DIY Tree Stump Planter

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“I had a beautiful, tall tree stump that is perfectly capable of standing up on its own, but just didn’t fit in my home except for this corner,” explains LZ of The Summery Umbrella. She decided that as much as she liked that stump, it needed a little somthing to be more visually interesting.

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Tartan Plaid Desk Accessories

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Over at Today’s Creative Blog, Kim shares an upcycling project that she did in an effort to beautify and organize her desk area, this month. Needing a way to organize some of her office supplies on top of the desk, she decided to reuse some empty paint and food cans.

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Sock Snowman

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Here’s a darling little craft that Lisa of Mabey She Made It shared at Made From Pinterest. It all started with a favorite pair of socks….that were tragically separated on a vacation. And this was such a great pair of socks that even though there was only one left, “I couldn’t bring myself to throw it away,” Lisa confesses.

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Pretty Winter Luminaries from Mason Jars

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Everyone has an empty mason jar or two on their shelves, right? Well, here’s a way to use those jars to create some winter decor. Amy shares it with us at Her Toolbox.

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Snowflakes from Pallets

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Here’s a pallet project perfect for your winter decor! Made by DeDe of Designed Decor, she has a bunch of these pallet snowflakes hanging outside her shop, where they are selling like hotcakes!

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Tree Branch Candle Holders

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Shayna from The Wood Grain Cottage shared this nifty tutorial for some lovely cool-weather decor at Infarrantly Creative. It’s a rustic tealight holder that was made from a fallen branch.

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Snow Dipped Log Candle Holders

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Baby, it’s cold outside….and Taryn from Design, Dining + Diapers has a perfectly crafted rescue project to help warm things up indoors.  “Last year, I stumbled upon a big branch that had fallen down in the woods behind our neighborhood,” she tells us, “and I somehow convinced my husband to carry the 8′ branch all the way home for me. He’s the best!”

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A Wintry Garland

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Here’s a simple decoration that will work for both Christmas and the winter months after.  It was created by Nirupama at Avinash and Nandini, who started with a foraged tree branch.

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