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Sunday Snapshot: Vegetable Planting Day

Sunday Snapshot: Vegetable Planting Day | Red-Handled Scissors

It’s officially planting day for the fire escape garden here at TZoM headquarters, and the tomatoes, peppers, and assorted herbs are all itching to join my already-blooming strawberries outside. But first, maybe an afternoon cocktail? What’s in your garden?

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Tutorial: Recycled Wine Bottle Planter

Tutorial: Recycled Wine Bottle Planter | Red-Handled Scissors

Make your own recycled wine bottle planter with my special Earth Day tutorial! Supplies: * Empty glass wine bottle, cleaned and dried * Thick rubber band that will fit snugly around the bottle * Wet/dry sandpaper, 1 sheet coarse grain and 1 sheet fine grain * Tealight candle * Paper towel * Wool felt, 10″ …

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Tutorial: Spice Jar Mini Terrariums

Tutorial: Spice Jar Mini Terrariums | Red-Handled Scissors

Turn your empty spice jars into mini moss terrariums with this fun, simple Earth Week project. Tiny terrariums are the perfect way to green up your home decor, and they also make great recycled gifts! Supplies:* Spice jars, cleaned and dried* Fresh moss or Dehydrated live terrarium moss, soaked per package instructions* Dried moss* Polished …

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Tutorial: Make a Terrarium Fascinator with Your Own Hair

Tutorial: Make a Terrarium Fascinator with Your Own Hair | Red-Handled Scissors

Terrariums are hot these days, and human hair is one of the best growing mediums around for mosses and certain varieties of carnivorous plants. So, why not take advantage of all that wasted growing space with a terrarium hair fascinator? When I rock mine down the streets of Brooklyn, I’m always the hippest hipster on …

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