Category Archive for: ‘Crafts’

Brilliant Shine On These DIY Gold Painted Pots

My Gilty Pleasure: Gold Painted Flower Pots

I’m pleasantly surprised at what a little gold paint can do to transform a plain, old flower pot. My new “gilty” pleasure is to gilt everything in sight, because the results are so brilliant in such a short period of time. With a bit of experimentation and some different textured pots, I think these gold-painted flower pots are the most expensive-looking …

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Aromatherapy Closet Fresheners

These Aromatherapy Closet Fresheners are a Crafty Way to Outsmart Moths

I love bugs. I mean, I’m a gardener and I can see the benefit of all insects, even those who want to munch on my veggies or decimate my flowers. But I have very little tolerance for pests IN the house. Sure the occasional spider doesn’t phase me, but moths are my mortal enemy. Here is my story on how I …

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DIY Air Dry Clay Planters

Rainy Day Gardening: Make This Indoor Hanging Clay Planter

It may be raining day in, day out here in the Pacific Northwest, but that doesn’t stop me from getting my hands dirty indoors with this fun hanging clay planter project. I spent a few dreary afternoons making these air-dry clay planters to display a few of my favorite indoor succulents and I must say my home is a little more …

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DIT Succulent Zen Garden

Find Peace of Mind in a Mini Succulent Zen Garden

Tap into your inner bliss and capture the intimate essence of nature by creating your very own miniature succulent zen garden. One of my resolutions for this year has been to make more time for self-love and self-care. So far, I’ve fallen in love with my home yoga practice, enjoyed long soaks in a hot bath, and have found myself eager …

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If you are looking for simple way to get creative with colleagues or to add some art therapy to your book club, here are some creative ideas for hosting a hip coloring party, that trades in the sippy cup for a wine glass.

Come on, Get Crafty: Host an Adult Coloring Party!

I recently hosted a coloring party with friends, but not the same kind that I used to have as a kid. As a creative person, I can’t get enough adult coloring, and I wanted to share it with my friends. We gathered for a fun evening of sipping wine, chatting, and coloring in our favorite books. If you are looking for simple way …

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Flower Pot Wreath From 32 Terracotta Pot Hacks.

32 Terracotta Pot Hacks to Liven Up Your Home and Garden

Terracotta pots are my favorite containers to use in the garden. They are inexpensive, available in my different sizes and shapes and made from natural materials. Even if you use them as it, terracotta pots add beautiful color and texture to any type of potted plant. Did you know how versatile terracotta pots are? There are some pretty creative terracotta …

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