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Halloween Mini Gardens in Pumpkins

  Halloween Mini Gardens IN Pumpkins Pumpkins have been decorated in every way possible! From being bejeweled to fabric wrapped… I don’t believe there is anything under the sun that hasn’t been done to these fall favorites of the garden. So, what could I do that was different…. hmm. How about putting a mini garden with a Halloween theme ‘inside’ of a pumpkin? I had fun coming up with this concept and I know you will too… check out this family friendly fall craft. ...

DIY Spooky Books

    DIY Spooky Books Here’s my last fall project made from recycled scrap lumber, a stack of DIY Spooky Books. With just some paint, ribbon and stamps from the Michaels dollar bins, you can have a cute project for Halloween. ...

DIY Wooden Block Letters

    Scrap lumber is perfect for making wooden block letters. Adding a font is easy with colorful papers, a printer and some mod podge. Make these adorable letters in an afternoon and add them to your fall displays. ...

22 Fall Garden Inspirations

    22 Fall Garden Inspirations     Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. ~ Stanley Horowitz     There is a ton of things to do in the garden in fall and it isn’t just raking leaves! From planting bulbs, to creating spectacular front porch fall displays. Here’s a collection of 22 Fall Garden Inspirations to get you in the mood for the new season. ...

DIY Recycled Wood Pumpkins

  DIY Recycled Wood Pumpkins I was asked to create some fun fall projects for HomeTalk using recycled or re-purposed items that would be easy for the DIY’er. My husband is doing some Reno’s at our sporting goods store and he’s accumulated quite a pile of scrap lumber. I dug through it and found some great pieces to work with and came up with three fall inspired idea’s. Here’s the first one I made in an afternoon… DIY Recycled Wood Pumpkins. ...

The Flavours of the Fraser Valley

    Sometimes the best days are just going for a drive in the country and if you live in British Columbia…. you get more than just fantastic scenery, you get to breath, taste and experience what farm life is all about.   A few month’s back I had the pleasure of doing the Circle Farm Tour Partner and Board FAM in Langley with a group of owners, managers and wine makers aboard a bus organized by Tourism Langley.     Now this was back in May, which is a smoking busy time for this garden centre manager, but sinc ...

Slider BBQ Burger Bar Party

  Slider BBQ Burger Bar Party Are you planning to host a BBQ this summer?  A burger bar is not new, but in my research for some yummy toppings, I realized that in order to try several variations… regular burgers were too big. So I created 14 different toppings for a themed Slider BBQ Burger Bar Party that was perfect for the Levy’s Source for Sports staff BBQ this year. This was the Ultimate Burger Bar for a group of guys who love burgers, here’s my line up of toppings to try! ...

Kitchen Gadget Garden Crafts

  Kitchen Gadget Garden Crafts Creative Mojo can come and go, but sometimes a challenge is just what you need to get it kick started again! A fellow member in a group of fabulous garden gals I belong to called the Garden Charmers asked us to come up with a garden art project using kitchen gadgets. I came up with four…. ...

Lavender and Coconut Oil Bath BonBons

  Lavender and Coconut Oil Bath BonBons While I was harvesting my lavender and tying them into bundles for drying, I tried to decide what to do with it all this year. My post last summer on 5 Ways to Use Lavender included an ice cream recipe, lemon lavender shortbread, lavender wands, fresh herb wreath and a lavender sugar scrub. So, I need at least three new idea’s for this year to add to my ever growing collection of Lavender goodness. Here’s one I came up with that is SO easy to make and oh so wonderful to enjoy…. grab ...

Revive Hanging Baskets

    I recently did a post on how to have Hanging Baskets that last all summer long by swapping out spring baskets with ones you planted up in mid-late May. It’s a great technique that will keep you in flowers right up to the first hard frost. But there is a way to revive hanging baskets that are looking haggard come mid June. The key here is to do it right now and be very… very brave! ...
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