Garden Crafts

Crafts for the garden, including fairy gardens!

How to Make Stepping Stones with Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsMaking stepping stones with kids is a fun way to add something personal and pretty to your yard.

It does require some pre-planning and staying organized on your part though. The last time I made stepping stones was when we moved into our old house, so I was making them with four kids at once. That was a bit crazy, but still manageable. Sola and I had more fun making stepping stones together for this house though, as I got to participate with her in the process, as opposed to just be a guardian against chaos. While stepping stone kits used to be really nice when my other kids were young, I found that most kits these days are for really small stepping stones, so I don’t recommend using kits.How to Make Stepping Stones with Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells (more…)

How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

It’s Real Easter Basket Grass! What could be more fun and Earth friendly than growing your own Easter basket grass?!?! Easter is ten days away, but you still have time to do this fun project with your kids! Supplies: Easter basket Plastic liner, container, or pot that fits inside your Easter basket Potting soil Grass […]

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Christmas Fairy Garden and Peg Dolls

We were quite lucky to get some Christmas fairy garden snow this year! The garden looked precious before, but the snow really gave it that perfect “winter fairy” touch.I’ve been collecting little seasonal items for the garden all year finding them here and there.We were really surprised after the snow melted to find that Santa […]

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Our Fairy Garden 2013 | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

As a Waldorf-inspired homeschooling mama, who loves to garden, it’s kind of amazing that I haven’t got around to creating a fairy garden any earlier than I did. We finally got around to it last month though.To house our garden, I used a large metal tub that I bought a long time ago. I drilled […]

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