Posts filed under ‘Garden Crafts’

Birdhouse for Beginners

With its classic good looks, this one-board birdhouse will fit anywhere.

Continue Reading July 7, 2011 at 2:59 PM Leave a comment

How to Build an Arbor with Built-in Benches | The Family Handyman

Build this simple seating/planter/arbor project to create a quiet, private space in your yard or on a deck. It provides shade and comfort as well as a welcome screen from neighbors. You can install it on an existing patio or build it on your deck.

Continue Reading June 4, 2011 at 5:37 AM Leave a comment

Make your own BIRD MOBILE!

“When Joel came up with the idea for this bird mobile, I knew it was spot on. Filming him in his Portland home, I realized I was in the presence of one master of fun.”

Continue Reading May 9, 2011 at 6:14 AM Leave a comment

Make a Hummingbird Feeder for Pennies

This window feeder is simple, but it certainly does the job. Best of all, once the hummingbirds are used to feeding from it, you can remove it from the base and feed them by hand!

Continue Reading April 16, 2011 at 6:56 AM Leave a comment

How to Transform Holiday Tins – CraftStylish <– reuse your old wrapping paper and old tins

Tins are always great for storage. You can decoupage them with colorful paper to match your craft room or even with pictures of whatever you plan to store inside.

Continue Reading December 31, 2010 at 8:50 AM Leave a comment

How To Make Evergreen Sachets from the Garden

If you are always looking for ways to bring your garden inside, but you are short of time around the holidays, try making evergreen sachets

Continue Reading December 22, 2010 at 10:39 PM Leave a comment

DIY Heated Bird Bath

Even in the winter, backyard birds need water. You can supply it with this easy-to-make heated water hole.

Continue Reading December 16, 2010 at 11:45 AM Leave a comment

Build Your Own Flowerboxes *DIY*

Flower boxes are an easy way to brighten windows, decks, patios and porches. Build your own…after being inspired by these readers’ clever creations.

Continue Reading November 22, 2010 at 7:44 PM Leave a comment

DIY: Plantable Gift Tags. <–What a great idea!

Isn’t it about time your junk mail had a purpose? Now you can turn it into plantable gift tags, using this simple method from Kendra Zvonik

Continue Reading November 19, 2010 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

How to make a spherical water feature.

Nothing soothes the senses in the garden quite like the sound of flowing water. You don’t have to buy an expensive fountain to savor its relaxing melody. You can create your own natural-looking water feature using inexpensive materials.

Continue Reading October 20, 2010 at 8:47 AM Leave a comment

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