Great use of leftover old bricks - just stack them up, lay piece of wood on top, then lay a saucer on top.
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Another DIY mosaic...a planter. I've been collecting broken pottery and glass pieces for years. Can't wait to begin making things like this!
HYPERTUFA one part portland (or hawaiian) cement one part perlite two parts peat moss Add water slowly and mix thoroughly to get that "little wetter than cookie dough but not quite cottage cheese" consistancy.
Being on a budget doesn’t have to mean using ugly containers. If you’re willing to put a little elbow grease into converting a cheap plastic pot into something unique and stylish, then you can have nice looking pots for less than $20. Hunt down garage sales and scour Craig’s List to find inexpensive pots. Then with $10 of paint and stenciling supplies, you’ll be well on your way.
Stylish DIY Container for the Balcony Gardener on a Budget
Debbie Mumm: Craft Project August 2008