One of my greatest friend’s is a compost expert. Heather has been composting for years and I am keen to learn how to produce my own dirt. I invited Heather to share her compost tips with us. I have a dirty little secret – I’ve been living with worms for 14 years. Ever since I [...]
Post by Pam Weppler. Turn a regular afternoon into a fun-filled exploration to find the perfect rocks and make some rock magnets with your kids. These unique magnets are useful and add some simple, natural style to your fridge or around the office! Things You Will Need: Rocks with one flat edge Round Magnets (I [...]
Who’s ready to learn something new? Well good. Grab your yarn and needles and let’s get knitting. We’ve got 3 basic lessons for you and 3 next step lessons. Lesson 1: Cast On. Click here to watch. Lesson 2: The Knit Stitch Click here to watch. Lesson 3: The Purl Stitch Click here to [...]
You can make your very own impressive mini soft cover book. All you need is some paper, half an hour of your time, and opposable thumbs. This type of bookbinding requires no glue, no special tools, and no unusual skills. Honest.
These little books are great for carrying in your pocket or bag for jotting down addresses, phone numbers, or thoughts that you don’t want to escape. They make great little journals. And who wouldn’t want to receive a gift of a handmade book? Give it a try.
Last week I learned to crochet, for the first time ever. This was a full circle moment for me. I taught my friend Mandi (and Heather, who you’ll hear in the background) to knit many years ago. So it was fitting that Mandi taught me how to crochet. And now we are going to teach [...]