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[26 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 1,002 views]
10 Cute Recycled Garden Art Ideas

Summer is officially here. Has the hot weather done a number on your garden? I don’t have any tips on helping your plants survive a heat wave, but I can show you how to make your garden look cute with things that don’t need watering and can’t die. Because they’re not plants. Hello, homemade yard accessories!

$5 and Under, Accessories, Decor, Garden Crafts, Headline »

[21 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 765 views]
Make a Teacup Fairy Garden

Fairy gardens are hot right now!  As easy to make as they are charming, Heather shows how to make your own teacup fairy garden over at Live Craft Love.  Look for teacups at thrift stores and yard sales, where you can find some really cute ones for cheap.  If you don’t have a very green thumb, you can also use faux succulents in place of …

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[21 May 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Planters that Work Inside or Out | 1,908 views]
10 DIY Planters that Work Inside or Out

The weather here in Atlanta has been nothing short of fantastical, and my family has basically been living in the backyard, soaking it in. Get your backyard spring-ready or bring some spring beauty indoors with these DIY planters. They’ll work inside or outside.

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Garden Crafts, Headline »

[2 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make Paint Stir Stick Garden Markers | 387 views]
Make Paint Stir Stick Garden Markers

Need garden markers on the cheap?  Jennifer from Just JP has a great idea for you – DIY some out of paint stir sticks!  You may even have the stir sticks laying around already – I know that whenever I buy paint at my local hardware store, they always give me more of them than I actually need, so I usually have a stash of spares in …

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[1 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Upcycled Bird Bath | 2,438 views]
Tutorial: Upcycled Bird Bath

Dollar stores, thrift shops, and yard sales are great places to find lots of fun glassware for cheap. But once you’ve collected it, what should you do with it? One possible project is to create a unique, whimsical bird bath!

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Garden Crafts, Headline, Tutorials »

[11 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Recycled Can Windsock | 520 views]
Tutorial: Recycled Can Windsock

Spring is here!  If you are looking for an inexpensive way to dress up your yard, this idea starts with materials out of the recycling bin.  Cute, cheap, and Earth-friendly are qualities that make a wonderful crafty trifecta!

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[26 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Cute Garden Crafts for Your Spring Garden | 3,448 views]
10 Cute Garden Crafts for Your Spring Garden

Garden center, schmarden center! Make your garden cute with handmade touches instead of pre-made plastic doodads.

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[22 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Make Garden Markers with Clothespins and Washi Tape | 597 views]
Make Garden Markers with Clothespins and Washi Tape

Are you ready to get outside and dig in the dirt? Whether it’s your first garden or your twentieth, you’ll want to be sure to mark your rows so you remember what you planted where! These plant markers from Creative Green Living are both adorable and easy to make in just a few minutes. [how to make plant markers from clothespins]
Project estimate:

Clothespins, $1 and up
Washi tape, on …

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[16 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Make Funky Polka Dot Lawn Flamingos | 594 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 | 3,468 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 …