Archive for Category: "Gardening"

Spring Front Door Wreath

This week I am getting to the business of making my front door look like Spring. You know what they say,”if you build it they will come”. So fingers crossed it will look inviting enough to bring on my favorite season.                             [...]

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Happy Houseplants

We all agree that potted plants are a great way to bring the outdoors in, especially during the cold winter months. At the workshop, we are always looking for fresh ideas and we think we nailed it with these creative displays that will show off your houseplants in a whole new way. Spotted on The [...]

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Small Paradise

The sky’s turning gray and January is an inch away. We yearn for the greener days and warmer air of spring. We can only dream. These terrariums bring us back to the colorful days we most long for. Spotted on Sumally Spotted on Sumally Spotted on Sumally Spotted on Uncrate Spotted on Goodwill Spotted on [...]

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Falling for Fall

This time of year is one of earth’s finest. The jewel of the season? Why the brilliant colored leaves of course. So “keep it simple” and just trim your trees or collect fallen branches and allow them to stand tall and proud in an urn, vase, basket or bucket. Spotted on Frugal Design Girl Spotted [...]

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Think Inside the Vase

  Materials glass containers and vases fresh cut flowers flower cutters Get Started 1. Fill vase or container about half-way with water. 2. Depending on the size of the vase, pick a smaller or larger flower. 3. Then, clip the flower at the base of the flower head, float it in the vase, and place [...]

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Enjoy Green in the Winter

I don’t know about you, but the dreary overcast skies are really putting a damper on the colors around here. And, it’s times like these that I need a quick way to add just enough green to liven things up, put some pep in my step. When you can’t rely on a sunny day to [...]

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Christmas Centerpiece Projects

With gifts to wrap, stockings to hang, and Christmas cookies to bake, tabletop decor for your holiday meal can easily be overlooked. But you don’t need to buy a bunch of supplies or expensive flowers to make a beautiful holiday table. Collect bits of nature, reuse garden supplies and delve into the candy drawer to [...]

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Being Green

You see a basketball…I see a centerpiece! One of the best parts of my day is when I get to hear from you…whether it’s questions about where to find a project supply, suggestions for a new cook-nest-grow topic to cover, or feedback on a recipe that became a new family favorite. Seeing and responding to [...]

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Gourdgeous Centerpiece

Still have pumpkins and gourds left over from Halloween? Keep the fall decor evolving within the season with a Gourdgeous Fall Centerpiece. Spell out your thanks or write a fun fall message across a few pumpkins. Then, set it out to welcome guests at a buffet table, line a few smaller ones down the center [...]

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Fall Garland Project

It’s the first day of November and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to transition from Halloween to traditional fall decor around my home. I love this simple garland (via Fun.kyti.me) made from Indian corn, twine and burlap. This is a no-sew project that requires hot glue, a couple eyelet screws, and a wood [...]

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