Aluminum flashing serves as the “snowballs” in this meltproof metal pair. Threaded rods act as sturdy spines and, when stuck into the frozen ground, keep this cute couple upright. A coat of spray paint on their magic hats makes this dandy duo come alive.
Take a second look at these shiny faceted beads -- in another life they are steel hex nuts found at any hardware store, but they transform into a modern, minimalist necklace when strung upon cotton rope. You can easily make your own version in minutes with just a few basic supplies.