A way of making your indoor plants as decorations is really beautiful :) I don't like the wood-look though. I think airplants are the only ones which will work. Other plants require water drainage etc.
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Use a sunglasses case to store cords and cables in your bag. I love using my old eyeglass cases. I use them all the time fo keep my jewelery in when I travel. and also for those cords for your iphone ipod, etc.