Now that the garden is winding down for the season, it's time to swap the gardening apron for a crafting smock. These handcrafted gifts are sure to please, and the fact that they're so easy to make can be our secret.
Turn a fist-sized bulb into a spectacular gift by planting it in a decorative pot, adorned with sheet moss and a bow. With proper care, it will bring joy year after year.
Collect interesting clear glass vessels year-round, then fill them with sugars flavored with garden herbs or exotic spices. Recipients will enjoy sharing them during holiday celebrations.
Candied Citrus Peels
Lemons, oranges, tangerines: The rinds of almost any citrus fruit can be transformed into sparkling, delectable candied peels. For an extra-decadent touch, dip in chocolate and sprinkle with edible gold dust.
Leftover baskets cluttering up the basement? Turn them into rustic birdhouses trimmed with natural materials from your yard.
Pretty pressed flowers and leaves add the finishing touch to fresh, homemade organic butter. No one needs to know that it took only minutes to make.