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Transform a wine bottle into a tiki torch

Transform a wine bottle into a tiki torch | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

The next time you empty a wine bottle, why not try this classy way to keep the bugs away!

 

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Luci Dee's curator insight, August 25, 2013 1:37 PM

keepin bugs at bay with STYLE

Upcycled Garden Style
Upcycle ideas for the garden. While the thrill of the hunt can sometimes be enticing, remember that new should balance old. Having too many old items (or new items) can take away from your garden's overall appeal . . . If you enjoy this Magazine, you will love my blog: http://upcycledgardenstyle.blogspot.com
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Lamp & wok become a bird bath

Lamp & wok become a bird bath | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

The cost of this project was USD $12. The pieces were gathered from a local thrift store.

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Old dresser to a bench upcycle

Old dresser to a bench upcycle | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

"I got the idea as I was sitting on the dresser in my daughter’s room one day. The top started to bow a little and I thought, I should reinforce this, then as I looked into it more, decided to up-cycle it instead." -Geoffrey

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Camacho Land Design's curator insight, February 18, 7:04 PM

Now this is how you upcycle your outdoor living area ....

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Turn a shelf upside-down

Turn a shelf upside-down | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

And turn it into a planter.

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Bring on Spring - Eggs in a nest

Bring on Spring - Eggs in a nest | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

A young mother is hand-crafting these for other mothers & grandmothers - and they're inexpensive!

Click on the picture to find out how to get one custom made for yourself or a friend.

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Flamingo chandelier

Flamingo chandelier | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Can you say Lawn Flamingos? Well this chandelier certainly does! Creativity abounds here...while not for everyone, I think this is very clever. Sadly, there are no instructions included with this find, so we're on our own.

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Laura Brown's comment, January 26, 1:24 PM
I thought it was a pink octopus.
Elizabeth Wilkes's curator insight, April 10, 11:26 AM

oh yeah love this!

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Grab some pallets and CREATE!

Grab some pallets and CREATE! | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it
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Choose your favorite DIY, a few wood pallets, and get creative!

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Cash Back Savings - Ebates.com

Cash Back Savings - Ebates.com | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Don’t forget to enroll here before you shop online – you will get cash back for every cent you spend at your favorite online store, plus a % off your total purchase.

It costs nothing to join & you will receive a free gift card when enrolling before Dec 31 2013.

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Upcycle: Whisk and spoon dragonfly

Upcycle: Whisk and spoon dragonfly | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Although there are no instructions included to create this DIY, I think we can "wing" it!

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Pine cone wreath

Pine cone wreath | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it
Good Morning!!! We had some fun this past week.  We set out one day to enjoy some fall colors.  Not only did we find some incredibly beautiful colors but we had the chance to gather leaves & pine cones & bring them home.  If you have been with me...

Via PMucha
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This is a nice website to find DIY, autumn wreath ideas.

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How to Paint Acorns

How to Paint Acorns | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it


What to do with bag full of gorgeous acorns.


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Big Creek RV Park's curator insight, November 3, 2013 8:49 AM

How fun is this???  :)

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Mold stepping stones from a rubber door mat

Mold stepping stones from a rubber door mat | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Cast larger stones for your garden by using rubber doormats in a mold. 

 

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Garden hose door mat

Garden hose door mat | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Upcycle an otherwise landfill-worthy hose into a useful door mat.

 

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HiddenValleyRV.net's curator insight, October 15, 2013 7:59 PM

Love this idea...save the landfills.

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Build a Fun Bug-Shaped Birdfeeder

Build a Fun Bug-Shaped Birdfeeder | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Do you want to get the kids involved in an Earth Day project?  Try these fun (and easy) bumblebee and ladybug bird feeders.  This one-day project comes without a big cost to your wallet or the planet; especially if you use recycled paint cans rather than new ones. 

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Mason jar lanterns en masse - DIY

Mason jar lanterns en masse - DIY | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Looking for a simple weekend project? Why not make one (or a group) of these mason jar lanterns? They will be perfect hanging from tree branches against the night sky.

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Mailbox planters

Mailbox planters | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Add a few unique vases and create a centerpiece on your front porch.

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, February 15, 11:21 PM

I think a touch of paint to brighten up!

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Garden wall made of recycled bottles and rebar

Garden wall made of recycled bottles and rebar | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it
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Kim Frye Housh's curator insight, February 15, 6:16 AM

I know a lot of you out there collect blue glass bottles...

Camacho Land Design's curator insight, February 18, 7:06 PM

Finished with that bottle? I'd like to use it for my bottle fence! REALLY :)

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DIY Hubcap Flower

DIY Hubcap Flower | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it
A tutorial on how to make a DIY garden decoration using hubcaps.
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What an amazing use for those 'found' hubcaps!

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From an old refrigerator to an ice chest

From an old refrigerator to an ice chest | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Everyone loves re-purposing old things into better-looking items. And of course, who doesn't love a well decorated patio?! This DIY lets you turn an old refrigerator into a beautiful ice chest at an affordable cost.

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Linda Alexander's curator insight, January 9, 6:31 AM

Sustainable creativity at its best~!

Camacho Land Design's curator insight, January 14, 1:13 PM

How about this awesomely creative way to upcycle an old fridge for your patio entertaining!

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Are these... GLASS TREES?

Are these... GLASS TREES? | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

A quick tour of a forest in the Bavarian Alps (near Regen, Germany) that features trees and shrubs made entirely of glass – some nearly 25 feet tall.

 

Follow the photo-link to experience the tour.

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7 tips on castoff collecting at yard sales

7 tips on castoff collecting at yard sales | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

When you learn to sift out the values in other people's discards, yard sales become treasure hunts. The key is knowledge.


Follow the photo-link to find all of the tips for success at yard sales.

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, November 14, 2013 6:36 PM

I am a big fan of other people's discards and built a business out of this.

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Centerpiece from the garden

Centerpiece from the garden | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

A beautiful DIY idea for Fall.

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Big Creek RV Park's curator insight, November 25, 2013 7:14 AM

What a fun idea!  :)

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Where do you start?

Where do you start? | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it
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When we want to upcycle, we need items to re-invent. This describes me pretty well!

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Create a garden rain chain

Create a garden rain chain | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it
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Rain chains are a wonderful way to manage water run-off around the home.  Rain chains are easy to make, and can be a beautiful addition to your garden.

 

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Big Creek RV Park's curator insight, November 3, 2013 8:50 AM

So much prettier than a downspout!  :)

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Garden Crafts Decorate Outdoor Living Spaces

Garden Crafts Decorate Outdoor Living Spaces | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

When you trim brush or branches from your garden plants in the spring save the sturdiest and straightest branches to nail or lash together and form a natural trellis to support vines or climbing plants in the flower bed or veggie patch.

 

It's easy and fun to decorate your home's outdoor living spaces with garden crafts you make yourself. Follow the photo-link to find more ideas.

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Create Fairies for Free!

Create Fairies for Free! | Upcycled Garden Style | Scoop.it

Follow the photo-link to find this DIY tutorial. Include the children and have some autumn fun!

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oliviersc's comment, September 17, 2013 7:47 AM
Great I share it here : https://plus.google.com/u/0/114108954249717412482/posts/DnQxT3FvUPr
Debra Anchors's comment, September 17, 2013 8:47 AM
Thank you, OlivierSC
bancoideas's curator insight, October 11, 2013 6:56 AM

#ideas para hacer con tus hijos