How to Reuse Christmas Cards

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.

5 Favorite Handmade Gift Shops

Eschew corporate goods and instead choose handmade gifts for everyone on your list this holiday, using these excellent Etsy shops as a jumping-off point.

Simple Holiday Crafts with Herbs

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.

6 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Kids

Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.

5 Wine Cork Crafts

Upcycle old wine corks into fun yet functional items with these five wine cork crafts.

Bottle Cap Crafts for the Home

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!

DIY: Homemade Lip Tint

Use nature’s own ingredients to add color and moisture to your lips with this homemade lip tint.

Last Minute Gift: Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts

December 25th is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift this holiday season, make these Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts. This homemade gift is budget-friendly, is quick and easy to make and speaks from the heart.

My Favorite Christmas Thyme Book and Spice Wreaths: Part 2

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.

My Favorite Christmas Thyme Book and Dried Herb Wreaths: Part 1

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.

How To: New Uses for Old Calendars

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.

A Green Home: Naked Christmas Tree

Get creative with your Christmas tree! Save the forests, skip the plastic greenery and really go green this holiday with a different kind of tree.

Many (Many) Uses for Beeswax

Make herbal salves and lip balms, condition leather, polish metal and create stunning works of art with beeswax.

Green Rookie: After-Christmas Cleanup

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

DIY: Herb Labels

Label your plants with this easy project. Using chalkboard paint you’ll never mix up which herbs are which.

Daydreams of Natural Spaces Part Four

Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson creates a planter table to hold her everyday items and incorporates plants into the design.

Daydreams of Natural Spaces Part Three

Transforming Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson’s space started with an empty living room, and now it slowly resembles a livable space with seating. After buying a used love seat and ottoman, she recovers both so they match the room’s theme.