Birdfeeder Project

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


  • 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


Darth Vader Sock Doll

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



Mexicali Sweet Potato Noodle Salad

Get those spiralizers crankin’ with this colorful side dish!

  • 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
  • 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!


  • 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