Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2011’

Win A Set Of Studio Blooms Art Cards Contest NEW

Win a Set of Six Studio Blooms Art Cards

In celebration of the newly opened Garden Therapy Handmade Shop we are giving away a set of six Studio Blooms art cards.  These cards have vibrant 4×6 photos of the flowers photographed  for the throw pillows in the store.  Each photo is affixed to organic, recycled paper cards.  Givaway runs from now until December 15, 2011.  Sorry, contest is open to the US /Canada only. …

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How To Make Soy And Beeswax Candles With Wax Succulents

Beeswax Succulent Mason Jar Candles

These mason jar candles topped with a beeswax succulents look impressive but are super simple to make. This project can be done with homemade soy and beeswax candles, or even to top a store-bought votive. We’ll continue on our theme for making homemade holiday gifts again this week for this Weekend’s Project: a DIY Beeswax Succulent Mason Jar Candles Tutorial. The beauty of …

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Garden Therapy Handmade: Now Open!

We are so proud to announce the launch of Garden Therapy Handmade on Etsy.  This labour of love involved combining the passion for gardening, photography and home décor into one unique project: Studio Blooms. But a harvest?  Why, yes!  Flowers were grown in our home garden, photographed in studio, then enlarged to mammoth proportions in order to showcase the magnificent details of each individual flower.  The photographs were …

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Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Cold Process Handmade Soap RECIPE With All Natural Ingredients

Cold-Process All-Natural Handmade Soap

This nourishing, all-natural, handmade soap makes a wonderful gift for yourself and others.  This post describes the step-by-step instructions on how to make cold-process soap, plus has three amazing recipes to try (scroll down to the bottom of this post for the recipes): Lemongrass Ginger Coffee Kitchen Soap Rosemary Spearmint Energizing Shower Soap Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Soap All are made with natural vegetable …

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Mushroom Hunting

Many fall days are spent raking leaves and looking up at colourful, changing trees, but it can be just as pleasurable to  slow down and hunt for what lies below.  Over the past few days we abandoned the garden, grabbed the dogs and found a host of fascinating fungi. . It’s now the season for picking wild mushrooms in the woods. Even though there …

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