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Crafting with Herbs

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

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

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, custom herb salts 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
  • Herb Sachets
  • Hanging Herbal Swag
  • Natural Confetti
  • Herbal Cleaning Vinegars
  • Herb salts (with recipes for different blends)
  • Herbal Teas 
  • Compound Herb Butter
  • Lavender Neck Wrap
  • Simple Herbal 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.