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]

Mug Cake Mix – Gift in a Mason Jar

Do you have a sweet tooth? After dinner, do you crave just a little something sweet? I admit to being that person. Yet I try not to have too many temptations calling my name around the house. You know, because once I know they are there, I worry about them. Well, I think I found the… [Read More]

Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles

This is the year of the cicadas where I live, and I don’t know if it’s just me, but it sure seems a little extra buggy outside. I decided to make some pressed flower mason jar candles to deter these pesky insects. Especially after reading an article from the CDC ranking lemon eucalyptus essential oil right up… [Read More]

Make a Mason Jar Oil Candle Lamp – Gifts for the Holidays

Mason Jar Oil Candle Lamp tutorial. Beautiful pine cones, evergreens and cinnamon sticks, combined with essential oils make great gifts for the holidays. Every year I make a handmade gift for my friends, family, co-workers and others we want to thank at Christmas time. In the past I’ve made bayberry candles, simmering potpourri and spice… [Read More]

Super Simple Mason Jar Flowers

I love growing flowers in my yard and often cut them for arrangements in my home. I’ll put one in the kitchen or on my work desk. Sometimes I even put some in the powder room, especially if we are having company. Mason jar flower arrangements are some of the best because they are pretty,… [Read More]

Antique Shopping Treasures

A favorite past-time of my friends and I is shopping at antique malls and local gift shops. Recently we went away for the weekend and spent the good part of the afternoon on the first day shopping. Here are some of the purchases I made in addition to some really good chocolate covered pretzels and potato… [Read More]

Super Simple Layered Potpourri Jars

This layered potpourri in a mason jar is a fun craft to make with your friends and/or kids. It’s super easy and makes a great gift too.  Layered Potpourri in a Mason Jar The following directions are just as a guideline. You can change it up anyway you’d like.  Materials 1 quart sized jar with… [Read More]