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Seasons Greetings Printable Herb Packet And Recipe

Season’s Greetings! A Kitchy Printable Herb Packet Gift Idea

Quick and easy holiday gifts are essential for surviving the holiday season. This free printable “Season’s Greetings” Herb Packet is perfect for small gifts and can easily fit into the mail with your holiday greeting cards! Use herbs harvested from your own garden to create flavorful seasoning mixes paired with a simple and delicious recipe. Materials: Cardstock Ruler & X-acto …

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Bleached Single Pinecone

How to Make GORGEOUS Bleached Pinecones

Pinecones are iconic natural items to use for seasonal decor. Instead of painting or bedazzling them with glitter this year, try giving them a softer, weathered look by bleaching them! Bleached pinecones require very few supplies and is an easy project. Even so, it does take some time. When I started researching how I should tackle this process, I came across …

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How To Choose A Perfect Christmas Tree

Know Your Tree! How to Choose the Right Fresh Christmas Tree for Your Family

What makes the “best” Christmas tree? Having sold fresh cut Christmas trees for many years, I can attest to the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In truth, your best fresh Christmas tree may look vastly different than someone else’s. Size, shape, branch density, needle length, color and fragrance are some of the personal preferences …

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Free Lifes A Garden Coloring Page From Gardentherapy A5 512x663

Free Grown Up Coloring Pages to Feed Your Addiction

I have a confession: I love to color. I even have my own stash of art supplies: color pencils, gel pens, sharpies and much more. Yes, I will color with my kids on occasion, but I’ve got two boys and coloring superheroes is not my cup of tea (THIS is my cup of tea). Whenever I get a free moment …

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Houseplants For Low Light

Gorgeous Indoor Plants that LOVE the Dark

Do you want to brighten up a dark corner or your home, or add a little life to the basement? There are a number of beautiful indoor plants that are ready for the job. A handful of tropical, broad-leaf plants are primed for low-light situations through basic biology: large leaves that soak up as much light as possible. Some also …

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Make Scented Pinecones For A Pretty Home Diffuser And A Bunch Of Other Crafty Ideas

Homemade Scented Pinecones and a Pretty DIY Diffuser

Use natural scents to fill your home with the warmth of the holidays by making this pinecone aromatherapy diffuser! Scented pinecones are easy to make at home, as long as you follow a few important steps. See them here on my post over at eBay where I write more garden therapy (I have a craft & garden projects blog over …

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Yay Garden Made Is Here

Garden Made: Get it Today!

Did you know that my book, Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life , is available at your favourite bookstores? How exciting! Crafting from the garden doesn’t need to be limited to just one season—this is what I hoped to show in the four chapters of Garden Made. No matter what the season the garden is …

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These are the birds in your neighborhood

Get to Know Your Backyard Birds with These Fun Facts

Wondering which backyard birds are best at building their nests? How about which bird you can train to eat out of your hand? Or which of your garden visitors is the only bird that can fly backwards? Look no further, because we have the answers for you and a whole bunch more fun facts about the wild birds who make their home in your …

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Flower Tea Cozy From A Thrifted Sweater

No-Sew Felted Mug Cozies: an Easy but Adorable Handmade Craft

These no-sew, felted mug cozies are a simple and thrifty project perfect for people who do not sew nor have a sewing machine. This project is quick and the results are super cute. Plus, these felted mug cozies make awesome gifts for any warm beverage drinker in your life! Materials Felted sweaters in different colors – see full instructions in this post. Scissors …

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How To Felt Wool Using Thrifted Sweaters

How to Felt Wool from Thrifted Sweaters

Felted wool is a marvelous fabric. It insulates well and it doesn’t fray or unravel when cut. If you were to purchase real wool felt (not the polyester sheets found in craft stores), you can expect to pay around $10-$20 a yard! Skip the fabric stores this round and head to your local thrift store for high-quality material at a fraction of the cost.  …

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Get stocked up with the right tools and you’ll be coloring your way to a peaceful bliss in no time!

The Essential Tools for Coloring Like a Grown Up

Dear Coloring Fanatics, we have certainly stumbled upon a trend that you LOVE! Thousands have downloaded Life’s a Garden, the free printable coloring page I posted just 2 weeks ago. Read the full post here:  The Essential Tools for Grown Up Coloring When I started coloring last year with my first coloring book for grown ups, I knew that this …

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Natural Handcrafted Soaps

Make Handcrafted Soap the Easy Way!

I love using all- natural products in the bath and shower. They smell so divine and leave my skin feeling so soft that a simple morning shower can be transformed into an at-home spa treatment. Based on the wild popularity of this post on making all-natural cold-process soap from scratch, I know that you love making your own soap as much …

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  1. Allison Taylor
    Allison TaylorMarch 16,16

    Great ideas. I totally love the carpet gardening. I’ve tried to create something similar in my small backyard garden, but didn’t have much of a success. You inspired me to try again, though, and will definitely do it.

    Regards, Allison from http://windowboxescompany.co.uk/

  2. Barry
    BarryApril 21,16

    I landed on your site as i was looking for inspiration to give our garden a makeover this summer. What an impressive site, Fantastic pictures along with even better content, ive subscribed! Thanks, B

  3. Taylor
    TaylorApril 22,16

    Great blog, great tips.

  4. Paul Grant
    Paul GrantOctober 11,16

    Such a great resource! I really love reading about composting. It is indeed an environmentally helpful way to improve the garden soil and reduce waste.

    These advises has a great impact to the readers who would like to know about garden projects. Two thumbs up!

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