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Mia Shulman, Managing Editor

Mia Shulman, Managing Editor

Mia Shulman is a lifestyle writer and managing editor of HGTV.ca.

 

DIY with Pennies

Posted by Mia Shulman, Managing Editor Monday, February 4, 2013 11:55 AM EST

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Think pennies are a thing of the past? Think again. These cute crafts prove that pennies have serious staying power.

 

Penny-Art-DIY

Via House & Home and Kreyv

 

On a large wall, hundreds of teeny tiny coins create a mosaic-like effect—you'd never know they were pennies!

 

Glued to a canister and painted white, pennies take on a fresh, modern look and add dimension to an otherwise plain vase.

 

Pennies-Ombre-Art

Via I Heart Nap Time

 

For penny collectors, display your prized possessions in a chic frame. Step it up a notch with an ombre effect!

 

Are you happy or sad to see the penny retire? Any big plans for the last couple of coins kicking around in your wallet? Let me know in the comment section below!

Topics: DIY, Inspiration, Crafts

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