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Brilliant Ideas for DIY Projects & Getting Stuff Done

Vitamin C... A Daily Dose of Creativity: Bleach Doodles

Vitamin C... A Daily Dose of Creativity: Bleach Doodles

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Suzanne Forsling's gutter garden after two months. Suzanne lined the sunny side of her house with rain guttering and now has fresh salad produce just outside her window.

35 Gifts in a Jar Recipes! Great ideas for this holiday season!

Garden art on the cheap DIY: Glass marbles in your fenceFestooning a six foot privacy with marbles is addictive fun that really adds a pop and punch to the garden setting, especially when the sun hits it from the back. The process is pretty simple.

Garden art on the cheap DIY: Glass marbles in your fence

This is an easy DIY to turn a plain v-neck into an interesting cowl collar. You can use a scarf, fabric, anything that will fit around the neckline.

Trash To Couture: DIY: V-neck into Gathered Cowl Collar

First, you need some cotton batting, a paper lantern, and three flameless candles, the type that Glade sells. Pull at the cotton batting until it looks fluffy, light, and cloud-like. Then, hot glue it to the outside of the paper lantern in various places. Make sure it's fluffed to your liking, then light the lights and stick them inside. Hang the lantern wherever you'd like.

store matches in mason jar, add a piece of sand paper in the cap on which to strike the matches.... brilliant!

At a party, stash ice in a colander set on top of a bucket or a bowl. Water will drain out, and guests will get only the solid stuff.

How To Tie Dye Your LEGS I spent no money to do this because all of the supplies were in the house. If they weren't in the house, the cheap stockings are 99¢ and the pack of Kool Aid is 25¢. Some of the more expensive food coloring, like the kind in the second experiment, is still only $2 and you use a tiny bit of it. Look out for after easter clearance of egg dyes, they'll work too. Basically, you can do this for very little money.

The Work is Getting to Me: How To Tie Dye Your LEGS

I chose succulents as the focal point in the terrariums because even though they are really dry, desert dwellers, their shape and color also remind me of algae and seaweed you would find in the ocean. I selected tall, spiny looking succulents for the arrangements, with a few grass-like ground covers as well, to represent algae. The glass globes were picked up at a local craft store and although they are technically meant to be votive holders, their shape remind me of old glass fishing balls.