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3 Fabulous DIY Fall Projects For The Home

3 Fabulous DIY Fall Projects For The Home

The mornings here have become cool and crisp. Fall is in the air and that puts me in the nesting mood to create craft projects to warm up my home.

Here are 3 of my current favorite DIY sites, and 3 fabulous cool weather DIY projects:

1. CRAFTís goal is to unite, inspire, inform, and entertain a community of highly imaginative and resourceful people who undertake amazing crafting projects. I like the quirkiness and the diverse array of projects from all over the web that CRAFT brings to its readers.

Soon fall will usher in the oranges and browns of nature, but Iím trying to savor the last moments of summer greens, so I love this Mason Jar Wall Planter that CRAFT posted from Not Just a Housewife. It that creates a wall of bursting green plants. Itís simple, sturdy and great for hanging vine plants.

2. The Purl Bee strives to create fun and approachable projects to knit, crochet, sew, and stitch. Anyone who follows my Econesting blog, knows that I love to knit. Hereís an archive of my Care2 knitting posts. The Purl Bee is one of the most reliable sources for handwork projects.

Since my fingers are just warming up for the knitting season, Iím planning to make this Lap Blanket. Itís super easy to knit with its big, loopy stitches. Try a toasty eco-friendly bulky yarn.

3. Photojojo publishes a great newsletter about photography. Photojojo scours the Web and finds amazing photo DIY projects.

I recently discovered Photojojo because I was trying to figure out what to do with old negatives. Seems a shame to throw them out, but since Iím not making copies of photos from negatives anymore, these photographic images have become the endangered species in the photography world.† How cool would these Negative Candle Holders be for Halloween!

Main photo credit: Purl Bee

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Ronnie Citron-Fink

Ronnie Citron-Fink is a writer, editor and educator. She has written hundreds of articles about sustainable living, the environment, design, and family life for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting, and the managing editor of Moms Clean Air Force. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. Ronnie lives in New York with her family.

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5:09PM PDT on Apr 24, 2012

Thanks.

3:47AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

Wonderful ideas

9:19AM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Cool, like the jar planters!

7:57PM PDT on Oct 7, 2011

Thanks for the links, i love new ideas!

8:56PM PDT on Oct 4, 2011

I have to make the jar planter! But I may use cutoff plastic soda bottles instead. This should work fine, right?

2:46AM PDT on Oct 4, 2011

love the jars idea!!!

6:46AM PDT on Sep 29, 2011

The Jars are a great idea. I think the negative candle holders look nice as well. I will have to keep this idea in mind for some of my photography freinds.

9:33PM PDT on Sep 28, 2011

Thank you.

6:26PM PDT on Sep 26, 2011

Great links, likewise really digging the plants in a jar idea

10:23PM PDT on Sep 25, 2011

Thanks for the links!

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