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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY garden decors, garden crafts and landscaping ideasDIY Garden decorations ( free garden furniture plans, DIY birdhouses, birdbaths,bird feeders, garden luminaries), garden crafts for kids and garden crafts for adults ( clay pot crafts  - clay pot decors, plant and flower crafts ), garden decorating on a budget, creative landscaping ideas, gardening tips&tricks, DIY mini gardens and terrariums (fairy gardens, zen gardens,bottle gardens),garden shed plans, DIY garden fire pit /grill & barbecue plans, garden party ideas, DIY fish pond ideas, DIY seasonal garden decors and a lot more about creative garden decorating and landscaping!
DIY Little gourd tea candle holder - quick fall decor
This little gourd tea candle holder by Stephanie Rose from Garden Therapy is a super fun and gorgeous last-minute fall decor project that will bring a little garden to your table. These miniature gourd candle holders are elegant, cozy, fun to make, and surprisingly long-lasting. Gourds are a much harder version of pumpkins, making them perfect for decor that can hold its own for the fall season. Gourds can be found in most any grocery store in the fall, but they are also very easy to grow ! Follow Stephanie Rose's tutorial and create your own little pumpkin tea candle holders in no time:
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Easy DIY tin can pumpkins – fall decor
We are so excited to share these easy DIY tin can pumpkins! Their super easy to make and cute, and a great way to keep tin cans out of the landfill, and a fun and inexpensive way to decorate for fall! We love repurposing and this pumpkin craft is absolutely one of our  fall favorites!  What we love the most is the earthy colors Linda chose and the pretty details to complete the pumpkins. This fall tin can pumpkin craft would be a really great upcycling / recycling project to do with children.
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DIY concrete garden globes (with old glass lamp globes)
We all love those garden ornaments, but they can be pretty expensive anywhere you look. The Garden Glove decided to create their own DIY concrete garden globes, and it turned out to be a fun and pretty rewarding project ! You can upcycle glass lamp globes to create the concrete orbs or you can experiment with other shapes as well (imagine a beautiful concrete garden statue made with an old plastic decor figure).You can decorate your garden (or your industrial style home) with them, or even you can grow moss on it! get the tutorial at www.thegardenglove.com
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DIY Wood block pumpkins - fall decor
Do you love fall decors ? Try these super cute wood block pumpkins by Ribbons And Glue! You are going to love how easy the wood block pumpkins are to make! These would be really fun to make in a group , as a gift , or for your own house at autumn or Halloween ! You can ask your local wood supply market assistants to slice the wood beams up, this way you don't need expensive machines to make one! You can create a spooky Halloween or a Christmas themed version on the pumpkins back side, and boom you have a multipurpose home decor for different holidays !
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DIY Round fruit slice pillows - fun summer decor
Want to add some fun to your summer decor ? One of the quickest ( and most inexpensive ) ways is to change the pillows. Pillows are eye-catching and something that everyone notices & appreciates. These fun fruit slice pillows by Studio DIY can be created in an afternoon, and they will add some fresh summer vibe and a pinch of whimsy to your living room, the kids’ playroom, the sun porch or other rooms in your home. Happy Crafting!
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DIY Williams Sonoma inspired outdoor bench (free plan)
Every porch needs a DIY outdoor bench, at least that’s what Steve and Amy decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for awhile: he wanted to make something without screws and hardware - completely with adhesive! This DIY Williams Sonoma inspired wooden outdoor bench is modern, inexpensive and look so great! In this nice step-by-step furniture making tutorial you can learn how to make this awesome stylish bench (or table) from pine 2x4s! This woodworking project is fairly easy and you can even use up all your scrap wood laying around which is also a very nice thing!
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DIY Rustic wood reindeer decor (free woodworking plan)
This year why not build a fun DIY Wood Santa Sleigh for your front porch? But what is a sleigh without a reindeer to pull it? So grab your saw and create a gorgeous wood reindeer Christmas decor with or ( without ) Santa's sleigh! We really like the shape of this DIY wood reindeer , it so beautiful even as a standalone Christmas decoration! This DIY Rustic wood reindeer  can be a great indoor or outdoor Christmas decor. In this nice woodworking blog you will find the free printable reindeer template and a nice step-by-step assembling tutorial!
