Using Succulents With Flea Market Finds

On Father's Day, my parents, sister, and I went to the Long Beach Antique Market for a morning of treasure-hunting. I found lots of fun items that I'll be posting about in the next few days, but I wanted to share with you two great decorating ideas I saw there.
This is so simple, and yet so pretty. An old muffin tin (easily found at thrift stores or garage sales), some pretty succulents and a few votives round out the look. You can fill the while thing, or leave a few blank. I also think it would be fun to try other fillers - maybe sea glass, Japanese fishing floats, or even sea urchins.
This is another simple idea - succulents in a chipped enamelware basin. I'm a fan of enamelware anyway, but add some succulents and it's so fresh. I like that they're not planted, but still in their little store pots; it looks very casual and fun. Here are two options from Etsy: this one is $17, this one is $10.
If you haven't been to the Long Beach Antique Market, you should! It's HUGE and has over 800 sellers. This picture only shows a portion of the market...
{photo via Food &Wine - who called it one of America's Best Flea Markets}
Do you enjoy antique markets? Have you found any good decorating ideas from displays before?

Katie Hanson (1100 Sq Ft)
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  • Patrice Curedale Patrice Curedale on Jul 25, 2018

    What a fun way to spend father's day! We are LA's 4th Sunday flea market, at Pierce College in Woodland Hills. House Beautiful recently chose us as California's coolest flea market! We're called Topanga Vintage Market