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Planting A Pineapple. Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This?

Planting A Pineapple

And that this will eventually produce… Hammock. Hammocks are great for the backyard, camping, backpacking, when your pregnant and on bed rest, or for turning your large capacity vehicle (in our case our minivan) into a camping vessel, more on that in this post.

Hammock

We make our own hammocks because: It’s cheap (i.e we can’t afford an ENO).You can customize the size.It’s easy! There are two different methods we have used for making our own hammocks. Hammock 1 involves a sewing machine, Hammock 2 does not. Lightbulb Terrarium. Reusing Lightbulbs as Planters.

Light bulbs can be recycled in many forms and uses, although is not a new idea, check this site about reusing light bulb for chemical glassware testers , pretty cool, and here's another one using the same idea for a hanging vase and for salt and peeper containers (in french), it can be an excellent gift for Valentines (if you are in to that) or for any other day of the year.

Reusing Lightbulbs as Planters

Finally back in my country in small town fairs they still use them as targets for shooting with airguns, which is better than just toss them in the trash I guess. Hollowing the light bulb: There are several instructables that had covered this already, although I first saw it in this site: DIY Hollow Out A Light Bulb, a very good step by step instructions in how to gutted out the bulb, (and also how to used for tester vessels for boil water and some other uses). Wine Bottle Arrangements.

Do you need another good excuse to drink that bottle of wine? Well good news, we’ve got just the thing! *wink* Seriously, though… these lovely Wine Bottle Floral Frrangements from Amber Lay – starring emptied and embellished bottles of wine + the flowers of your choice – make such lovely decor for all sorts of occasions… from milestone celebrations like engagment parties and anniversaries to more casual celebrations like summer dinners and wine-and-cheese parties. DIY WINE BOTTLE ARRANGEMENTS by Amber Lay {There are 17 tutorial images above.

Be sure to scroll to page 2 for images 11-17} Blooming Bonsai. Make your own MiniVase. Quick!

Make your own MiniVase

Can you guess what this tiny bud vase is made from? I'll give you one clue: with the right moves, it can be turned into an animal*. Tipsy Pots. Lanterns. 15 Repurposed Planters. Previous image Next image When you see so many pictures of productive gardens in big backyards, it's easy to forget that gorgeous gardens also happen in small yards and surprising places.

15 Repurposed Planters

These 15 repurposed planters remind us that you don't need a lot of space and new materials to start growing your own garden; all you need is a little bit of ingenuity and resolve.