Saturday, March 27, 2010
I recently made these eggheads for a spring craft demo
and I thought I would share them here as well. They
are super easy to make. All you need to make them
are empty eggshells, a little potting soil, some
spring wheat seeds (health food stores have these),
and a sunny window sill. Rinse eggshells well in
warm, soapy water, let dry. Decorate as desired.
I used a fine point Sharpie marker. Then fill
eggshells almost to the top with potting soil.
Sprinkle generously with the wheat seed . Gently
water until moist. Put in sunny spot and keep moist.
Your eggs will have a head of hair in about
If you wish you can make little egg carton stands
and use these as placecards for Easter brunch or???
This egghead has a ponytail but you can "style" it
however you wish, mohawk, buzz, etc..
Sunday, March 21, 2010
How appropriate that the wisteria was in full bloom on
the first day of spring. Alas, I have no wisteria in my
own yard, so I have to drive around town and enjoy it's
blooms from afar. I have always been curious as to
to whether wisteria could be cut and used in
a floral arrangement. My gas station has a
beautiful ginormous wisteria growing up a tower
in the front of the station, but yesterday I spied
wisteria creeping along the ground by the back
entrance.Time to satisfy my curiosity! Clippers in
hand, I "borrowed" a few sprigs and put them in a
watering can to start my experiment. So far I have
noticed that they are very fragile, but seem to be
holding up well. They would be really sweet used for a
spring tea party, but right now they will be a little
spring by my front door.