Flower Power: From Chandelier to Hanging Planter


There are hanging flower baskets, and then there’s getting fancy. Roeshel of DIY Showoff is definitely in “fancy” territory after this makeover, which has her turning an old chandelier into a colorful hanging planter.

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Painting Plastic Adirondack Chairs


“A neighbor down the street couldn’t fit her two green plastic adirondack chairs in her moving truck,” tells Amy at Sweet ‘n Sour Gumballs. “These chairs were on their way to the dump until I intercepted.” It just so happened that Amy had recently cleared away a spot in her backyard that was just perfect for a couple of nice chairs.

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TV Tray Revamped as Eye-Catching Outdoor Table


Katie from Fun Home Things almost tossed this old TV tray, which had just been taking up garage space. The tray got a last-second reprieve when she decided to turn it into a great addition to her deck. As Katie tells us, this makeover was pret-ty darn involved: “I didn’t sand it, didn’t use primer…I didn’t really {…Read More…}

Paper-wrapped Tin Can Storage


Are you looking for a new way to create great storage out of tin cans? (I know, trick question.) Regina from Molly Mel is sharing a project at Hearthandmade UK that’s sure to get your creative juices flowing. The theme is floral and romantic!

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From Plastic Spoons to Artichoke Garden Sculpture


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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Loaf Pan Planter


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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Recycling Bin Bottles Become Mother’s Day Vases


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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Outdoor Chair Makeover


“I almost missed these bamboo chairs as my dad and I went cruising past them one day. We quickly doubled back and snagged them and I am sure glad we did!” says Jess over at Bright Green Door.

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