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5 Tips Before You Build A Raised Garden Bed » Print

Everybody’s putting in raised beds these days and there is a reason for that. Raised garden beds are easy to make and easy to care for, making them …

Gardening

Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ

Introduction: Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ<p>Once a year we gather for a Thanksgiving feast with 3 or 4 turkeys cooked on a spit. Last year we rented a …

Quick Drill Storage Solution

Quick and Cheap Drill Storage Solution<p>The holiday season is definitely upon us now. If your schedule is anything like mine shop time is a little hard …

What You Actually Need to Pack No-Waste, Eco-Friendly School Lunches

<i>A simple guide to packing a no-waste lunch: what you really need and what you don’t.</i><p>No-Waste School Lunch Necessities<p>Walking through the aisles of …

Healthy Eating

7 Old Fashioned Skills That Save You Money

Home brew? Urban gardens? What's old is new again, and those old fashioned homemaking skills from yesteryear are often more eco-friendly, …

Frugal Living

Different Solutions

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Growing Vegetables in Containers

If you have limited gardening space, or only have room to garden on your patio or balcony consider gardening in containers. While you may currently …

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How-To: Seed Stitch Mittens

Since this season’s massive snow storms show no signs of stopping, it might be time to call in some cozy reinforcements. Luckily, this seed stitch mitten tutorial from Whit’s Knits on The Purl Bee looks like the perfect mid-winter project.<p>Optimistically preparing for spring? You can make a …

Sewing

Big Snowy Owl

There’s something about owls. Is it their baby-wide eyes? Their mysterious nighttime habits? Or their totemic gumdrop shape? I’m not sure, but owls …

District 12 Cowl Wrap (Free Knitting Pattern)

You'll love this knit cowl regardless if you are a Hunger Games fan or not! This free quick arm knit cowl pattern is inspired by the cowl Katniss …

Knitting

150-4 Little Red Riding Slippers pattern by DROPS design

DROPS 150-4<br>DROPS design: Pattern no ee-479<p>Yarn group E<p>Size:<br>US: 5/6½ - 7½/8½ - 9/10<br>EU: 35/37 - 38/39 – 40/42<br>Foot length: 22-24-26 cm / 8 3/4”-9½“-10 …

Needle Felted Owl : DIY Tutorial - it's easy!

Do you want to make this sweet Barn Owl?<p>Come on, it’s quick and easy.<p>Here is a detailed step-by-step DIY needle felted Barn Owl tutorial for …

DIY: Burlap Christmas Tree Skirt

I am not going to lie. Making this beautiful burlap DIY Christmas tree skirt involves sewing. But don’t be scared. I came up with an easy, no-fail, …

How-To: DIY Clay Cone Trees

People DIY for different reasons. One one hand, it could be because they do not wish to spend their hard earned money buying ready-made items from the store. While on the other hand, creating something unique with their own hands is so much more rewarding than picking up a mass produced …

Cross Stitch

Cross-stitch is a form of counted thread embroidery in which stitched x’s come together to form an image or design. It has a traditional, as well as …

Winter Wreath

Though pared down, the colors of winter have a graceful elegance and surprising warmth that add to the charm of this festive season. Celebrate this …

How-To: Pinecone Owls

Whooooo’s got crafty kids? Keep little hands occupied this holiday season with this fun and adorable tutorial and free printable pinecone owls template from Lia Griffith!<p>I just love those little felt faces! Predictably, the especially cranky-looking one is my favorite.

Tutorial: Felt bird ornament in 6 variations

Tutorial: Felt bird ornament in 6 variations<p>Connie from ReFabulous shows how you can make a simple felt bird ornament in 6 variations. They all have …

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