All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘recycling’

How to Make a DIY Succulent Chair Planter

Set a Place in the Garden for a Succulent Chair Planter

Have you ever walked around a flea market or a yard sale and spotted a metal chair with no seat? I Iove looking for unusual pieces that can be turned into planters. Here is an idea for upcycling an old chair into a beautiful piece of garden art: a succulent chair planter. A succulent chair planter is part garden and …

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Lots Of Creative Ideas To Use Wine Barrels Both Indoors And Out

Recycling Wine Barrels in Creative Ways

If you have visited wine country you will have undoubtedly noticed the myriad of creative handcrafts that have been made from wine barrels. It seems that wine making and crafting with the oak staves or metal hoops of a wine barrel go hand-in-hand. I personally love having a few wine barrels in the garden as planters. I use a bunch …

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Creative Wood Slice Project Ideas

Creative Wood Slice Projects

Slices of branches or tree trunks are all the rage! It’s no wonder why there are so many uses for these rustic yet beautiful cross-sections of wood. I can’t think of a better way to bring the outdoors in than with a unique wood slice project. I created a guide over on my eBay blog with tips to make something creative with …

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Flower Tea Cozy From A Thrifted Sweater

No-Sew Felted Mug Cozies: an Easy but Adorable Handmade Craft

These no-sew, felted mug cozies are a simple and thrifty project perfect for people who do not sew nor have a sewing machine. This project is quick and the results are super cute. Plus, these felted mug cozies make awesome gifts for any warm beverage drinker in your life! Materials Felted sweaters in different colors – see full instructions in this post. Scissors …

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Thanksgiving Air Plant And Succulent Centerpiece Project

Decorate Your Fall Table with Succulents, Air Plants, and Pumpkins

I’ve had my eye on wood boxes as a table centerpiece for a fall table a while now. I keep seeing these stuffed with candles and natural elements, dressing up the the table, and looking rustic-chic. This is my version using a wood liquor box, succulents, air plants, and pumpkins. I’ve been hanging on to this wooden box that came …

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BBQ Planter Medium

Spotted: BBQ Turned Planter

On a recent trip to the island, I happened by this BBQ planted up with pretty annuals right at the front of a home. I can only wonder what other fabulously creative garden designs you would find as you delve deeper into the property. Who knows? Perhaps I’ll get an invite one day.  

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