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How to make beautiful handmade embossed soap

Good Clean Fun: THE Idea Book for Creative Melt and Pour Soap Projects

It’s the feeling of giddiness you get when you are doing something you love; the smile you can’t keep off your face. You might even sing or hum from bliss. That is how I feel when making soap. It’s good, clean fun. I have been making all of my own cold process soap and natural beauty products for many years …

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Pretty Felted Succulent Wreath

A Fall-Inspired Felted Succulent Wreath

In looking for a non-traditional take on a fall wreath, this year I went with something completely different, felted succulents made from wool sweaters. This DIY wreath is easy to make and can be brought out every year to mark the changing of the seasons. Warm up to autumn this year with a cozy fall wreath made from thrifted sweaters. …

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The Complete Checklist For Garden Tasks In Fall Apple Basket

The Complete Fall Garden Checklist

Now the temperature is getting a cooler and the sunlight hours are shorter, it’s time to start your fall garden preparation. This fall garden checklist is a handy guide to help you wrap up your garden for winter. Some people like to clean everything up in the fall so that the garden looks neat and tidy as it goes into …

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Water Lettuce Indoor Garden

An Eerily Beautiful Indoor Water Garden

This indoor water garden is sure to get conversation started. It’s fuzzy rosette leaves float above the surface, while it’s dark, feathery roots float below. It is part flower arrangement and part houseplant—a delightful mix that won’t fade into the background. An indoor water garden adds a touch of whimsy and a peek-a-boo view below the surface. Follow along with …

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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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How To Collect Seeds From The Garden

Getting Back to Basics with Seed Saving

Seed saving is a lost art that seems to be making it’s way back to popularity with gardeners. Seeds are largely inexpensive to buy, making them an easy and economical way to grow your garden. But there are some reasons that seed saving is coming back into vogue in the home garden. First, seed saving will not only save seeds but also …

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