Category Archive for: ‘Crafts’

Cute Gnomes Made From Branches

Twiggy Gnomes and Gardens

Aren’t these little gnomes made out of branches adorable!? As I was decorating a miniature Christmas tree to set out in the play garden I realized that I had no gnomes to give the tree to. It’s not that I’m against gnomes. I made Woody, the moss-covered wild man, for a charity event that I was involved in. As he was part of a …

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Herbal Hotpad For Tea

Sew Creative! Make this Herb Scented Tea Trivet

I’m always on the look out for new craft projects that can easily double as handmade gifts for friends and family. While sifting through my collection of vintage craft magazines, I came across the idea of a scented tea trivet. How nice it would be to sit down for tea, and have the heat of the teapot release the scent …

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How To Make This Adorable Gnome Minaiture Tree

This Miniature Mushroom Tree is for the Gnomes

Forget the birds, this sweet little mushroom tree is for the gnomes! I made this miniature tree with glass mushrooms, an outdoor conifer, and a plant pot made out of a tiny bucket. It is meant to be kept outdoors in the garden with the garden gnomes. Materials* *Some of the following links may be affiliates while others are not. Either way, …

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Creative Wood Slice Project Ideas

Creative Wood Slice Projects

Slices of branches or tree trunks are all the rage! It’s no wonder why there are so many uses for these rustic yet beautiful cross-sections of wood. I can’t think of a better way to bring the outdoors in. I create a guide over on my eBay blog with tips to make something creative with wood slices for your home or …

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Tint Terrarium Projects

Make These Colorful Terrariums to Brighten Up Your Day!

These brightly-hued, vibrant terrariums come alive with living air plants (Tillandsia), colorful sand, stones, pebbles, shells, reindeer moss, and miniature garden accessories. Learn how to design and care for one of these gorgeous colorful creations. I wrote out all the step-by-step instructions over on eBay where I collaborate as a blogger.  Make These Colorful Air Plant Terrariums By now you …

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Pine Cone Swag Tutorial

Simple & Elegant Natural Pinecone Swag

Here’s an easy to make decor accessory made with natural materials you can probably scrounge up in your yard. The simple and elegant pinecone swag can be hung on the door, stair banisters, or even the front gate. Forage in your yard, the woods, or a friendly neighbor’s garden for the greens and pinecones for this stylish holiday-themed craft. Materials: *Pinecones (assorted sizes) …

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