swingout catchall

SwingOut Catchall

My goal for my Craft Rehab category on Birdz of a Feather is to encourage sustainable crafting by...

crate storage with a new spin, storage ideas

Crate Storage With a New Spin

I am always looking for inexpensive ways to create storage in my kids' rooms. I originally made this...

christmas lollipops and pole

Christmas Lollipops and Pole

How can PVC pipe and a pool noodle be used as Christmas decor? Just wait and see.

formula can transformation to tropical bathroom storage caddy

Formula Can Transformation to Tropical Bathroom Storage Caddy

I'm sure there are many mothers out there with idle hands like me during our moments of down time. ...

anthropologie inspired watershed curtain tieback, Theirs Mine

Anthropologie Inspired Watershed Curtain Tieback

Even though I don’t have curtains or drapes in my home, I like tiebacks for decorating door handles,...

new life to an old barometer

NEW LIFE TO AN OLD BAROMETER

Do you have an old barometer that has been on your living room wall "forever"? Here is a way to give...

keyboard clock, crafts, home decor, how to, repurposing upcycling

Keyboard Clock

This is an easy tutorial for a DIY clock that is perfect for any office. Changing the color of the...

dress form christmas tree mini, christmas decorations, crafts, wreaths

Dress Form Christmas Tree MINI

This is a small version of the popular Dress Form Christmas Trees seen on line. This is a great way...

making a texas star from a leftover box, crafts, repurposing upcycling, By looking at this star you would think it were metal

Making a Texas Star...from a Leftover Box

Back in the fall...I had the honor of getting to decorate a lamp from Lamps Plus and The Hometalk...

diy boho industrial stool, crafts, home improvement, outdoor living, tools, reupholster, woodworking projects

DIY Boho Industrial Stool

If you have followed us along this Zesty journey for any length of time, you are probably WELL aware...

vertical herb garden for a small porch

Vertical Herb Garden for a Small Porch

My front porch isn't all that big but it gets great sun for potted plants. So I created a vertical...

old water trough to a patio storage and table

Old Water Trough to a Patio Storage and Table

Table top challenge got me going on this idea for a table and storage on my patio. Of course I had...

tin can solar lantern tutorial, diy, how to, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling, and wait for nightfall

Tin Can Solar Lantern Tutorial

I love the rustic charm of tin can lanterns. Budget-friendly and super simple to make, their warm...

turkey bowling, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, thanksgiving decorations

Turkey Bowling

Keep the kids (and dad) busy on Thanksgiving with this easy (and FREE) activity. Don't throw away...

painted furniture bar cart modern masters paint, outdoor furniture, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling

Microwave Cart to Bar Cart With Modern Masters Paint

We had an old, unused microwave cart that was begging for a makeover.

diy baskets from shipping boxes

DIY Baskets From Shipping Boxes

There are a lot of cardboard box ideas all around the internet but not many tutorials on how to make...

how to create a rustic dough bowl with joint compound and a globe, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling

How to Create a Rustic Dough Bowl With Joint Compound and a Globe

Wood dough bowls are one of those vintage staples that can fit into many decorating styles and be...

vintage tin can planter, chalkboard paint, container gardening, crafts, gardening, how to, repurposing upcycling

Vintage Tin Can Planter

I wanted to utilize a old vintage Uncle Ben's Rice tin can I was given. Completely fell in love with...

turning an heirloom into a lamp

Turning an Heirloom Into a Lamp

I inherited an old silver clarinet from my grandparents. Before starting on the project we checked...

diy coffee table out of crates , painted furniture

DIY COFFEE TABLE OUT OF CRATES!

So as newly weds we wanted a coffee table for our apartment but they ran about $150-$200 at...

how to make a succulent birdcage wreath, crafts, flowers, gardening, how to, repurposing upcycling, succulents

How to Make a Succulent Birdcage Wreath

I needed a Spring wreath for my front door and I had no idea what I was going to make. Then...

how to make beautiful bottle stoppers from wine corks and drawer pulls, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling

Make Beautiful Bottle Stoppers From Wine Corks and Drawer Pulls

We promise that with minimum effort and just a couple of tools you can make one for yourself! Here's...

tick tock it s a fairy garden in a clock

Tick, Tock, It's a Fairy Garden in a Clock

I LOVE fairy gardens and over the years we've made loads of them, but this little one is now...

fishing lure keepsake, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling, wall decor

Fishing Lure Keepsake

My son and I put this together from some old fishing lures he found, wood boxes that my dad made by...