Victorian Kissing Ball

  How to Make a Victorian Kissing Ball I have done kissing balls using the Oasis floral foam, but this one is made the traditional way with an Apple! You can literally make one of these Kissing Balls from items in your own garden. Here’s how you do it…. ...

DIY Olaf Outdoor Christmas Decoration

  DIY Olaf Outdoor Christmas Decoration Christmas is no doubt a very busy time for me… yes, this gardener has two green thumbs and glitter in her veins! I’ve been decorating and designing Christmas displays for years and one thing I have gotten very good at is how to MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING! We switched to blue lights on the house this year, so when it was time to figure out what my Christmas scene for the front of the house was going to be this season… I decided that we should invite the characters from Frozen to h ...

Christmas Decorating with Decor Mesh

  Christmas Decorating with Decor Mesh Time to get your glitter on! Between speaking at events, teaching classes and ladies nights, I’ve been smoking busy getting myself and everyone else ready for the holidays. Here’s a collection of some of the posts I have done on how to decorate like a diva for Christmas! ...

8 Harvest Preserving Methods

  8 Harvest Preserving Methods There are many ways to preserve your summer’s harvest that go beyond the obvious canning and freezing methods. Some techniques have been used for centuries while others use modern day equipment. Choosing the right method for you is as easy as deciding on the time you want to invest and your budget. Here’s a look at 8 Harvest Preserving Methods you can try. ...

5 Apple Craft Ideas

  5 Apple Craft Ideas I’ve been eating, crafting, cooking and talking about apples lately because it’s harvest time for this infamous fruit and I had the pleasure of presenting these ideas at Minter Gardens this past weekend for their Apple Fest.     I promised the people that attended my talk that I would post my apple projects ‘in about a week or so’… so here they are! ...

10 Unusual Edible Pumpkins

  10 Unusual Edible Pumpkins I don’t know how many times I have said this, but I love gourds and heirloom pumpkins… warts and all! I decided to contact the folks out at Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds after checking out their amazing selection of pumpkin varieties and put together a post of some unusual edible pumpkins you may not know about. After all, not all pumpkins are orange and the 10 I share in this post are as tasty as they are ornamental. Big shout out to the team at Baker Creek Heirloom seeds for allowing me to use their ...

The Harvest Goddess

  The Harvest Goddess Known by many names, the Harvest Goddess has been celebrated by cultures around the world for centuries. Celebrations are still held to honor her to this day with festivals that mark the end of summer and the gathering and storing of foods to last through the leaner months of winter. A local scarecrow festival was being held at Art’s Nursery here in Surrey BC and although the theme was based primarily around scarecrows… I felt that my contribution should represent what Sow and Dipity is all about and to ho ...

9 Easy Fall Decor Projects

  9 Easy Fall Decor Projects Decorating on a dime this fall is as easy as going into your back yard, re-using scrap wood and having fun with gourds and pumpkins. Ready for some ideas you can do in an hour or less? Read on… ...

33 Cool Scarecrow Ideas

   33 Cool Scarecrow Ideas Who ever said that a Scarecrow HAS to be just a stuffed shirt and a straw hat? Why not be creative and make something over the top? Superhero’s, animals and even monsters can be made into a scarecrow… and if you’re a business or brand looking for a fun way to celebrate fall, then turn your logo or mascot into a straw and burlap character using some of these suggestions. ...
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