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[16 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 359 views]
Make Funky Polka Dot Lawn Flamingos

These super funky flamingos are absolutely bursting with character!  Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life gave a pair of standard plastic flamingos a polka dotted makeover, and even pretty beaded necklaces!  If you check out end-of-summer clearance sales right now, you might be able to score some birds extra-cheap.  Then grab some paint and turn the kitsch factor up to eleven!  [how to make …

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[29 Jul 2014 | 4 Comments | 2,138 views]
Tutorial:  Butterfly Garden Art from a Whisk

As I’ve mentioned several times in other posts, I have been slowly putting together a “fantastical” garden area inspired by the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Alice in Wonderland.  My garden is made up of tea pot and tea cup creations, and I’m also filling it with whimsical DIY garden art.
I made a dragonfly out of a whisk, and my daughter liked it so much …

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[27 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,615 views]
Make Melted Bead Solar Light Covers

Check out these fabulous flower solar lights from Instructables user Shomo09!  Plain path lights get a colorful makeover with the addition of a plastic cover – a cover made from melted pony beads.  You will definitely want to buy a pizza pan to use for this project – don’t use your good one!  Once you’ve finished using it to melt the beads you should no longer …

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[7 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 3,018 views]
Make Stenciled Garden Stepping Stones

Stepping stones are a great way to add both functionality and personality to your garden space. Haeley from Design Improvised wanted to out some in her garden, so she snagged a couple of plain pavers from Lowes at a price of $1.30 each and spruced them up with a pretty paint job! I love her playful combination of colors and the honeycomb pattern she …

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[3 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,126 views]
Father’s Day Mason Jar Gift with Printable

Moms often receive flowers for mother’s day, but who’s to say dad wouldn’t enjoy a plant for father’s day?  My husband enjoys cooking and using fresh herbs, so I thought it would be fun to make him a father’s day gift that could live on the counter, look good, and still be useful.  I went with mint because of the lovely smell and the fact …

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[18 May 2014 | No Comment | 744 views]
Make a Garden Hose Wreath

This year at my house it is time to invest in a new hose.  The old one still looks fine, but as soon as you turn it on it shoots up a fountain-like leak.  Know the feeling?  Feel bad about throwing that old hose in the trash?  Jill from Create.Craft.Love. has an idea for you!  She turned an old hose into a lovely spring wreath …

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[30 Apr 2014 | 4 Comments | 2,364 views]
Make a Plastic Cup Rain Chain with Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.

I've been wanting to make a rain chain for a while now, ever since I learned what they were (a decorative alternative to a downspout). So when the folks at Dollar General put out their spring merchandise this year, I starting mulling over what would be the best way to go …

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[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 7,270 views]
Make DIY Solar Jar Lights

Solar lights are a great way to add a touch of ambiance just about anywhere once the sun goes down.  They come with a little stake for putting them into the ground, but what about those places where a stake isn’t a good option, like on a porch?  Dawn at Creative Cain Cabin discovered that solar lights can be easily fit onto the tops of …

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[8 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,909 views]
Make a Mosaic Flamingo

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about garden projects! We’re big fans of the ol’ classic pink plastic flamingos, so it’s no surprise that we love this quirky mosaic flamingo by Lucy at Lucy Designs. Starting with a plain flamingo, you can make your own with a few tiles, a little grout, a fair amount of time, and lots of …

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[14 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 4,168 views]
Make Slinky Flower Pot Stakes

Is anyone else dreaming of spring? It might be hard to believe if you’re currently digging out from under a snow bank but spring is scheduled to arrive just next month! Whether you want something to dress up your garden or need stand-ins until your real flowers bloom, these slinky flower stakes from Birds and Blooms are both adorable and clever! [how to make slinky flower pot …