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DYI Autumn fairy garden - fall garden decor
Just because a giant plastic pumpkin is broken or faded that doesn't mean that you have to throw it out! Jen from Tatertots & Jello will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic pumpkins into magical little gardens , making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens , these arrangements fashion any kinds of containers and pots into beautiful and unique garden decor pieces. This DIY project idea invites you to use your imagination and create something unique. The process involves collecting all kinds of ( seasonal ) containers, filling them with soil, and then positioning the fragments accordingly. Remember, there's no wrong way to create a fairy garden! Check out the fun variations at tatertotsandjello.com:
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DIY Unicorn planter - unicorn craft for kids
Looking for a fun spring craft for kids ? It's easy to decorate flower pots, and then you can use the finished product to plant beautiful spring flowers! Red Ted Art's gorgeous and easy DIY unicorn planter is a fantastic spring or summer art activity for kids , and makes an excellent gift as well! This fun unicorn planter ( filled with flowers, succulents or sweets ) can be great as a Mother’s day gift , BFF gift or gift for a teacher. Decorating flower pots is always a fun activity that you can do with the kids. These DIY unicorn flower pots are so much fun to create and wow, don't they look so super beautiful?!
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DIY Painted mouse rocks - rock painting for kids
Summer is the perfect season for rock hunting! In this kids craft tutorial learn how to make sweet little painted mouse rocks, perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popping up faster than movie theater popcorn in cities around the country, and for good reason. Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock mouse from them!
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DIY Rustic pallet wood Christmas tree
We have seen many Christmas trees that were made from reclaimed wood and old pallets but this fun vintage style Christmas tree is our favorite! Follow this nice step-by-step pallet Christmas tree tutorial and create your own unique and gorgeous Christmas decor piece from a pallet, mod podge, napkins, buttons and some milk paint ! This gorgeous decoupaged DIY Christmas tree can be a great addition to your winter/ Christmas decor both inside and outside!
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Easy DIY butterfly wreath - spring wreath  (wreath making tutorial)
Follow along Design Improvised's step-by-step wreath making tutorial and learn how to make a super quick, gorgeous and easy butterfly wreath. This beautiful butterfly wreath is just perfect for the spring season! This DIY boxwood based butterfly wreath is such a perfect spring craft for kids and adults as well, and it’s a great way to bring those fresh spring colors into your home. This gorgeous ( and super easy to make ) spring wreath will look great in soft pastel colors too! Get the step-by-step wreath making tutorial at designimprovised.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Draped hypertufa planters - creative garden decor
Concrete is a brilliant long lasting material that can be used for a wide variety of gorgeous and stylish DIY projects! We also love concrete because the finished products can be used outdoor which is also very nice thing! Today, in this step-by-step video tutorial , Diane Urbans from Urbans Greenhouse in Rudolph Wisconsin shows you how to create a draped hypertufa planter from a simple cotton towel! These beautiful and stylish concrete draped planters can be great home or garden decors at any time of the year! ( Or it can be also a great handmade gift for any occasion! )
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DIY Working popsicle stick (craft stick) windmill
Want to raise creative and happy kids ? Time for some crafting ! We just love doing simple, frugal crafts which is why we love this windmill craft by NumaVIG so much! This fun windmill is very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping the little ones ( and yourself ) entertained for hours. ( This craft is perfect for a rainy day or any time you want to make a cool garden decor with the little ones ). Let them eat the popsicles while you create a cool windmill from the sticks! ( or simply use craft sticks : ) ) Watch the tutorial and let's get crafting :
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Sponge water bombs - fun summer kids activity
These sponge water bombs by Endlessly Inspired are better than water balloons for a number of different reasons. First, water balloons can really hurt when you get hit with them. Second, it takes forever to fill them all up, and once they pop, they’re done. With these sponge water bombs, you literally just dunk them in water, and you can use them over and over! And, you don’t end up with little tiny pieces of rubber all over your yard! The sponge water bombs are super easy to make and grants hours of fun for the kids and the whole family in every summer!
