Growing Microgreens: An Easy Harvest in Just 10 Days

I decided to try growing microgreens as a fun winter gardening project. It’s a little too soon for seed starting in my area, so why not grow some indoor greens to harvest. I remember tasting bean sprouts as a kid and I never really liked them. However, I realized that microgreens taste nothing like bean sprouts…. [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]

Easy Poinsettia Arrangement for the Holidays

You can find them everywhere this time of year, and though they do come in many pretty shapes and sizes now, the average poinsettia in a pot can be a little boring. Why not make a poinsettia arrangement for the holidays by cutting the flowers and placing them in a vase? Easy Poinsettia Arrangement for the… [Read More]

Wood, Candle, Cranberry and Fresh Evergreen Centerpiece

A simple 2 x 10 piece of pine from home depot, is the base for this simple wood, candle, cranberry and fresh evergreen centerpiece.  Having a pretty centerpiece on the dining room table is something I love to create, especially at the holidays. In the summer, flowers from the garden are a must, but at… [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]