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13 Creative Ways to Mark Your Garden

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Garden markers are useful in at least three situations: 1. your garden is so neat and orderly, you mark the sections simply to show them off; 2. your garden (or memory) is so chaotic, you need markers to constantly orient yourself; or 3. you don’t actually have an outdoor garden, but you pretend you do by marking your indoor herb plants.

In any case, garden markers are so pretty, it’s hard not to want them.

1. Twigs.

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Twig Herb Plant Markers Rustic Garden

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Stone Art: 18 Ways to Paint Rocks

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If you want an eco-friendly and unique canvas for your art, try painting on stones. They’re cheap, easy to find, and full of creative possibility. Even if you don’t consider yourself an artist, you can still use rocks to carry messages or mark your garden. Check out these great ideas:

1. A proposal.

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heart shaped Beach stone rock pebble marry me

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9 Delicious Ways to Make Biscotti

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Biscotti. Even when it crumbles into your coffee cup and you have to use a spoon to fish out the pieces, it still sounds sophisticated. Its deliciousness and sophistication make it one of the ‘higher end’ biscuits/cookies. So, if you love them as much as I do, it’s worth either mastering a recipe or buying them in bulk.

Recipes:

Helpful hint: freeze the dough before you cut the biscotti for thinner pieces and less crumbling.

1. Dark chocolate biscotti -> recipe

Dark chocolate biscotti

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13 Charming Dutch Wooden Shoes

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Do the Dutch still wear wooden shoes? Not really, although you might see them on muddy days in the countryside and, of course, around tourists. In Amsterdam, I’ve seen them being worn ‘seriously’ only once: a woman in bright red wooden clogs, doing her grocery shopping at an outdoor market. Generally speaking, however, they’re mostly used for home decorating and national pride. Either way, they’re charming.

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vintage WOOD SHOES 1940s Souvenir Hand Painted Holland Boy and Girl Clogs Dutch

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8 Excellent Ways to Recycle Mason Jars (Pt. 2)

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A while back, we had a post on ways to upcycle mason jars. However, our list was far from complete as Tanita and Devon from  The Country Barrel have proven. After browsing through their shop, you might begin to wonder what you can’t make with a mason jar.

“When you see what can be done with recycled items, and how it can better both parties, it is truly something exciting.” – Tanita & Devon

1. Salt & pepper shakers

Vintage Ball Mason Jar Salt and Pepper Shakers

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