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Painted wood slice pumpkins - fall garden decor
And this month it’s time to get ready for fall and that means all things pumpkin, right?  Create one of these super cute and decorative pumpkin chalkboards! This beautiful fall garden or halloweeen decoration is very easy to make: you just need some (medium or larger size) wood slice, a little glue and some orange (chalkboard) paint. We love how they look as pumpkins!  You can  make your own (low budget) homemade chalkboard paint with our tutorials just search for "chalkboard paint" in our search bar!
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DIY Easy Christmas mason jar luminary
This is something so fun about a mason jar luminary! It’s a pretty simple Christmas craft, but every one loves the fun glow! We love them because they are fun and easy to make! So easy to customize them too! A Christmas tree mason jar luminary is a great way to decorate for the holidays or seasons, too. You can use any stickers to create the pine tree shapes or you can simply draw the outlines with a marker and freehand paint it! These gorgeous Christmas tree jar luminaries will be a perfect addition to your Christmas decor!
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DIY simple humane mousetrap from a plastic bottle
This is the best and easiest homemade humane mouse trap ! ( And it also very cheap , you just need some "junks" to create one: plastic bottle , wire hangers and a wooden board ! ) Easy to build, easy to bait, easy to release and best of all, it's humane and there's no springs or levers to wind up or load! The mouse cannot escape or chew his way out of this mouse trap. Mice are not harmed in any way during capture. Mice can be released calmly and easily without fear of getting bitten even by the most "fearful of mice" person! !
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Grow your vegetables from kitchen scraps - recycle & gardening
In this nice step by-step video "Veggietorial" ( vegetable growing tutorial ) Veggietorials is going to show you how she started her organic container garden from kitchen scraps and cuttings! No green thumb required! Growing your own fruits and veggies helps you to feel more connected to your food. In many cases, we end up wasting a lot of food , which leads into having excessive scraps in the kitchen. This video tutorial will provide you with insights on some of the vegetables and fruits that can be regrown from scraps. These vegetables work like magic as they are given a new life. Some people may call it magic, but we consider their regrowth a gift from nature that we should be all thankful for.
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Outdoor winter decoration easily - pine cone topiary
If you like natural materials, or love rustic /vintage style this pine cone topiary is a perfect winter decoration for you! It's easy to make! Ok, maybe a little bit time consuming , but absolutelly worth it!
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DIY Watermelon planter (watermelon pot) - summer decor
Create an vibrant summer mood by using a watermelon pot for your greenery. Regular terracotta pots are great and all, but these watermelon planters are definite statement-makers. This craft tutorial by Pysselbolaget offers step-by-step instructions and visual guidance on how to make a fun watermelon planter. Fun, vibrant colors like red and pink provide that sharp contrast for an exciting piece. Want to get creative with flower pots ? This creative painting technique and the watermelon pots will be your next favorite craft project!
