Cool Tree Stump Ideas

Cool Tree Stump Ideas

You can reuse a fallen trees and turn them into a cool flower planters for your garden or patio. Choose a thick branch or the trunk, hollow it out (made even easier if the wood is rotten) and create a flat bottom to it. Add some soil and a favourite plant or two and you'll have a lovely looking pot that will both stand out and blend into your garden. You can also make many useful things from them by yourself like chairs, trays, lamps, tables and many other cool things.

Cool Tree Stump Ideas

Beautiful Tree Stump House. Via...

Cool Tree Stump Ideas

Tree stump tables by Nicole Belanger of Nickadoo Tree Trunk Tables.

Check out the gallery below and you’ll see many great ideas made of tree stumps


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Creative Ways to Use Drinking Straws

Diy - Hama Bead Party Straws

Make these cute Hama bead party straw. Tutorial...

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DIY - No-Sew Colored Pencil Roll

Make this simple pencil roll to keep your colored pencils organized. By keeping your colored pencils organized will help to find the color you need. Really easy to make and no machine required. Go to Smallfriendly.com for tutorial


EASY RUM-SOAKED GRILLED PINEAPPLE

This looks so gorgeous..and simple to make.. great recipe!

Ingredients

1/2 cup dark rum

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp. ground cinnamon (plus extra for dusting)

1 pineapple, cored and cut into about 6-8 rings (choose desired thickness)

cooking spray

favorite vanilla ice cream


Directions

In a small bowl, mix together rum, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Then in a glass baking dish (or other container), lay out the pineapple rings and pour the rum mixture over them. Toss to coat, then let soak for at least 15 minutes, flipping the pineapple midway through.
When you are ready to cook the pineapple, strain out the extra rum sauce from the pan of pineapple, and transfer it to a small saucepan. Bring the sauce to a simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 6-8 minutes, or until reduced by half. Set aside.While the sauce is cooking, heat a grill pan or saute pan over medium-high heat until hot. Lightly grease the pan with cooking spray. Add pineapple slices in an even layer (you may need to do this in multiple batches) and cook for 1-2 minutes per side until browned and grill marks appear. Transfer to a serving plates, and set aside. Repeat with remaining pineapple.Top each pineapple ring with a scoop of ice cream and drizzle with rum sauce. (If desired, you can also lightly dust the pineapple with some extra cinnamon.) Serve immediately.

Recipe from gimmesomeoven.com

Best Ever Tropical Fruit Salad. The dressing is truly magical.

What a gorgeous fruit salad!

Ingredients

12 mandarin oranges, divided (for dressing and salad)

2 cup strawberries, sliced

1 pineapple, cut into bite size chunks

5 kiwi, sliced

3 mangoes, cut into bite size chunks

 

Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing

1 medium lemon

1 lime

1/4 cup honey

1/2 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Ginger Paste or fresh grated ginger

1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Wash and dry lemon, lime and 2 mandarin oranges. Zest the washed and dried citrus with a zester or fine grater.

Add to 1 cup measuring cup or small bowl. Cut each in half and squeeze the juice into the measuring cup. (You should get about 1/2 cup juice).

Add honey, ginger and poppy seeds to juice mixture and whisk until combined.  Set aside or place in the refrigerator if serving later. Prepare remaining fruit. Slice strawberries and kiwi. Section remaining oranges. Cut pineapple and mango into bite size chunks. Place fruit in a large bowl. Pour dressing on top of fruit about 30 minutes before serving. Gently toss to coat. Serve and enjoy

This recipe comes from theslowroasteditalian.com

Rice Krispie Stuffed Dates

A crispy nutty filling stuffed into a sweet and gooey shell - these Rise Krispie Stuffed Dates are a great way to satisfy that sweet tooth! Go to runningwithspoons.com for the recipe!


DIY Concrete Planter

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Learn how to make these adorable concrete planters. So cute and fun decoration for your outdoor spaces!

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You will need:

Plastic pop bottle
Marker
Scissors and utility knife
Tape
Drinking straw
Cooking spray or petroleum jelly (as a mold release) Concrete mix
Safety gear: gloves, mask, safety glasses
Container for mixing
Water
Something to mix with (eg. garden trowel) Concrete paint
Paintbrush
Coconut fiber or potting soil
Plants

Go to Instructables for step by step tutorial

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