Free Pinecone Wreath

Just a Girl pincone wreath before

Don’t you just love it when you come up with a crafty project that doesn’t cost a thing?  Just A Girl’s Chris made this pinecone wreath with things she gathered outside and already had inside.  No shopping required!

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Hubcap Flower Garden

repurposed hubcap

Reeves from The Weathered Door has mastered the sport of hubcapping. Oh, you didn’t know that was a sport? Well, it requires exceptional speed and agility to quickly pull over on the highway, grab one of these bad boys, and then dart back to the car without getting harmed {giggle}.

repurposed hubcap

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Metal Cart with House Sign

metal cart from curb

Cherryl from Dillon’s Digital Designs was driving along on her way to work when she passed this little metal cart sitting on the side of the road. It was a bit bent in places, but still good for the taking. Especially for free!

metal cart from curb

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Rocking Chair Garden Planter

curbside rocking chair

Melodye from Shabby Glam got this dumpster-destined, dilapidated, old rocking chair when her husband brought it home from a curb. With a missing seat and a leg that had been used as a chew toy, Melodye wasn’t quite convinced of its potential.

curbside rocking chair

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Outdoor Pallet Bench

pallet bench

Ginger from Gingerly Made could no longer avoid the “pallet craze” sweeping through blog land and had to get in on the action. A birthday barbeque made for the perfect excuse to upcycle four small pallets into outdoor seating.

pallet bench

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Sunshine Door Art

wood door to art before

Brittany of Natural-Nesters turned a door from the junk yard into a bright and cheery piece of décor for her patio. The door was a rather unique find with solid wood construction and a barn door-shaped top. Using paint and tape, Brittany created a beautiful sunrise and added the word “shine” with a homemade stencil. {…Read More…}

Rustic Wood Patio Table

old patio set before

A big old farmhouse has left diyDiva Kit with a lot of outdoor space to fill. Kit decided it was time she stop just laying on her porch floor and instead create some more appropriate seating. She started with this once black patio set that she’d painted years ago. Kit was inspired to create a {…Read More…}

Trellis Tiki Hut

old trellis

Why settle for lounging poolside in a couple of chairs with just an umbrella when you can have your very own tiki hut? It may sound like a Hawaiian dream, but Tammy from A Walk in the Countryside and her husband actually built a hut of their own from trellises they spotted behind a nursery.  {…Read More…}