Oooh, I’m pretty happy with this foraged holiday swag I made, and I think my nature lovers will enjoy it too. With winter and Christmas only 11 and 15 days away (!), this simple project will bring a bit of natural beauty to your front door, your mailbox, anywhere you want to hang it.Continue Reading
Today I’m going to show you how to make a succulent pumpkin. I predict you will not only love this project, but you will be thrilled with the results. I learned this craft by taking a class at the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks. I don’t think the fabulous gardeners at BGO would mind that I am sharing what I’ve learned with you.
Isn’t that what we should all do? Spread our knowledge and make the world a better place?
I think so.
And once you know how to make a succulent pumpkin, everything will truly be a tiny bit better. Not kidding. In the category of fall crafts, this might be considered life-changing.Continue Reading
Have you heard about fallen leaf art? I read about it thanks to Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company. On Facebook, Baker Creek linked to an article on fallen leaf art. The official term is ochiba art. Ochiba is Japanese for “fallen leaves.”
Did I ever tell you I studied Japanese at Baylor University during my college years? And that I spent a summer in Japan? I would love to return someday (#bucketlist). For now, I’ve decided to embrace the eastern idea of fallen leaf art. After all, supplies are plentiful in our neighborhood this time of year.
Well, in reality, colorful leaves were plentiful last week before winter came down like the Polar Express.