5 Ways in 5 Days: Creative Containers

November 10, 2016
Posted by in how to

For the last week on our Facebook  page we’ve been exploring how to create different looks using the same exact pot.

We chose this bowl for its low broad design, perfect for dinner table centerpieces. It provides a generous surface area for planting, and its versatile concrete facade can be styled to be both modern and rustic in design.

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Here’s a recap of what we did plus a few new photos to hopefully inspire you to get creating your own!

1) Movement – Adding airy height to a container instantly creates motion and draws the eye up. Using wispy plants such as grasses bring a touch of softness to designs whilst Echeveria such as ‘Black Prince’  produce fantastic columns of contrast. You can also think about using aromatic herbs like Lavender to add fragrance as the breeze passes.

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2) Height – Just like a city skyline, adding plants with varying heights provides fantastic structure and interest to pots. Use plants like this dwarf Euphorbia for their relative towering gradients of color or think…

Try on a Planted Stocking

December 22, 2015
Posted by in Holiday

Lila B. planted stocking

 

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Join us this Saturday for DIY at CB2 {free, food, hands on= fun!}

May 2, 2012
Posted by in Classes

 

We at Lila B. Design hope that you’ll join us for our finale at CB2 in San Francisco’s Union Square and on Fourth Street in Berkeley.

 

 

At 2pm- we’ll host a demonstration on how to plant up your container garden- with Fun, Innovative & Creative ways. Oh yes, we promise- from the more complex designs to the super duper simple- we’ll offer up tools for you to dress up your indoor & outdoor space.

At 3pm- we’ll switch gears and offer up a hands on (yes, get ready to dig in a little pile of dirt!) DIY hour. Tiny terrariums + more!

If you’re not sold yet, 2 more temptations: Scrumptious food & drink by Devoted Catering. And this is all for Free. Why not?

Details:

Rsvp: Union Square (not needed- but deets here)
CB2 Union Square 34 ellis st. San Francisco, Ca
Saturday, may 5 / 2–4pm with Baylor Chapman

Rsvp: Berkeley (not needed- but deets here)
CB2 Berkeley 1730 4th st.  Berkeley, Ca
Saturday, may 5 / 2–4pm with Brandon Pruett

 

 

 

Making beautiful statements with living things