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]

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]

Scented Beeswax Ornaments to Brighten Your Tree

Here’s another throwback from my herbal gift shop days. In addition to the many items we sold as a retailer, we also made some of our own products, such as wreaths, and aromatherapy products. One that I remember making, were these sweet angel beeswax ornaments, with cinnamon essential oil, for a nice scent. Scented Beeswax Ornaments… [Read More]

DIY Crate to Rolling Plant Stand Tutorial

During the winter I haul my Meyer Lemon tree from the dining room to the kitchen sink to water it. This is getting to be quite an effort, especially as the plant grows. Watering the tree in the sink allows me to drench the plant weekly, or even bi-weekly during the fall and winter. Over watering,… [Read More]

Felt Flower Wreath Tutorial for Fall

I’ve been wanting to make flowers out of felt for a while now, and when I came across this pretty fall colored pack, I thought it would be perfect to make a felt flower wreath for our front door. Felt Flower Wreath Tutorial contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure… [Read More]

10 Easy Wreaths You Can Make in under an Hour

Hanging a wreath on your front door is such a nice statement for greeting your guests. I’ve made and bought many over the years. Today I’m sharing 10 easy wreaths that you can make in less than an hour. Make one for yourself, someone you love, or be inspired to create something new. 10 Easy Wreaths

Make Your Own Coloring Page Journals

I came across some fun coloring pages, and thought they would be fun to use as covers for a notebook. All the prep work is done, so now you can easily make your own coloring page journals. Leave them black and white and give them as a gift, or have fun coloring them yourself. You can also… [Read More]