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November 25, 2014
The kids’ table. For some, this is a dreaded place to be on Thanksgiving. In some families, it’s a right of passage to finally “graduate” to the adult table, where things always seem so much more exciting! This year, I decided to make the day a little sweeter for the kiddos by creating these entirely…

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November 19, 2014
If you know me, you know that I just adore succulents. When I was chatting with my editor at HGTV Gardens, she had a special request. She asked me to make some succulent filled terrariums that could be used place settings for the upcoming holidays. I happily obliged and created these succulent terrarium place settings.Read moreTiny…

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November 14, 2014
  Thanksgiving is almost upon us. Each year, I like to provide our guests with their own little table placesetting  to take home with them. Sometimes, I tuck my guest’s names into the table placesettings. Last year, I made sweet personalized dessert cups each filled with a gourd and succulents.  Other times, I gather things from…

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October 15, 2014
It’s hard to believe that Halloween will be here in just about two weeks! Where has this year gone? A few weeks ago when I was hanging out at our local craft store looking for inspiration, I discovered that all the metal gardening hooks and planters were on sale for fifty percent off. Of course,…

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October 1, 2014
Happy first day of October! This week, I wanted to share a sweet spiderweb doormat that I made for HGTV Gardens complete with its very own spider! I thought that this would be a fun way to greet trick or treaters and fall’s guests.Read moreDIY Spiderweb Doormat

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September 3, 2014
Black Candy Apples As the arrival of fall nears, we begin to think about the delicious treats of autumn. In our house, apple picking and candy apples go hand in hand. This year, I decided to put a twist on traditional and make spooky apples. I turned our traditional red candy apples into spooky black…

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April 18, 2014
This week I could not help myself. I loved the edible Easter terrarium that I created last year for the family.  So this year, I decided to turn these mason jars into individual easter terrariums that I could put in the kid’s Easter baskets. They were a huge hit Easter morning and came together using supplies…

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April 9, 2014
I was on assignment this week from HGTV Gardens. My job was to create an egg topiary showcasing how beautiful chicken eggs can be in their natural state. Of course, I wanted to include many natural elements from the gardens. So I added a base made from a birch tree, moss, grapevines and burlap ribbon.…

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