Melt and Pour Soap – Rich Orange Cinnamon Scent

Melt and pour soap with sweet orange and cinnamon oil adds a nice cozy feel to any room. Great for showers, weddings, hostess and helper gifts. Who doesn’t love the smell of oranges and cinnamon? They help give your home a nice cozy feel. That’s why I decided to make a soap with this homey… [Read More]

Handmade Gifts: How to Make a Fat Quarter Trivet

This tutorial on how to make a fat quarter trivet is simple to create and makes a great house warming gift. A fat quarter is a quilting term which typically describes a 1/4 yard of fabric cut in a 18 by 22 rectangle. This cut is often perfect for cutting pieces to quilt. It’s a… [Read More]

Test Tube Dried Flowers and Herbs Handmade Gifts

This tutorial for test tube dried flowers and herbs is the perfect small gift for any occasion. In this week’s Tuesdays in The Garden, we are celebrating Christmas in July. My fellow garden bloggers (listed below) are sharing ideas on how to make gifts from the garden. One super easy gift that you can make… [Read More]

Make Your Own Statement Necklace from Vintage Jewelry

A statement necklace from vintage jewelry, is a super fun way to use old brooches, and pretty items that you might find in a thrift or antique store. The next time you go to an estate sale, flea market, antique or thrift store, take a moment to check out the jewelry. Old brooches, earrings and… [Read More]

DIY Colorful Magnetic Clothespins

Its fun to let your creative side out and make the ordinary more extraordinary. When I saw these clothespins in Hobby Lobby, I had an idea to create lovely colorful magnetic clothespins by decoupaging the faces and adding a little magnetic tape. The process was really simple, and I can see all kinds of options for creating,… [Read More]

How to Make a Succulent Birdcage Planter

I found this cute bird cage stand for my very good friend who recently celebrated her 50th birthday. She is a bird lover and an avid gardener, so when I saw it I thought it would make a wonderful succulent birdcage planter. Succulent Birdcage Planter this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read… [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]