DIY Cookie Cutter Candles

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I love coming up with creative handmade gifts every year for Christmas. I first saw this idea for cookie-cutter candles on Pop Sugar and knew I wanted to try making some. My mom has TONS of cookie cutters, so I sorted through them, picked out my favorite holiday shapes and got to work. DIY Cookie… 

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Holiday Centerpiece Idea: Mini Pinecone Trees

Mini Pinecone Trees | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I tend to think that nature does a pretty good job of making things beautiful just as they are. A few embellishments here or there can bring out the theme, like adding a bit of sparkly glass to rustic holiday accoutrements like pine cones and holly. Red and green are a classic color combination for… 

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DIY Dream Pillows

DIY Dream Pillows | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This year I’ve become almost obsessively interested in learning about herbs and both their healing and magical properties. I love making my own scent blends, and discovering new ways to use and make herbal gifts. While shopping at Goodwill, I found a book called, Making Herbal Dream Pillows by Jim Long and fell in love… 

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DIY Fingernail Polish Remover Favors

DIY Fingernail Polish Remover Favors | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This is a really easy and fairly inexpensive do-it-yourself project that can be used for party favors. I made them for a teen’s birthday, but it can also be given at bridal showers, baby showers and even a bat mitzvah. I found inspiration for this on Pinterest, but my project is different in that I… 

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Halloween Ghost Jars

Halloween Ghost Jars for Halloween | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

My son’s very favorite thing right now is trying to scare people. He’s just a toddler so he will peek around a corner (from where I am well aware he is hiding) and exclaim, “Boo!” I feign terror, scream, and he giggles uncontrollably until we start the whole thing over again. This all started from… 

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Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

After a few years of flirting with fermentation projects here and there—koji, kombucha, pickles—I’ve come across one with real everyday and everyone potential: apple cider vinegar. I’m sharing it here at Evermine.com because it’s easy to make, easy to love, and it’s made with just the scraps of apples, something you may find yourself replete… 

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