Give new life to old T-shirts by turning them into yarn! T-shirt yarn is durable, can be machine washed and dried, doesn’t shrink, and best of all […]

How to Make T-Shirt Yarn

Here's a list of uncommon gifts to fit any budget, and gifts that are sure to be loved and used every season.
Buying uncommon gifts for serious gardeners is hard – especially if you aren’t into gardening yourself. Being an experienced gardener myself, I pulled together a list […]

Uncommon Gifts for Serious Gardeners

12 Gift Ideas for the Sewing Beginner
Looking for gift ideas for someone who has said "I want to learn how to sew"? Here are suggestions for 12 perfect gifts for the sewing beginner - or anyone you know who sews.

12 Gifts for Sewing Beginners

If you make things to sell, you know that having great photos is a MUST. Getting that perfect lighting for product photography is not always […]

DIY Product Photography Studio

finishing seams with an overlock sewing machine
Whether you are just learning how to sew or you have been making clothes for years, there is one dilemma that we all run into – […]

How to Finish Seams

Lysimachia clethroides, commonly known as gooseneck loosestrife, is pretty; grows well in the shade; and makes for a great cut flower | |

Growing Gooseneck Loosetrife

Chive blossom vinegar is easy to make and gives salads a subtle onion flavour | |
The clumps of chives in the herb garden will flower soon, and I will be using them to make chive blossom vinegar. This gorgeous pale […]

Chive Blossom Vinegar

Would you like beautiful flowers for your garden that are low maintenance? Perennials are the answer! These are my top 12 perfect perennials for a […]

12 Perfect Perennials for Your Garden

Flowering annuals are a perfect addition to any garden, and here are 10 that are easy to grow | |
Flowers are a great addition to any garden! Here are 10 easy to grow annuals guaranteed to brighten up every corner of your yard. Across […]

10 Easy to Grow Annuals

I wanted to make zero-waste, no-candy Easter baskets for my friends, and really wanted to avoid using that yucky cellophane grass. The solution? Real grass! […]

Make an Easter Basket with Real Grass!