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Color Inspiration from Nature

I caught a beautiful colorful sunset the other day. We’ve been having on and off storms lately and that has been creating some very interesting clouds and beautiful color combinations. I think the colors in this picture are very beautiful and interesting so I created a color palette from them. I hope you find some inspiration from these lovely color combinations.

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Creative Acorn Crafts

Fall is going to be here soon with the crisp cool air and the beautiful colors of the leaves as they begin to turn. Fall is a great time for crafting and you can get very creative with just what you find in your yard. There will soon be an abundance of acorns as they begin falling from the trees, and before you sweep them up and throw them out, let’s look at some very cute and creative crafts that you can make with them.



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Little Acorn People – Babyccino




candle display

Candle Display – BHG




rustic acorn wreath

Rustic Acorn Wreath – Crafts Unleashed




glittered acorn wreath

Glittered Acorn Wreath – That’s My Letter




acorn tea set

Acorn Tea Set – Twig & Toadstool




acorn necklaces

Acorn Necklaces – Whimsy Love




acorn owls

Acorn Owls – Bloesem Crafts




glittered acorns

Glittered Acorns – ChinaMommy



Beach in a Jar Crafts

I love jar crafts, there are so many creative ways to make lovely displays and to create miniature sceneries inside the jars. Summertime is a great time to collect items from the beach like seashells, starfish, sand, pebbles, etc., and make a little ‘beach in a jar’. You can even put small photos and other special items from your vacations and create little beach memory jars. These beautiful little nature crafts are not only fun to make but also look fantastic as part of your decor.

Have a look at these lovely ‘beach in a jar’ crafts to give you ideas and inspiration:

Seashell Terrarium

Seashell Terrarium – Making Home Base




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Easy Seashell Crafts – Better Homes and Gardens



Sand Jars

Sand Jars – Living Locurto




seashell-hurricanes

Beachy Summer Bathroom – How to Nest for Less




Apothecary jars with seashells

Apothecary Jars with Seashells – Ann’s Entitled Life




Nature Crafts – Terrariums

A fun way to bring the beauty of nature indoors and decorate your home, office, etc., is to make a terrarium. You can get very creative using various natural items to make cute little terrariums, and they are very easy and you can even get the kids involved in these fun projects. Below are some examples and ideas to give you some inspiration.

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Lets Craft: Terrific Terrariums – Modern Mom


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Terrarium Craft – This Mama Loves


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Lightbulb Terrarium – The Hipster Home


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Make an Indoor Terrarium for Kids – She Knows


Nature Crafts – Botanical Bookmarks

It’s great to have a pretty and creative bookmark to keep your place in your favorite book.  Now that Spring is here and flowers and herbs are lush, you can use your creativity to make a lovely bookmark using nature’s bounty.  It’s very simple and fun and if you have kids, they’ll enjoy getting into the project too.


So if you’re an herb and flower lover, here are some easy DIY bookmark projects to inspire you.