For the Love of Plants

The Secret to Keep Plants AliveMy new California home is sooooo happy with this new fiddle leaf fig babe! Listen, I know there is no such thing as perfect, but no kidding, this plant is perfect. When I was at Home Depot with my sister picking this baby out, we were waiting to get it re-potted by the nice plant gentleman in the nursery, and about 15 people tried to purchase this very plant when we weren’t looking. I was all, hands off! She’s mine! Shot gun on those stems! Get lost! MINE! Maybe I over-reacted, but when I find my spirit-plant, I hang on tight. Real tight. Now that she’s home, I am taking no chances with her health and well-being. That’s why I am excited to share with you this plant-care trick that has been helping me keep Miss Figgy alive and well. Please, familiarize yourself with ingenious, life-saving, plant-loving product. Drumroll please……

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New Home, New Planters

Metallic planter with succulentMetallic planter with succulentMetallic planter with succulentHi! If you follow me on Instagram, you probably already know what a succulent addict I am. I’m beginning to feel more settled into my new home and life in Los Angeles (ok, truth: there are still some scary boxes in my bedroom left to unpack). I gave my succulent collection away before moving out of NYC, because they would have had to be hand-carried on the plane and ain’t nobody got time for that. So they are in good hands with some friends back east, and now I’m having fun growing a new succulent collection, in fun new planters! I found this one online for only $18 dollars and the rustic gold metallic finish is making me so dang happy right now. Also, how about that donkey tail succulent?

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How to: DIY Flower Crown [video]

How to DIY a Flower Crown | thesarahjohnson.comHow to DIY a Flower Crown | thesarahjohnson.comHow to DIY a flower crownFlower crowns are my favorite thing to make for a special occasion. They are a crowd pleaser each and every time, and there is no way you won’t feel 100% lovely while wearing one. For a special occasion, I make a batch of crowns for the ladies, but it never fails that by the end of the event the fellas are posing for pictures in them. 🙂 Check out my video below on how quick and easy they are to make!
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