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How to Make Crafts for Your Garden and Patio

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Here are some creative ideas to help you dress up your yard and decorate your patio or deck. These are among my favorite outdoor crafts and I hope they soon become yours. If you have create a unique outdoor craft, please take a moment to submit it to be included in this collection.

3-D CD Sun Catcher

3-D CD Sun Catcher
A visitor named Roland was nice enough to share these directions to help you create a cool sun catcher using 6 CDs and a few other supplies.

Bagel Bird Feeder

Bagel Bird Feeder
Discover how easy it is to make a bird feeder out of a bagel covered with bird seed. The birds will enjoy eating the seed and keep going once they get to the bagel.

Clay Bird Bath

Clay Bird Bath
Discover how easy it is to make a decorative bird bath out of a few large flower pots and a saucer. Use your imagination to create your own design.

Fairy House

Fairy House
You can use a variety of supplies, that can be found outside, to create miniature houses that you can use to decorate your garden or patio.

Flower Pot People

Flower Pot People
A visitor named Cacien explains how she created this amazing garden creation out of several clay pots.

Garden Marker

Garden Marker Craft
This tutorial teaches you how to use old wooden spoons and pictures of vegetables and plants to make row markers for your garden.

Garden Stepping Stones

Garden Stepping Stones
While store purchased stepping stones can be a little spendy, you can use these directions to make your own. Gather the family together and everyone can join the fun.

How to Create a Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden
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Read through these fun suggestions, shared by Sheila, and learn how to create a garden that butterflies will flock to.

Mosaic Tin Can Planter

Mosaic Tin Can Planter
Learn how to use mosaic techniques to cover a tin can and use this planter on your deck or patio.

Patio Light Cover

Patio Light Cover
Discover how easy it is to dress up a plain string of lights by recycling soda pop bottles.
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