Make pretty and long-lasting candle holders, sun catchers and mobiles with press-dried fall leaves and simple craft supplies like Mod Podge.
Pressing flowers is a bit old-fashioned, but it can be a fun and simple way to make a personal gift or recycle flowers that are overgrown or dying. Learn how to create your own framed pressed flower as a gift or a way to bring the outdoors inside.
In this article, I walk you through how I attempted to create a basket from maple suckers.
You can easily make rustic twig stars for decorating your home using sticks from your yard! These simple stars are the perfect decoration for your home, front door, or garden. These stars can also be embellished and used for wedding or party décor, or for decorations for the Christmas holiday.
For my second project, I decided to do a much larger pine needle basket with straight sides.
These traditional corn dollies are simple to create, and make wonderful decorations for jackets or hats during harvest festivals. Learn how to make one of your own in this easy guide!
Corn dollies are a traditional craft using straws from wheat, rye, and other grains. Learn how to make a beautiful Harvest Heart in this easy tutorial. If you can plait or braid, you can make one of these!
Learn the five categories used in raffia work, then practice some of them by making a simple raffia mat or make simple flowers for a wall hanging.
If you've ever wanted to make a pine needle basket, you may be wondering which pine needles to use and how to prepare them.
This is a simple and easy tutorial on how to make cinnamon and clove scented pine cones for the holidays. I was very excited to do this because I know that pine cones are always popular around this time of year and the sweet, spicy smell lingering in the air is sure to add to the joyful atmosphere that comes with the holidays.
Many people have bird feeders and bird baths that they hope will attract fine feathered friends to their yard. Learn how to make a nesting ball using various natural fibers to welcome birds to your home while helping them build theirs.
Lavender is a wonder herb with many uses. The essential oil is a popular product used in aromatherapy and the dried lavender flowers are used in craft items and culinary preparations. If you love lavender flavours, check out some of these lavender recipes.
Learn where to find sand dollars and how you can preserve and harden them for use in craft projects.
Learn about the art of polished dirt balls, also known as hikaru dorodango. Subtle and cerebral meets getting-your-hands-dirty fun! This is easy, if you balance skill and patience.
Pan pipes are instruments that date far back into history, even figuring into the mythological story of Pan. The pipe is often used in folk music, providing a harmonica-like flute sound. The traditional panpipe has about ten pipes, but it will be...