by Grace Bonney

These days, I’m borderline obsessed with finding ways to bring the outside in. Six-foot blooming branches in a vase? Sure thing. Terrariums in every room of the house? Yup. Living room lamp that happens to have moss growing inside? Check. So when I saw these cute twigs turned into magnets (called “Trooks“), I spotted yet another way to slowly turn my apartment into an actual tree house. I’ve been collecting twig-hooks ever since I discovered Live Wire Farm, but these tiny versions from Geoffrey Fisher are a great way to bring a little bit of nature to an unexpected place. Each one has magnets on the back and works perfectly to hold your keys or anything else you might use on a regular basis. You can order a set right here on Geoffrey’s site, or if you’re feeling crafty, make something similar with Kate’s project right here. Thanks to Robin at Urban Gardens for the tip! xo, grace

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