Crafts w/ Recycled Materials
Recycled Shutters Birdhouses Tutorial

Recycled Shutters Birdhouses Tutorial

DIY recycled shutter birdhouses tutorial :: these cuties are garden wall art works made by Cyndee from RecycledJunk.com. We have already featured Cyndee several times as her work is just so whimsical and fun.  And 100% recycled!! Feature :: Best of Party :: DIY...

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DIY Cardboard Picture Frames w Embossing

DIY Cardboard Picture Frames w Embossing

These DIY cardboard picture frames with lovely embossed texture were made using the ideas and craft techniques from the first craft book on the list in our post ‘summer craft books for kids’: Complete Book of Art Ideas. We referenced several craft techniques from this...

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Thrifty Craft Supplies

Thrifty Craft Supplies

If my 50+ 'Earth Day'-crafts & DIY projects got you interested, you probably like this article on using thrifty craft supplies (i.e. recycled, free or inexpensively acquired art supplies). I find personally, that a mixture of 'already have', 'find', 'recycle', and...

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DIY Beach Decor Ideas for Fishing Net

DIY Beach Decor Ideas for Fishing Net

Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson. Tammy is sharing some more of her DIY Beach Decor Ideas today. She makes it really easy for us to see how to create stunning summer decorations with some recycled vases, seashells and nautical...

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DIY Seashell Centerpieces

DIY Seashell Centerpieces

Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson. Tammy gave me a big surprise when I showed me photos of the DIY home décor tutorial that she had prepared for us. Lots of photos of splendid DIY Seashell Centerpieces, made with w/ capiz shells,...

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50+ Garden Projects to DIY + Linky Party

Hello Everyone. It’s really summer where we are. So, how about we celebrate that today with sharing garden and gardening projects. I want to know what you have done to spruce up your outdoor spaces, and how your (organic) vegetables are doing on your patch and what...

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DIY Pallet Deck

DIY Pallet Deck

There’s just something about those pallet planks that captures everyone’s imagination. I feel I have a huge collection of ideas here already on what to do with pallets: how to make pallet furniture, how to make a pallet garden fence, how to make pallet bathroom wall,...

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DIY Ballard Cabinet Knock-off

DIY Ballard Cabinet Knock-off

Is it just me or is Ballard Designs store getting better and more creative? These Ballard Cambridge Storage units are just perfect: practical, beautiful, upscale and, a great DIY challenge to take! Might imagine seeing these in my beloved Anthropologie furniture store...

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Earth Week – Linky Party

Earth Week – Linky Party

Earth Week: April 21-27, 2014.. and I am continuing the party till next Wednesday! Sunday I treated you 50+ Earth Day Activities and Crafts for kids, including the 5 steps to grow vegetables from seed, and a gazilion recycled craft projects, for home, garden and...

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50+ Fun Earth Day Activities

50+ Fun Earth Day Activities

April 22, will be Earth Day 2020. Celebrate the day with these Cool Crafts for Kids and Earth Day Activities that also grown-ups can benefit from and enjoy! 5 Earth Day Facts – the 5 most important facts. I've added this section for school teachers among our readers1...

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DIY Nautical Dresser

DIY Nautical Dresser

:: How to paint seaside cottage with nautical colors :: nautical dresser DIY :: recycled furniture :: Nothing says summer so much as a nautical display in the house. I happened upon this nautical dresser DIY project by Denise, and thought to share it with you today...

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Alternative Christmas Trees

Alternative Christmas Trees

If you don't yet have a Christmas tree, well, ... that's perfect ! I have a collection of adorable alternative Christmas trees, that you can make on a dime, and are loved by Mother Nature and your kids alike. Alternative Christmas Trees From: 1959 white stone...

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