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Pumpkin Carving Ideas – 10 Carved Pumpkin Designs

Each year at this time, we seem to discover new and unusual ways to carve a pumpkin.  Gone are the traditional Jack 0 Lantern pumpkins, and roll in the new ideas! Looking for some Halloween inspiration? Check out these 10 pumpkin carving ideas. It seems that pumpkin carving gets more and more intricate each year. …

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Musical Planters – Creative Gardening Ideas

Creatively Gardening with Musical Planters My major in college was music, so I am drawn to anything that uses musical instruments, whether it be gardening projects or DIY ideas. Musical instruments make great garden planters. Most of them have an opening in them somewhere that a plant can fit. And when done, they are unique …

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Fall Candle Holder – Popcorn Centerpiece for Autumn

This fall candle holderis quick and easy to put together and perfect for autumn.  One of my favorite things to do is make a craft, enjoy it for a while and take it apart and reuse the supplies, while adding new items for a different look. Part of the supplies for the project came out …

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DIY Jewelry Cleaner with Denture Tablets

Looking for an easy DIY Jewelry Cleaner?  Try using denture cleaning Tables. Their effervescent nature cleans jewelry easily and quickly. To clean your jewelry, use warm water, and a  denture tablet. Drop rings, etc, into the solution.  After the bubbles stop, take out rinse,  brush, and dry the item.  It will be just as sparkly …

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6 Ingenious Campfire Starters

There is nothing quite like sitting around a campfire, having a drink, exchanging jokes and just generally enjoying the outside. These campfire starters use common household items to get the fire going quickly. Sometimes getting that fire to start can sometimes be a bit of a task. Try these ideas to get your campfire roaring …

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Searching the Web for the Best Do It Yourself Projects

Here are some more of my favorites.  These best do it yourself projects range from simple gardening ideas to accent your outdoor space, to fairly complicated DIY tutorials for larger indoor projects. My only requirement for an idea to land on this page is that it must be tasteful.  I also love projects that make use …

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Best DIY Projects – Re-purpose Recycle Reuse

I love sharing  the best DIY Projects that I can find to share with my readers.  I have always been interested in crafts. At one time I did them almost non stop.  My eyesight is not so great anymore so I don’t do them much myself, but still enjoy seeing creative projects. These painted bottles …

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Staggered Planter Equals Instant Curb Appeal

Planters near an entrance way are a great way to add pizzazz to a front door. But add some house numbers and a staggered planter and you will get some instant curb appeal to boot. Add Curb Appeal with a Staggered Planter This DIY Staggered Planter with House numbers is easy to do.  Well, there …

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Expandable Curtain Rods as Plant Supports

All gardeners know the task of keeping tall flower stalks from flopping over. There are lots of retail supports that you can purchase, but they can be pricey and also sometimes are not the right lengths. A great creative gardening hack is to use expandable curtain rods as plant supports. It’s Curtain Time for your …

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Creative Garden Signs – Dress up your yard.

There is nothing like a creative and funny garden sign to add a touch of whimsy to your garden. They invite guests to explore your garden space in a friendly and, often comical, way. I thought it would be fun to put together a collection of creative garden signs to give you some inspiration. Creative …

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Brighten up your Outside Space with Tiki Planters

There are lots of ideas for how to brighten up your patio space for night time entertaining.  Tiki torch Planters add a nice bit of ambiance to your parties and have a more natural look than normal lighting does. Tiki Torch Planters give a great light to your patio. We purchased a set of tiki torches last …

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Wheelbarrow Planters – Reuse Re Purpose Recycle

Wheelbarrow planters are one things on my bucket list of must do gardening ideas.  I have been looking for just the right old fashioned wheelbarrow for months. I want to add them as focal pieces in my perennial garden beds. There are a lot of planters for sale at garden centers, but you could break …

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