Batik Fabric Art with Glue Creates a Beautiful Wall Hanging

Batik fabric art is simple to create using glue and craft paint. Follow this simple tutorial to make a beautiful wall hanging. As a child of the seventies I’m continually surprised by how many techniques I see coming back in style. Have you noticed all the macrame hanging planters? At the salon you will probably… [Read More]

How to Make a Dried Peony Wreath

This simple tutorial for a dried peony wreath, is a great way to preserve all your beautiful peony blooms in the spring. We went on vacation in May, and the peonies were already starting to bloom. When we got home they were just about done blooming. Normally I will cut them, and use them in… [Read More]

How To Make A Living Wreath

This living wreath project makes a great gift or something that you can use to adorn your home. I have used herbs and ground covers in this project, but you can also use annuals. Just keep in mind that low-growing and trailing plants work best and think about the level of sun in the area… [Read More]

Using Natural Jute Twine in Your Home and Garden

Using natural jute twine is not a new concept. However, this inexpensive product can go a long way in assisting you in the garden and provides a nice rustic feel in your home decor. This 100% biodegradable material is perfect for all kind of uses.  Using Natural Jute Twine in Your Home and Garden this… [Read More]

Easy Poinsettia Arrangement for the Holidays

You can find them everywhere this time of year, and though they do come in many pretty shapes and sizes now, the average poinsettia in a pot can be a little boring. Why not make a poinsettia arrangement for the holidays by cutting the flowers and placing them in a vase? Easy Poinsettia Arrangement for the… [Read More]

Pine Cone Christmas Tree for Your Holiday Home

This is another throw back to my herbal gift shop days. A Styrofoam base, plenty of hot glue and a bag full of mini pine cones are all you really need to create a pine cone Christmas tree. Pine Cone Christmas Tree Here I have made two pine cone Christmas trees. As you can see I… [Read More]

Christmas With Stencils: Warm Wishes on Slate

My friend Carole asked me to join her and a great group of creative bloggers, to create a project using Christmas stencils. There are so many to choose from, but after searching for quite a while I picked this one from The Stencilsmith. Decorating with Christmas Stencils Carole has so many great projects that she has… [Read More]