display on a large mirror. this would be lovely in a deep window, too.
Put a little spring into your solid-toned tablecloths by embellishing them with a bunch of magnet-fitted flowers. Unlike sewn-on accents, the blooms can be changed for each season. Nor are they limited to table settings. This
Whimsical butterflies rest upon a graphic tree in this woodland scene on a vintage door. Use double-stick tape to tile the door’s inset panel with old book pages. Cut several pages of scrapbook paper with a faux bois (false wood) motif into a tree shape. If you’re uncomfortable cutting freehand, snap a photo of a tree, then enlarge, print, and trace it (or search for “tree images” online). Adhere the tree shapes to the book pages using double-stick tape. Sketch, then cut out butterflies…
“It’s an annual herb and repels houseflies and mosquitoes,” says Chris Lambton. “Ensure that the plant gets six to eight hours of full sun daily, and its soil should be moist and well-drained. When you see blossoms start to form, pinch them off at the base to ensure the best-tasting leaves.” This versatile herb can also treat mosquito bites, Johnston adds. She recommends rolling several leaves between your hands to release its natural oil and apply to your bite to ease swelling.