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Henna Moon Pyrography Project by Lora Irish

Walnut Hollow Woodburner Detailer – 5

We are continuing the step by step instructions for this Henna Moon Pyrography Project and the test drive review of Walnut Hollow’s Woodburner Detailer. Please click on any image in this post for a full-sized photo. Henna Moon Pyrography Project Walnut Hollow Woodburner Detailer – Introduction Walnut Hollow Woodburner Detailer 2 – History of Henna …

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Bee Houses

Basic Construction of a Bee, Bug, or Seed Gourd House As summer slips into those first cool days of autumn, it is time for me to prepare my flower gardens for the winter months ahead.  The gourd bird houses that I made last spring need to be cleaned and checked for needed repairs, the fallen …

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Gourd Bee Houses

DIY Bee and Bug Houses

One of my many autumn projects for the blog is a series of roosting houses for our winter birds made from dried craft gourds and decorated with pyrography and colored pencils.  Along the way to the creating these kettle gourd houses I wanted to first play around with ideas on making different roof styles.  Most …

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