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Transform castoffs into cool accessories for home and garden

diy hose coil
Photo by David Fenton

After: Hose wrap

What we did: We bolted three wooden cordage spools, spaced about 1 foot apart, to a backyard fence.

Extra credit: Turn watering into a fashion statement with a colorful hose from Alice Supply Co. ($42, similar to shown).

Time: 20 minutes

Cost: $20


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