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Do It Yourself Projects

Crafts And Techniques

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Fabric-Covered Pots

Dress up plain terra cotta pots by covering them with fabric, using a specially formulated decoupage glue for the outdoors, in which the glue will seal it and make it weatherproof. This project is perfect for using up fabric scraps, and the pots make great gifts for anyone who loves plants. Tools & Materials Masking tape Tissue paper Terra cotta pot Pencil ...

Staff | Jul 9, 2020

Hand And Power Tools

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Stanley Sockets

The 99-piece STANLEY Black Chrome and Laser Etched Socket Set is sure to bring a smile to the face of the tool enthusiast on your holiday gift list.This set includes 99 pieces that meet or exceed the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) specifications for combination wrenches, sockets and ratchets. The laser etched sockets provide hi-visibility markings, making it easier to ...

The Capper's Farmer Editors | Oct 22, 2014

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Repurpose And Recycle

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Upcycled Chair Planter

I spotted a chair at a garage sale. It was in good condition, but it needed a new coat of paint. I bought it, with no intention of using it as a chair for sitting, but rather as a new planter for my garden. Tools & Materials Measuring tape Handsaw Hammer Drill Jigsaw Pot Scrap piece of wood Finishing nails Wooden chair Marker Sandpaper ...

Staff | Jul 9, 2020

Sewing And Quilting

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DIY Linen Market Tote

I find freedom in a simple and minimal lifestyle. Freedom to live on a little less, and to have the time and resources to enjoy the simple things in life a little more. I hope my passion for creativity and handcrafting will inspire you to create a home and lifestyle that you love too. You can never have too many tote bags, especially when they’re pretty! I like to stick to ...

Staff | Sep 23, 2020

Woodworking

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Wooden Arrow Growth Chart

This growth chart is the perfect way to keep track of your growing family, and it’s stylish enough to use in a bedroom or the living room. Best of all, you can easily pack it up and take it with you anytime you move, unlike measurements you mark on a doorway. The finished project is 6 - 1/2 feet high and 11 -1/4 inches wide at the widest part of the arrowhead and the arrow’s ...

Staff | Oct 6, 2020