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[11 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 162 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 | 2,523 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 | 466 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 | 540 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 | 2,950 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 | Comments Off | 2,602 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 | 3,955 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 | 1,459 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 | Comments Off | 1,279 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 | 3,072 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 …