Cement Lace Using Doilies and Other Crochet Items

Are you looking for a new and different way to reuse or re-purpose those crochet doilies or other crochet items you have laying around the house? How about giving them new life my soaking them in a cement slurry creating … Continue reading

DIY Old Bath Towel Rug

Fold the towels in half and start cutting one-inch strips. Marianne cuts about 13 strips to make a medium-size rug.
Take a strip in each color and sew the three ends together.
Start braiding the three strips. Fold the ends underneath so the raw edges don’t show.
Connect and sew three more strips onto those strips and continue braiding until you have one long braid.
Sew the rug together as you shape and coil it. You’ll see the circular rug begin to take shape.
Sew the ends together.

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6 DIY Hanging Gardens

Love gardening, but live in a small, cramped apartment? No problem. We’ve rounded up six creative ways you can showcase plants even if you have no space – by hanging them from walls, ceilings, and windowsills. Check out these fun, DIY indoor hanging garden ideas, and create your own green oasis.

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Mini Felt Planters

Whip up these adorable mini plant pockets made from felt by following our simple DIY instructions. Since the pockets can be attached to a hook, tack, or nail, you can hang a little patch of greenery almost anywhere – a window, an office cubicle, your bathroom. Or give them as gifts.

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Mason Jar Wall Garden 

Ever dream of snipping fresh herbs to cook with right in your own kitchen? Well, if you’re lucky enough to have good sunlight, you can. Follow along with Inhabitat’s fun video tutorial to learn how to make this modern wooden rack to hold planters made from upcycled glass jars.

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DIY Glass Terrarium 

Terrariums are a classic creation for the indoor green thumb. You can create your own tiny green world in any glass vessel, including jars, fishbowls, bottles, or dishes. What’s more, you can riff on the classic mossy terrarium and create one with air plants or succulents if you happen to live somewhere that’s a bit dry. Check out our DIY for instructions.

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DIY Glass Terrarium 

Terrariums are a classic creation for the indoor green thumb. You can create your own tiny green world in any glass vessel, including jars, fishbowls, bottles, or dishes. What’s more, you can riff on the classic mossy terrarium and create one with air plants or succulents if you happen to live somewhere that’s a bit dry. Check out our DIY for instructions.

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Hanging Kokedama 

Kokedama are amazing decorative plant objects originating in Japan, consisting of a moss ball wrapped around a plant that’s then suspended from string or placed in a dish. Follow our fun tutorial here to find out how you can create your own hanging forest of kokedama at home.

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Upcycled Hanging Plastic Bottle Planter

Even if you drink out of a reusable water bottle, chances are you still end up with a few plastic bottlesin your recycling. Check out our DIY instructions for turning trash into a unique growing environment for house plants. In winter, this plastic bottle planter could ideally be placed in a sunny window to keep your gardening urges at bay until springtime.

 

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photo cube Christmas ornament

You’ll need: square plastic bulb 4 photos scissors chopsticks (or similar tool for unrolling and pushing photos into place) tweezers (just in case) glitter and glue (optional) 1. Start by tracing the shape of your ornament on a piece of … Continue reading