$100 Bedroom Makeover Challenge – Week 2

Welcome back to week 2 of the $100 bedroom makeover challenge. This week’s update will use a good chunk of the budget, and show you a fun and easy way to decorate a wall for next to nothing. $100 Bedroom Makeover Challenge – Week 2 this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read… [Read More]

$100 Room Makeover Challenge – Master Bedroom

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was participating in the $100 Room Makeover Challenge with some of my blogging friends. This is the first time I have attempted to makeover a room on a specific budget. However, since I am basically cheap, and love getting creative with a challenge, I felt I was… [Read More]

Garden Matter – Top 10 Posts of 2016

Happy New Year! As you can see this post is coming out on a Monday. For 2017, Garden Matter will be posting on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Mondays will be dedicated to garden-related posts. On Wednesdays you will find more projects, including DIYs, decorating, and crafts, including this month’s $100 room makeover event starting this… [Read More]

Using Word Clouds to Create Gift Tags and Cards

My Christmas stencil challenge inspired me to look into word clouds. These are the images composed of a group of words in different directions, colors and sizes. The stencil I used was a square but I’ve noticed they can be any shape, even a Christmas tree. Creating Gift Tags & Cards with Word Clouds this post contains affiliate links… [Read More]

Handmade Rustic Decorations for Your Christmas Tree

I have this cut pencil tree that I usually place on my front porch during the holidays. This year I thought it would be fun to decorate it with all handmade rustic decorations for a cozy country feel. You know, most pencil trees already have that primitive, country look to them, so adding more natural… [Read More]

Pine Cone Christmas Tree for Your Holiday Home

This is another throw back to my herbal gift shop days. A Styrofoam base, plenty of hot glue and a bag full of mini pine cones are all you really need to create a pine cone Christmas tree. Pine Cone Christmas Tree Here I have made two pine cone Christmas trees. As you can see I… [Read More]

Egg Carton Flower Garland for Your Holiday Decor

This tutorial for an egg carton flower garland is super easy. You do have to save as many cartons as you need for your string of lights. In may case, I used a 70 bulb string of lights, which more than filled our large mantel. That meant having six egg cartons to save. Egg Carton… [Read More]