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    DIY Bird feeder trees for lucky birds

    by  • January 6, 2015 • Animals and wildlife, How to: Easy project ideas •  Comments

    Bird feeder tree

    Holidays Extended For The Birds Easy project for making colorful and edible decorations for your winter evergreen trees.  Lucky birds!  Hollow out oranges, string cereal and berries and mold tiny birdseed rings. Have fun this winter making little decoration treats for your birds from oranges, apples, berries and birdseed.  All these decorations are easy...

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    Garden birdhouse wreath with silvery birds

    by  • November 26, 2014 • Animals and wildlife, How to: Easy project ideas •  Comments

    Birdhouse wreath

    For the birds, but pretty, too… Jeanne Rhodes cleverly designed this cute birdhouse wreath for Fall and hung it on a tree in her garden.  She says, “I made these aluminum pie plate birds from Stephie McCarthy’s pattern several years ago. I love to put them near birdhouses…” Birdhouses and wreaths make excellent companions. ...

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    Flea Market entertainer’s piano bar

    by  • August 25, 2014 • How to: Easy project ideas, My Big Garden Project •  Comments

    Piano bar

    Piano Repurposed Karyn Courter joined in our recent Project Challenge, starting with a shabby old piano,…an up right.  What she came up with is downright fabulous!  A wine bar! Karyn’s old piano sacrifices its strings to become a beautiful wine bar..   Rich and fine grained underneath, she stripped off the old varnish and stained...

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    Dressed up dressers in the garden

    by  • June 7, 2014 • Creative Containers, Garden Junk, How to: Easy project ideas •  Comments

    Dressed up dressers

    Recycled Garden Project: Dressers! Like these creative gardeners, turn a dresser into a garden potting bench, planter box or ‘stage’ to display garden treasures.. Linda Gladman took a few Flea Market Gardening essentials like a window, a garden sign and a galvanized container and created a vignette extraordinaire on her outdoor dresser top.  Borrow...

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