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Air Plants

Tutorial: Living Air Plant Brooch for

My air plant brooch tutorial is now on CRAFT: Project: Living Air Plant Brooch. Hooray for wearable air plants!

Project: Living Air Plant Brooch

From terrarium necklaces to moss rings, living jewelry is popping up just about everywhere. Are you ready to get in on the plant-wearing trend? Make your own unique, green pieces with my air plant brooch tutorial!

Step 1: Put on your safety glasses and facemask, then select a piece of scrap wood. If needed, use your handsaw to cut it to size, making sure that the thickness of the piece is a uniform ¼”.

Step 2: Use the sandpaper to smooth away any rough spots or jagged edges on the wood

Want to see more? Head over to CRAFT to see the full tutorial!

Roundup: Last-Minute Mother’s Day Crafts

Roundup: Last-Minute Mother's Day Crafts | The Zen of Making
Need a last minute Mother’s Day gift? Here’s a roundup of quick crafts that you can make in an afternoon!

Tutorial: Scissor Holder Necklace with Removable Pincushion | The Zen of Making
Keep your scissors within reach with this super-easy scissor holder necklace with removable pincushion!

Tutorial: Embroidered Shrink Plastic Pendants | The Zen of Making
Create your own custom embroidered pendants with shrink plastic!

Tutorial: Fabric Rosette Barrette | The Zen of Making
Do you have fabric scraps and 5 minutes? You can make your own rosette barrettes, no sewing machine (or fabric know-how) necessary!

Tutorial: Air Plant Chandelier | The Zen of Making
Make an air plant chandelier with thrift store finds and supplies that you already have on hand!

Tutorial: Make Your Own Vanilla Extract | The Zen of Making
Store-bought vanilla can get pretty fancy, but absolutely nothing compares to the real thing. Homemade vanilla extract makes for a perfect handmade gift, and with Mother’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to whip some up! (If this is a last-minute project, don’t forget to tell mom how to store it while it steeps!)

Already ahead of the game? What did you make for your mom?