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DIY Concrete pumpkin tea light candle holder
These awesome concrete pumpkin tea light candle holders by Lily Ardor are the perfect, long-lasting fall decorations for your home & garden ! This time Lily will show you a super easy and quick way to make them with very little supplies or expense and without any plastic mold. You will be surprised how easy is to make one with a few simple tricks! This little fall craft project is pretty much the do-it-yourself-ers dream! Cement pumpkins are a fun and easy project to do that will stand the test of time, and assure that your pumpkins don't get kicked over on Halloween. Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make your very own cute concrete fall decorations:
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DIY Faux boxwood topiary trees - garden decor
Love the look of topiary trees , but don't want to pay the high price tag? Here's a way to make DIY topiary trees from Dollar Store supplies! This time Homemade Lovely will teach you how to make these gorgeous faux boxwood ball topiary. Get the step-by-step topiary making tutorial at homemadelovely.com and whip up a little faux greenery for your kitchen in the form of some gorgeous DIY Topiary Trees:
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DIY Paper cut star - easy Christmas decor (free printable)
We love the ambiance that paper lanterns can create! Especially paper star lanterns ! These gorgeous DIY Paper cut stars by Papelisimo can instantly transform a ho-hum space into something truly magical. These DIY paper star lanterns make pretty decorations even without lights inside. You could make a golden star to put on your Christmas tree! At papelisimo.es you will find the free printable paper star template and a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this gorgeous paper-cut star in no time! ( To make the video work, please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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DIY garden rock caterpillar
"Activities that involve using nature’s finds for creating are brilliant for keeping kids busy. Not only do spend time crafting but they also spend time outdoors finding items. Bonus! You get them outdoors for a bit which, in some electronic filled homes, is hard to do AND you get them crafting." With a few rocks /pebbles you can make this cute rock caterpillar! This colorful caterpillar is not just a fun spring kids craft idea but you can create a fun puzzle game with it as well ! (To create a rock caterpillar puzzle toy: do not glue the parts together, and paint each section in different colors! You can add extra acessories/different patterns to the body parts for more fun! )
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DIY Giant lawn dominoes - fun family game (woodworking)
If you’re looking for an  amazing game for the backyard or lawn, this super fun (and easy to make) giant garden domino is a perfect craft project for you! You don't need special woodworking skills or tools to create this fun giant yard domino game just a (hand) saw and sandpaper. Not only is this brilliant giant garden party game an affordable foray into the world of power tools, but it's the same simple cut over and over. Beginner woodworkers, you'll love it. You may end up making more than one set of giant garden dominoes because you will got so many requests from friends who want their own. Giant dominoes for everyone!
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Fishnet wrappet wason jar lanterns
Decorate your home or your summer party with this stylish and low budget fishnet wrapped mason jar craft! You can use the fishnet wrapped mason jars as stylish party lanterns on a summer party , a beach style  vase, or as a nice and practical desk organizer... there are so  many possibilities! You can use any empty glass jars/bottles to create this nice fishnet wrapped macrame lantern, even the most boring ones (just spice them up with different colorful yarns or ribbons! )
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DIY Oz paper bag scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows, and that means a fun fall craft for the kids! Amanda created this adorable paper bag scarecrow to celebrate the Lost In Oz series, but it also can be a great fall decor in your porch! Create this super cute  DIY paper bag scarecrow with the kids , they will love to make it and also to play with it! Kids can play with this lovely scarecrow puppet until you’re ready to watch the next episode of Lost In Oz! Or accompany this cute scarecrow with a few pumpkins and create a gorgeous fall garden porch decor with him! ( You can use old clothes instead of fabric, to make your DIY scarecrow more weatherproof!) This scarecrow craft is perfect for preschoolers and kids of all ages!
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DIY Natural branch coasters - nature craft
Wood slices can be turned into many things, but our all-time favorite is these branch coasters by Stephanie Rose from Garden Therapy ! Instead of burning that old tree in the backyard, reuse it and make it into something awesome! Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. These simple but beautiful DIY wood coasters are fast and easy to make using wood slices , and they make the perfect DIY gift for any occasion! ( This homemade coaster set is a great housewarming or hostess gift! )
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Colorful plastic bottle spring flowers
If you love upcycling and eco friendly craft ideas, you will love these beautiful plastic bottle spring flowers by The Chilly Dog! These flowers make cute decorations for your garden in any time of the year. You could even enlist the help of your young crafters! This is a very easy spring craft project and you can make them in any size, and any color. Of course it's not just a nice garden decor, you can decorate your home or the kids room with these colorful and fun flowers.
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DIY Rustic pumpkin stand - wooden fall decor
Decorate your mantel or porch with this easy DIY rustic pumpkin stand and fill the box with colorful decor or bags of candy for trick-or-treaters! Fall is one of our favorite season, because nature is so gorgeous this time of the year with all of those warm colors! We also love decorating with fall colors! This quick rustic wood pumpkin welcome stand is perfect for decorating for autumn both inside and outside! The best part about this wood pumpkin stand is it's the perfect project to use up scrap wood!
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DIY Vertical planter with terra cotta pots
This fun vertical planter by The Craft Patch is just a perfect way to grow herbs or flowers in a small space or to add height to your porch decor. Get the step-by-step tutorial + the free building plans and create yours now:
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