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December 13, 2018
I have always loved creating handmade during the holiday time. I have to say, homemade gifts are sometimes the best gifts. Oranges have always been part of my Christmases since I was a little girl. Some of my earliest memories are making pomanders balls with my sisters at the kitchen table. Did you know that…

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December 7, 2018
I love Christmas. It’s actually one of my favorite holidays.  Each year, we spend time as a family crafting because I love creating handmade items. Some of those items are gifts while others become a part of our decorations year after year. As a result, I wanted to share how to create a new Christmas…

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December 13, 2017
This week, I’m sharing my latest craft for DIY Network. I absolutely love shopping for all things vintage. A few weeks ago, I was at a holiday sale run by the talented ladies from Burlap and Buoys. One of my favorite vendors, had a metal bin full of old worn ice skates. I took a peek…

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November 18, 2017
For the past six years, I’ve had the pleasure of  freelancing regularly for both HGTV and DIY Network, creating crafts, sharing chicken and bee wisdom and gardening galore. This week, my daughter and I were given the task of putting a new twist on the traditional advent calendar. I had considered creating a new calendar. It…

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December 3, 2016
I love Christmas time. It’s one of my favorite times of the year for crafting too. Every year I make wreaths. This year, I wanted one of the wreaths to showcase the beauty of a simple and peaceful Christmas. So I featured a little tin church, some decorative sprigs as well as the Star of…

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November 27, 2016
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is growing bulbs indoors. I do this for both Christmas and Easter. There is something about growing flowers indoors during the chilly winter months.  During Christmastime, I especially love growing paperwhites. This is a fail-proof project for even those with a brown thumb. If you have…

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December 24, 2014
  Miniature cypress trees are so darling. This year, I could not help but create these lovely holiday trees. There is just something about bringing nature indoors. Perfect for the mantle, tabletop or even outdoors, they are so simple for even the non-crafter to make.Read moreDIY: Miniature Cypress Holiday Trees

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December 19, 2014
Last year I shared with you all how to make a holiday chicken wreath. It was a huge hit! This year, HGTV Gardens asked if I would make a wreath in the shape of a horse. I got to work and created this beautiful holiday horse wreath. Once again, it started with chicken wire.Read moreDIY:…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.