Making Summer Flower Baskets and Containers

HANGING BASKETS Hanging baskets come in many shapes and sizes. I like using the wire baskets with coconut fiber lining. They make beautiful baskets and plants seem to really thrive in these. I start by lining the basket with the coconut fiber liner. I then place a plastic pan in the bottom to hold water…

Outdoor Inspiration

OUTDOOR INSPIRATION Throughout the warm days of spring, outdoor life flourishes and inspires colors like no other time of the year. Gardenias Gardenias give the air a fragrant smell that is unmistakable in spring. The pure white blooms really stand out against the dark green foliage and make beautiful hedges or bushes. Hydrangea Hydrangeas bring…

Spring Inspiration

SPRING INSPIRATION The first colors of spring are always a welcome sight. The days start getting warmer and the colors start coming back all around in the tree leaves and flower blooms. I think spring is my favorite time of year to be outside and the colors so inspiring. It’s also the best time for…

Winter Inspiration

Even after Christmas during the cold winter months, nature can still be beautiful and inspiring. I love the contrast of the seasons and winter can be so harsh and amazing at the same time.

Decorating the Mantel

I started by clearing the mantel off completely. I made the short strips of evergreen garland about 3-4 feet long. I then secured each side to the mantel and used deer antlers on each end. I then added the center piece of garland and secured it took the left and right pieces of garland and…

Making Wood Candles and Ornaments

I have seen a lot of different ways to use wood to make ornaments and candle holders using old firewood and logs. I like the rustic and natural look of the wood so I’m going to make some ornaments, cedar candle holders and candles using wood covered containers. CANDLE HOLDERS These were left over cedar…