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Punxsutawney Phil may have declared six more weeks of winter, but the blog world has a case of spring fever. Whether it’s a unique planter or a color warm-up, our favorite bloggers are buzzing.

We love the book-geek charm of these planters:

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Photos from All the Mountains

Terra cotta pots are disappearing from gardens as fast as melting snow. Plants take on new life in interesting containers, like this concrete planter built to look like an apartment complex:

design-happens-cement-planter400x319From Design Mind

design-happens-lego-planter300x400Lego planter from Bliss Tree (Awesome!)

design-happens-rms-katg-head-planters616x462The Cranium Family from Rate My Space

design-happens-bike-planter375x284Bike planter from Bliss Tree

Still too cold to spend time in the garden? Warm up your interiors with bright color splashes — a surefire way to rid yourself of the winter blues.

design-happens-white-green-bedroom240x360Spring-green pillows from Shelter Pop

design-happens-white-blue-pink-kitchen350x350Retro kitchen from Blondie in San Clemente

design-happens-white-desk-fuschia400x532Fuchsia desk chair from Apartment Therapy

design-happens-white-living-room-colored-touches300x333Classic, casual living room from Simply Natural Decor

If you’re still cooped up inside, create a crafty photo collage. Those stacks of old photos now take center stage.

 design-happens-red-frames-hallway400x519Hallway gallery from Katie Did

design-happens-frame-wallpaper400x486Interactive wallpaper from OWCL

design-happens-frame-collage320x295Bedroom gallery from Thrifty Stylish Home

There’s no better way to showcase an inspiring shot than to use it as wallpaper.

design-happens-photo-wallpaper321x392From Bueller Designs

6 Responses

  1. Carole Ann says:

    I absolutely love the wallpaper with the three young girls on it. I have two sisters and two long time friends that are like sisters to me and I would certainly do one wall (maybe in a craft room) with that paper. Technology is great. I can't believe they can blow a photo up that large.

  2. Sandra says:

    The kitchen give away only freezes up your computer.

  3. ASM says:

    Great designs for home interiors and gifts.

    Home decor guy ( <a href="http://www.wensdecor.com)” target=”_blank”>www.wensdecor.com)

  4. Oh I just love this idea. I am going to do that this weekend.
    I hear the Internation Flower Show is open in Phili wish I could go.

  5. Mary says:

    How does the plants work in the books? A plastic liner inside to not ruin the books? That is very cool.

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