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Crafting with Herbs

Do-It-Yourself Botanical Decor, Beauty Products, Kitchen Essentials, and More

Capture the beauty, fragrance, and power of herbs in these delightful crafts for home and garden.
Why craft with herbs? They're easy to grow, beautiful, fragrant, full of health benefits, and are incredibly versatile! Herbs are best known for their medicinal and culinary uses, but there’s so much more you can do with them. From spray disinfectants to wreaths and garlands, herbal jellies to homemade skincare products, there's something here for every room of your house—and everyone on your gift list! Learn how to make beautiful and useful items such as:

  • Smudge Sticks
  • Drawer Sachets
  • Lemon Rosemary Disinfectant Spray
  • Mini Potpourri Wreaths
  • Natural Confetti
  • Herbal Cleaning Vinegars
  • Herb salts (with recipes for different blends)
  • Herbal Teas with DIY Reusable Tea Bag
  • Herb Wine Jelly
  • Dream Pillow
  • Calendula Lip Balm
  • And much more!

In addition to the crafts, learn how to grow, prune, harvest, dry, and store your favorite herbs. Woven throughout are helpful tidbits on the wellness properties and history of herbs.

Create useful crafts that will beautify your home and make wonderful DIY gifts!

Debbie Wolfe is a freelance writer and co-author and photographer behind the garden blog The Prudent Garden. She is a mom of two rambunctious boys, wife, and is an obsessive crafter, home chef, and gardener. When not writing or crafting, she is in the garden or hidden away reading. She is also a regular contributor of garden and crafting content to HGTV, DIYNetwork, and Great American Country. She lives in Powder Springs, Georgia.