From Plastic Spoons to Artichoke Garden Sculpture

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Hang on to those plastic spoons, because we’ve got yet another way to turn them into something awesome! Mona turned hers into a fabulous garden sculpture. Friends, she made an artichoke. And I’m kind of ridiculously in love with it. She’s showing us how it’s done (in text and video) at Craft Klatch.

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Charging Station from a Shoe Box

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Shoeboxes aren’t hard to find (who needs an excuse for new shoes?) and they can be used and reused in so many ways. This idea comes from Dagmar of Dagmar’s House.

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Rustic Plank Wall Art

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Over at Making It in the Mountains, Kristi has been busy all this month doing home improvement projects. Those projects have left her with a significant pile of scrap wood. She used the scraps to make a rustic art display.

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Painted Lady: A Luggage Makeover

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Are you in the mood to travel? After seeing today’s feature, you will be! Amy from Delineate Your Dwelling had a piece of thrift-store luggage lying around “unloved,” just begging to become a project. Check out how she used paint and stencils to turn this into a drool-worthy carry-on!

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Loaf Pan Planter

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When Katie’s mom gave her some nice, new loaf pans, it was time to retire her battered old metal pans. Instead of throwing them out, Katie (who blogs at View From The Fridge) came up with a cute new use for them and shared it at My Crafty Spot.

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Pretty Porch Planters from Discarded Drawers

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Mindi has “seen drawers used for planters several times and loved them.” Thanks to a curbside find on her city’s clean up day, she finally has the chance to make her own! At My Love 2 Create, she’s showing us how it’s done.

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Pretty Planters from Soda Bottles

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Where you and I might just see empty soda bottles, Nancy sees a green-thumbed opportunity! At Our Peaceful Planet she has created not one but THREE unique planters, including one that’s (drumroll . . . ) self-watering. These planters “take no time at all to make and can be a pretty edition to your kitchen {…Read More…}

Recycling Bin Bottles Become Mother’s Day Vases

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In need of a last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea? Aniko from Place of My Taste has your back! She grabbed a couple of empty wine bottles from the recycling bin to create a pair of beautiful vases. And hey, if your Mother’s Day gifts are all sorted out, I’m sure you could use a little something lovely for yourself . . .

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