Category Archive for: ‘Month October Week 4’

Jelena Witch Hazel

Check Out These Cool Characters! The Top Plants for Winter Garden Interest

Winter doesn’t have to be white in the garden. Even if there is a blanket of snow covering the soil, these colorful characters will add some pizzazz to the winter garden with their showy limbs, bright berries, and even some flowers! Here are some ideas for what to plant for winter garden interest.   Emerald Colonnade Holly This beautiful evergreen …

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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 than with a unique wood slice project. I created a guide over on my eBay blog with tips to make something creative with …

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17 Easy Homemade Gifts From The Kitchen Round Up

Easy and Delicious Homemade Gifts From the Kitchen

There’s nothing like a homemade gift; especially one that’s edible. I purposely preserve extra jams and jellies each year for gift giving. My friends and family look forward to my baskets of homemade food gifts that I give out for special occasions. An edible gift is perfect for those hard-to-shop-for people in your life, as well as those who already have …

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Simple Thanksgiving Table Decor Craft Project With Fall Leaves And Burlap

Fall Leaves and Burlap DIY Candles

These festive autumn candle holders combine some of my very favourite craft supplies to work with: mason jars, fall leaves, and burlap ribbon. This simple project will add a rustic glamour to Thanksgiving entertaining or make a great gift.   Burlap reminds me of fall. I’m not quite sure why, perhaps because it’s the colour of the garden going to …

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How To Grow It Eat It Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard: Grow it! Eat it!

Swiss Chard is the colorful star of this installment of the Grow it! Eat it! series, where we will talk about growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating these highly ornamental greens. Grow It! Chard comes in many colours and is highly decorative in the garden. This cool season lover is right at home in the flower garden but it makes such …

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Green Tea Terrarium Square

Green Tea Terrarium

This project is just one of the fabulous projects from Kat Geiger’s brand new book, Terrariums Reimagined: Mini Worlds Made in Creative Containers. This full-color craft book that shows you how to make and maintain 24 playful plant environments in unique containers. You can create an arid desert with cacti in an old light fixture. Plant colorful succulents in an unused fish tank. …

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