Three years ago, I found a lovely metal bird cage at Ross that just begged for a mini-garden, and planted succulents in it for my balcony garden. It flourished and needed thinning once or twice, and recently the plants got a bit thick, so when I was gardening on my new balcony last week, I … Continue reading Bird Cage Garden Re-mix
Making semi-realistic butterflies for craft projects doesn't have to be difficult. Even though there are several steps to this process, a little patience makes it easy to achieve. Once you've done one or two, you'll be able to whip up a whole herd (a herd of butterflies?) in a short time. Actually, a group of … Continue reading How To Make Butterflies
Belated Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, and wishing you a New Year of peace, joy, and blessings! Things have been a bit hectic here at my house this past week, aside from the usual holiday festivities, so now it's "catch-up" time for the Window. As I was packing away ornaments this weekend, I was pleased to … Continue reading Handmade Manger by Meggie
"Oh, Thalita!" I did it again.A few months ago, I made a simple terrarium for my husband's desk at work. They had moved the office around and he ended up in front of this fantastic window that was just begging for some plant life. I asked, he loved the idea, but, honestly, I didn't expect … Continue reading TARDIS Terrarium
Every holiday season I create a floral arrangement. This year, I had a small pile of Douglas fir bits that needed to be trimmed off our Christmas tree, the annual cinnamon pine cones, a couple of cute red birds I found at the 99cent Store, a couple of berry picks I pieced out, and an … Continue reading My Christmas Arrangement 2013
"Oh, Thalita!" That is what I shall exclaim, henceforth, when I see a succulent terrarium or mini-garden. I have mentioned before that Thalita at The Learner Observer inspired me to them. And now I can't stop. Thalita, dear, I will be sending you my next Ikea bill! hehe A few months ago, my local Ralph's … Continue reading Hanging Succulent Garden- by Meggie
My daughter is getting married November 5. Here are some pictures of the flowers I made for the event. My first bridal bouquet, and I am rather pleased with myself for it. I found the inspiration for the bouquet from Pinterest.