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Archive for November, 2010

Birch Craft: Make A Birdhouse Using Birch And Old Signs

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Make these rustic birdhouses using birch trees and tin signs. Rusty tin looks junky at first sight but when made into a birdhouse roof, it looks shabby chic!

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3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 28, 2010 at 7:37 am

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DIY Coffee Sleeve

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This craft also makes a great handmade gift. Custom coffee sleeves, made from the cuff of a sweater, are fun and cozy to use.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 27, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Birch Craft: How To Make A Birch Bark Tissue Box Cover

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Learn how to make a birch bark tissue box cover that goes perfect in a rustic bathroom. The small birch logs are easy to assemble.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 26, 2010 at 9:55 pm

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How To Make Gift Boxes Out Of Old Shoe Boxes

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Make personalized gift boxes out of shoe boxes and other recycled boxes. Embellish them using other recycled materials.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 22, 2010 at 5:12 pm

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Recycled Glass Vases For Home Decor

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Learn how to reuse clear glass vases. Try different faux painting techniques on the vase or add natural elements that are highlighted by the clear glass.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 18, 2010 at 8:51 pm

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Craft Room Organization Using Recycled Materials For Storage

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Craft storage ideas to use in your craft room. Plus, organizing tips, with pictures, and ideas for using recycled furniture as storage furniture.

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4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 14, 2010 at 12:20 am

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How To Make Floral Arrangements That Fit A Rustic Decor

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See how using glass vases filled with rocks or other natural elements like spanish moss really add a rustic touch for your decor.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 12, 2010 at 11:11 pm

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Birch Craft: How To Make Birch Candle Holders

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Here is a birch craft with a touch of chic! The added beads with twisted wire add just the right touch of glam to a basic birch candle holder.

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How To Make A Window Seat Cushion

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Learn how to make a window seat cushion in just a few easy steps and see how I did it for our large window box at our cabin.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 11, 2010 at 1:03 pm

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DIY Lamp: Make Your Own Birch Lamp

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These rustic diy lamp ideas are easy to make with just a lamp kit, a drill and some birch pieces. See examples of sconces, a table lamp and floor lamps.

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4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Renee Hanlon - November 9, 2010 at 6:46 pm

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