All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘DIY’

This Evergreen Wreath Is Made Completely From Trees And Shrubs In The Garden

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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100 Handmade Christmas Projects

100 Handmade Christmas Projects!

One hundred projects. Handmade DIYs. All for the holidays? Yep! Go grab yourself an eggnog latte and prepare to be inspired! Twenty-five of some of my very favourite bloggers are each showcasing four of their very best projects for Christmas. First we will start with my fav four:   A Very Merry Holly Wreath   Painted Acorn Ornaments (made with …

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Simple Thanksgiving Table Decor Craft Project With Fall Leaves And Burlap

Fall Leaves and Burlap DIY Candles

These festive autumn candle holders combine some of my very favourite craft supplies to work with: mason jars, fall leaves, and burlap ribbon. This simple project will add a rustic glamour to Thanksgiving entertaining or make a great gift.   Burlap reminds me of fall. I’m not quite sure why, perhaps because it’s the colour of the garden going to …

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Gorgous Deck Or Patio Storage DIY BBQ Cabinet With Chalk Paint

Before and After: DIY BBQ Cabinet

Outdoor living and entertaining are a big part of my summer and early fall, so I want my back deck to look welcoming and pulled together. All the BBQ stations and cabinets I have seen are functional wood, steel, or tile, and look like they are meant to go with the BBQ. Hey, there is nothing wrong with that! Except …

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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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