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Katina Smith
39 easy DIY ways to create art for your walls. SO MANY GOOD IDEAS.

39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls

Who says art has to mean anything, or require any creativity whatsoever? Here are some cheap, simple ideas to decorate an otherwise boring wall.

penny ball (for repelling slugs and making hydrangeas blue)...very cool idea

penny ball (for repelling slugs and making hydrangeas blue)...very cool idea

Year you met, year you were married. Love this.

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Nickles! ...or even pennies!

[so cheap, so easy]: Nickel Letters

Ok. Are you dying right now because of how cute this is? Me, too. Spray painted letters covered in nickels, come on. So. Cute. Now, I do have a few disclaimers. I've thought of using coins in a project before, but I'm not sure about the whole defacement issue. And, my second disclaimer is that I'll stand by my easy label, but I'm not sure of the actual dollar amount on this project...feel free to count the nickels in the picture, and let the rest of us know how many are there! (I know…

Penny wall!  Penny's applied to MDF while lying flat.  Then covered with bar top epoxy for the gorgeous "underwater" effect.

Out of the Ordinary Nook Wall

Hello, Friends! Today I'd like to share with you a grand, diy project recently completed in the home of Scott and Jessi Locke. It was Scott's idea to transform this simple, breakfast nook wall... photo by J. Locke into this... photo by J. Locke A fabulous wall of pennies! It all started with mdf (according to Wikipedia is denser than plywood. It is made up of separated fibres, but can be used as a building material similar in application to plywood. It is stronger and much more dense than…

How to make a ring out of a quarter.  You read right. $0.25. DIY tutorial

Penny Desk!

Money Money Money

Ready to see my mystery office desktop? The one John and I have been working so hard on for the past few weeks? And learn how we did it? I mean, I know *I'm* excited. Here, I'll ease you in slowly. It all started....[dramatic pause]...WITH THESE: DUN DUN DUUUUUNNNN!! And it became...[more dramatic pausing]...THIS: Ta-DA! Ok, that's not the best shot. Here, try this one: Oooh. Aaaah. Now, on to the photo-intensive tutorial/progress shots! If you want to try this yourself, or just see how…

Upcycled Statement Bracelet.  use for those smashed penny collections.

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redone using pennies!

A Breath of Fresh Erin

Penny For Your Thoughts Ring iamaqtpoo

Penny For Your Thoughts Ring

"PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS" has been stamped onto a sterling silver ring band and soldered a copper US penny securely to the band. The penny has a gentle curve to it for comfort. I've put the 'tails' side of the penny showing the Lincoln Memorial as the face of the ring for these examples, but can use either side for your ring. The inside of the penny has been given a coating of clear lacquer to help prevent skin reactions to the copper. (Please note that those with severe copper sensitivities…

Coin-Covered Cross - Paid In Full {Easter Craft} - Mom On Timeout

Coin-Covered Cross - Paid In Full {Easter Craft}

Wooden crosses are covered in coins - "Paid In Full" Easter Craft. Easter is less than three weeks away and the boys are getting so excited as I take out Easter baskets, plastic eggs, and

penny letter art

Penny Letters

Okay, I already blogged about Pinterest - you can count me in as one of the many who are obsessed. If I have some free time surfing the web, invariably most of that time will be spent on Pinterest gathering inspiration on what to cook or things to craft. Of course, I have yet to actually make anything...but research should count for something right? So when I heard about the Pinterest Challenge a few days ago I finally got motivated enough to try my hand at one of the bajillion things I…

Top 10 Tuesday: 10 Ways to Decorate with Pennies (Literally)

I know many of you (myself included) are always trying to decorate for pennies, but how about decorating WITH pennies? Today I'm sharing 10 creative DIY project all using those pretty copper coins we often

Penny Art!!!!!

Using Pennies To Create Art ~ Money Bags Full

Spare pennies, they soon mount up! What can you do with them apart from cash them in at a machine. Well, if you’re the creative type then why not cover something or create a sculpture with those spare pennies. Here are some real examples of how people have put those spare pennies to good use.