Dried Orange Garland - Becky's Farmhouse
Hey sweet friends! How was your Thanksgiving? Relaxing, I hope 🙂 We enjoyed a day with family eating a delicious Thanksgiving dinner! And we got into the Christmas spirit early this year… adding fresh greenery and making some homemade decorations during our Thanksgiving break together. I’ve always wanted to try drying orange slices. So …
The Smell of Christmas
This simmering potpourri will have your whole house filled with the smell of Christmas. It is better than any candle! This recipe comes from my Aunt Harriett... if you knew her you would be so intrigued because she doesn't cook... ironically this in not edible, but something very worth sharing. Christmas Comfort Simmering Potpourri 3 cups of water 4 T Vanilla (you don't have to use your good stuff) 3 T Cinnamon 2-3 Cinnamon Sticks Dried Orange Peel Combine in a sauce pan or kettle. Let…
How to Make Potpourri - Easy Recipe for Making Homemade Potpourri
The 5-minute guide to how to make potpourri. It's easy - just follow this potpourri recipe. It makes a nice homemade Christmas gift and I'll share some wrapping tips too.
A Simple Christmas . . .
Do you ever wish to return to a simpler, less harried Christmas time? I'm not sure if it is even possible but we keep trying ! After a busy, busy sewing season it's difficult to have enough energy to decorate and bake, so we have simplified our routine a bit over the last few years. Yes, I still decorate, but it's mostly simple greens and candles. Yes, I still bake . . . I love it, but I don't worry about having 10 kinds of cookies . . . 3 or 4 favorites will do! So . . in this spirit I…
50 Insanely Easy-to-Make Holiday Ornaments
With some common tools, scrap supplies, and a little know-how, you can transform just about anything into a decorative accent for your holiday tree. Here's proof!
Hello everyone. I've decided to give the winner of my offering a choice of boxes. You can choose from the house design I showed earlier......
Ok. Might as well make everyone crazy and start a Christmas thread! There are so many fun ideas on Pinterest that I needed someplace to share. Tomato Cage Christmas Tree Topiary Instructions.... http://www.everchanginggarden.ca/wpblog/2011/11/16/tomato-cage-christmas-tree-topiary/
Christmas potpourri recipe | Dried Flower Craft
Christmas potpourri recipe using cinnamon sticks, dried orange slices and Christmas spices like cloves and star anise, another dried flowers craft idea.
How to Make Dried Orange Slices
One of my favourite things to use for decorating at Christmas are dried orange slices. They are perfect for Christmas Crafts, Decorations, Wreaths and Floral Arrangements. This is our step by ste…