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Plant-inspired styling: DIY anthotype photograms

January 27, 2017

Lush, plant-filled rooms are as stylish as they are rejuvenating, but it can be hard to care for an urban jungle. Add a splash of green and garden-inspiration (without a watering can, fertilizer, or direct sunlight) with these elegant, minimalist anthotype photograms from Caitlin Atikinson’s Plant Craft: 30 Projects that Add Natural Style to Your Home.

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2 ways to combine your love of books and plants

January 26, 2017

There is no shortage of Pinterest-worthy inspiration for decorating with plants or books, but what about innovative ways to spotlight plants and books? Enter the magical, miniature worlds of Terrarium Craft. With two crafts combining plants and books together, our home décor can flourish with life and literature.

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Add a splash of color

December 1, 2016

Winter gardens don’t have to be a wash of browns and grays! Add a splash of brick red or royal blue with DIY garden furnishings. Nathan Smith and Michael Snyder of Color Concrete Garden Projects: Make Your Own Planters, Furniture, and Fire Pits Using Creative Techniques and Vibrant Finishes offer insight into balancing color in the garden and […]

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An interview with Caitlin Atikinson

December 1, 2016

“I try to respond to the environment, both indoors and out, keeping the photography soft and allowing the garden, object, or room to shine.” —Caitlin Atikinson

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A flower (wall) grows in Portland

November 18, 2016

How we turned a neglected corner into an office bright spot with Plant Craft: 30 Projects that Add Natural Style to Your Home.

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Holiday stress-relief

November 10, 2016

The most important herbs on your shopping list aren’t for dinner—chamomile, clove, basil, and orange provide powerful stress-relief aromatherapy. This holiday season, step into the garden or the pantry for a few cleansing breaths with a few of the fragrant plants featured in Kathi Keville’s bestselling book, The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and […]

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A walk in the park: Making the garland from Plant Craft

October 19, 2016

Inspired by Caitlin Atkinson’s fall-foraged garland tutorial in Plant Craft, Timber Press brought some of the changing colors of autumn inside.

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Flowers on a wall: An easy and beautiful interior design project

September 16, 2016

Caitlin Atkinson walks us through one of the 30 natural DIY projects found in Plant Craft.

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An interview with Katie Jackson of Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture

June 17, 2016

With Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture, author Katie Jackson wants to help you create the perfect outdoor space with furnishings you build yourself. In this post, she offers advice on how to get started.

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Make the most of fresh herbs with this simple syrup

February 4, 2016

In Culinary Herbal, authors Susan Belsinger and Arthur O. Tucker detail how to grow and preserve 97 of the most flavorful herbs. Here, they share a recipe for simple syrup, used in beverages and fruit salads, or on desserts from ice cream to cake.

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