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DIY Fall leaf mason jar luminaries - fall home decor
If you are looking for a quick and easy fall craft to spruce up the patio, look no further! This fall leaf mason jar luminar y by Practically Functional at Craftaholics Anonymous is a pretty simple craft , but everyone will love its gorgeous glow! We love mason jar luminaries because they are super easy to make, and also very easy to customize. A fall leaf mason jar luminary is a great way to decorate for the holidays or seasons, too. You can use any stickers to create the leaf shapes, or you can simply draw the outlines with a marker and freehand paint it. DIY Mason jar luminaries make awesome mason jar lights for your porch or driveway.
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Easy DIY Cement gnomes - adorable Christmas decor
We LOVE working with cement for several reasons: it’s inexpensive, it’s fun playing with mud, and the results are always unique. And there is only one thing we love much more than playing with cement : gnomes ! Whether you call them nisse, tomte or gnomes, these sweet little guys are simply adorable. This time will show you how to make this super adorable cement gnome in no time, out of old, unused clothes ( a pantyhose and a sock ) and cement. Isn't it wonderful? This cement gnome is so cute and surprisingly simple to create! Follow these instructions and make your own DIY Christmas gnome :
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DIY Chestnut & acorn hedgehog - cute fall decor
In this step-by-step tutorial, Tsvoric will show you how to make this gorgeous chestnut and acorn hedgehog ! Isn't it super adorable? Nature always gives us the most beautiful craft materials for free, so let's gather a bunch and create wonderful fall decors from them. If you aren't a wreath or pumpkin person, but you still love natural fall decors : this little hedgie is the perfect choice. This chestnut and acorn hedgehog is beautiful all autumn ( and uses dried materials so you can use it year after year ). You can incorporate any colors to your hedgehog decor with a few large beads / tiny baubles or just use what nature gave to you. If you love collecting natural craft materials this autumn decor project is a must!
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DIY miniature fairy garden in a flower pot ( garden decor )
Do you have a few empty flower pots ? Nikol & Alexandra will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic planters into magical little gardens , making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens , these arrangements fashion any kind 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!
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DIY Coca Cola style grill (BBQ) from a keg
Don’t have a barbecue in your backyard but want one? Of course, you can always buy one but if you’re looking for a conversation starter then DIY-ing is the way to go: turn an old barrel or keg into the perfect grill with this super easy DIY project! This is one DIY BBQ beer project worth finishing the keg for! Watch The Q's step-by-step grill making tutorial and create your keg grill today! ( WARNING: do not use barrels which were used to store chemicals, and please double-check the pressure inside your barrel or keg before cutting! )
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DIY Clay pot gnome  - adorable garden decor ( gnome craft for kids )
Get the kids interested in gardening by making this adorable DIY clay pot gnome by Ruffles & Rain Boots! When it comes to adding a touch of charm, character, and genuine good humor to your garden , nothing ticks all the right boxes quite like flower pot gnomes ! Bring your outdoor living spaces to life and be the envy of your neighbors in just a few simple steps and with a few basic tools – you won’t’ believe how simple it is!
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DIY Bee box - how to make a bug hotel (insect hotel)
Everyone knows that bees are in trouble. Habitat loss is largely to blame. So why not give our little pollinator friends a leg up with this simple bee box project by Cottage Life ? Your garden is home to hundreds of species of bees , including solitary mason bees , which pollinate up to threetimes more than their honey-producing relatives. They love to nest in dark, narrow tunnels, such as the bamboo tubes used in this design. Paint your bee boxes in bright, floral colors, and you’ve got a cozy home base for the local pollinators to nest in when they’re not sampling nearby flowers.
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DIY Tire seats - garden decor from tires
Got some old tires hanging around? Upcycle them to make these simple yet fun garden seats ! Gather up old tires , paint them, put ropes on them and voila: a cool outdoor seating ! This DIY tire seat by Cottage LIfe is an easy trick to make best out of waste. You can stack your tire chairs to make the taller or use them individually.
