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DIY Lavender Door Basket: Simple Spring Decor 

Spring is in the air, and what better way to welcome the season than with a beautiful lavender door basket adorning your front door? Spring is a season of renewal, a time when nature awakens from its winter slumber, and there’s no better way to embrace its arrival than by infusing your home with the vibrant colors and fragrances of the season. One of my favorite ways to do this is crafting a front door basket to adorn my front entrance. It’s a simple yet impactful project that adds a touch of charm and elegance to any outdoor space. In this step-by-step DIY Lavender Door Basket guide, we’ll explore how to create your own DIY Lavender Door Basket, perfect for adding a touch of charm to your outdoor decor. 

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Easter Bunny Veggie Tray Ideas: How to Make a Vegetable Board

Hey friends, Welcome to a hoppy and healthy Easter celebration! As we gear up for the festivities, why not add flair to your table with adorable Easter Bunny Veggie Tray Ideas? Ever wonder How to make a vegetable board that will have everyone wanting to dive in and eat more healthy foods over the dessert table? Transforming ordinary vegetables into whimsical creations is fun and a delightful way to encourage everyone to enjoy their greens.

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How Often Do You Season a Cast Iron Skillet

If you’re anything like me, you know that a trusty cast iron skillet isn’t just a cooking utensil; it’s a beloved companion in the kitchen. I’ve been on a quest to perfect my cast iron cooking game, and in the process, I’ve discovered something pretty fantastic—a lightweight cast-iron pan that has completely changed the game for me. It’s become my go-to for everything from crispy bacon in the morning to that perfectly seared steak at night. But here’s the million-dollar question that often stumps both newbies and seasoned pros alike: How often do you season a cast iron skillet? 

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Hi there!

Welcome!

Hi, I’m Susan, creator of Hen and Horse Design. I love home decorating, entertaining, cooking quick, yet flavorful meals, arranging flowers, and organizing pretty much anything you can think of! I believe in using all of the ‘good’ things in your home and creating your home to be your haven! Why wait for the company to come over to live well? 

My home motto is to ‘treat yourself like You are the company’!

I hope to inspire you to create your own cozy home, where you and your family feel like “you are the company!”

I believe that when we treat ourselves well, we go out into the world and treat others with that same kindness.

A beautiful home doesn’t have to cost a fortune to look fabulous.  I’ll show you how! Read more here.

Susan

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The Handcrafted Society

Meet The Handcrafted Society!

We’re a team of creative bloggers on a mission to redefine DIY. Every first Tuesday, discover seven unique ways to craft something extraordinary based on a theme or medium.

Plus, enjoy monthly guest features.

Join us on this creative adventure on our blog, Instagram, and Pinterest!

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5 Step Guide to Steeping the Best Cup of Tea

Get Ready for the perfect cup of tea…

My free guide breaks down tea brewing into simple steps so that, no matter what type of tea you are making, you’ve got all the tips and tricks for creating a flavorful, enjoyable experience each and every time.

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