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{white bird’s nest fungus terrarium ring} 

when I first started making bird’s nest fungi rings a few years ago, this is the design I came up with. nowadays, my ring designs are much more intricate with minute details, but I still love the simplistic elements of this ring!  

5 is my lucky number and also the number of gemstones in this Rose Gold plated ring by @enshrinejewelry featuring two purple Amethyst, two blue Topaz, and one white Spinel. ⠀
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This little specimen bottle is stuffed full of heirloom marigold seeds that you can plant as you go on your daily adventures! These flowers are so easy to grow, and create strikingly large plants FULL of uniquely striped blooms! Plant one in someone’s yard, along the sidewalk in the city, in a friends garden, anywhere that needs a little color and life!… Where it came from will be a mystery, but you will know, and enjoy seeing the beauty you brought to life! You will also be helping pollinating insects, such as bees and butterflies! I grew tons of these in my garden this year, and the pollinators LOVED them! Give someone the gift of a surprise plant! Please do not plant these seeds in the forest, preserve such places for the native wildflowers!

Note: Please do not plant these seeds in the forest! Preserve such places for native plants! Many forests contain very fragile environments, new plants should not be introduced, as it interferes with the life that depends on these wild locations.

Frolic in the Forest on Etsy!

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chunky boho necklaces by mariaela

i’m a sucker for mariaela’s earthy, botanical style — both of these unique pendants would make wonderful gifts. hint hint ;)

Aquamarine is characterized by its sea blue color; the name of the gemstone is derived by a Latin expression, meaning ‘sea water’. Aquamarine belongs to the beryl mineral group, which also includes precious gems like diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald. Aquamarine is also one of the march birthstones.