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Great Ideas — 20 Nature-Inspired Spring Projects & Gift Ideas!

There were so many great projects linked up this week! And so many had a common theme — the outdoors, be it bringing a bit of the outdoors inside, outdoor decor, or nature-inspired gift ideas for teachers or Mom!


So check out these 20 nature-inspired spring projects & gift ideas!


Strawberry Printable Pillow Box @ Delightfully Noted 


Strawberry Roses @ One Little Project 


Pallet and T-Shirt Flower Wall Art @ Upcycled Stuff


Upcycled Sunflower Craft @ The Classroom Creative 


Springtime Bird House @ Delineate Your Dwelling 


Garden Hose Wreath @ Daisy Mae Belle 

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Quick & Easy Teacher Appreciation Gifts @ Fresh Idea Studio 


Flower Pot Pen @ The Classroom Creative 


Spring Sugar Cookies @ Simply Suzanne’s 


Spring Garden Planting @ Family Home and Life 


Easy Owl Organization Clips @ Mommiez on a Mission 

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Sea Urchin Art @ Paper & Fox 


Spring Flower Peeps @ Hoopla Palooza 


Design Your Own Spring Planters @ Club Chica Circle 


Marbled & Glazed Mugs @ Woods of Bell Trees 


Teacher Tote Gift Bag @ Burton Avenue


DIY Nautical Mason Jar @ Pink Fortitude, LLC 


Copper Leaf Planters @ Woods of Bell Trees 


Vinyl Family Tree @ Scrappin My Hyde Off 


Bloomin’ Dirt Cups @ Bitz n Giggles 

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Don’t forget to check out all of this week’s excellent projects for a huge variety of projects, recipes, and more!

And don’t forget about this week’s giveaway:

This week’s giveaway is 

the huge Teacher Appreciation Giveaway!


One lucky winner and their favorite teacher will receive…

Here’s how to enter to win:

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Remember to follow the entire series because you can get a new entry each day by visiting the featured blogger! You won’t want to miss a day of the best teacher gift ideas! Thank you to Michaels for this generous giveaway and for supporting teacher appreciation.

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What have you created this spring?

Let me know in the comments – I would love to come see YOUR ideas!!


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  1. Great roundup Jen! I especially love that birdhouse from my friend Amy at Delineate. My hubs would really love it if I won this giveaway! Thanks for the chance :)
    Corey @ Tinysidekick recently posted…Two Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

  2. Thanks, Jen for featuring both our upcycled sunflower and our flower pot pens!

    What a nice way to start the week seeing two of our project featured…

    Have a lovely Monday,
    nicolette@ the classroom creative recently posted…Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea: Fortune Cookies and the BEST Gift Card Idea EVER

  3. Great roundup! Thanks so much for featuring my chevron designed Spring planters!
    Pauline Molinari recently posted…15 Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas From the Heart

  4. Wow!! Thanks for featuring my Garden post!
    Connie recently posted…Wow Us Wednesday Link Party

  5. Audrea Clemence says:

    Lovely an creative projects! Im attempting the garden hose wreath with my own spin on it. Cute colorful garden gloves an digging tools with colorful flowers an cute ribbon of course! Its extremely windy here in N. Tx. Can’t enjoy the outdoors without sneezing an covered in dirt!! :-(

  6. I think the snow around the house is finally gone, but the furnace is still running at night! Sigh. I’m certain spring will officially be here to stay soon! Thanks so much for featuring my Bloomin’ Dirt Cups, Jen. Have a great rest of the weekend!
    Sara @ Bitz & Giggles recently posted…Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca Popsicles

  7. Yep, we’re finally getting some nice weather here in Chicago! I’m so honored to have my strawberry printable boxes featured among such a lovely round-up of creativeness. Thanks Jen!
    Jennifer recently posted…4 Delightful DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

  8. Crystal Nell says:

    Awesome Spring round-up. So many awesome ideas!! Thanks for sharing :)

  9. Thanks so much for featuring my Sea Urchin Art… you made my day!
    Carmody recently posted…Rope Bracelet

  10. Lots of great I dead. I like to many of them to list them :)
    L x
    Lisa recently posted…My Day 25Apr14

  11. Blue skies and sunshine here in FL – perfect weekend to enjoy these nature inspired projects! Thanks for including our Teacher Appreciation gift ideas Jen! You’re the best.
    Therese @ Fresh Idea Studio recently posted…a fresh family room and pretty Wayfair pillows

  12. It is a beautiful day here in TN – perfect for outdoor projects! LOVE these! Thanks so much for featuring my garden hose wreath! Life to the full! Melissa
    Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle recently posted…Garden Hose Wreath

  13. Hi Jen – Can you see me doing the happy dance? Thank you so much for the feature you are too sweet! Have a great weekend! Hugs, Holly
    Holly @ Coconutheadsurvivalguide recently posted…Strawberry Margarita Cake

  14. Oh my goodness I am so excited that you featured my mugs!!! Thank you Jen!
    Heather {Woods of Bell Trees} recently posted…Copper Leaf Planters