Category / Crafts

November 12, 2014
As fall days and chilly nights arrive, the bird feeders and suet holders are refilled. They help the birds that stick around during the winter survive in our backyard. The birds adore our feeders and unfortunately so do the squirrels. It was not uncommon for the backyard squirrels to empty out all of our feeders…

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November 6, 2014
I love air plants. Next to succulents, I would have to say that they are another addiction. I tend to hoard them and tuck them in the most unexpected places around my home- small candle dishes, empty tin tea canisters, mason jars, upside down sea urchin shells, even hanging from my kitchen window. I think…

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October 22, 2014
We spend as much time as we can outside, until finally the weather becomes raw, cold, and snowy. The acorns are abundant right now and the kids and I always love to collect a few to turn into crafts. As we gathered the acorns, we were plopping them into a found Mason jar in the…

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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 8, 2014
Happy fall everyone!  The leaves have certainly began to fall here. They are so beautiful! I especially love the sugar maple leaves- so many colors packed into just one leaf! This year, I could not let that beauty go to waste, instead I turned them into a creative leaf wreath for the door.Read moreDIY Freshly…

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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 24, 2014
As a family, each fall we look forward to going apple picking. We sometimes even do it more than once, as we have several favorite places across New England. This year, we made a canvas apple picking tote just for our adventures. The kids and I worked on this craft together and made block prints…

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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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August 20, 2014
Do you like to surprise your teacher on the first day of school with a homemade gift from the heart? If so, delight your teachers on the first day back to school with these darling apple mason jar pencil holders!Read moreApple Mason Jar Pencil Holders

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July 16, 2014
 Today, I am sharing a lovely bouquet that my friend, C.L. Fornari, made during a recent garden party that I attended at her home. It’s simple-elegant and country garden all at the same time. It’s important as bloggers that sometimes we take breaks. It’s good now and then to sit back and enjoy those and…

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