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The perfect DIY craft based on your personality

April 13, 2017

Start crafting now! Click the links below for full instructions.

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DIY hosta leaf mosaic

February 1, 2017

Though this leaf design is a simple-moderate mosaic project, it gives you the opportunity to play with grout lines and color values and more deeply explore the beautiful range of hues found in hosta plants.

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3 gift ideas for the garden décor enthusiast

November 27, 2012

The garden décor enthusiast is a hybrid of sorts. Yes, they’re obsessed with beautiful things but they’re also committed do-it-yourselfers. You might say they like beautiful things—but with character. As children they made castles out of cardboard boxes and as adults they retain the same active imagination. The old tool box you couldn’t find? It’s […]

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Gardening projects for kids: Cornhusk dolls

June 27, 2012

The following project is an excerpt from The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids, your guide to getting kids outside, dirty, and having fun. Don’t forget to enter our giveaway to win a set of kids’ garden tools, sunscreen, a copy of the book, and more! You and your kids can use dry cornhusks, either from a […]

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Handmade Garden Projects

December 12, 2011

I’m excited to announce that Handmade Garden Projects by Lorene Edwards Forkner will be available soon! Here’s a sneak peek into this crafty new book: You can transform your garden into a handmade, personality-infused oasis. Author Lorene Edwards Forkner — part eco-friendly non-traditionalist, part crafty creative — will show you how. Projects run the gamut from eye-catching structures, […]

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