Another genius why-didn't-I-think-of-that idea, from the folks at Marie Claire Maison (via Poppytalk). Create a flower arrangement in a jar, and then cover the bottom inch or two with a layer or water.
DIY Tea Tin Herbs Add welcome colour to a windowsill or kitchen shelf with a touch of greenery. Planting herbs in little vintage-inspired tea tins is a great way to have year-round plant life in your apartment. It's good for cooking, too!