So Much Nature Love in this Heart

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Emily from Table & Hearth share a tutorial for this neat wall hanging at Making it in the Mountains. She made it using some basic craft supplies and some of her favorite things collected from nature: driftwood and acorns.

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Shutter Organizer with Knobs

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Chas from A Woman’s Haven had an assortment of knobs left in her craft stash after hosting a crafting event. She also had some old shutters.

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USA Map from Fabric Remnants

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Oh say can you sew! Amanda at Mommy is Coocoo had a huge bag of fabric remnants and hit on a fabulously patriotic way to display them–she made a map of the USA!

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Laundry Room Tip Jar

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The empty spaghetti sauce jar after a recent dinner inspired Katie at Little House of Four to start a quick project. Looking at the jar, she realized that it would be just right for storing all of the pocket change she finds while doing laundry.

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Cardboard Box Storage Makeover

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At Redo It Yourself Inspirations, Robin came up with a way to turn cardboard boxes into a useful and beautiful storage option. Looking for something to act as “drawers” in a small shelf she was redoing, Robin was struck by the fact that a few of the cardboard boxes she had lying around were the perfect size.

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Pallet Wood Wall with Floating Shelves

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At Ellery Designs, Michelle was trying to convince her husband that they needed some floating shelves on their dining room wall when he said he thought those shelves would look better against a background of rustic wood. “I have to admit I wasn’t totally sold on the idea,” Michelle admits, “but let him run with it and now I can say I’m totally obsessed!” For this project, her husband used wood pallets that they already had.

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Schoolhouse Chair Dog Feeding Station

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“Being DIY/crafters we often run into situations where people have old furniture that they just“knew’ we could do something with,” laughs Jaque at The DIY Village. These schoolhouse chairs came to her in just such a situation. She had no clue what she was going to do with them until her sister mentioned that her collie would really love a raised feeding station.

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Spring-worthy African Print Sweatshirt

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The lovely Nicole from The Felted Fox saw some amazing African print sweatshirts while browsing Pinterest. As she says, “I already owned a plain grey sweatshirt and still had a stash of African print fabrics I collected in South Africa.” So she decided to make one of her own.

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