33 Cool Scarecrow Ideas

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...
Fall Crafts with Gourds

Fall Crafts with Gourds

  Fall Crafts with Gourds I love gourds… warts and all! These colorful non-edibles are grown in my garden just for fall along with many other fall ornamentals. They look great stuffed into a basket, spilling out of a bucket, and even planted up! Check out...
DIY Dyed Bushel Baskets

DIY Dyed Bushel Baskets

DIY Dyed Bushel Baskets   Fall is almost upon us and I’m already doing up my harvest themed projects! I was asked to speak this fall at Minter Garden Center’s Apple Fest event, so I needed to come up with some ideas that would fit into my demo. Apple...
Tin Can Planters for Spring

Tin Can Planters for Spring

   Tin Can Planters for Spring This project is a great up-cycle using soup cans! If you’re hosting an Easter luncheon or dinner, then these adorable Tin Can Planters are perfect for tablescape decor.      Clean them out and simply brush on an...
DIY Spring Topiaries

DIY Spring Topiaries

  DIY Spring Topiaries These simple but pretty decor accessories are a cinch to make and will spruce up your home for the spring. When the Easter weekend arrives, you can pop in a couple of themed items for a vignette that lasts throughout spring into the...
17 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas

17 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas

  17 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas Here is a collection of adorable Mini Christmas Trees you can make yourself!   Have you heard of Hometalk.com? It’s the largest Home and Garden Social Network on the web and this collection of cute Mini Christmas Tree...
Holiday Mason Jar Centerpieces

Holiday Mason Jar Centerpieces

  Holiday Mason Jar Centerpieces Poinsettias are THE holiday flower but besides just plopping one in the center of your table, why not try decorating with them in a different way that all your guests will enjoy. Here’s a quick and easy way to ‘think...
How to make Kissing Balls

How to make Kissing Balls

  How to make Kissing Balls I just finished my last class at the garden centre this weekend, now it’s time to focus on the next couple of crazy weeks ahead! I demonstrated how to make a kissing ball with just a few easy items you probably already have in...
DIY Faux Birch Candles

DIY Faux Birch Candles

  DIY Faux Birch Candles The Birch look is huge again this holiday season! Folks are buying the bark to wrap around jars and candles but here’s a quick cheat to get that look without paying the price.   I just used a couple of candles from the...
Top 20 Christmas Trends

Top 20 Christmas Trends

  Top 20 Christmas Trends Every season has trends in clothing, music, and especially decor. I’m a Christmas trend watcher (for obvious reasons) and I can see them coming long before the retailers catch on. Pinterest is the clear choice for finding...