Tag: arts and crafts for adults

The outer cover of the tea bag favor.

Holiday Gift Idea: Homemade Tea Bag Favors

There is no better way to share your love of the garden than to give gifts made from products that you grew in that garden for the holidays. Dried flowers, herbs, barks and berries combine beautifully to create a variety of unique teas sure to satisfy the taste buds. Recipes are everywhere, but why not create your own unique blends using equal parts of some of your favorite flavor combinations?

November Card Creations

Learning to make cards seems simple enough, but developing your own style takes time. I spend hours online looking at pretty cards – and just about as much time combing through card making books and magazines – but… Read More

Pictorial Post #1

I’ve been playing around with various craft ideas over the past few months, plus I now have a craft room, so I thought it would be nice to just share some photos of what’s been going on. I… Read More

Garden Flowers Add Interest To Craft Projects

If you’re like most gardeners you can’t wait for the first flowers to bloom in the spring. Throughout the summer months you eagerly slip into your garden every chance you get to see what is blooming or maybe… Read More

Yarn Making Process

The yarn I am spinning in this video is 50% mohair from Leonardo, the angora buck and 50% wool from Johnny, the Leicester Longwool ram. Leonardo is an angora goat and Johnny is a Leicester Longwool sheep. Both animals reside here… Read More

Natural Perfume Recipes

Here is a basic recipe for creating a natural perfume. Natural Perfume Recipes 2 cups distilled water 3 tablespoons vodka – or a tincture that you made with vodka 5 drops of an essential oil or fragrant tincture… Read More

Homemade Potpourri Recipes

There are many ways to get natural materials to make dried potpourri. You can collect plant material from your own garden or go for walks in the wild to forage for interesting pods, cones or other materials. If… Read More

beads from roses

How To Make Simplistic Free Beautiful Beads From Roses

  Making necklaces out of rose petals is a very old fashion idea. Not only are these rose bead necklaces beautiful but the scent is delightful as long as you choose roses that have a strong fragrance to… Read More

Handmade Crafts

With the economy in the slump it is in, selling handmade craft items has not been easy. Items like goat milk soap still sell of course, but the rag rugs did not, which really suprised me. I gave… Read More

Local Harvest and Etsy Listings

We now have listings on both Etsy and Local Harvest. Items are a bit limited right now but we do have plans to add to the list as the season and time permits. On Etsy we have gift… Read More

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