All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘branch’

Cute Gnomes Made From Branches

Twiggy Gnomes and Gardens

Aren’t these little gnomes made out of branches adorable!? As I was decorating a miniature Christmas tree to set out in the play garden I realized that I had no gnomes to give the tree to. It’s not that I’m against gnomes. I made Woody, the moss-covered wild man, for a charity event that I was involved in. As he was part of a …

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Beautiful Cherry Blossom Branch

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing is the term used for bringing plants indoors to bloom. The term may be a tad too strong for cut branches, though. Forcing, in regards to bulbs, can mean months of chilling, then planting, then watering, then growing. Bulbs really need some strong urging to grow and bloom indoors. Flowering branches, however, require more of a gentle encouragement than a strong arm. …

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Women's Day Feb 2013 Branch Out

Branching Out: My Project in Women’s Day

If you don’t have the February 2013 issue of Women’s Day magazine yet, then go get it! I’ll wait…. …Ok, now turn to page 48. Yup, that’s me and my branch coat rack project in Genius Ideas (why, thank you.). A few months ago I was contacted by the magazine about the Branch Coat Rack project I shared on Women’s Day’s DIY Pinterest Board. …

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A Bunch Of Crafty Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

20 Crafty Recycling Projects You Can Make With Your Christmas Tree

There really is nothing like a fresh tree for Christmas. It smells wonderful and brings a bit of the outdoors inside for a short while. When Christmas is over it’s time to hack it up for recycling but it seems to me that there is a more fitting end for something so special. Not one to waste the bounty which …

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Enamel Dig For Victory Mug And Natural Branch Coasters Project Via Garden Therapy Coasters Recycle1

Natural Branch Coasters

Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings.  This project goes perfectly with the Branch Coat Rack I made a few months ago. It was a sad day when the largest, oldest tree on my street was hacked down and unceremoniously …

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