Do It Yourself Projects

DIY projects for the homemade life! Crafts and techniques, hand and power tools, repurpose and recycle, sewing and quilting, and woodworking.

Knit a Nifty Dishcloth

Article and photo by Kimberlee Bastien

Pick up the basic skills you need to start knitting with this quick and simple dishcloth project, which is much faster than a scarf.

DIY Concrete Bookends

Article and photos by Christine and Jan

Mold a pair of personalized concrete letters to hold your books in place on a shelf or table.

Antique Ladder Hanging Planter

Story by Amy Andrychowicz and photos by Tracy Walsh

Learn how to build this affordable ladder hanging planter for your plants to add space and antique charm to a vertical garden.

One Hour Body Scrub

and photos by Renee-Lucie Benoit

Make this lovely natural body scrub with ingredients you have on hand.


The Learning Never Stops! Join Us at the Fair


Natural Beauty from the Garden

By Janice Cox

Create healthy, homemade skin care products with all-natural ingredients plucked straight from the landscape that will leave you glowing.

Dandelion Age Spot Oil Recipe

What appears to be one of nature’s most persistent weeds, the common dandelion is endlessly useful for health and beauty.

Victorian Geranium Powder Recipe

This fragrant powder will keep you comfortable when you’re interested in staying cool and dry.

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