Friday, August 21, 2009

Easy Crafts


A sweet, old fashioned touch throughout the home, door handle sachets can magically charge the entrance to each room. For instance:

A Protective Sachet may be hung on all doors entering the house: make (or buy at the store) a small bag, about 3 inches by 5, tied with a loop that will allow it to hang from the door knob. You can get as fancy or as plain as you like with it, matching it to the decor of your home. Spice it up, make it look pretty! Michel's craft shops has tons of made up bags, just look in the wedding section!

Then, fill it with Bay leaves (a wonderful protection herb!) They say that a person crossing over a door way guarded by bay leaves, will reveal their true self to you!!! I've seen it happen!!!!!

Angelica (another powerful protection) powdered clove (helps ward against illness entering the home and also acts as a catalyst to the other herbs), Benzoin (a "power herb that helps to focus the other herbs) Borage (to help uncover any dishonest intentions), dried lavender (add a few drops of lavender oil to enhance the fragrance) and St. Johnswort which will help reverse any negativity and also aids in quelling arguments & animosity.


Through Summer and Autumn when you harvest & dry bunches of herbs from your garden Lavender, Sage, Lemon Verbena, Bay, lemon grass, Oregano the whole lot. Then tie them in bundles with raffia or ribbon and keep in a basket next to the fireplace. They make wonderful, fragrant fire starters.