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Surprising Garden Pots: Copper Gutters

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This lush three-tier garden screen consists of pairs of copper K-style gutters, which have flat backs, hanging from lengths of chain. We planted the gutters with ivy, and hung the screen on a sheltered porch.
Materials
  • Tape measure
  • Six 5-inch-deep copper K-style gutters
  • Gutter end caps (6 left and 6 right)
  • Permanent marker
  • No. 3 machine chain
  • String
  • One-handed bar clamp
  • Scrap wood
  • Awl
  • Hammer
  • Drill with 7/32 bit, 1/4-by-4-inch (30) machine screws and corresponding washers (96) and nuts (66)
  • Pliers
  • Crescent wrench
  • Pencil
  • 6-inch metal ceiling hooks
  • Heavy-duty spring latching hooks
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Wreaths with Hannah Milman

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Molding Frame

Steps:8
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Stenciled Napkins and Table Runner

Steps:4
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Growth Chart

Steps:10
Other Ideas:
Baby, Kids, Memorykeeping, Templates
Materials
  • 2 yards brown burlap
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Heat 'n' Bond hem fusible web tape (a double-sided iron-on adhesive)
  • Needle and brown embroidery thread
  • Heat 'n' Bond UltraHold iron-on adhesive sheets or yardage
  • 1 to 2 yards of plain medium-weight muslin
  • Inkjet printer
  • Vinyl measuring tape that reaches at least 60 inches
  • Double-sided foam tape
  • 12-by-1-inch flat wooden supports, which can be cut from molding (a paint mixing stick also works great)
  • Grommet and grommet setter (optional)
  • Craft foam sheets
  • Fabric pen
  • Height markers
  • Watermelon template
  • Tomato template
  • Stone-wall template
  • Pumpkin template
  • Pepper template
  • Broccoli template
  • Barn 1 template
  • Barn 2 template
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Wooden Frame Mirror

Steps:8
With a piece of birch plywood and a few tools, you can turn a simple, small mirror into an attractive wall hanging that adds a decorative touch to any room.
Materials
  • Wooden Frame Mirror Template
  • Scissors
  • Birch plywood
  • Pencil
  • Drill
  • Safety goggles
  • Jigsaw
  • 120-grit sandpaper
  • Flat-faced picture frame
  • Emery board
  • Wood filler (optional)
  • Primer
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Wood glue
  • Spring clamps
  • Picture-hanging kit
  • Picture-hanging kit
  • Mirror
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Thanksgiving Table Tableau Decorations

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Spiderweb Tablecloth

Steps:4
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