String Of Bananas is groovy hanging succulent. Mine was getting leggy at the top so I pruned it so I could plant the cuttings back in at the top. Propagating a String Of Bananas plant is easy & fast to do - you'll see!
My String Of Hearts has been growing like crazy in the warm desert temps and was badly in need of a haircut. I pruned about 3′ of trails off 5 or 6 weeks ago. Growing in the same hanging pot is a String Of Bananas and a String of Pearls. I noticed the trails of the SOBs… Read more
Succulents & driftwood are simply the cat's meow. Here are quite a few ideas, plus DIYs, for you on how to display succulents on driftwood. Some are simple & some more elaborate so we're sure you can find 1 that catches your fancy!
Succulents and driftwood are a winning combo, just like peanut butter and jelly. You can find driftwood in a myriad of odd shapes and sizes, add succulents to it and you’ll get a stunning and fun piece of living art. When I was living in Santa Barbara, I collected shells and rocks from the beach… Read more
Silver is reflective & sparkles like crazy. If you want to add twinkle to your Christmas decorations, these shimmery, glittery pine cones will do just that. There's also a video to guide you through this easy DIY.
Do you want your holiday season to shine, shine, shine? Christmas decorations warm the cockles of my heart and put a big ole smile on my face. Because you’re reading this, the same must be true for you. This silver pine cone DIY will make all your decor shimmer and sparkle. Silver really picks up… Read more
Gold is such an elegant & classic color. These gold gilded pine cones, sprinkled with 4 different kinds of gold glitter, are so versatile to use for all your Christmas decorating adventures. There's a video to guide you through this easy DIY.
The holiday season has come rushing in like Santa and his team of reindeer sending us galloping off to the craft store and back to our work tables. It’s time to get our Christmas decorating groove on! I’ve used pine cones for decorating ever since I was knee-high to a grasshopper. Gold gilded pine cones… Read more
White pine cones are great to use for Christmas decorating. Here's a snowy, glittery pine cone DIY in 3 easy steps. See different looks you can get with painting techniques & different crystal glitters . You'll find links to the materials used & as well as a video to guide you.
I grew up in New England, where as a kid, the thought of snow for Christmas made me downright giddy. I’d trek through the woods for hours with all or any of our 5 dogs to gather things to create with and come home to a warm fireplace. I now live in the Arizona desert… Read more
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