Mason jars have been around for over 100 years, and they were originally used for canning and preserving food. Over the past few decades, however, the uses for these versatile jars have taken a creative spin. From gift containers to wedding decorations, Mason jars are on thousands of Pinterest boards for one reason or another. Dinah Wulf compiled a list of common and creative uses for these versatile jars and has broken these down into four categories: recipes, gardens, gifts, and crafts. She also included some DIYs you can try each of them out!
Autumn is nearly here! What I love about Fall is the cozy indoor weather, having cups of tea and watching the colourful leaves covering the ground. But apart from leaves, there are some other stuff falling from trees like pinecones, Kastanien (chestnuts) and acorns, which are great to collect them for home/office decoration, don’t you think? And well, even if they don’t fall from trees, but is the major icon for Fall: Pumpkins! Below there are ideas which I hope they inspire you using dry leaves, pinecones, chestnuts, acorns, pumpkins and even seasonal fruits (crafts you can do with/for your Kids, as well!)
Click on the following images that will take you to ecogreenlove’s previous (updated) roundups, there are plenty of ideas in each! (open in new window)
“Take time to think about what Dad enjoys, so you can pick something he will actually use and enjoy… Go beyond the usual Father’s Day card and include a special memory or two you have about special times with him, especially something he may not know you consider special.”
“Those old treadle sewing machines didn’t break easily. Even if electric sewing machines outpaced them, the foot-powered machines stayed in homes around the world. Many craftsmen have remade them into desks, tables, bars, bookshelves and more.”