Category Archive for: ‘Month October Week 2’

Lavender Melt And Pour Soap

Gorgeous Lavender Oatmeal Soap Cupcakes (That Anyone Can Make)

This lavender oatmeal soap is soothing and calming for your skin. And any recipe that uses my garden-grown lavender rates especially high in my books! Lavender is my favorite ingredient, especially when it comes to natural beauty recipes, a slight addiction which can be seen in a simple search for lavender crafts. But along with being one of my favorite …

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Fall Cranberry Harvest: Touring the Cranberry Bogs in BC

Did you know that British Columbia is the 3rd largest cranberry producer worldwide? BC produces about 17 million kilograms of cranberries annually on about 50 family farm operations. Cranberries are native to North America and are prized for their tart flavor and anti-inflammatory properties. Cranberries are higher in antioxidants than pretty much every other fruit out there, which makes it a …

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Color Like a Designer: How to Choose a Color Palette for Adult Coloring Books

Adult coloring has become hugely popular, and for good reason! The simple act of coloring has proven to be stress relieving and even considered a form of meditation. I love spending an evening at home watching a movie or playing music, sipping some wine, and coloring in my favorite coloring book. Not only is it a relaxing activity, it also …

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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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Cranberry Floating Candle Table Decor

Festive Ways to Use Fresh Cranberries

Fresh cranberries! These beautiful, tart berries are a hallmark of the holidays. They can be added to baking, made into the sweetest sauce to grace holiday dinners, and make for some gorgeous decorations. One of my favorite fall traditions is to attend the cranberry festival in Fort Langley, BC. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from my home …

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