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DIY Up-Cycled Blue Jay Bird-Feeder or Bird-Bath

I found this wonderful platter at the Thrift Store and knew it would work perfectly for some type of bird bath or feeder. The colors are so vibrant and Blue Jays just happen to be my husbands favorite bird and they visit us often at the lake and stay late into the fall and some… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Blue Jay Bird-Feeder or Bird-Bath

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DIY Bird Bath With A Whimsical Surprise

I love DIY bird baths! This one was designed with a very special friend in mind.  It reflects the "natural" essence and beauty of who she is and her love of nature and birds and best of all it has a whimsical surprise! The vision for this started when I found the platter. What was… Continue reading DIY Bird Bath With A Whimsical Surprise

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Fabulous Fall D.I.Y Outdoor Decorating Inspirations

Fall brings with it a myriad of colors and textures that combined are the perfect decorative elements for your yard, porch, picnic or patio.  Get inspired and incorporate the beauty of nature and the vibrant essence of autumn in your outdoor decorating. Here's a few great ideas from some creative and talented folks who bring… Continue reading Fabulous Fall D.I.Y Outdoor Decorating Inspirations

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Dresser Restoration With DIY Crystal Drawer Pulls

I have a dresser that I've been dragging around western Canada since 1975, yes..1975! It was  part of a bedroom set that was a birthday gift from my parents and for whatever reason I just couldn't let it go, instead; it sat in the basement collecting dust. I finally decided to paint it and include… Continue reading Dresser Restoration With DIY Crystal Drawer Pulls

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DIY Up-Cycled Barbie Doll Float Tube

The InspirationOne garage sale and one Styrofoam craft ring in a surprise bag and my inspiration struck. We love floating on tubes at the lake so why shouldn't Barbie! I  likes projects that are reasonably simple and fast to make and this project fits the bill. I would give it a medium level of difficulty… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Barbie Doll Float Tube

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DIY Duct Tape Decorating Ideas for Easter

By Starr Durrant These fun and easy duct tape decorating ideas are great for all ages and skill levels!  Look for the Easter themed Duct Tape at your local craft or dollar store and go bunnyanas! Using the Easter duct tape, it’s fun and easy to decorate a vase, candle or candy dish and by… Continue reading DIY Duct Tape Decorating Ideas for Easter

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Easy DIY Sparkling Barbie Doll Purses

What Barbie doesn't like a fabulous  collection of designer hand bags?  Make these super cute and easy Barbie doll purses and create your own line of Barbie designer dreams bags! Each bag takes less than a minute to make, the supplies are available at most dollar or craft stores and no sewing required! This would… Continue reading Easy DIY Sparkling Barbie Doll Purses

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6 Easy & Affordable Decorating Solutions That Really Work!

I'm thrilled to introduce you to Guest Blogger Jessica Kane from ECOS Paints. Jessica is professional writer with an interest in interior design and home decor. If you have a new space or an old space that needs a new look, Jessica shares some key considerations and creative decorating solutions that are beautiful, easy and… Continue reading 6 Easy & Affordable Decorating Solutions That Really Work!

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DIY Christmas Cupcake Toppers

These beautiful cupcake-toppers are so easy to make! Just glue decorations to a plastic appetizer fork and you have Christmas cupcake magic! You can use any variety of things as decorations: puff stickers, foam stickers, chocolates, lollipops, printables or gift tags and more! If your decoration isn't self adhesive, just add a bit of glue… Continue reading DIY Christmas Cupcake Toppers

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DIY Christmas Candy Cane Napkin & Mint Holder

These easy candy cane napkin holder are not only eye-catching and easy to make they also have hold a mint for your guests! What You Need Mini candy canes Hot Glue Napkins Mints How To Make a DIY Candy Can Napkin & Mint Holder Using your glue gun - flip over the mini candy canes so the curved parts… Continue reading DIY Christmas Candy Cane Napkin & Mint Holder

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EASY DIY Christmas Candy Cane Soap & Holder Tutorial

This easy to make candy cane soap & candy can soap holder is a great hit at Christmas!Made with softened Dove soap bars and crushed candy-canes, this is a super simple, fast and affordable and best of all your hands will thanks-you because it feels amazing on the skin. The crushed candy cane is the perfect… Continue reading EASY DIY Christmas Candy Cane Soap & Holder Tutorial

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37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!

I had an amazing response to my blog DIY Purple Platter Bird Bath made from a reused vase and platter so for those of you Bird Bath enthusiasts here is a collection of some additional DIY Bird Baths that might catch your eye and inspire you. If you do make a Bird Bath, be sure to share it… Continue reading 37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!

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8 DIY Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”

Are you dreaming of that beautiful outdoor space? No money? No time? No DIY Experience? No Problem! Anyone can create beautiful, unique and functional patio accents like these on even the tightest budget. Start searching for your treasures in the basement, the relative's attic, thrift stores or garage sales and turn something old into something beautiful and new! #1 CD Rack Turned… Continue reading 8 DIY Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”

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DIY Barbie Boutique

The one thing about Barbie - she loves shopping! These fashion displays are easy to make from re-purposed or re-used items and are sure to be a hit with your Barbie enthusiast. Whenever possible I try to make my projects from recycled or salvage things or I up-cycle, restore or re-use found items. I  like… Continue reading DIY Barbie Boutique