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Yarn Flowers

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Homemade Sachets

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Other Ideas:
Bedroom, Closets
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No-Stitch Cross-Stitch

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Tin Containers

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When the garden is especially exuberant, it seems you can never have enough vases. Make a matching set of vessels by painting metal cans in muted hues. We refinished soup, tomato, and coffee tins in assorted sizes, and fitted them with drinking glasses to prevent rusting.
Materials
  • Metal cans
  • Metal file
  • Nylon brush
  • Semi-gloss latex paint
  • Drinking glasses
  • Water
  • Flowers
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Custom Doormat

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Welcome guests -- and reassure them that they're ringing the right bell -- with a mat displaying your house number.
Materials
  • Coir doormat (18-by-30-inch coir mat, which is made from the stiff fibers of coconut husks)
  • Scissors
  • Masking tape in 3-inch and 3/4-inch widths
  • Address numbers
  • Card stock
  • Utility knife
  • Ruler
  • T pins
  • 12-ounce can
  • Enamel spray paint
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