Category Archive for: ‘Month December Week 1’

A rustic and natural Christmas candle centerpiece planter can be used as table decor, fireplace mantle, or even outdoors on the porch. See the DIY.

Rustic and Natural Christmas Candle Centerpiece

A rustic and natural Christmas candle centerpiece planter can be used as table decor, fireplace mantle, or even outdoors on the porch. This is wonderful holiday decor project using my favorite decorating material: fresh-cut greenery from the garden. Many of the shrubs and trees in your garden that have evergreen leaves can be brought indoors for the holidays. They don’t …

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Winter Fountain Care and a Beautiful Winter Decorating Project!

If you live in an area that gets distinctive seasons, a garden fountain is a lovely feature in the spring, summer, and fall garden. And let’s not forget the winter! Your fountain is likely in a prominent location of your garden so that you can enjoy it all year round. In the winter, when the snow falls and the temperature drops, …

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Two kinds of soap come out of this project: soap stars and bars. Turn the stars into soap-on-a-rope and give them, and the bars, as gifts.

Rosemary Lemon Soap-on-a-Rope {Stars and Bars}

Soap-on-a-rope is more than just a catchy rhyme. It’s a decorative way to display soap that also keeps it from getting soft or sitting in a little soap puddle in your shower or bath. These rosemary lemon soap-on-a-rope stars come straight from the garden into the holiday gift-giving season. This project is extra special because it creates two types of soap …

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Sore Throat Tea

Natural & Homemade Common Cold Remedies

These tried and true cold remedies really work! I have an adverse reaction to cold medication and some of the symptoms can really be a pain without some sort of relief. I have been using many alternative remedies for years to get through cold and flu season, and I have honed them to help with the varied symptoms brought on …

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Rosemary Mason Jar Candle Project

Rosemary Pressed Herb Candles

Pressed herb candles are a unique way to preserve the beauty of the garden. Rosemary looks great in these candles, but you can also use herbs like thyme or lavender that are readily available in the garden, grocery store, or garden center. This project uses a mix of beeswax and soy wax, Mason jars, pressed rosemary leaves, and essential oils. These …

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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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