How To: Make a Garden Chandelier
Create a unique garden chandelier, using a shallow tray, canning jars, votive candles, moss, a flowerpot, rope, chain, and birdseed.use just about any shallow tray, pan or basket found at a flea market or in the corner of your garage. Before you start to assemble the chandelier, youâll need 12 quart-size canning jars along with 12 votive candles; a bag of sheet moss; a 6-inch-wide flowerpot without a drainage hole; four 3-foot lengths of linkinterior of the basket with a layer of sheet moss. Place the canning jars around the edge of the basket, and tuck small pieces of sheet moss between them for stabilization. Place the flowerpot in the center. Filling it with a fresh arrangement. Finish your chandelier by filling the canning jars one-quarter full of birdseed, placing a votive candle in each one. Itâs finally time to hang the chandelier, light the candles and
How To: Create a Succulent Arrangement
A cake stand and some florist’s moss provide a simple foundation for this stunning succulent display that works great as a centerpiece.
How To: Make Hand Pies
Hand pies pack all the flavor of traditional fruit pies into a cute, portable package. They’re perfect for picnics and potlucks.to cut circles from the pastry. Set the circles on a parchment-lined baking sheet . For round pies, spoon 2 big tablespoons of fruit into the center of the circle. Now letâs brush the edge around the
How To: Build a Rose Bouquet
In this casual country arrangement, we combine Patience and Juliet roses with fresh-cut lady’s mantle, hydrangea and coneflowers in a white enamel bucket. Let your garden inspire a similar nontraditional arrangement!flowers, pick colors that work well with each other and the container, paying special attention to scale and texture. Patience and Juliet roses are wide and dense with petals. Hydrangea and ladyâs mantle are ideal companions because
How To: Plant a Cottage Garden in a Pot
A colorful cottage garden in a big container will thrive throughout the summer. Plant a pot with some of our favorite flowers and herbs, or simply use what’s available in your garden.tuck the Gomphrena and variegated oregano into the front of the pot. Water well and enjoy your colorful new creation.
How to: Make a Chocolate Pumpkin Cake
Fall means pumpkins, and what's a more dramatic or delicious dessert than Chocolate Pumpkin Layer Cake. The recipe comes from the blog iambaker, and it’s a real showstopper.imagine a more dramatic board delicious it's there and it's chocolate pumpkin layer cake . -- recipe comes from the -- I and acre and it's a real stop. This cake has three components. Moist cake layers milk chocolate can notch and fluffy pumpkin whipped cream will start with -- In a small bowl mix canned pumpkin and -- Said that inside and in another bowl combine the flour cocoa baking powder baking soda and self. Now in a large -- let's be better brown and white sugar and Vanilla until late in life. Add eggs one at a time. Now we'll add the dry ingredients and the pumpkin mixture alternately eating up those. You can see this is very similar to traditional chocolate cake -- But at pumpkin make it extremely and that's another layer they spread the batter in grief eight fade in Spain. And bake for about thirty minutes until it toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let it -- -- ten minutes and then turn them out onto wire -- as well those cakes cool let's make our milk chocolate an option. Start -- it warming heavy whipping cream over medium high. When the cream just starts to boil remove it from the heat and milk chocolate pieces -- just let the chips often not in the after about five minutes -- in Washington bullets in his. Critical forThis will give you a nice -- -- for tight end because whipped cream isn't as stable as better for us think -- should wait to assemble this cake until it goes to serving time. Start replacing one key player on a clay court peaks fan. Since -- players are pretty heavy you might want to put a little extra support inside thinking of it drinking straws of them. Now it's better killed -- whipped cream on top carefully say your other cake layer on top don't pressed down too hard. Now use your -- back nine big
How To: Make Tiny Pumpkin Torcheres
With a handful of garden stakes and some simple hardware, you can transform palm-size pumpkins into a bouquet of magical torcheres in minutes! All youâll need are miniature pumpkins, an apple corer, a grapefruit spoon, nails, washers, tea-light candles in metal cups (or battery operated teacorer, a grapefruit spoon, nails, washers, tea-light candles in metal cups (or battery operated tea lights) and bamboo garden stakes. Start by snapping the stem off each pumpkin. Using an apple corer, cut an opening the
How To: Craft a Fall Wreath
For fun colors and shapes, gather a mix of your favorite seasonal delights and get creative! For our wreath, we used an old wire tomato cage, jute, gardening wire, ribbon, pruners, wire cutters, gourds, snowberries, small ears of field corn, cranberries, pine boughs and millet stalk. First, snipwe used an old wire tomato cage, jute, gardening wire, ribbon, pruners, wire cutters , gourds, snowberries, small ears of field corn, cranberries, pine boughs and millet stalk. First, snip off the top layer of the tomato
How To: Make an Any-Season Wreath
Hardy broadleaf evergreen shrubs offer a bounty of colorful foliage year-round! To create a lush evergreen wreath, gather clippings of various evergreens from your yard or check out your local nursery for a colorful shrub or two to add to your garden. Soak a 12-inch floral foam wreath in water. Cutgather clippings of various evergreens from your yard or check out your local nursery for a colorful shrub or two to add to your garden. Soak a 12-inch floral foam wreath in water. Cut stems 1
How To: Make a Fresh-Cut Bouquet
Learn how to create a striking floral bouquet by watching these simple techniques.