How to Build an Indoor Herb Tote

Indoor Herb Tote Directions

Indoor Herb ToteHome Hardware offers tons of how-to tips. This handy Indoor Herb Tote should be helpful,as I'm bring some of our herbs inside for the winter. Our kitchen has very little light,so I'll be able to pop it in a sunny window,then bring the herbs into the kitchen for watering,and to use for cooking.The numbers beside each item in the directions correspond to Home Hardware's parts inventory.Their tote is made from poplar with oak trim. Adjust dimensions to build to a size that best suits your needs

Herb Tote - What You'll Need

How to make Valentine Barrettes -

   These Valentine hair clips are quick and easy to make, and would be a great project for Brownies, Guides, or Pathfinders.

This great how to even includes a free heart barrette template to download.

Check out how to make these valentine barrettes using

  1. felt,
  2. mini hair clips,
  3. embroidery floss.

See the directions on Purl bee

New Year’s Crackers: Make Your Own

Most holiday crackers sold today are stuffed with cheap toys and toss away prizes. A decent set can set you back  over $50 for 8 crackers, and the gifts inside are still throw-away trinkets. Originally sold just before Christmas, party crackers have become popular for many occasions.
You can make your own crackers in a snap, and filling them with personalized messages, thoughtful gifts, and festive paper hats is easy.
Parts List:
  • Festive paper
  • Toilet paper tubes (1 per cracker)
  • Cracker snaps (1 per cracker)
  • Ribbon
  • Double Sided Tape, glue gun, or glue stick
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Tissue paper (for paper hats)
  • Joke, quote, or riddle
  • Present or prize
  • Candy

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