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Upcycled Cardboard Owls • Recyclart

These cute little owl ornaments are made from hand-rolled and upcycled cardboard combined with a few simple additions, they are …

13 Do’s & Do Not’s of Growing Tomatoes - SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central

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Gardening

Growing Blueberries in Containers | Organic Gardening Blog

<i>Good news! It’s easy to grow blueberries in containers on your deck or patio.</i><p>That’s <b>a boon for small-space gardeners</b>—and it’s fun to have the berries …

Permaculture Chinampas Hugelkultur and Other Creative Gardening Methods

<b>If you’re a gardening enthusiast you may know about</b> some of the old methods of gardening. I’ve used some of these methods, but once I started …

5 Best Container Vegetables for Beginning Gardeners • Brown Thumb Mama

Shares 11K<p>Are you a beginning gardener? New to ideas like crop rotation and plant thinning? Don’t worry–vegetable gardening doesn’t have to be a …

13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

Glow stick lanterns

Boo and I bought some Fourth of July glow sticks and broke into them early. We cut off the ends and dumped the contents in, and shook the jar to coat …

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DIY Outdoor Bench - in less than an hour

This is the fun bench we created! Ok so I saw this bench on pintrest maybe you did too? And I thought we (my hubby and I) could m...

5 All-Natural Bug-Killing Pesticides For The Garden

Image source: livingfoodjunkie.blogspot.com<p>Nothing’s worse than watching pests munch through your garden like it was planted for them. While we try …

DIY Kitchen Storage Shelf and Pot Rack

Prep Gutter and Wood Boards<p>If necessary, cut vinyl gutter and 1x2x6 board to 61 inches (Images 1 and 2). Cut 8x1x6 board into three sections: one at …

Woodworking

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12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …

Skin Care

Designer Kenneth Wingard Shows How To Make DIY Rain-Gutter Planters On A Budget (VIDEO)

What can you make out of inexpensive rain gutters and a few standard pieces of hardware? Some of the coolest industrial-looking hanging planters your yard has ever seen.<p>As a design consultant on the OWN show "Home Made Simple," designer Kenneth Wingard is all about creating simple home décor pieces …

20 Deliciously Simple DIY Lip Balm Recipes

There are so many kinds of lip balm out there, but it can be hard to find just the right one. What’s the solution? Make your own, of course! It’s surprisingly simple to whip up a batch of lip balm or tinted gloss that’s perfectly customized to your…taste. All you need is a base of beeswax or …

Makeup

40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects

Don’t count sewing as part of your creative repertoire? No worries, there are tons of incredible things you can still do using fabric! Home decor, fashion accessories, pet items – the sky is the limit. Here are 40 DIY projects you can do without needle, thread, or a sewing machine!<p>1. Utensil …

Crafting

DIY: (Not So) Easy Silverware Drawer Insert

You’re not scared of a little challenge, are you? Think of how happy you will be with a custom insert that fits inside your drawer perfectly, to …

30 Lovely DIY Lace Projects

Last week was all about beautiful wooden objects, and the rustic charm they can bring to any home, workspace, or dining table. Today, we’re turning our attention to another sort of ethereal, old-world material. Lace!<p>And we’ve got news for you. Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses and lingerie – it’s …

Crafting

Your Tiny Bathroom Is Now Huge: 25 Space Savers to Buy or DIY

It’s safe to say that we’ve all had to deal with a small apartment with a tiny excuse for a bathroom at least once in our lives. And if you’re a city dweller, chances are you’re in that crammed and cluttered boat right now. Lucky for you, we’ve been there (or, more accurately, are there), and we …

Hair

5 Organic DIY Body Scrubs With Major Benefits

The reasons to DIY your own skincare supplies go way beyond cheap and easy (though we’ve preached that message to you again and again!). When you use exfoliating body scrub, you’re not just giving your skin a pleasant-smelling, silky smooth makeover — you’re also lathering on vitamins and minerals …

Skin Care

A DIY facial scrub and 9 other surprising beauty uses for tea

Many nutrition experts recommend swapping out your afternoon java or diet soda for a cup of antioxidant-rich tea. But they’re not the only ones touting the drink’s benefits. Turns out, adding a little tea to your beauty routine can give your skin and hair a boost, too. (And if you choose to add a …

DIY: All-Natural Creams and Salves for Cold-Battered Hands

I know that most people aren’t quite ready to say the “w” word just yet, but that season of sleet and snow will be upon many of us in a few short …

10 Affordable Outdoor DIY Projects

Can you tell I’ve been spending a lot of time outdoors lately? I sure have enjoyed giving my yard a makeover this spring. Kate here, and if you read …