All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘handmade holiday gifts’

Delicate Purple And White Blooms Of Oxalis

Painted Jar Planters + Shamrocks

St. Patrick’s Day typically reminds folks of leprechauns, green beer, Ireland, and shamrocks: the symbol seen on green-felt fedoras. But I’m a plant nerd so I think about the shamrock from a botanical point (and I try not to remember those nights drinking green beer). The symbol of Ireland is the three-leaf old white clover, Trifolium repens, which is common in North …

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Easy To Make Lavender And Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Lavender and Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Add a little luxury to the bath with these moisturizing cocoa butter bath melts. They are made with ingredients so natural that you could eat them, and you might just want to! The cocoa, coconut, lavender aroma makes my mouth water for what is essentially a truffle. These truffles are best used in the bath, however, as the silky soft …

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Theres No Moosetaking My Love For You DIY Seed Paper Valentine

Valentines That Grow!

Now here is a gift that sprouts up beautiful flowers or yummy veggies when planted, homemade seed paper Valentines! This DIY project requires no special equipment and recycles paper into something much more attractive—pressed handmade paper with embedded seeds. The paper can be cut out in any share you want, but for this project I’ve turned seed paper into woodland critters that …

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Plenty Of All Natural Craft Ideas For Gifts You Would Actually Want To Get Handmade Soap Candles Coasters Foodie Gifts And Much More

Homemade Gift Ideas

  Making gifts for the holidays or an occasion can be a lot of fun, but is end-product something you really would want to get as a gift? I have given handmade gifts (and in some cases received homemade gifts) for many a birthday, neighbour, teacher, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentines Day, etc. The number one rule in gift giving is …

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All Natural Candles From How To Make Soy Beeswax Mason Jar Candles

Soy Beeswax Jar Candles

Warming up with the the fragrance and glow of handmade candles is even more pleasurable when you use healing essential oils and natural wax. These soy and beeswax candles are easy to make as you can see from this step-by-step tutorial. I like to use a blend of both soy wax and beeswax and don’t add additional colour. The more …

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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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