Crafting with Herbs: Do-It-Yourself Botanical Decor, Beauty Products, Kitchen Essentials, and More (Paperback)
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Capture the beauty, fragrance, and power of herbs in these delightful crafts for home and garden.
Why craft with herbs? They're easy to grow, beautiful, fragrant, full of health benefits, and are incredibly versatile! Herbs are best known for their medicinal and culinary uses, but there’s so much more you can do with them. From spray disinfectants to wreaths and garlands, custom herb salts to homemade skincare products, there's something here for every room of your house—and everyone on your gift list! Learn how to make beautiful and useful items such as:
- Smudge Sticks
- Herb Sachets
- Hanging Herbal Swag
- Natural Confetti
- Herbal Cleaning Vinegars
- Herb salts (with recipes for different blends)
- Herbal Teas
- Compound Herb Butter
- Lavender Neck Wrap
- Simple Herbal Balm
- And much more!
In addition to the crafts, learn how to grow, prune, harvest, dry, and store your favorite herbs. Woven throughout are helpful tidbits on the wellness properties and history of herbs.
Create useful crafts that will beautify your home and make wonderful DIY gifts!
About the Author
Debbie Wolfe is a freelance writer and co-author and photographer behind the garden blog The Prudent Garden. She is a mom of two rambunctious boys, wife, and is an obsessive crafter, home chef, and gardener. When not writing or crafting, she is in the garden or hidden away reading. She is also a regular contributor of garden and crafting content to HGTV, DIYNetwork, and Great American Country. She lives in Powder Springs, Georgia.
"Herbs and edible flowers have wonderful benefits far beyond their culinary or medicinal uses, as author Debbie Wolfe shows us in her new book, Crafting with Herbs. She walks the reader through expertly photographed step-by-step instructions to make visually gorgeous wreaths and centerpieces, and aromatic face scrubs and hair rinses. We learn how to make beautiful bouquet garni, confetti cones, and smudge sticks—all of which capitalize on the aromatic and visual beauty of the various herbs. The projects are relatable and functional while celebrating the many uses for herbs beyond flavoring a sauce. —Lisa Steele, author of Fresh Eggs Daily and Gardening with Chickens
"Debbie Wolfe's green thumb and boundless creativity have led to an extensive and exciting collection of garden projects. Her photos alone will inspire readers to get their hands dirty!" —Kathleen Corlett, Editor in Chief at BobVila.com, Acton Media
"Debbie has done it again! Crafting with Herbs is filled with DIY projects for every area of the home! You will find yourself excited to make the next herbal craft after you see the beautiful photography throughout the book!" —Kasey Schwartz, All Things Mamma, Author of Essential Oils for a Clean and Healthy Home.