Patio Farmhouse Sink Potting Bench

Farmhouse Sink Potting Bench The patio area is nearly complete now and I just have a few more photos to take and edit, but I wanted to show you what my farmhouse sink potting bench looks like now. Several years ago, my husband and I turned a farmhouse sink that had been in our house when we moved in into a potting bench.  It looked like this (see more  about it HERE). It’s been sitting in front of our barn ever since and {Read More}

7 DIY Lavender Projects for Gift-Giving

7 DIY Lavender Projects for Gift-Giving I’ve got gardening on the brain, and since I’m attempting to grow lavender for the third time, I thought I would share some DIY lavender projects that are perfect for gift-giving. All of them are beautiful and some of them are utilitarian and useful as well. I’ve rounded up several of my past projects and included a few projects from other bloggers as well. I hope you love them as much as I do!

Repurposed Plastic Bucket to Garden Supplies Caddy

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #FreeandCleanLiving #CollectiveBias This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission at no extra cost to you. Repurposed Plastic Bucket to Garden Supplies Caddy Turn a cat litter bucket into the prettiest garden supplies caddy with just a few supplies.  It’s so easy to do and it keeps plastic buckets out of the landfills and turns them into a {Read More}

Vintage Style Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor

Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor Make this easy Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor for your front door or as vintage style wall decor. We have a large flower bed in our front yard along our gravel road, mostly filled with irises and peonies.  I rarely show it on the blog because it always needs weeding and looks messy.  Ain’t nobody got time for weeding! But I’m going to show it to you today because my peonies are in full bloom and they are {Read More}

Front Yard Junk Garden Update

Front Yard Junk Garden Update This is just a quick post to share what my front yard Junk Garden looks like this year.  I’ve had so much fun working on this Junk Garden as well as the one by my guest house.  I’ll be sharing the full reveal of My Secret Garden Patio probably later this week.  You can check out my plans for it here.

Fresh Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap

Pick some some fresh rosemary from your garden and make this Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap.  It smells so fresh and brings the garden indoors! Fresh Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap Rosemary Eucalyptus Soap is scented with 100% pure rosemary and eucalyptus essential oils. Supplies: (Makes 4 bars) 1 lb. Goat’s milk soap base Sprig of fresh rosemary Sprig of fresh eucalyptus 6 Drops rosemary essential oil 6 Drops eucalyptus essential oil Soap coloring (optional) Soap mold Spritz bottle filled with rubbing alcohol Fresh {Read More}

My Plans for a Secret Garden Patio in Unused Yard Space

My Plans for a Secret Garden Patio in Unused Yard Space It’s a good thing the back of our garage isn’t visible to anyone except us, because it’s an embarrassing sight. It’s a junk storage zone, complete with two huge antique windows, a gas can, a broken bike, a broken storm door, some sheet metal, two kayaks, and lots of trash. If you stand on the side of my guest house, right in front of my garden with my vintage {Read More}

Patriotic Tin Can Kitchen Herb Planters

Patriotic Tin Can Indoor Kitchen Herb Planters Make these patriotic kitchen herb planters as a tribute to the good ole’ Red, White and Blue! My obsession continues with tin cans.  My project ideas seem to be as never-ending as my supply of cans! Supplies I Used: Empty tin cans Dixie Belle Chalk Finish Paint in Barn Red, Fluff, and Yankee Blue Satin clear coat Lace trim (optional) Herb plants Foam paintbrush Directions: Paint the cans using a foam paintbrush.  I {Read More}

DIY Farmhouse Style Red Barn Birdhouse

DIY Farmhouse Style Red Barn Birdhouse The birds will be singing for joy when you make this DIY Farmhouse Style Red Barn Birdhouse for them! Inspired by my favorite red barn! Supplies I Used: Natural Wood Birdhouse – I got mine at Hobby Lobby (50% off with the app, but this one is similar) Weathervane Pick Dixie Belle Barn Red Chalky Finish Paint  Paintbrush How I Made It: I had to paint my birdhouse red if I wanted it to look {Read More}

Repurposed Photo Frame Bird Nest Helper

Repurposed Photo Frame Bird Nest Helper Did you know 2018 was designated the Year of the Bird by The National Geographic Society and several other prominent organizations? Now you do!  SO what can you do to help our feathered friends? you may ask.  I’ll show you!