Category: DIY

Potting Shed: Growing a Garden Hose Wreath with Blooming Wellies

Do you have garden fever? Our freeze date is April 15th and I’ve been circling the garden centers in anticipation! Despite the flowers calling my name, I’ve resisted temptation, learning the hard way over the years how unpredictable Mother Nature can be. We’ve had balmy, spring weather in February and frigid, winter weather in March. After warming up again…

Cabbage Floral Centerpiece DIY

I’m serving up flowers with my cabbage instead of corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day with a cabbage vase centerpiece! You can use any large head of cabbage for your floral centerpiece. I chose a savoy cabbage, with its dark veining texture and color, to pair with a Bordallo Pinheiro plate.  A purple cabbage would make…

What a Hoot: No-Carve Owl Pumpkins!

My harvest of pumpkins around the Potting Shed still have several weeks of life left and I’m squeezing out all the enjoyment from them that I can through Thanksgiving since fall is my favorite season!  I planned to share these no-carve pumpkin owls before Owl-oween but October flew by way too quickly! My inspiration came from Better…

The Witch is In: DIY Halloween Wreath

The countdown to the witching hour has begun . . . Halloween is just 45 scary days away! Time to dust off your broom, polish your shoes and buy a new hat! I fell under the spell of this cute witch leg ribbon at Michaels, inspiring me to conjure a wreath for Halloween for the door…

A Teapot Wreath for a Mad Tea Party

I’m hanging a teapot wreath in welcome for a Mad Tea Party! Did you get your tea party invitation by post? If not, never fear, your invitation is here: You’re invited to a Mad Tea Party at A Fanciful Twist, Saturday, July 23rd. There will be butterflies. . . Cards. . . Keys. . . Hearts. . .…

In the Potting Shed: Growing a Vintage Seed Box!

With spring around the corner I have bulbs, blooms and seeds on my mind! I’ve been puttering in the Potting Shed, enjoying some tabletop gardening and have a fun project to help you bide your time until spring planting season~ growing a Vintage Seed Box! I have three vintage seed boxes from my retail days, found at flea markets…