Soothe dry, itchy winter skin with these vanilla bean lotion bars.
Perfect for a festive cocktail!
Many bath and body “soaps” that are commonly sold are not actually soap; you will notice that they are called a beauty bar or body wash. These are detergents, not soap. Soap goes through the saponification process, converting fats, oils, lye, and water into soap and glycerin.
You can learn more about saponification in this post.
How to make your own frugal and beautiful wreath.
Don't let the weather put a damper on your gardening addiction.
You can add a custom blend of herbs, dried flowers, salts, and other soothing ingredients to tea bags for a luxurious tub treat! Just toss the tea bag in the bath while you soak, then throw it in the compost when you are done. No messy clean up!
See my favorite tub tea recipes in this post: https://gardentherapy.ca/healing-herbal-bath/
I have done a ton of holiday candle projects over the years. Here are my favorites.
Outdoor decorating idea: create a Christmas gazing ball decked out with greenery and lights like this one by Traditional Home.
See more creative ideas to to pretty up the outdoors for winter: http://www.traditionalhome.com/gardens/outdoor-holiday-decorating
This is mesmerizing!
Have you stopped to watch the sun rise or set lately?
These are great for last-minute holiday visitors because they are delicious and SO EASY to make.
A pretty Christmas tree made of succulents.
Homemade bath bombs make a great holiday gift.
This time of year can be stressful. Don't forget to take care of yourself.
Personally Andrea transformed some simple hurricane lanterns into this stunning winter display.
See how she did it: http://www.personallyandrea.com/2017/01/hurricane-lanterns-decorated-for-winter.html
Don't throw out those expired spices. Use them!
Even miniature gardens look good decorated for the holidays! See how the talented Two Green Thumbs Miniature Garden Center decorates for Christmas!
Mini Mason jar snow globes are a blast to make! Try holiday or winter themed objects in red and green for a Christmassy snow globe. Or do something unexpected, like a tropical scene. It’s completely up to you! I chose garden-related objects with a holiday theme.
Make it: https://gardentherapy.ca/snow-globes/
This Christmas tree from Better Homes & Gardens looks sophisticated and whimsical decked out with white paper ornaments!
More Christmas tree inspo: http://www.bhg.com/christmas/trees/christmas-tree-pictures/
Everyone likes getting cozy by a fireplace!
This year's winter solstice is coming up on December 21st.
This holiday planter brings a pop of festive spirit to the outdoors.
This doctor is prescribing time in nature instead of medication.
You can make simmering spices by combining any fragrant spices or herbs and adding them to boiling water, releasing fragrant steam that in turn scents the air in your home.
Come up with your own scent combinations, or check out my favorite herb/spice blends in this post: https://gardentherapy.ca/simmering-spices/
I made a freestanding window box using a vintage wood window, a cedar planter, and gorgeous live plants that will keep looking great throughout the winter months. See it here -> https://gardentherapy.ca/winter-window-box/ #sponsored
I look forward to your responses!
What a great idea from Modish Store: salvaged wood Christmas trees!
See more: https://www.modishstore.com/products/kalalou-recycled-wooden-christmas-trees-with-stands-set-of-3
These flowers will poke their heads up when there is still snow on the ground!
Nothing says "cozy comfort food" like these roasted winter veggies with honey and rosemary.
What's your favorite kind of Christmas tree?
It's not Christmas until I visit the VanDusen Botanical Garden Festival of Lights. One of my favorite holiday traditions. If you can't make it, then at least you can enjoy the video! Be sure to turn up the volume so you can see how the lights are choreographed to the music.
This is gorgeous! I love the natural elements and minimalist feel of this decor from Kristina Lynne's post on How to Have a Scandinavian Christmas.
Read the article: http://www.kristinalynne.ca/how-to-have-a-scandinavian-christmas/
Take a virtual tour of Longwood Gardens' beautiful Christmas display!
Is your Christmas cactus ready to bloom?
Hooray for farmers!
Make an elegant holiday centerpiece with fresh evergreen clippings and a few other simple supplies.
I have no desire to try this. In fact, after watching this, I have no desire to try anything anymore.
The simple, elegant look of this holiday table from Satori Design for Living's Canadian White Christmas Home Tour is just beautiful.
See more: https://satoridesignforliving.com/Canadian-White-Christmas-Home-Tour/
Have you heard of banana flour?
The answer might surprise you.
Smells like Christmas!
My Christmas list includes plants! How about you? https://gardentherapy.ca/winter-window-box/
Make an herb wreath!
I did a similar project, which you can see here: https://gardentherapy.ca/herb-wreath/
I'm in love with this star wall hanging by Amy at Delineate.
It's made using air dry clay and a found branch. See the tutorial: http://www.delineateyourdwelling.com/2016/10/diy-tiny-star-wall-hanging.html
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