How to Make and Use Orange Pomander Balls

The bleak winter season makes me crave all things cozy and inviting, including fragrances. While I enjoy filling my home with festive scents, I don't love the toxic ingredients found within air fresheners and candles.  It's so easy to light Christmas candles and achieve that comfortable vibe, but did you know that synthetic fragrances are... Continue Reading →

Creating a Dried Orange Garland for Christmas

Our little farmhouse is looking quite festive dressing in all of its Christmas attire! I immensely enjoy how our home looks at this time of year. Stockings, twinkle lights, candles, cinnamon sticks, cranberries, and garlands all work together to create a cozy environment like no other. I recently shared some inspiration for how I decorate... Continue Reading →

Simple and Primitive Christmas Decorations

Our little farmhouse is looking quite festive dressing in all of its Christmas attire! I immensely enjoy how our home looks at this time of year. Stockings, twinkle lights, candles, cinnamon sticks, cranberries, and garlands all work together to create a cozy environment like no other. Living in a 100 year old farmhouse has inspired... Continue Reading →

Inexpensive Drop Cloth Projects

Drop cloth is one of my favorite fabrics to work with for a few reasons...It is durable, very accessible, and best of all...it is so inexpensive! I get a 9'x12' canvas drop cloth for $13 at my local hardware store. I am a huge fan of sprucing up my home with handmade items, so I... Continue Reading →

Old Fashioned Christmas Pot Pourri

Winter temperatures are here and Christmas is oh-so-close. It is the time of year when we all crave the warmth and comfort of home. Making home a cozy and inviting space relies heavily on good smells. It's so easy to light Christmas candles and achieve that comfortable vibe, but did you know that synthetic fragrances... Continue Reading →

10 Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas will soon be upon us! It's only November as I'm writing this, but I know how quickly the next two months pass by, so I'm aiming to have all my Christmas shopping done by Thanksgiving. A lofty goal? Perhaps...we shall see. It can be so easy to get stuck on what to gift certain... Continue Reading →

DIY Ornament for Christmas

The weather has taken a sharp turn towards freezing temperatures here in the Midwest. I can't help but begin to think of Christmas as these chilly evenings set in. We still have a little ways to go until it's time to decorate the house, but working on some DIY Christmas ornaments can never start too... Continue Reading →

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