homemade gifts

Making a flower essence- crabapple blossom

Making a flower essence- crabapple blossom

Crabapple flower essence is for times you feel polluted for mental, physical, or spiritual reasons. If you feel the need to cleanse or purify, crabapple essence is the perfect flower remedy and so easy to make!   You will need: *Fresh crabapple blossoms, enough to fill the surface the bowl *spring or mineral water (about a […]

Persephone's flower tonic- homemade astringent from your yard

Persephone’s flower tonic- homemade astringent from your yard

Organic lawns are in full color with dandelions, violets, plantain leaves, and chickweed in the early spring. Did you know that these 4 wild edibles are perfect for a skin soothing astringent? Yes, a skin astringent made from the wild plants in your yard! If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at herbal body care, this recipe […]

Marimo moss ball plush DIY

Marimo moss ball plush DIY

So, our Marimo moss ball obsession has crossed over to plush! These little guys are so easy to make and shouldn’t take longer than 30 minutes, even if you’re a beginner. Supplies needed: The sleeve of an old wool sweater (or wool blend, at least 80% wool), safety eyes, green and pink floss, poly-fil, scissors […]

Embroider your baby or child's artwork- DIY

Embroider your baby or child’s artwork- DIY

My little niece was just shy of a year during the holidays this year. She was starting to experiment with markers and paints, and making little doodle scratches on paper (and herself); I thought a permanent piece of artwork would make a lovely gift for her mama this year. you will need: a hoop, muslin/cotton cloth, Mark-B-Gone […]

baby bath and shower tea

baby bath and shower tea

A nice, soothing, and relaxing bath tea can nourish the skin, calm the nerves, and help put babies, kids, mamas, and dads into a sweet slumber. For this tea bag I used calendula and comfrey for its benefits to the skin, lavender and rose petals for the calming aromatherapy, and catnip for relaxing qualities for […]

moon jar luminaries- diy

moon jar luminaries- diy

I love this time of year, the dark and cold make me want to hibernate in my cozy home, bake goodies to warm up my kitchen, and make lovely things to compliment my home. Being such a dark time, it’s the perfect time for moon gazing and bringing the celestial into the house with these […]