Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles

This is the year of the cicadas where I live, and I don’t know if it’s just me, but it sure seems a little extra buggy outside. I decided to make some pressed flower mason jar candles to deter these pesky insects. Especially after reading an article from the CDC ranking lemon eucalyptus essential oil right up… [Read More]

Make a Mason Jar Oil Candle Lamp

Every year I make a handmade gift for my friends, family, co-workers and others we want to thank at Christmas time. In the past I’ve made bayberry candles, simmering potpourri and spice mixes. This year I decided to make a mason jar oil candle lamp, that looks pretty and smells nice too. Mason Jar Oil… [Read More]

Super Simple Mason Jar Flowers

I love growing flowers in my yard and often cut them for arrangements in my home. I’ll put one in the kitchen or on my work desk. Sometimes I even put some in the powder room, especially if we are having company. Mason jar flower arrangements are some of the best because they are pretty,… [Read More]

Antique Shopping Treasures

A favorite past-time of my friends and I is shopping at antique malls and local gift shops. Recently we went away for the weekend and spent the good part of the afternoon on the first day shopping. Here are some of the purchases I made in addition to some really good chocolate covered pretzels and potato… [Read More]

Super Simple Layered Potpourri Jars

This layered potpourri in a mason jar is a fun craft to make with your friends and/or kids. It’s super easy and makes a great gift too.  Layered Potpourri in a Mason Jar The following directions are just as a guideline. You can change it up anyway you’d like.  Materials 1 quart sized jar with… [Read More]