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Upcycle Your Christmas Tree for Valentine’s Day: Easy DIY Decor with Printable Vintage Ornaments
DECOR | DIY & CRAFT | SPRING

Upcycle Your Christmas Tree for Valentine’s Day: Easy DIY Decor with Printable Vintage Ornaments

Remember that post-holiday letdown, the empty space where your Christmas tree used to be? Let’s ditch the melancholy and embrace the magic of Valentine’s Day! Your beloved tree deserves a romantic transformation, and you deserve a cozy haven to celebrate love. So, hold onto those festive vibes! Yes, I’m talking about a Valentine’s tree decked out in…

How to Make Scented Pine Cones for a Cozy Winter Home
DIY & CRAFT | Home | WINTER

How to Make Scented Pine Cones for a Cozy Winter Home

Every year, I spot those heavily holiday-scented pine cones at grocery stores and always think the same thing- those can’t be that hard to make! Maybe you have had similar thoughts, too.  Well, today is the day! Let’s make scented pine cones with essential oils for a cozy winter home.  Again, you can easily purchase…

Simple and Easy Hanging Foraged Embroidery Hoop Wreath
AUTUMN | DIY & CRAFT | Home | WINTER

Simple and Easy Hanging Foraged Embroidery Hoop Wreath

Make these quick and elegant Hanging Foraged embroidery hoop wreath craft. Whether you gather your greenery from the forest or your Christmas tree trimmings, these wreaths come together quickly for a last-minute seasonal holiday decor addition.  I first made a set of these wreaths to hang in our kitchen nook, and they instantly added a…

Homemade Natural Calendula Infused Oil for DIY Skincare
AUTUMN | BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT

Homemade Natural Calendula Infused Oil for DIY Skincare

If you’re not in love with Calendula yet, you’re about to fall head over heels. Growing calendula (calendula officinalis) in our gardens has been so much fun over the years. Calendula has to be one of my all-time favorite plants to grow. It’s a great flowering herb for beginner gardeners to cultivate. Dried calendula flowers…

How to Make Goldenrod Infused Herbal Oil: A DIY Recipe
AUTUMN | BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT

How to Make Goldenrod Infused Herbal Oil: A DIY Recipe

Autumn is the season of goldenrod (solidago), a final flowering herb of summer with bright yellow flowers and long, slender stalks. Their leaves hold a heavy herbal aroma cherished for their mood-uplifting qualities. Indigenous and nature-loving artists have long used goldenrod as a natural dye source. The bright flowers generate a shocking yellow color that…

How to Make Natural DIY Goldenrod Whipped Body Butter
AUTUMN | BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT

How to Make Natural DIY Goldenrod Whipped Body Butter

Goldenrod, with its yellow bunches of flowers on long stalks, gets blamed for allergies and allergic reactions. In reality, it’s ragweed that is to blame, and Goldenrod is one of the best plant allies for immune support and calming itchy skin. Often used to ease eczema and other skin conditions due to seasonal shifts, Goldenrod…

How to Make Cinnamon and Clove Autumn Shower Steamers| Essential Oil Recipe
AUTUMN | BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT

How to Make Cinnamon and Clove Autumn Shower Steamers| Essential Oil Recipe

These cinnamon and clove DIY shower steamers are fun and fast to whip up. They are the perfect way to warm up on chilly mornings and add a touch of essential oil aromatherapy to your days. Plus, they are fantastic homemade gifts that give a spa-like experience to anyone this holiday season.  Spice up your…

Free Printable Mother’s Day Gift Tags | Tulip Theme
DIY & CRAFT | SPRING

Free Printable Mother’s Day Gift Tags | Tulip Theme

Mother’s Day is almost here, and if you’re still wondering what to gift to the special mother figure in your life, don’t sweat it; we’ve got you covered. This year, we are gifting our mothers beautiful bouquets of tulips. We’ve arranged the tulips into thrifted vases and adorned them with our new free printable Mother’s…

How to Make Homemade Comfrey Infused Oil Hair Mask Recipe
BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT | SPRING

How to Make Homemade Comfrey Infused Oil Hair Mask Recipe

Seasonal changes bring temperature fluctuations, which can negatively affect our hair health. Using heat tools too often, over-washing, and indoor heating can damage, create excess frizz, fade colored hair, or cause dry hair or dry scalp irritation. Fortunately, you don’t need to run out and buy another beauty product or pay for an expensive hair…

How to Make DIY Natural Cacao Face Powder
BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT | SUMMER

How to Make DIY Natural Cacao Face Powder

One of the first DIY natural makeup products I ever made was a DIY Cacao Face powder from simple ingredients found in my kitchen. At the time, I had such sensitive skin that I couldn’t use store-bought makeup powders without risking painful breakouts or skin irritation lasting for weeks. Once I discovered how easy it…

How to Make Homemade Sugar Scrub with Turmeric & Ginger
AUTUMN | BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT

How to Make Homemade Sugar Scrub with Turmeric & Ginger

Give your skin a stunning autumn glow with a homemade sugar scrub featuring turmeric powder and ginger essential oil. Sugar scrubs are a natural and straightforward way to add exfoliation to your skincare routine. This recipe uses a dash of turmeric powder and a few drops of ginger essential oil to give the scrub a…

brown sugar and cinnamon sticks in a glass bowl on tabletop - ingredients for brown sugar and cinnamon sugar scrub
AUTUMN | BATH & BODY | DIY & CRAFT

How to Make Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Sugar Scrub DIY Recipe

Sugar scrubs are an effective way to exfoliate your skin and keep it healthy. This brown sugar and cinnamon sugar scrub is also infused with cinnamon’s healing and nourishing benefits. Treat your skin to this simple yet elegant scrub, or give it as a gift! Benefits of Cinnamon I’m sure you have met this aromatic…

5 of the Best Flowers to Use to Make Yellow Natural Dye
DECOR | DIY & CRAFT | FARM | GARDEN | SUMMER

5 of the Best Flowers to Use to Make Yellow Natural Dye

From convenience to eco-friendliness to health benefits, there are so many wonderful reasons to use flowers to make your own yellow natural dye. We’ll look at some of the best flowers to use as well as tips for using yellow natural dye in this post. Why Make Dye from Flowers?  Instead of purchasing synthetic dyes…

How To Make A Hand Sewn Rose Petal Cloth Sachet
BATH & BODY | DECOR | DIY & CRAFT | HERBAL | Home | SPRING

How To Make A Hand Sewn Rose Petal Cloth Sachet

Here’s a simple craft you can whip up with a few simple materials and dried rose petals from your garden- rose petal sachet! Make these fun and fragrant sachets as gifts or to tuck inside a linen drawer. History of Rose Petal Sachets A Day without fragrance is a day lost. ancient Egyptian saying Roses…

child's hand holding seashell filled with beeswax as a candle - more seashell candles in background
DECOR | DIY & CRAFT | Home | SUMMER

How to Make Seashell Beeswax Candles

Learn how to make seashell beeswax candles to add to your Waldorf-inspired nature table or as an ode to your summer tablescape or nature table. Seashell beeswax candles make wonderful gifts, perfect for birthdays or holidays, brimming with handmade thoughtfulness. Why Make Seashell Beeswax Candles I was introduced to candle-making when my youngest was attending…