All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘DIY’

Compost Tea Bucket

Make Compost Tea With This DIY Home Brewer

Please welcome guest blogger for the day and author of the book, The Mini Farming Guide to Composting: Self-Sufficiency from Your Kitchen to Your Backyard, Brett L. Markham. Brett is the author of the popular Mini Farming books, including Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, Maximizing Your Mini Farm, and the handbooks The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening and The …

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dried flower wreath

Preserving the Ornamental Garden: How to Dry Flowers, Leaves, Stems, and Pods for Crafting

Collecting flowers, leaves, stems, and pods from the garden now, will give you a treasure trove of beautiful dried plants to craft with all year long. Please welcome Guest Blogger, Ann Clements, from the Sunshine Coast of BC, a dancer, naturalist, and avid plant preserver. If you are looking for expert tips in saving the most decorative parts of the …

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Branches Made Into Coat Rack Small

Branch Coat Rack Tutorial

This inexpensive and easy weekend project shows you how to create a stylish coat rack with just some branches, paint, and a few tools. Materials: Branches with strong sections of wood that are no smaller than ¾” in diameter Bypass pruners / pruning saw Cedar plank or other raw, natural wood Drill / screwdriver Wood screws White latex paint Directions: …

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Valentines Day Printable Lavender Eye Pillows Small

Valentine’s Lavender Eye Pillows Printable

Here a cute printable to romance-up some homemade lavender eye pillows (from this tutorial).  Just be careful the soothing scent doesn’t put your Valentine to sleep too early! Valentines Day Eye Pillow Printable Love Valentines Day Eye Pillow Printable Amore

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Holiday Planter Burlap Green Ribbon Bow Medium

DIY Burlap-Wrapped Holiday Planters and Front Door Décor

  Ready for your weekend project?  It’s holiday-themed planters this week and a quick tour of our front door, decorated for the season in non-traditional but natural tones of deep green, eucalyptus blue, and golden yellow. It just didn’t feel like a red and green year for the holiday planters and wreath.  Somewhat inspired by the golden berries and seeded eucalyptus …

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Holiday Wreath

Gardening For Your Front Door: Making Fresh Wreaths

Every year we like to hang a different wreath on our front door during the holidays. We’ve amassed a collection of wreaths to match the holiday season trends of sparkly red berries, Christmas ornaments, peacock feathers, and square-shaped boxwood but my favorites are most certainly natural, fresh wreaths. A fresh wreath makes for an individual work of art that smells …

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