Archives for Garden Projects

The Driftwood Starburst

From my collection of collected driftwood from British Columbia I’ve made a driftwood starburst.  This was one of my winter crafting projects and I can’t wait to get it outside in a permanent home. The fun part was collecting the driftwood with the grandkids on our visits to British Columbia and then finding spots to stash it all into the suitcases.  Thank goodness it doesn’t weigh very much. I knew I wanted to make a starburst but needed some sort of backing.  On a trip to the thrift store I found an old cutting board for a couple of dollars.
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Spiral Twirlers

Every garden deserves some whimsy and adding twirlers to various places means you can watch them twirl gently in the breeze. I hope all of you are enjoying a lovely summer.  Even though I’ve been taking a break from posting on a regular basis I’ve been making things for the garden and today I want to share a spiral twirler that I recently made.
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Sinkville Village

It’s almost time to say goodbye to June.  It was a hot month that saw the strawberry moon arrive the same time as the summer solstice.  We didn’t get a good view of the full moon as that evening we had terrific thunder storms with heavy rain and strong winds and our area was under tornado warning for a couple of hours.
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