Teddy Bear Sunflowers - A Cuddly Giant Flower -
some think the Katsura tree smells like caramel or cotton candy when it loses it's leaves in the fall. Besides being wonderful to smell in the fall, the Katsura sports a lovely blend of orange-, raspberry- and apricot-coloured leaves. In the spring Katsura has reddish-purple new growth, in summer it sports heart-shaped blue-green leaves and in winter the gray, slightly exfoliating bark lends interest.
I fell in love with an idea new to me. Once the allium flowers have fallen off and you're left with a bare "globe" (seedhead), you spray paint it in blue/periwinkle/purple/mettalic/glow-in-the-dark and it brings it back to "life" in the garden!
Known as the Blue Wax Flower, Blue Shrimp Plant or the Blue Honeywort, Cerinthe comes from the Greek word keros???wax, and anthos???a flower. This plant has been considered an important nectar source for honeybees and other insects. The Cerinthe genus is originally from the Mediterranean region, so the plant does well in our spring/summer
Updated! Magic of Dryer Sheets: How I Get Rid of Those Stubborn Bathroom Rings
DRYER SHEETS: cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors & bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub.Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away. Keeps mosquitoes off.
Guest house made from a 12x12 shed.
Deep Plum Purple Feather Couture Crystal Bridal Wedding Garter With Feathers. $12.00, via Etsy.
The lanterns are made by overlapping lace doilies on an inflated balloon and brushing fabric stiffener (or wallpaper glue, or even white glue) onto the doilies. Be sure to cover it completely so that the whole thing hardens and you aren’t left with limp spots. Let the doilies dry overnight to ensure that they are completely dry. The last step is to pop the balloon and pull it out of the opening. The lanterns can be hung with a ribbon or fishing line draped with strands of beads, as was done in o
This guy had the perfect vows. His vows: "I will kill the spiders. I will share my fries with you when you’ve finished all yours and are still hungry. I won’t ever pop my collar. I will never be rude to your tummy- when I hear it growl and gurgle, I promise to bend down and reply respectfully. I will eat the mushrooms when we order the supreme pizza. I will kiss the papercuts. and the door-slammed finger. and the counter-bumped hip. I’ll try my hardest not to get annoyed when you whisper ques...