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Tutorial: Beer Bottle Watering Globe for Houseplants and Container Gardens

Tutorial: Beer Bottle Watering Globe for Houseplants and Container Gardens | Red-Handled Scissors

Going on a weekend trip? Want to prevent wilting during hot summer weather? Keep thirsty plants happy with a quick and easy DIY beer bottle watering globe!

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Tutorial: Living Air Plant Brooch for Craftzine.com

Tutorial: Living Air Plant Brooch for Craftzine.com | Red-Handled Scissors

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 …

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Roundup: Last-Minute Mother’s Day Crafts

Roundup: Last-Minute Mother's Day Crafts | Red-Handled Scissors

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 | Red-Handled Scissors Keep your scissors within reach with this super-easy scissor holder necklace with removable pincushion! Tutorial: Embroidered Shrink Plastic Pendants | Red-Handled Scissors Create your own …

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5 Tips for Successful Fire Escape and Container Gardening

5 Tips for Successful Fire Escape and Container Gardening | Red-Handled Scissors

It’s planting season for fire escape gardens here in Brooklyn, and I spent a good portion of yesterday afternoon elbow-deep in dirt. Here’s a little tour of this year’s crop, plus my five must-do tips for growing a successful container garden, no matter where you live! Tip 1Select container-friendly plants that are right for your …

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