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What Does Your Bouquet Say

What Does Your Bouquet Say? Flower Color Meaning and Symbolism

Giving flowers is a thoughtful sentiment but are your certain you are sending the right message? Learn about flower color meaning and symbolism to personalize your gift. Send an “I love you” with red gerbera daisies, an “I appreciate everything you do” with calla lilies or a “you’re a great friend” with yellow potted begonias. Or combine colors to share a truly …

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4 Brilliant Ways to Repurpose and Display Your Finished Coloring Pages

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hit with the Adult Coloring Book craze! I’m the type of person …

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Turn Your Finished Coloring Art into Crafty Coasters!

Relaxing and enjoying a bit of coloring to de-stress and explore your creativity can often be just the thing to …

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These are GORGeous! 6 totally unique and interesting ways to decorate a flower pot

6 Awesome Ways to Decorate a Flower Pot

If you have a garden there’s a good chance that you have a large collection of pots. Surely you have …

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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 …

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5 Stunning Hellebore Varieties You MUST See!

Hellebores (Hellborus) are commonly known as Lenten Rose given their blooms are a late winter / early springtime staple in zone 4-9 shade gardens.  The toothed, …

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Hooray for Hellebores! Read All About These Elegant Evergreen Beauties

Hellebores create excitement in gardeners that pales in comparison to other perennials. Their delicate blooms are shy—they hang their heads hiding the most beautiful …

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    These Hardy Perennials are the Toughest on the Block

    Every garden needs the personal touch that comes from unique and diverse plants. Yet those plants are not always the easiest to care for. These lists of tried-and-true hardy perennials for sun and shade are essential to build the foundation of a garden. Whether you’re hoping …

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  • How To Grow Salad Indoors

    Year-Round Salad Gardening: How to Build an Indoor Garden Shelf

    Some of us can garden all year outdoors yet others, who have cold, winter weather may want to look for ways to bring the garden inside. While there are plenty of creative ideas for indoor edible gardening, I love the idea of creating a garden …

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  • Creative Gifts For Gardeners Nature Lovers And More

    Uniquely Creative Gifts for Gardeners & Nature Lovers

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

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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 (which is not the polyester sheets found in craft stores), you can expect to pay around $10-$20 a yard! Skip the fabric …

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  • Stuffed Animal Shelves From Branches

    DIY Branch Swing Shelves

    In addition to working on garden projects outside, I often find myself bringing the outdoors in. Whether it’s through terrariums, coat racks, or coasters, the garden provides much inspiration for indoor decor. Given my evident dedication to all things nature, it wasn’t much of  leap …

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  • Avocado Face Mask

    Avocado Face Mask Recipe

    Please welcome guest blogger, Michelle Pino, from Skana Spa who has stopped by today to share an all-natural recipe for an avocado and carrot face mask. ~ A Fresh Face For Your Valentine Are you feeling a little less fresh-faced than usual? The brisk air from winter …

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  • Homemade Root Beer Recipe

    Homemade Root Beer Recipe

    Have you ever wondered what the flavour is in root beer? Or why it’s called root beer? Well those little mysteries are unraveled for us: root beer is made of a complex combination of different roots. Supposedly root beer was originally invented by Charles Hires, …

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    Blood Orange and Raspberry Jam Recipe

    Some things seem to be drawn together organically, like the flavors of blood orange and raspberry.  It’s citrus season here in the winter- the only time of the year blood oranges are available. Since raspberries are abundant in late summer this jam recipe is prepared …

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  • Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Cold Process Handmade Soap RECIPE With All Natural Ingredients

    Cold-Process All-Natural Handmade Soap

    This nourishing, all-natural, handmade soap makes a wonderful gift for yourself and others.   This post describes the step-by-step instructions on how to make cold-process soap, plus has three amazing recipes to try (scroll down to the bottom of this post for the recipes): Lemongrass Ginger …

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  • ToMakeYouSmileBirdhouses

    Trash to Treasure Birdhouse Inspiration

    Gardening is wonderful therapy for me.  Some may find my garden to be a mess, with hundreds of plants all tucked in together with limited structure and order while others will stop on the sidewalk to tell me that they enjoy walking by daily to …

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