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If the greeting cards you received over the holidays are too pretty to toss, turn to these simple reuse solutions! From homemade photo albums to DIY gift tags, we’ve got you covered.
Fall is a wonderful time to connect back to nature. Enjoy these inspiring leaf art activities for all ages and get connected again.
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
Give homemade gifts for the ones you love with these herbal crafts for Valentine's Day, including tussie-mussies and potpourri.
Use winter down time to learn a new hobby, such as cross stitch, crochet, knitting and crewelwork.
The Lemon Verbena Lady talks about some of her favorite sights in Pittsburgh during Christmas, as well as some of her favorite herbs, books and crafts for the holidays.
Find even more aromatherapy crafts for the holidays in this second post from the Lemon Verbena Lady.
Relieve stress, boost spirits and get relaxed with these aromatherapy crafts for the holidays, including an herbal bath bag and a simmering citrus potpourri.
Get inspired by these simple holiday crafts that use herbs. The Lemon Verbena Lady features her favorite DIY potpourri and spice wreaths, pomander and potpourri.
Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.
Upcycle old wine corks into fun yet functional items with these five wine cork crafts.
Decorating with materials that would otherwise be considered junk can bring pops of life and color to your home’s style. Check out these bottle cap crafts for a fun way to decorate with junk!
Transform old luggage into fun, functional furniture with these four suitcase crafts.
Use nature’s own ingredients to add color and moisture to your lips with this homemade lip tint.
Wrap your holiday gifts with these gift-wrapping ideas that reuse materials from around the house.
Welcome guests to your home with a homemade wreath. For inspiration, check out these DIY Christmas wreath crafts, found on Pinterest.
Lemon Verbena Lady finishes her other holiday-inspired craft, mini spice wreaths. This DIY project is a perfect way to use up those extra holiday spices you may have in your pantry. This project is quick, easy and will fill your house with the aroma of holiday classics.
Fill your tree with homemade Christmas ornaments this year. Check out these Christmas ornament crafts, found on Pinterest!
These homemade orange ornaments will add bright colors and a citrusy aroma to your tree this year.
Lemon Verbena Lady finally makes a holiday-inspired craft—dried herb wreaths—from one of her favorite Christmas books. It repurposes your old potpourri into charming mini wreaths for gift giving or decorating. Part two will show you how to make a mini spice wreath.
This winter wreath welcomes visitors and wafts a wonderful scent
Make faerie dust with the wee folks in your family to get them interested in herbs at a young age.
Create a yummy summertime lip balm with your kids.
Strongly influenced by wabi-sabi's principles, the leaders of the Arts and Crafts movement railed against 'the swinish luxury of the rich,' ornamental excess and the poverty of people who lacked creativity.
Use your old garden and herb calendars to craft colorful envelopes and stationery. Also, try some of their old recipes, like this St. John's Wort And Lavender Cream.
Light up your Valentine's Day with all natural, herbal homemade candles.
Look at your closet, and your shopping, in a whole new way. Repurpose items you already have, making a dress out of a shirt or a handbag out of men’s ties.
Throw a green New Year's eve party with these tips for decor, food and more.
Learn how to press flowers and construct a plant press to preserve your favorite herbs for study, display, or crafts.
Make herbal salves and lip balms, condition leather, polish metal and create stunning works of art with beeswax.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a creative project to display favorite old family recipes with pictures the people who made them. 
Christmas may have passed, but the remnants of the holiday festivities remain—piles of wrapping paper, boxes, and ribbons tangled strands of lights trees losing needles all over the living room floor. Fortunately, cleaning up after another holiday season is easier—and more
Natural Home and the Obamas are in sync on fun, waste-reducing holiday projects. Find out more about decoupage ornaments.
Try these pumpkin candleholders and tell us about your favorite pumpkin decorations.
Create a homemade sachet to add fresh fragrance in your home every time you vacuum.
Follow a young greenie through the Hawaiian practice of malama ka `aina and create a craft that honors this way of life.

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