Succulent Sunday: Propagation

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I'll admit it. I have a problem. I am addicted to succulents. You may remember a few weeks ago, when I shared a tutorial on how to make a succulent container garden. In that post, I mentioned that I was going to attempt to propagate a leaf from one of the new succulents. I decided to take a look around my ever-growing succulent collection to see if any of my plants would benefit from propagation. And then I found these babies at Continue Reading

How to make a succulent container garden

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Succulents are such hardy houseplants. I love the different varieties! I have a number of different plantings - both at work and at home. They're easy to care for and come in so many different kinds of textures, shapes and sizes.  Anyone can make a succulent garden. You don't need a "green thumb" either! Succulents are very cost-effective, too! I purchased everything for less than $30! It would have been cheaper if I had an Continue Reading

Becka’s Bridal Shower: Colorful Bunting Banner & Shower Games

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And now for part two of Becka's Bridal Shower... As Amy mentioned Monday, we were recruited along with our mom to help with decorations, favors and games for our cousin's bridal shower. Our centerpieces provided double duty as favors for guests. We also wanted to have some kind of banner that Becka (who is a 3rd grade teacher) would be able to use in her classroom! Here are our Pinterest inspirations for the Continue Reading

Becka’s Bridal Shower: Mason Jar Centerpieces

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Our cousin, Becka, is getting married in June. Emily, our Mom and I were recruited to help with decorations, favors and games for the shower.  Of course, Emily and I headed straight to Pinterest for inspiration. We wanted to find something that would provide double duty (both as decoration and favors for guests) and that would be easy to transport from Milwaukee to Minnesota for the shower. We decided that some variation on the mason jar Continue Reading

Grandma’s jewels mason jar home decor

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Anyone who knows me well, knows I have a slight major obsession with mason jars. I love mason jar crafts, activities, foods, home decor, etc. If I could, I would live in a house of mason jars. Ok, maybe not, but you get my drift. I heart them. In fact, I'm currently rounding up my favorite mason jar activities for a future post. But before then, I have a quick and easy mason jar "craft" you could do in 10 minutes or less! I recently Continue Reading