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DIY Cinder block bench - quick garden bench without special tools or skills
Relaxing at your cottage has never been more simple thanks to Adam Holman as he drums up this fun and easy DIY cinder block bench you can do the next time you’re at the cottage! Pro tips: choose the adhesive carefully! Landscaping block adhesive is perfect for this DIY bench project, however, if you are still weary of safety, you can use 4" c-clamps to reinforce the joint between the backrest and bench.
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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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DIY Seashell terracotta pot - seashell planter with faux stone spray paint
With the summer rolling add a few beach-themed elements to your spaces! After you’ve had a relaxing day at the beach and your bikini is drying, we suggest you buckle down and dive into this wonderful DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer. This beautiful, simple and beach-worthy seashell planter will help you bring the beach back home. Seashell planters are a creative and unique way to show off your indoor or outdoor plants.Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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DIY Outdoor scrap wood planter
This easy DIY outdoor planter project by The Inspired Workshop will give you more plating space ( we ALL need that! ) and more style at the same time. Stylishly cure a lifetime of scrap wood hoarding by building this easy DIY scrap wood planter this weekend. This DIY wood planter is such a great & stylish addition to your garden or home! Read the step-by-step building tutorial and let get crafting:
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DIY Sunflower painted rocks - fun rock painting project
Add a touch of summer happiness to your day with a set of pretty sunflower painted rocks! Painting beautiful sunflowers ensure you can enjoy their beauty all year long. In this rock painting tutorial Sustain My Craft Habit will show you how to paint beautiful sunflowers in no time, even if you are a beginner in ( rock ) painting. Rock painting is not as difficult as it sounds and is more forgiving than you might expect! Few things look as delicate and gorgeous as flowers and combined with rocks you can cherish them forever as beautiful summer or fall decors ( or paperweights ). Painted sunflowers also make perfect embellishments for many other types of projects.
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DIY Embossed stepping stones - garden decor
Curious how to make stepping stones ? It’s so easy! These gorgeously embossed stepping stones by Dream A Little Bigger are deceptively simple to make and create the prettiest paths ! Homemade stepping stones are a great way to personalize your garden. You can also use them on a walkway or path in your yard. Basically, stepping stones are made by mixing concrete, decorating it, pouring it into a mold, and allowing it to dry. What could be simpler?
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DIY Fairy house from glass bottles
A fairy house is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along with Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one out of simple glass bottles with a pack of air drying clay! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a fairy house is a fun craft project.
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DIY Bottle bird feeder - automatic bird feeder
To encourage more birds to visit your yard put together a new automatic bird feeder ! This glass bottle bird feeder by HGTV is super simple to make, takes just a few items and costs almost nothing. This brilliant winter craft idea is not just a very nice helpful gift for our feathered garden friends in harsh winters but you can also gift these homemade bird feeders to your family members and this way you can give them the joy of observing and helping birds ! Let's get crafting:
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DIY Clay pot hanging automatic bird feeder
Today Garden Answer will show you how to build a hanging, automatic terracotta pot/clay pot bird feeder. Isn't it wonderful? And the best part is that it isn’t ridiculously hard to make if you have a few DIY tools on hand! With this nice video tutorial, you can get one self-dosing bird feeder that can help your little feathered friends to survive at winter, or this bird feeder can be a perfect gift for anyone in your family who loves to observe birds ( and squirrels ) ! And as an extra, you can upcycle some flowerpots which is nice!
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DIY Craft stick bird feeder -  popsickle stick craft for kids
Kids of all ages can make this lovely craft stick bird feeder by tCraft ! With a little preparation on saving some popsicle sticks from all of those delicious summer popsicles , you can make fun bird feeders in no time! With this great fall craft project, you can recycle popsicle sticks and help your garden's little feathered helpers at the same time! Also watching birds and squirrels eat is a very fun activity! With this recycled popsicle stick bird feeder, you can teach your kids how important is to protect and help nature at a very early age!
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