All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Weekend Projects’

Peacock blue and bamboo clay wind chimes

How to Make a Wind Chime

Organic clay shapes strung up on branches make for beautiful art that brings melody and movement to the garden. Follow my instructions to make your own elegant wind chime. Materials: Dried branch or driftwood Clay shapes Fishing line Beads Drill Make it! 1. Pick Your Pendants and Drill a Hole in Each One. Collect clay pendants or pieces, or make …

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Mason Jar Solar Lights and Full Moon

Mason Jar Solar Lights

I love entertaining outdoors at this time of year because it’s warm enough at night that a garden party does not need to end when the sun goes down. All you need is a way to keep bugs at bay and a little something that glows! Using just three materials and a wee bit of time, you will quickly have …

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Ceramic Painted Berry Basket

Painted Ceramic Berry Basket

This ceramic berry basket cost about the same as the ones at Anthropologie or Williams-Sonoma, but since it can be personalized at a paint your own pottery shop, it also includes an afternoon of fun.

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Hens and Chicks in Vintage Silver Dinnerware

Vintage Silver Planters

Using a collection of silver pots and some colorful succulents, this weekend project is whole lot of vintage with a healthy dose of rock and roll. Perhaps you are part for the generation who registered for a china pattern and silver set for formal entertaining. Perhaps you are part of the generation who has had these treasures passed on but keeps them …

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Flower Print

Flower Pounding: Printing Fabric with Natural Elements

What better way to preserve the beauty of summer blooms than by pounding them with a rock onto fabric? I know that’s the first thing I think of when looking at a gorgeous flower. “Hey, I think I’ll smash this with a rock.” OK, I may not have naturally come to this idea but when I had the chance to …

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How to Make a DIY Tomato Cage

It’s Not Too Late to Make DIY Tomato Cages

If you neglected to put a tomato cage around your plants when they were small, it’s not too late to wrangle out of control stems back into an orderly form. In fact, it’s a great time to get out there are support your plants. What better way to get some garden therapy for Weekend Project #43?

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