Propagate Dahlias from Cuttings, a great way to get more for free. Fill in a large bed with Dahlias and keep to your budget or give away to friends. I love Dahlias, and in this post I show you how to propagate dahlias from cuttings! It is quick and easy. Dahlias are a new favorite in my garden. I had avoided them in the past because I felt they were too much work. I did not relish the idea of having to dig them up each Fall and pack them away for the winter. But that has changed ... Read More about Propagate Dahlias from Cuttings
DIY Planters from Cedar Fence Boards Not only are these cedar fence boards easy to create in custom sizes but they are also inexpensive so you can afford as many as you like. Mine are now over 5 years old and still in fantastic condition. These really hold up to the elements! Do you love flower window boxes but hate the price? Me too, so I built myself some from inexpensive fence boards from the lumberyard. My back deck rails were less than pretty and I want to see cascading ... Read More about Cheap and Easy Cedar Fence Board Planters
Paint a Mossy Heart for Spring decor. An easy painting tutorial in acrylics. I got the idea to paint a mossy heart wreath when I was creating my faux wood grain painting tutorial. I just thought it would make a fun Spring painting project. Start with your already dry Faux wood barn wood painting. With chalk draw your heart shape to give yourself a guideline. In the painting video at the end of this post I show the wood grain going vertically and in the photos I have it going ... Read More about Paint a Mossy Heart Wreath
Cilantro Lime Chicken Wrap with Chipotle Mayonnaise, a wonderful quick and easy meal for everyone. Are you ready for some deliciousness? This is so quick, easy and versatile. You could even swap out the chicken for some leftover turkey if you wanted. When life gets super hectic I like having something quick and easy that satisfies at meal time. Chicken breast was on sale this week so I whipped together these yummy wraps. Are you hungry yet? The lime is very light and the cilantro is ... Read More about Cilantro Lime Chicken Wrap with Chipotle Mayonnaise
Is snow still coming down in your neighborhood? Are you ready for some flowery beauty to get you through? Come view some early Spring flowers. I have got you covered. I made a small jaunt to my favorite winery for a flower fix today and I thought I would share some with you. I take loads of photos to have a reference for flower paintings so I always have a good excuse to wander these barrels planted with bulbs. Want to see what the barrels full of daffodils looked like last April? ... Read More about Some early Spring for you.