Birdfeeder Project

Gelatin holds the seeds together – all that’s left will be the twine – no yucky metal or plastic base to deal with!

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  • Bird seeds (sunflowers, peanuts, shelled and cracked corn, flax, golden millet, safflower, thistle) Find out what the birds in your area prefer and use that!
  • Metal cookie cutters – oven safe
  • A few pencils or sticks
  • Gelatin
  • Boiling water
  • Twine

Click HERE for the instructions

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Darth Vader Sock Doll

This is hilariously cute! Gotta make several as gifts for my Star Wars lovin’ friends!!

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Mexicali Sweet Potato Noodle Salad

Get those spiralizers crankin’ with this colorful side dish!

  • FOR THE MEXICALI VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1 tablespoon Mexicali seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • FOR THE NOODLE SALAD:
  • 2 small poblano peppers (roasted)
  • 2 to 3 ears of sweet corn, kernels removed
  • 2 small (or 1 large) peeled sweet potatoes
  • 1 bunch lacinato kale, leaves stripped and sliced (stems discarded)
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced purple cabbage
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro
  • 1/2 cup pepitas

Click HER for the instructions

Faux Succulent Terrarium Style Project

Give a small corner or shelf a pop of whimsy!

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  • Small green plastic bottles, in the UK these are normally for sparkling water. Sprite or Mountain Dew bottles would work too.
  • Champagne or wine cork
  • Tiny terracotta pots
  • Small Nutella jars – These are the ones where the jar can be used as a drinking glass with the plastic caps. (Other similar shaped drinking glasses or jars would do.)
  • Tealight candle
  • Grey acrylic paint
  • Wood slice
  • PVA/white glue
  • Scissors

Click HERE for the instructions