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[17 May 2016 | No Comment | 170 views]
Make a Recycled Fabric Twine Planter

I love busting my stash, and this Recycled Fabric Twine planter looks like a fine way to use up some fabric scraps! Don’t you just love the recycled fabric twine used in this project? Find out how to turn the twine into an eye-catching planter over at My Poppet Makes. [recycled fabric twine planter]
Project Materials:

Plastic food container or plant pot, on hand or $1
Handmade scrap …

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[16 May 2016 | No Comment | 399 views]
How to Make a Photo Cactus Garden

Love plants, but don’t have a green thumb? This photo cactus planter project by Kathy Cano-Murillo (aka Crafty Chica) over at MyPrintly is just the thing! Print photos to craft into an adorable cactus garden that will never need to be watered. Find supplies for completing this project at the dollar store. [how to make a photo cactus planter]
Project Materials:

Small Ceramic or Plastic Plant Pot, …

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[30 Apr 2016 | 2 Comments | 1,113 views]
7 Ideas for Decorating With Succulents

Do you love the succulent trend? Here are some really adorable ideas for decorating with succulents. You can use real succulents (they are easy to take care of!), or find faux succulents at the dollar store. My article is at eBay: [7 Cute Ideas for Decorating With Succulents]

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[23 Feb 2016 | One Comment | 1,011 views]
Make a Gardening Themed Bouquet

Give your favorite gardener the gift of an adorable gardening-themed bouquet made completely from things you can buy at the dollar store. Customize this bouquet however you want: with your favorite flowers, colors, and seed packets. Find my instructions here: [gardening themed bouquet]
Project Materials:

Terra cotta pots, 2 for $1
Floral foam, 2 for $1
2 floral stems, $2
3 seed packets, $.75
Gardening gloves, $1
Pencils or bamboo skewers, $1 …

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[26 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Cute Recycled Garden Art Ideas | 3,521 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!

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[21 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 2,603 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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[9 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Teacup Mini Garden | 377 views]
Make a Teacup Mini Garden

One of my new obsessions this summer is making tiny fairy gardens out of teacups and bowls. I have been collecting interesting looking small containers and using them to create whimsical small gardens filled with succulents and decorated with tiny rocks and miniatures. Check out all my tips and tricks for making them over at Live.Craft.Love. [how to make a teacup fairy garden]

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[21 May 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Planters that Work Inside or Out | 2,787 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.

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[2 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make Paint Stir Stick Garden Markers | 531 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 | 3,358 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!