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Popsicle stick crafts aren't just for kids. Take a look at these 8 gorgeous DIY ideas

Remember the year your kid came home from summer camp with a bird cage made entirely from popsicle sticks? It's no wonder that these cheap and easy crafting items don't do much to spark your imagination. But did you know there are plenty of grown-up ways to use popsicle sticks in your DIY projects? Put a new spin on the craft stick with these clever crafts.
Bracelets (h/t DIY Candy)
Make stylish bracelets to match your popsicle stick earrings. Nobody will guess you crafted such cute accessories from craft sticks.
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Glitter earrings (h/t The Bold Abode)
You'll never be able to tell these shiny earrings are made from popsicle sticks. Customize them any color you like to make them your own.
Garland (h/t Pars Caeli)
Use popsicle sticks to create a cute garland you can hang across the mantle. Choose an inspiring message to keep you motivated for this charming, rustic piece.
Turn cheap crates into a beautiful coffee table
Just a few materials help create a chic coffee table from wooden crates.
Got an old tomato cage? Try this DIY project instead of tossing it out
It's easy to create a plant stand from an old tomato cage with the technique shown in the video below.
Pallet coasters (h/t Think Crafts)
These shabby chic coasters look boutique-worthy, but you can make them for pennies. Use popsicle sticks to re-create the look of pallets.
Snowflakes (h/t A Girl & A Glue Gun)
Make holiday snowflakes you can use for a myriad of crafts, from wreaths to gift tags to ornaments.
Don't ignore the old food tray. Watch how you can upcycle it
Change a used food tray into a cute side table. The video shows how simple the project is.
Grab two cheap dollar store tubs. Add this easy DIY touch to make them look way more expensive
Spray paint changes these inexpensive tubs into dramatic pieces to hold cold beverages.
Pantry canisters
Got some old pickle or mason jars lying around? Upgrade them to chic pantry decor with the following project. This one will have guests thinking you spent a fortune at Pottery Barn.
Use this stunning DIY glass technique and save over $100 (from the Pottery Barn version)
The video below shows how to create a beautiful vase from a simple glass bottle.
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