Trend Alert: 10 Can’t Miss Pineapple DIY Tutorials

10 DIY Pineapple Projects
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If you've made your way around Pinterest lately, you've probably noticed a trend… pineapples! They're everywhere it seems these days – so we thought we'd share some fun DIY pineapple-themed projects with you.   

 

10 DIY Pineapple Projects

1. Make a cute black and white pineapple trinket dish using this tutorial. [Photo: Jade + Fern]

2. Macarons have been trending lately too… why not combine two trends in one?! Find out how to make these here. [Photo: Brite & Bubbly]

10 DIY Pineapple Projects

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Make It: Plastic Spoon Pineapple Lamp DIY

I’m seeing a lot of fruit-shaped projects lately for summer and am kind of loving them. None more than this pineapple lamp DIY though. I am definitely fond of home decor items that don’t take themselves too seriously. What about you?    

Ally from Now That’s Pretty made this festive table lamp out of plastic spoons that were painted yellow and a large plastic bottle. How’s that for a recycling project?

For the full tutorial and more photos, visit Now That’s Pretty

How To: Make Fresh Pineapple Sorbet

created at: 08/16/2012
Thiiiiiiis looks amazing. I’m a big fan of pineapple, frozen goodies, and have I mentioned pineapple? Three simple ingredients make this cool, homemade treat even more appetizing!    

Christy from The Girl Who Ate Everything (sounds like my kind of girl — Christy, let’s be friends!) shares this simple recipe. All you need is a pineapple, a little bit of sugar, and water! Check out how to turn those three things into frozen sorbet magic right here. Continue Reading

How to Grow a Pineapple

Shari took an ordinary grocery store pineapple and turned it into TWO pineapples. No, it wasn’t magic, just a green thumb. She planted the greenery with about 1″ of flesh attached of said pineapple…and then waited, as the first crop takes time to harvest (from 24 to 36 months). However, comments to Shari’s how-to suggest that it’s possible for one plant to actually produce 3 to 4 pineapples in one year when it matures. A fun experiment for children and adults! Continue Reading

How to Grow Your Very Own Pineapple

Rick over on Rick’s Woodshop Creations tells us everything we need to know to grow our very own pineapple in 5 easy steps. To get you started, here they are:

  1. Obtain Pineapple You’ll propagate using the crown; you’ll be able to enjoy the fruit as desired.)
  2. Prepare the Crown
  3. Root the Crown
  4. Plant the Crown
  5. Repot the Crown

To see the details of each step, along with general care, feeding, flowering and fruiting, and check out Rick’s post.