Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2015’

Celebrate Summer With This Shooting Star Succulent Planter DIY Project

Shooting Star Succulent Planter

This festive succulent star centerpiece makes for a beautiful container display and table decoration. Set the planter out on the outdoor table for decoration or hang it on a fence or wall in a sunny spot that you can enjoy all summer long. I made this succulent star to adorn my patio table which is in hot, direct, unrelenting sun. …

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Grow Happy And Healthy Succulents With This Essential Guide

The Essential Guide to Growing Happy + Healthy Succulents

Succulents are all the rage, and for good reason. They are beautiful, interesting, and in most cases easy to care for. They are often used as decor both indoors and out, yet that doesn’t mean that they ARE decor (ie: meant to be set on a fireplace mantle to collect dust). Succulents are living plants that require some care to …

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Apricot Butter From Preservation Society

Easy Apricot Butter Recipe

No matter what time of year it is, apricot butter is a tangy, sweet treat. Served on a soft, mild cheese like brie or ricotta alongside crackers it makes for an upscale addition to the charcuterie while remaining easy to make. Or serve with a fresh loaf of french bread for a simple treat. Camilla Wynne joins us to share this …

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Mossart Frames And Sofa

Moss is the New Paint: How to Create Art with Moss

Everybody loves to have plants around. They bring you tremendous energy, clean up the air and help us relax and feel good. But how about moss? And how about moss as art? Recently, in the world of natural décor, reindeer moss has stepped up as an alternative to plants and flowers. Reindeer moss is actually a type of lichen that …

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The Best Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub Recipe

Heavenly Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

This coconut oil sugar scrub is like a little slice of heaven for your skin. It smells like the Garden of Eden with a mix of essential oils such as lavender, rose, geranium, carrot seed, and ylang ylang. But the power is not only in the scent because each of these oils have a powerful healing effect on your skin. Lavender essential oil …

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Skin Brightening Floral Water Facial Recipe

Floral Water Skin Brightening Recipe

Learn how to make skin-soothing floral water straight from the garden and use it in a recipe for a lush, all-natural facial. Sue Goetz, author of the book The Herb Lover’s Spa Book: Create a Luxury Spa Experience at Home with Fragrant Herbs from Your Garden, joins us today to share her recipe for an uplifting summer treat, Floral Water Skin Brightener. …

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