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moss garden

diy mini moss garden using tea cups or vintage planter

Hi there, with the warm spring and summer months upon us, you can always count on a beautiful green carpet of moss to welcome the warmer seasons! Moss facts: moss is important to the survival of many tiny creatures and many types of birds find it useful for their nests. One interesting fact about moss is that it contains […]

nature's tiny ornaments- DIY

nature’s tiny ornaments- DIY

 This is the perfect time of year to go foraging for little tidings to create that special Yule-tide magic. Needed: Little tidbits and whatnots from the great outdoors, glue gun or tacky glue, small wood beads, herbs, acorns, acorn caps, rosehips, and leaves. Add the beads to the cones, then the caps, then get creative, break […]

9 Autumn Activites to do before Winter

9 Autumn Activites to do before Winter

1. Acorn lava lamps 2. Maple leaf mask 3. Leaf rubbing plates 4. Odd leaf out game 5. Milkweed mice 6. Mushroom spore prints 7. Autumn leaf jar using pressed leaves 8. Spotted trees 9. Thistle down owl “That’s all,” Lisa   Print PDF

acorn girls

acorn girls

I’m supposed to be organizing my hobby room, however, I keep getting distracted by little projects that come to my head as I’m organizing! This morning I wanted to make my triple burr oak acorns come to life, I call these ladies “The Sisters Three.”   I dug into my jar of vintage buttons, beads, […]

Nature's lava lamp or sensory bottle- slow floating

Nature’s lava lamp or sensory bottle- slow floating

There are all kinds of tutorials out there on how to make a sensory bottle using vegetable oil, those are OK and they do their job, however, my girls and I prefer to use another ingredient, a thicker ingredient that really slows the rise of the objects in the bottle. Karo Corn Syrup! If you buy […]

dandelion clock lore activity

dandelion clock lore activity

 Legend has it, in Ireland, that if fairies are seen by humans a little bit of their magic will disappear.  So as they dance in the moonlight hours, they have the leprechauns blow down dandelion puffs at frequent intervals to tell them how many hours they have left until dawn. The number of seeds left after 3 hard […]