Urban Jungle Bloggers, Three ways with window sills.






  



This months Urban Jungle Blogger post is all about  window sills and balconies.  As I don't have a balcony I'm using the space on the window sill in the living room to try out three different looks using a few props and plants from around the house.
  • Look No. 1. Using a few books piled on top of one another to create a bit of extra colour and interest. 
  • Look No. 2. grouping with other vases or jars.
  • Look No. 3. Using a wooden tray to contain and frame.
Personally I like the use of books in creating  a little vignette, but as we get direct sunlight all day long on this window sill,  I don't want to risk my book covers getting faded by the sun, and the orchid wouldn't survive either in the heat, so the one that works best for me is No. 2 grouping with vases and jars.

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6 comments

  1. Wonderful windowsill vignettes! I like all of them. I particularly like the combination with the books but I also love the big glass bottle/vase. Thank you for joining us!

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  2. Like Igor; I think I prefer the styling with the books as well. It gives just a little bit more height to the plants, so that they can get the most out of the sunshine. But it's true that's it's a little risky with the sun fading your book covers and when you spill water when watering your greens... Thanks for playing along with us this month, Samantha!

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  3. Hi Samantha, nice to meet you through UJB! That's a lovely windowsill of succulents you've got going there with the most beautiful windows behind to offset it. Mel

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  4. Thank you guy's, let hope for some sunny weather now to shine in through those windows!

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  5. Hi Samantha, what great styling for this Urban Jungle blogger post! I really enjoyed seeing all three styles. I love the panelling on your window also, the succulent looks so great against it! xD

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    1. Thank you, yes we live in an old cottage dating back to the 1800's and the window are old fashioned sash windows, a pain to keep clean, but add lovely charm and character to the house. :-)

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