All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘paint’

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How to Make Gorgeous Painted Beehives

People have been creating intricately painted beehives for hundreds of years. It is a practical and fun way to make hives into a form of garden art, as well as a great way to get children involved and teach them about the importance of bees. Kim Lehman is the author of the fabulous book Beekeeper’s Lab: 52 Family-Friendly Activities and Experiments …

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Brilliant Shine On These DIY Gold Painted Pots

My Gilty Pleasure: Gold Painted Flowerpots

I’m pleasantly surprised at what a little gold paint can do to transform a plain, old flowerpot. My new “gilty” pleasure is to gilt everything in sight, because the results are so brilliant in such a short period of time. With a bit of experimentation and some different textured pots, I think these gold-painted flowerpots are the most expensive-looking transformation I …

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Painted Pumpkins: Fun Fall Crafts for Kids

Painting pumpkins is an easy project that will last a lot longer than a carved pumpkin, especially in climates that are still toasty warm in the fall. Sketch some silly faces or favourite things and get crafty! This DIY shows you how to prep, paint, and seal painted pumpkins so they will weather the, well, weather.   Materials Pumpkins or squash Damp …

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How To Make Painted Vegetable Plant Markers Out Of Stones

Painted Stone Garden Markers for the Vegetable Garden

These adorable vegetable garden markers were made by my friend Kristin, AKA Delta Gardener. Kristin is a volunteer Master Gardener and works tirelessly with the Ladner Community Garden to coordinate the children’s garden. Between that and maintaining her large home garden and writing about it all on her blog, That Bloomin’ Garden, I do not know where she finds the time. Thankfully …

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