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 to create a unique outdoor craft, please take a moment to submit it to be included in this collection.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.Continue to 5 of 16 below.
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A visitor named Cacien explains how she created this amazing garden creation out of several clay pots.
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This tutorial teaches you how to use old wooden spoons and pictures of vegetables and plants to make row markers for your garden.
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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.
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How to Create a Butterfly Garden
Read through these fun suggestions, shared by Sheila, and learn how to create a garden that butterflies will flock to.Continue to 9 of 16 below.
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Mosaic Tin Can Planter
Learn how to use mosaic techniques to cover a tin can and use this planter on your deck or patio.
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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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Pine Cone Bird Feeder
This project sheet explains how to use a pine cone to create a bird feeder.
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Pine Needle and Milk Jug Bird Houses
A visitor named Paula shares how she made decorative bird houses using plastic milk jugs and pine needles.Continue to 13 of 16 below.
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Plastic Jug Bird Feeder
Besides making bird houses out of plastic jugs, you can also make bird feeders using these directions shared by Shanna.
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Tin Can Luminary
This is a wonderful and creative way to add a glow to your patio, deck, or garden.
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You can attract toads to your garden, create a wonderful garden decoration, and have some creative family fun all at the same time.
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Sheila shares some great ideas that will help you craft your own wind chimes using items you find lying around your house and yard.