Recently, I have really enjoyed popping into different thrift stores, making small purchases and essentially figuring out how to make something beautiful out of nothing.  Below I reused an old flower vase given to us to make a terrarium with the addition of some inexpensive succulents.

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I bought some small succulents from Lowes, lined the bottom with rocks and filled it up with some cactus/citrus soil.  I am notorious for killing all things green, whether by over watering or neglecting but this guy has held up nicely for almost a month now!

Another cheap find from the thrift store was this tray at .50 cents.

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Although, not terrible, I figured with the addition of some pretty fabric and burlap this guy would make a great centerpiece for our coffee table.

Supplies:

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Tutorial: http://www.marthastewart.com/287716/handmade-decorative-tray

And the finished project-

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 Also, if you don’t have a tray in mind, you could easily do this with an aluminum baking sheet!

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