At TheQueenBean we love to reuse and upcycle the burlap sacks that our coffee arrives in. From our packaging to the beautifully crafted tote bags available on our site, there is no end to the wonderful and innovative uses for burlap! Today I am highlighting some easy projects that can be made with items that, if you don't already have, are easily found online or at your local craft store.
A beautiful, productive garden takes work, know-how, and the right ingredients. Thankfully, you likely have a surplus of one left over from your breakfast -- coffee grounds! Coffee grounds are a nutrient-packed, attract works, and aid aeration. Keep reading to learn more about how coffee grounds can nourish your plants, boost your veggie production, improve your compost, and even deter pests.
Ready to be let in on a lesser-known age and weariness-defying secret? Coffee applied topically works wonders on your skin and hair. Coffee grounds naturally exfoliate the skin / scalp while the caffeine tightens, brightens, and smoothens the skin. In this blog, we are sharing our three favorite coffee beauty concoctions. We hope they leave... Continue Reading →
Coffee grounds are... messy, drippy, difficult to clean, and absolutely wonderful for beautifying your home and garden! Keep reading to discover some of the most common, easy ways to recycle and upcycle those pesky grounds. In the home* Cleaning and beautifying with coffee may sound counter-intuitive but you need to trust us on this one!... Continue Reading →