This week the Gardenista editors are preparing for the holidays with trusty all-purpose kitchen scissors, DIY vegetable storage, and easy, last-minute botanical decor for the Thanksgiving table. Here’s a look.
Above: A Northern California garden gets a makeover, teepee included, in Garden Visit: A 1950s Ranch-Style House Goes Modern in Northern California. Above: We rounded up 10 pairs of kitchen scissors to have on hand for the holidays and all year round, “whether you need to mince herbs, spatchcock poultry, or give a fresh cut to the flowers one of your Thanksgiving guests brought,” Michelle writes. See 10 Easy Pieces: Herb and Kitchen Scissors for more. Above: A project for the weekend before Thanksgiving, inspired by old New England: DIY Dried Vegetables, Colonial Style. Above: Just in time for the holidays: DIY Botanical Napkin Rings that are both simple and artful (and can be made from found berries and leaves, or bits of arrangements).
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