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DIY Vegetable Garden Stone Markers

DIY Vegetable Garden Stone Markers

With spring finally settling in, visions of flourishing gardens dance in our heads. All this sunshine and rain has me plotting out my vegetable garden, amending the soil with compost, and tilling the dirt. Here in Pennsylvania, I have began sowing the first of the seeds. In past years, we have simply marked our rows of vegetables with Sharpie-labeled popsicle sticks. This year I decided to up my garden marker game by painting some colorful stones and adding cheerful looking...

Naturally Dyed Eggs Tutorial

With springtime’s arrival, we welcome the season of rebirth and renewal by dying Easter eggs. There are so many ways to decorate, dye, and paint eggs online, but I prefer this more rustic approach. I try to avoid using artificial dyes in my home, particularly when food is involved.   Great Learning Moments I also think dying eggs with natural ingredients provides a valuable lesson to children and adults alike about how our ancestors discovered the earth-toned pigments in everyday...

How to Dye Eggs Using Silk Ties

Spring is a fabulous time of the year to try new things. It’s also time for spring cleaning, whether you like it or not, including cleaning out your closet.   It’s time to transform those silk ties collecting dust into charming eggs with unique patterns.  I’ll show you how to combine a lot of my favorite things–repurposing, hollow eggs, making home decor, and happy surprises into some amazing art!   Repurposing Ties For this project, gather up any unused, gaudy,...