How to Make a Succulent Crown

How to make a Succulent crown

Fresh-flower crowns are lovely, but some flowers are so delicate that the crown is barely usable. Here’s a stunning and sturdier alternative: a breathtaking succulent crown! Whether it’s your wedding day or you just want to feel like a princess, a succulent crown is sure to make a lasting impression.

This gorgeous project from Author Tawni Daigle is just one of the beautiful ideas in her new book DIY Succulents: From Placecards to Wreaths, 35+ Ideas for Creative Projects with Succulents. If you love succulents as much as we do, you will appreciate not only her ideas, step by step DIY’s, and tips but her detailed instructions on how to grow and propagate succulents from clippings! Love succulents? Don’t miss our classic How to Make A Succulent Wreath and How To Make A Living Succulent Christmas Tree.

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It’s Banned Book Week: 10 Kid Books We Wish We Could Ban From Our Own Homes

Banned Book Week

While the rest of you are honoring Banned Book Week by reading To Kill a Mocking Bird, The Catcher In the Rye, or Are you There God? It’s Me Margaret (so good,) Jaime and I are having a hilarious text-a-thon about which kid books we would ban from our own homes. Not inappropriate or scandalous books, but simply annoying books that we want to hide from our kids so that we never have to read them again. Is one of your favorite children’s books on this list? It’s not you, it’s us. We swear.

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Give Me Coffee: Our 5 Favorite Coffee Flavored Foods

First, learn How to Make Your Own Ice Coffee Concentrate the Easy Way. Yum.
How to Make Your Own Ice Coffee Concentrate the Easy Way

Keeping it on the cool side, how about a Pumpkin Spice Latte on a Stick?
Pumpkin Spice Latte Pop Recipe

Coffee Flavored Marshmallows are amazing.

And of course, Microwave Coffee Cake in a Cup.
Microwave Coffee Cake Mug Cake Recipe

Then make yourself one of our DIY Leather Mason Jar Mugs to look extra cute while downing your daily dose.
DIY Leather Mug Sleeve


The Best Way to Easily Attach Badges for Girl Scouts

how to attach girl scout badges

Over the years both as a Girl Scout and a mom of Girl Scouts, I have tried many, many methods of attaching badges to sashes, vests, and tunics. I’ve also witnessed a few methods that I never thought to try. People will go to some pretty serious lengths to avoid pulling out a needle and thread. Regardless of your preference, the very best way to attached badges and patches to fabric is to teach your Scout how to sew. If for some reason this is not an option, here are the best (and worst) ways to glue, iron, and sew on boy scout and girl scout badges.

how to attach girl scout badges

Staples: I will start with a true Girl Scout confession of mine. When I was a Junior Girl Scout and I wanted to quickly add some badges to my sash, I resorted to the stapler. Here’s how that went… (more…)