The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.  It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Put newspaper over the dirt pages thick & then cover it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass & weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass & weed seeds that had been pres

How to make stepping stones with a cake pan.

How to Make Stepping Stones - with a Cake Pan

Mosaic Stepping Stones – with a Cake Pan: Arrange mosaic items design side down on contact paper. Pour vaseline around cake pan - pour cement into cake pan in 2 layers, with a square of chicken wire in between. Set for 2 days

Hand Made Reclaimed Barn Wood and Metal Shelves. by TicinoDesign

Love the reclaimed wood! Hand Made Reclaimed Barn Wood and Metal Shelves. by Ticino Design. Would match the barn board book case I have now nicely

how to make a pebble mosaic

How to Make a Pebble Mosaic

"How to make a pebble mosaic," Excellent step-by-step instructions from "This Old House." I just need to sort our stones, get more stones, and layout the design. This would be a good project to start in September.

Vifah Deck Squares Turn boring cement into a beautiful wood-look deck that won’t rot, splinter or split.

I need to let my mom know about this for her back patio. I wish I had known about these years ago! My porch would have been so much nicer. Vifah Deck Squares Turn boring cement into a beautiful wood-look deck that wont rot, splinter or split.

How to transfer photos to just about anything.

Nature-Inspired Paper Projects

A ceramic vase DIY idea using Lazertran paper and a photo (from Better Homes and Gardens).for Halloween?

Book binding tutorial. Always wanted to try my hand at this.

Home Bookbinding Tutorial -- So many things I could do with this. Make a book of my kids art, quiet books or even great home made gift/journal. I love it

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Who doesn't love a blue frog. Fab idea, mosaic on large stone. Very cool idea

Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree! Or turn that old crabapple tree into a productive Macintosh tree!

Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree! Or turn that old crabapple tree into a productive Macintosh tree! My Dad did this with an apple tree in our yard.

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