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    5-Minute DIY: Mini Jack-O-Lantern Pails

    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. I MAY receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, should you buy any products via these links. But, as always, all thoughts, opinions, and ideas are my own. Thanks for supporting The Crafty Cat Company! No, you’re not imagining things, it’s still summertime. (At least, as of this writing!) But, as I mentioned in my last post, many retailers are already putting out their fall merchandise offerings. This means we get to think ahead to cooler fall days and the upcoming holiday season! And, of course, plan ahead for our decorating and crafting too. New autumn items are hitting shelves, so…

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    Easy 5-Minute DIY: Recycled Bird Feeder

    Today’s easy 5-Minute DIY recycled bird feeder is the perfect thing to make if you’re looking for a quick project for yourself or your kids, especially on those long summer days when they’re out of school with lots of time on their hands. It doesn’t require super-precise measurements or cutting, and it can be adapted easily to whatever empty recyclable container you have on hand, whether it’s a juice bottle like the one I used, a 2-liter soda bottle, or a plastic milk jug. It’s a way to reuse materials, and feed wildlife at the same time… not to mention costs almost nothing! Here’s what you’ll need: -A clean, empty…

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