Category Archives: Crafts & MIY

Easy crafts & things for your home.

13 Quick Inexpensive Last-Minute Homemade Gift Ideas

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Do you need a fast, simple but inexpensive gift idea? No worries, I’m sharing a fun list here. Everything from a cute Santa sleigh made completely with  candy to a fun way to present cash, and everything in between. Great yet fast & inexpensive for gifts for children, neighbors, co-workers, groups and more.

Last minute gift ideas for teachers, kids, neighbors, co-workers, more #TexasHomesteader

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A Simple Dragonfly Rock Art Project For The Garden

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I made a large dragonfly rock art accent feature for my pollinator garden using graduating-sized round stones for the body and a piece of flagstone cut for the wings.

This rock art really adds some pop and visual interest to my landscape and honors my mother, a Texas Master Naturalist. (The dragonfly is the Texas chapter logo)

Dragonfly rock art made of round and flagstone rocks Master Naturalist logo. #TexasHomesteader

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Big Honkin’ List Of Homemade Gifts They’ll Actually Love

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Homemade gifts are special. But how do you come up with homemade Christmas gift ideas for gifts they’ll actually LOVE? I’m sharing various gifts we’ve made over the years that were very well received. Come see!

I'm sharing a list of homemade gifts that we've made & gifted - they've all been very well received. Beeswax candles, jars of home-preserved goodies, repurposed denim handwarmers, hummingbird feeders & MORE! #TexasHomesteader

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Using Nature For A Pretty All-Natural Tablescape

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I made a beautiful fall tablescape using natural materials typically found on the ground or in trees & bushes this time of year. The eco-warrior in me loves that this is all natural yet so beautiful.

No reason to buy something plastic or disposable to celebrate such a beautiful season. It was super easy to do, eco friendly, costs nothing and looks great. Come see what I did.

All-Natural Tablescape using nature's beauty found on nature hikes. #TexasHomesteader

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Snowman Treat Jar Makes A Quick, Fun Gift

by Texas Homesteader~ 

Here’s a cute Christmas gift idea. A snowman treat jar. It comes together in minutes using repurposed materials. I filled an oversized peanut butter jar with inexpensive homemade sweet trail mix. Paint on black buttons, tie on a scarf and you’re done!Last-Minute Christmas gift idea - Snowman Treat Jar - fill a repurposed jar with sweetened popcorn, peanuts, etc. Wrap a scarf & paint some buttons. #TexasHomesteader

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Natural Wax-Dipped Pinecone Fire Starters

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Wax-dipped pinecone fire starters make starting a fire easy. They look pretty in a basket and make great gifts too. These are for our own use, but they make wonderful, inexpensive and very functional gifts.

Waxed Pinecone fire starters made by dipping pinecones in wax #TexasHomesteader

 

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