Inspiration for simple DIY home and garden projects, natural crafts, and homemade healing remedies.

Onion Skin Easter Eggs

By Cathy Pouria

Come along with me as I learn to dye Easter Eggs naturally using red onion skins.

Lilac Bath Oil

By Janice Cox

Use fresh lilac flowers from your garden to make a luxurious bath oil that can be enjoyed year-round. You’ll want to make extra batches to share.

Create a Sweet Pea Tunnel

Story by Alex Mitchell and photos by Sarah Cuttle

Learn how easy it is to create this dreamy sweet pea tunnel yourself using willow branches and vining peas to add a little magic to your garden this year.

5-Star Bug Hotel

Story and photos by Stephanie Rose

Turn on the vacancy sign and invite beneficial bugs into your yard or garden with this easy, DIY bug hotel design.


How to Make Hydrosols on the Stovetop

By Emily Han

Learn how to use a simple stovetop method to make fragrant rose water that can be used for a refreshing spritz on a hot day.

How to Make a Sweet Dreams Sachet

By Dawn Combs

To encourage calm dreams, make a dream pillow with soft fabric scraps and soothing herbs, including anise.

Love-in-a-Mist Lotion Recipe

Traditionally, this lotion was intended for the upper torso, but it makes a wonderful full-body moisturizer with an appealing aroma.

Build A Window Sash Cold Frame

By the Editors of Storey Publishing

Protect your garden by building this simple, yet effective window sash cold frame.

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