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Plenty Of All Natural Craft Ideas For Gifts You Would Actually Want To Get Handmade Soap Candles Coasters Foodie Gifts And Much More

Homemade Gift Ideas

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All Natural Candles From How To Make Soy Beeswax Mason Jar Candles

Soy Beeswax Jar Candles

Warming up with the the fragrance and glow of handmade candles is even more pleasurable when you use healing essential oils and natural wax. These soy and beeswax candles are easy to make as you can see from this step-by-step tutorial. I like to use a blend of both soy wax and beeswax and don’t add additional colour. The more …

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This Evergreen Wreath Is Made Completely From Trees And Shrubs In The Garden

Gardening For Your Front Door: Making Fresh Wreaths

Every year we like to hang a different wreath on our front door during the holidays. We’ve amassed a collection of wreaths to match the holiday season trends of sparkly red berries, Christmas ornaments, peacock feathers, and square-shaped boxwood but my favorites are most certainly natural, fresh wreaths. A fresh wreath makes for an individual work of art that smells …

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Chalkboard Painted Wood Snowflake Ornaments

Chalk Painted Wood Ornaments and Gift Tags

I like to include an handmade ornament as embellishment to holiday gifts. I believe that packaging is important to the overall gift giving experience. Wrapping is where the magic begins. The anticipation of what lies beneath sparkly wrap and ribbon adds to the overall joy of receiving the gift. It increases the fun in giving the gift too for those …

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Ornaments And Ribbon Decorate A Tall Skinnt Cedar Tree From Christmas Tree From How To Make A Nine Foot Grinch Tree

How to Make a Nine-Foot Grinch Tree

There are many versions of the Dr. Seuss-inspired Grinch Christmas tree, from Whoville-esque trees adorned with candy-coloured ornaments to snow-covered, oddly-shaped trees that set the scene outdoors. Perhaps the most iconic is a tall, skinny evergreen wound up with wire with a heavy ornament dangling from the curved-over top. These represent the trees that Mr. Grinch robbed of ornaments then …

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How To Get Your Air Plant To Bloom

Air Plants in Seashells

Air plants look striking all on their own without the need for soil or a container. Planted in a seashell, however, and they have personality!  By planted, I simply mean placing, because that’s all that is required beyond finding an air plant you like and a shell to make its home. Place a seashell and air plant into a terrarium, …

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