All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Weekend Projects’

How To Make Soy And Beeswax Candles With Wax Succulents

Beeswax Succulent Mason Jar Candles

These mason jar candles topped with a beeswax succulents look impressive but are super simple to make. This project can be done with homemade soy and beeswax candles, or even to top a store-bought votive. We’ll continue on our theme for making homemade holiday gifts again this week for this Weekend’s Project: a DIY Beeswax Succulent Mason Jar Candles Tutorial. The beauty of …

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Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Cold Process Handmade Soap RECIPE With All Natural Ingredients

Cold Process All-Natural Handmade Soap

This nourishing, all-natural, handmade soap makes a wonderful gift for yourself and others. This post describes the step-by-step instructions on how to make cold process soap, plus has three amazing recipes to try (scroll down to the bottom of this post for the recipes): Lemongrass Ginger Coffee Kitchen Soap Rosemary Spearmint Energizing Shower Soap Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Soap All are made with natural …

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Mushroom Hunting Small

Mushroom Hunting

Many fall days are spent raking leaves and looking up at colourful, changing trees, but it can be just as pleasurable to  slow down and hunt for what lies below.  Over the past few days we abandoned the garden, grabbed the dogs and found a host of fascinating fungi. . It’s now the season for picking wild mushrooms in the woods. Even though there …

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Halloween Planter Kale Crocosmia Asters And Rock Spider

Weekend Project: Halloween Planters

Halloween is a fun holiday to decorate for, because you can have such a range of decorations from scary and creepy to completely adorable. I like to make special Halloween planters that feature purple and orange colors and surprising Halloween-themed accents, like broomsticks and zombie hands. For the Halloween weekend project we put together a variety of festive planters, complete …

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Halloween Golden Hop Wreath With Crow

Weekend Project: Halloween Hop Wreath

For this weekend’s project, we took a bunch of golden hops and tucked them into grapevine wreath.  With a crow nestled in it has just the perfect balance of “festive” and “ominous” to become Halloween décor.   Without the space to grow hops in our small, urban garden, we were excited to receive a gift of freshly cut hops from the country. …

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Lavender Wreath On Red Door

Dried Lavender Wreath

It’s no longer possible to deny that seasons are changing so perhaps it’s best to start winding down along with the temperatures and light.  Hanging a dried lavender wreath around the garden could be just the aromatherapy needed to help decompress after a long day, or perhaps it will just make you smile. Regardless, this lavender wreath is a quick weekend project that will …

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