Life is tough but sometimes a little small things can lighten up and let the life flow, for example those little adorable planters crafted by Japanese shop Harimogura. Aardvarks, kangaroos, cats, crocodiles or rabbits, these animal-themed planters are designed to hold succulents and small blooms on their back or tail. To produce these tiny sculptures, Harimogura uses a cast resin and realistically paints them using lacquer pigment. Each is produced in limited quantities and are made “with time, love, and affection,” something that’s evident from the small, sweet smiles that grace each character’s face. Love those planters? You can have them from Harimogura’s Etsy shop.
Livi is a portable planter which can stick on virtually any vertical surface with its specialized “palms”. They are made of an innovative nanotechnology material that can bond with smooth surfaces repeatedly, including windows, with just a gentle push. So you will never need to worry about your plants don’t get enough sunlight. Although Livi works perfectly on vertical surface, it looks great on horizontal survafe as well. These lovely planter can not only hold your plants but also be a playful decoration. Like those little plant pet? You can get it from creodes.
What you can do if you want to decorate the exterior house with plants but don’t want to have vine crawling everywhere? OA: Lab did something smart and unconventional when design a dwelling in Seoul, Korea. They ingeniously integrated nature into the structure’s façade – making plant pots embedded exterior wall. Generally, they use glass fiber reinforced concrete to form a series of bulbous, tear-drop shaped pocket panels. Each pocket features a wide opening—which allows the flowers to flourish—that then tapers to a triangular point. A variety of blooms can be planted in these panels, and their neutral coloring is a gorgeous contrast to natural green, pink, and purple plants.
Lying on the grass and taking in the warm sunshine is an enjoyment for most of us. However, having a green space isn’t that easy when you live in city, even when you have a backyard. Because it might be made of concrete. With this obstacle in mind, Jason Hodges, a landscape gardener on the Australian TV show “Better Homes & Gardens”, has come up with a clever solution – creating a grass day bed.