Decorate a container, grow herbs in a basket, make a floor covering, brighten a lamp shade, and more

Sunset  – April 4, 2007

Brighten up your home with painted containers, creative candleholders, floral lamps, and more. Make your garden greener with a lovely rabbit or a compost bin. And if the Easter Bunny leaves you with too many eggs, we’ve got solutions for that too.


Paint a pot
Create magic with paints on ordinary pots

Shades of spring
A secret bloom stays hidden till you switch on the light

Instant glow
No-fuss ideas for colorful outdoor lights

Color a floor canvas
Use a projector to capture classic decorative designs


Bunny plant
Grow a small rabbit of baby’s tears in your garden

Snip-and-serve herb baskets
Plant herb mixes in nice handy baskets 

Impromptu bouquets
Create something special with clippings of the day

Build the perfect compost bin
It’s inexpensive, easy to build, and features five stackable sections for simple, efficient composting


Spring picnic
Trade in the traditional Easter dinner for an alfresco lunch

Ice cream eggs for Easter
Use filo to make crispy nests

Easter potatoes
Decorate baked potatoes instead of eggs

6 great ways to use eggs
Fresh ideas for Easter extras


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