Bird Feeder from a Teacup

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I love this fun idea for repurposing a teacup and saucer from Jessi at Practically Functional. It’s a great way to invite the birds to a backyard tea party!

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Message Board from an Old Frame

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April, who blogs at House By Hoff, happens to be a teacher. She’s been sprucing up her classroom, lately. “I needed a special piece that would catch the kids’ attention and motivate them,” she says, explaining how she came up with this message board.

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Twine Wrapped Vases for Valentine’s Day Decor

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Here’s a pretty project for your Valentine’s Day Decor that Katie from View From the Fridge shared at Juggling Act Mama. Starting a new diet over the holidays that prohibited alcohol or any sugary drinks, Katie and her husband went through a lot of sparkling water. Looking at the pile of glass bottles she’d accumulated, Katie decided it was time for a craft project!

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Coastal Christmas Decor Made from Fallen Branches

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Inspired by some of the Christmas trees she’d seen made out of driftwood over the years, Amanda wanted to make a tree of her own from fallen branches. She tells all about the project at Crafts By Amanda.

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A Book Pumpkin

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Why let a perfectly good pumpkin go rotten on your coffee table this fall….when you can “make a pumpkin with things that can easily be found at home?” asks Chiara at One O. She offers a great tutorial for making a pumpkin out of books.

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Upcycling Old Light Bulbs for Fall

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Over at Sondra Lyn at Home, Sondra Lyn saw an idea for crafting with old light bulbs and decided to own it. “Any time I can take some ordinary household items and turn them into something that looks as good as these, well…I’m all over it!” she acknowledges.

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What a Find! Metal Baskets Renewed

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“These little cuties were just laying on the side of the road when I was driving home from school drop-off,” says Holly at McCall Manor, referring to these two metal baskets. She pulled right over to pick them up before any other crafty person could!

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Twine for an Update

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Brett from Being Bianca shared this incredible table makeover at I Should Be Mopping the Floor. What she started out with was a basic console that had been sitting in her entryway for years, and Brett tells us, “I just couldn’t stomach spending a small fortune on a new table without attempting an upcycle on this one first.”

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