Terra Cotta Pumpkin Candy Jars | you’ve been BOO’d crafting party

Terra Cotta Pumpkin Candy Jars | you’ve been BOO’d crafting party

Terra Cotta Pumpkin Candy Jars  - You've Been BOO'd Crafting Party | This post is sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser, MARS The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ BOO It Forward / #BOOItForward October has finally arrived and it's time to start planning who you're going to BOO this year! You've Been BOO'd is a fun Halloween tradition that takes place across many neighborhoods each year. This family-friendly gift giving game begins by secretly leaving treats upon a neighbor's doorstep, along with a special letter Continue reading

Planting Container Evergreens | patio paver planters

Planting Container Evergreens | patio paver planters

Planting Container Evergreens ~ patio paver planters | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. #ReadySetGro No matter where you live or how much space you may have, the simple addition of container plantings can instantly make any outdoor space feel cozy and inviting. This time of year our deck transforms into a much-used outdoor extension of our indoor living space. After all of the cleaning, maintenance and staining is done - plants and flowers are one of my Continue reading

Container Plantings | front porch urns

Container Plantings | front porch urns

Container Plantings - Front Porch Urns | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #BigLotsOutdoor Gardening has been one of my passions for as long as I can remember. One project I truly look forward to this time of year, is putting together Container Plantings for our outdoor areas. There is no better way to welcome the new season then with its own natural beauty. The planters on our front porch are forever changing throughout the year. They tend to be the first Continue reading

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens #michaelsmakers | From terrariums to fairy gardens, putting together mini landscapes combines the beauty of mother nature with imagination and creativity. There are no rules when it comes to creating these miniature magical worlds. It is truly a project full of ingenuity and fun for any age. The mini living gardens are created with just a few basic supplies and brought to life with the simple addition of mini accessories. We still have a few more weeks to go before I can begin to play in the outside Continue reading

Flower Pot Wind Chimes | how to make a terra cotta pot wind chime

Flower Pot Wind Chimes | how to make a terra cotta pot wind chime

Flower Pot Wind Chimes | how to make a terra cotta pot wind chime #michaelsmakers #craftinstyle - The end of June is near and we have already started checking some activities off of our Summer Fun List for the year. We always try to incorporate some simple craft projects into the mix as creating alongside my little guy is one of my favorite things to do, ever. As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, we were pretty excited anticipating the return of this year's Passport to Imagination Classes . Michaels offers these in-store crafting sessions Continue reading

Drip Paint Flower Pots | terra cotta toad house kids craft

Drip Paint Flower Pots | terra cotta toad house kids craft

Drip Paint Flower Pots | terra cotta toad house kids craft - Who knew freely dripping paint right out of the bottle could be so mesmerizing? My little guy was so captivated by this simple project and I have to admit, I totally loved every minute of it as well. These Drip Paint Flower Pots originally started out as an attempt to fancy up some easy terra cotta toad houses for the garden. Once we were done I adored the colorful pots so much, I just had to keep some for our plants. We were inspired to create the houses for our garden toads Continue reading

Beach Terrarium | diy succulent garden accessories with friendly plastic

Beach Terrarium | diy succulent garden accessories with friendly plastic

Beach Terrarium - diy succulent garden accessories with Friendly Plastic | We are counting down the days until summer officially arrives and welcoming the warmer weather today with some coastal vibes. Living near the coast nothing screams summer more than sandy toes and salty kisses. While the ocean may be just a drive away, we are bringing the feel of the season right into our own home with a simple beach terrarium. I simply adore mini dish terrariums for many reasons. Aside from their natural beauty, they are extremely easy to put Continue reading

Painted Rope Bowls | #michaelsmakers

Painted Rope Bowls | #michaelsmakers

Painted Rope Bowls - #michaelsmakers | This time of year I start to get a little anxious waiting for spring. I can't wait to get back outside, especially in the garden, and see some green. While we still have a little over a month to go, indoor plants are my sanity. I can never have enough. Along with succulents, air plants are another go-to when I'm in need of a little green. Air plants are incredibly easy to grow and so easy to care for - they do not even need any soil to thrive! These unique plants look great tucked pretty much anywhere, Continue reading

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium | diy succulent dish garden #michaelsmakers

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium | diy succulent dish garden #michaelsmakers

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium - DIY Succulent Dish Garden #michaelsmakers | My favorite gifts to give, and receive, are those that keep on giving well after the holidays have past. You can never go wrong with living plants in my book. Especially succulents - which are easy to maintain and require very little care.  Today's project not only includes these marvelous plants, that I simply adore, but provides a cozy glass home for them to thrive and grow. The glass globe terrariums are incredibly easy to put together and require just one Continue reading

Paperwhite Gift Kits | paperwhite growing kit in a can

Paperwhite Gift Kits | paperwhite growing kit in a can

Paperwhite Gift Kits | Each holiday season, I always like to pre-make a few gifts and have them on hand for those unexpected occasions. I love passing on (and receiving) gifts that keep on giving and I don't think you can go wrong with paperwhites this time of year. They are incredibly easy to care for and once they bloom, the flowers will last throughout the holidays and beyond.  In the past I have put together Paperwhite Growing Kit Gifts which gives the recipient all the necessary materials to plant the bulbs - even including the pot to Continue reading