12 Dowel Projects For Your Home

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12 Wooden Dowel Home Project Ideas.

The other day while perusing my local thrift shop I found a bunch of wooden dowels all bound together for $3.00. Of course, I grabbed it. I wondered what types of projects I could find to make and came across some amazing ideas. I love that all of these projects look so elegant, but usable and inexpensive to make. 

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Fall Paper Leaf Garland

The leaves are starting to turn and I am thrilled! Fall is my favorite season! So, today I thought I would share this Fall paper leaf garland that is easy and very inexpensive to make. You should make one or more for yourself.

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Recycled Leather Office Chair

Hello Everyone!  I recently recycled an older leather office chair into a more colorful and fun craft room chair using spray paint.

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I’ve had this chair for years and love how comfortable it is, but it just didn’t match the retro vibe I am going for in my craft room. I debated a long time about what to do with this chair. I wasn’t sure if I could recover it and I even wondered if I should just replace it, but then decided I would just paint it! The spray paint can says it will cover vinyl and plastic, so then I thought “why not leather”. Paint is one of my very good friends and I use spray paint all the time; I just knew that it would be worth a try and my gamble paid off. Leather can be spray painted! Yay!

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Fourth of July Pennant Flag

I love summer and all the fun that goes with it, especially around the 4th of July. Being an Army wife this day means so much to me so I go all out with my decorating. Here’s a Fourth of July banner flag I made for this coming Independence Day.
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