DIY Brass Himmeli Hanging Planter
Hey friends! I think I just finished one of my most favourite DIYs ever! Do you remember this Mother's Day post where I blogged about some DIY inspiration? One of the inspirations/gift ideas was a hanging himmeli planter and now a few months later I have my own DIY version. I really love how my planter turned out. It's quite small in scale and when I found the tiny fern at Home Depot I knew it would be perfect for it. I love how the more traditional fern looks in this very modern planter…
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I discovered himmeli, which are traditional Finnish Christmas decorations, in a somewhat roundabout way. A fashion blog that I follow, Closet Visit, covered a Japanese-born designer named Momo Suzuki. (Hang on here for just a bit longer.) Suzuki has a delicate, minimalist aesthetic, and there was a photograph of her under an intricate mobile she had made—a himmeli.