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Make a beautiful fresh wreath with a variety of greenery cut from the garden with this easy step-by-step tutorial

The Everything Wreath: Fresh, Festive, and Free

The everything wreath is everything you could hope for in a holiday decoration: it’s fresh, festive, and free! Take the challenge this year to make a fresh wreath and get a little garden therapy while you are at it. The best part is that you will come up with something different every time you try it!  Fresh, Festive, and Free …

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Succulent snow globes are the perfect decorations for plant lovers. Make these DIY decorations from easy-to-find materials and enjoy the garden all year.

A Succulent Snow Globe Will be the Star of Your Collection

These are the perfect winter decorations for plant lovers: succulent snow globes! A snow globe is meant as a souvenir …

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How to overwinter succulents, both hardy and tender by knowing what they need to go dormant as well as soil, temperature, light, and watering needs.

Overwinter Succulents to Keep Them Beautiful All Year Long

With succulents at the height of popularity, there is now a great variety of interesting new plants available for the …

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This easy-to-make fresh holly wreath dotted with bright red berries is a traditional way to decorate for Christmas. See how to make one at home in this DIY.

A Very Merry Fresh Holly Wreath for Christmas

A fresh holly wreath dotted with bright red berries is a traditional way to decorate for Christmas. While I love to …

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Take some inspiration from the outdoors by making a leather and birch bark picture frame that can be used and so many different ways around the house: to display photos, hang on wall as a wreath, or as a dry erase board.

Three Creative Ways to Use This DIY Birch Bark Picture Frame

Take some inspiration from the outdoors by making a leather and birch bark picture frame that can be used in …

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Merry Little Christmas Miniature Garden Projects & Creative Ideas

During the holiday season, you may turn your sights to indoor decorating, cooking, and entertaining. With all the hustle and …

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Make These Easy Pinecone Spheres - an easy nature project for festive holiday decor

Holiday Decorating with Nature: DIY Pinecone Spheres

This holiday decor project takes very little time yet it’s surprising how many uses you may find for some festive …

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  • Make a beautiful fresh wreath with a variety of greenery cut from the garden with this easy step-by-step tutorial

    The Everything Wreath: Fresh, Festive, and Free

    The everything wreath is everything you could hope for in a holiday decoration: it’s fresh, festive, and free! Take the challenge this year to make a fresh wreath and get a little garden therapy while you are at it. The best part is that you …

    Read More
  • How To Make Pinecone Firestarters

    These Festive Pinecone Firestarters Make a Crafty Gift and a Fun Fall Project

    If you are anything like me you have a collection of pinecones somewhere. Perhaps you found some delightful ones on a walk in the neighborhood or a visit to a park. They just begged to be picked up, don’t they? That’s nature doing its job. …

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  • Creative Gifts For Gardeners Nature Lovers And More

    Uniquely Creative Gifts for Gardeners & Nature Lovers

    If you are looking for creative and unique gifts for gardeners and nature lovers you have come to the right place! This list is all things quirky and cool which the gardener in your life probably doesn’t have already, but will certainly love. Read on …

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    Make a Miniature Twig Reindeer Ornament

    Expand your miniature garden menagerie to include pets or favorite animals, like this twig reindeer. Consider tiny spruce branches for ears or furry antlers and use tiny Christmas balls or lights cut from ornaments to decorate them. You will surely find an abundance of miniature …

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  • Bleached Single Pinecone

    How to Make GORGEOUS Bleached Pinecones

    Pinecones are iconic natural items to use for seasonal decor. Instead of painting or bedazzling them with glitter this year, try giving them a softer, weathered look by bleaching them! Bleached pinecones require very few supplies and is an easy project. Even so, it does take …

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  • How To Choose A Perfect Christmas Tree

    Know Your Tree! How to Choose the Right Fresh Christmas Tree for Your Family

    What makes the “best” Christmas tree? Having sold fresh cut Christmas trees for many years, I can attest to the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In truth, your best fresh Christmas tree may look vastly different than someone else’s. …

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  • Houseplants For Low Light

    Gorgeous Indoor Plants that LOVE the Dark

    Do you want to brighten up a dark corner or your home, or add a little life to the basement? There are a number of beautiful indoor plants that are ready for the job. A handful of tropical, broad-leaf plants are primed for low-light situations …

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  • Chalkboard Painted Wood Snowflake Ornaments

    Chalk Painted Wood Ornaments and Gift Tags

    I like to include a small handmade ornament as embellishment to holiday gifts. I believe that packaging is important to the overall gift-giving experience. Wrapping is where the magic begins. The anticipation of what lies beneath sparkly wrap and ribbon adds to the overall joy …

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  • Candy Cane Lip Balm Recipe

    Candy Cane Lip Balm

    Now here is a case of a moment on the lips means NOTHING on the hips! A completely calorie-free indulgence that’s lip-smacking good, and, hey, it smell great too: candy cane lip balm. This is one holiday treat that you’ll be pulling out all year …

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  • DIY Christmas Planter

    Holiday Planter Before and After

    Looking around at the garden center, there are just so many beautiful holiday planter varieties you can buy to create a festive welcome at your home. These planters are exceptionally easy to make yourself with some found clippings around the garden or even the bottom branches of your Christmas tree!

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