How to Create a Wood Crate Flower Centerpiece

We had so much fun creating a wood crate flower centerpiece at our girls’ getaway weekend. Each year myself and two long time friends go away for the weekend, and stay at my friend’s sister’s farmhouse in the mountains. Most of the time we talk, shop and eat. However, the last couple of years we… [Read More]

Celebrate Spring with the Beauty of Natural Moss Decor

One of the first signs of spring here, is the bright green moss that is starting to show after a long winter. I really like the look of natural moss decor, and thought it would be perfect to brighten up the house for spring. Here I’m using preserved reindeer moss, and sheet moss, to create… [Read More]

Time to Dig In: Simple Tips for Preparing Your Spring Garden

In my neck of the woods spring is just around the corner and if you like gardening as much as I do, then you’re probably itching to get out and dig in the dirt. I am happy to announce that I am joining a group of fabulous garden bloggers for the season, to present Tuesdays… [Read More]

Pulmonaria: A Beautiful Spring Bloomer with an Awful Name

You know it’s spring when the daffodils and tulips are in bloom, and the forsythia proudly display their blast of yellow. However, another lesser-known beauty, often seen at the first sign of spring is a pretty little perennial, called Pulmonaria, aka lungwort. Pulmonaria aka Lungwort Lungwort, its common name, is an herbaceous shade loving perennial… [Read More]

Planter Accessories: How to Make Garden Charms

Last year one of my friends gave me a beautiful small hydrangea bush for my birthday. Inside the pot she also had a tiny stone angel wind chime that read ” A True Friend is a Gift.” This gave me an idea to make some garden charms complete with a fun saying or phrase. It… [Read More]

Growing Epiphytes in Your Home

Ever since I created Kokedama, I began to think about growing epiphytes. Epiphytes, sometimes referred to as air plants, are those plants that receive their water and nutrients needs from the air, and other surroundings. Growing Epiphytes this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy  Take a look at this… [Read More]

Hanging Teacup Planter Upcycle with China & Pearls

If you follow this blog then you may be familiar with my friend Carole and her book, Startle Garden, that I just reviewed. Carole, is not only a great writer, but is also the driving force for some of the fun challenges I’ve been sharing.  As the creator of Garden Up Green, she not only loves… [Read More]