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10 wonderful ideas for decorating pots

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10 wonderful ways for decorating potsPots with flowers are always beautiful but you can make them even more beautiful if you decorate them.There are many ways to do that,especially with clay pots.Clay is a porous material so you can easily paint it , use glue or stucco on it.

You can use your imagination and whatever you have to give them a distinct look.

Here are 10 wonderful ways to decorate them.

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Business card from plywood

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A very beautiful and clever idea for creating business cards from the blog That’sMyLetter.
The crafting is extremely simple and all you need is a piece of thin plywood, a saw, a stamp with the logo you want and  some clear varnish.

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10 unique ways to use chalkpaint

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We all have childhood memories with beautiful paintings and drawings in chalk on a blackboard. The blackboard however besides school accessory can give a nice touch to a home if used correctly. Especially if you have skills in drawing or calligraphy the result may be wonderful.

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10 DIY ways to use pallets outdoor

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Pallet oudside projectsThe palette is  the ‘hotter’ recyclable material. Everyday you see several structures with pallets in shops, yards or homes. It is a material that you can usually find for free somewhere, and it offers free wooden planks.There is such a hype about pallets that people today make creations that are from plain planks and they present them as pallet projects.

Now that it’s summer, let’s look at 10 of the best construction we can do for your garden or yard.

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10 Unique ways to use wine cork

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Wine Cork Projects
Cork is a natural substance that you can access easily.It is made from the bark of an Oak tree,the Quercus Suber or the Cork Oak as it is widely known.Cork Oak is native in southwest Europe (mainly in Spain and Portugal) and in Northwest Africa.
Cork is being extracted from the tree with a special procedure that leaves the tree unharmed and can be harvested again after about 9 years.
Cork is mainly used for wine bottle stoppers and flooring.

It has many properties

  • Natural
  • Very light
  • It can sustain high and low temperatures
  • Elasticity
  • Insulates air,water,sound
  • Very Durable
Anyone who is a wine lover will surely throwing in the trash dozens of wine corks. Instead of throwing them away,  we can easily make some very useful creations.
Let’s look at some

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Make books from bricks

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On internet every day you will stumble upon hundreds of new ideas for Crafts and DIY projects.One of the most intuitive and original that i found lately was the faux book from brick.This idea was original made by mr Daryl Fitzgerald from Australia.His page is here

His creations are just awesome.He uses solid bricks and paint to make these wonderful creations.You can buy them if you visit his site.
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10 ways to upcycle old wooden shutters

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Wood for many centuries was the main material that was used for doors and windows.Nowadays aluminium took the lead.
Every day more and more houses replace the old wooden shutters with new-made with aluminium.
Most of the people who change their shutters throw them away.If you find them in the junk or you have kept yours in the basement,keep them cause there are many  beautiful things you can make
On internet there are tons of projects with wooden shutters.Let’s see 10 of the best.

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Make a chess board from nuts and bolts

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Chess Board from nuts and bolts
Chess is a board game that most people have played some time in their lives. It is a wonderful strategy game,that sharpens your brain.
There are dozens of ways for someone to make a DIY chess. Some are costly, some want much ability and some need some serious time.
But there is a very simple and quick way that does not need any experience and has extremely low-cost. To make a chess set with bolts and nuts.

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10 DIY ideas for upcycling wooden crates

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10 DIY projects with wooden crates

Wooden crates for many centuries was the main way for transporting goods.They were everywhere.Nowadays , most of the industries  have  replaced them with plastic crates and they are really hard to find.

However, there are still in use, even to a much lesser proportion. Although there are dozens of different crates, the most common are the wooden fruit crates  and wine crates (which is much more durable). In antique shops and you will find several vintage crates with frames and logos.
So if you find them somewhere don’t throw them away.

Here are tens projects that you can do with them.

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How to make holes on sandpapers

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Sandpaper with holes are in the market for more than a decade now.They are used with power tools that can be plugged to an electric vacuum.

Unfortunately sometimes they are difficult to get or are more expensive than the plain ones.But you can punch holes easily if you want.

There are three ways to do it.The quick way,the clean way and the professional.