All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘crafts’

How To Make An Evergreen Herb Candle Step 5

Evergreen Pressed Evergreen Herb Candles

These DIY pressed herb candles are perfect for anytime of year because they are created with evergreen herbs which are always available. Using beeswax or soy wax, canning jars, evergreen clippings, and essential oils, these candles make for beautiful handmade gifts and home decor that brings the outdoors in. Since I began working at a local apothecary here in Portland, Oregon, …

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Finished Miniature Wreath With Real Evergreens Pinecones And Seed Heads

Miniature Evergreen Wreath Ornaments + Giveaway!

With just a snippet from an outdoor evergreen you’re well on your way to making these miniature wreath ornaments. You can hang them on the tree, use them to decorate the outdoors, add them to gifts, or even use them as napkin rings! No matter how you use them they are fun and simple project to bring the outdoors in. …

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How To Make Glass Gazing Balls For Miniature Gardens

Simple Gazing Balls Idea for Miniature Gardens

Great Balls of Glass! Gazing balls in the garden are all the rage. It all started back in Venice, Italy where hand-blown glass artistry adorns all parts of the home, including the lawn. After that, decorative gazing balls traveled their way around Europe and while they were considered a Victorian era decor piece for English gardens, gazing balls can now be …

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Herbal Hotpad For Tea

Sew Creative! Make this Herb Scented Tea Trivet

I’m always on the look out for new craft projects that can easily double as handmade gifts for friends and family. While sifting through my collection of vintage craft magazines, I came across the idea of a scented tea trivet. How nice it would be to sit down for tea, and have the heat of the teapot release the scent …

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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 some time. When I started researching on how I should tackle this process, I came …

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Free Coloring Pages

Free Grown Up Coloring Pages to Feed Your Addiction

I have a confession: I love to color. I even have my own stash of art supplies: color pencils, gel pens, sharpies and much more. Yes, I will color with my kids on occasion, but I’ve got two boys and coloring superheroes it’s not my cup of tea (THIS is my cup of tea). Whenever I get a free moment …

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