Andrea Michele Shatney Jones

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7 Bath Mat Ideas to Make Your Bathroom Feel More Like a Spa

When it comes to the average bath mat, people often go for something soft and made of fabric. And it makes sense, since its overall purpose is to …

eBay Buying Guides

Popular Buying Guides<p>Create A Festive DIY Holiday Wreath Using Candy Canes<p>10 Vintage Toys You Probably Owned That Are Now Worth A Fortune<p>7 Things That Prove Xbox Beats PS Every Time<p>Put Those Mason Jar Lids To Good Use With This Creative DIY Photo Magnet Project<p>6 Smartwatches To Match Your …

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

Instead of tossing the old sofa or chair, consider DIY reupholstery

Amanda Brown encourages creative types who are looking to upgrade their furniture to think outside the box — big-box retailers, that is.

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20-Watt Solar Panel

The sun is a renewable energy source that’s free and plentiful. Some people power their entire home with solar energy. A few even sell back the energy to the electricity grid for a profit.<p>I decided to start small and build my own solar panels to supplement my workshop power needs. Here, I’ll …

Arduino

10 Herbs To Grow in the Survival Garden

For many, the time has come to plan our summer gardens. Given the overwhelming interest in recent articles about essential oils, I decided to revisit …

Alternative Medicine

Building a Simple Arduino Robot

This guide shows you how to quickly and easily build an Arduino robot. Robotics is an exciting and fun hobby that has become very affordable in recent years. What would have required a lot of money and experience to do a few decades ago is now affordable, easy, and most of all, FUN!<p><b>Not sure if</b> …

Arduino

Raised Garden Beds - Tutorial

The advantages of a raised garden bed include the ability to plant in any location or areas of your yard that were not possible before – they’re a …

17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners

Think you can't grow anything? Try these easy-to-grow seeds in your garden and you might begin to think you have a green thumb.<p>Starting your own …

Gardening

Spring Cleaning - Tips to Help You Clean Naturally

When I hear the term “spring cleaning” I often think of white sheets hanging on the laundry line, fresh flowers on the table and the smell of fresh …

Essential Oils

Seed Starting Containers: The Real Dirt - Part 1

The weather may be warming a bit and it’s been many months since we had our green thumbs in the soil, so it’s no surprise that folks are just itching …

Herbal Tea Garden Plans for Stress, Colds, Flus and More - Gardening

Many of us suffer from minor ailments that can be treated with herbal teas. Whether we are coping with stress, fighting a cold or need help getting …

Gardening

Planters and Raised Beds for Butterflies: Gardener's Supply

A raised bed for pollinators, growing in the Trough VegTrug. <i>Illustrations by Carlie Hamilton</i><p>TO ATTRACT butterflies and other pollinators, simply …

Gardening

Measuring Magnetic Fields with a Robotic Arm

Learning how magnets and magnetic fields work is one thing, but actually being able to measure and see a magnetic field is another thing entirely! …

Homemade Lemon Gum Drops Recipe, Whats Cooking America

Homemade Lemon Gum Drops<p>Prep Time: 30 minutes<p>Cook Time: PT<p>Yield: 50 gum drops<p>Ingredients:<p>3/4 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice<br>1 (1 3/4-ounce) box …

Low-cost Solar Panels are Easy to Make and Reconfigure

What’s the size of a deck of playing cards and can pump out enough power to charge your cellphone? These awesome little home-made magnetic solar …

Screwdriver is only tool needed to build super-insulated Pop-Up House

Boasting an assembly process that would 'make a Swedish furniture manufacturer blush,' Pop-Up House is a passive house tailored to the time-strapped …

12 health benefits of apple cider vinegar

From soothing sore throats and upset stomachs to fighting hiccups and diabetes, behold the benefits of apple cider vinegar.<p>Legend has is that …

15 Household Uses for Honey - Healthy Home

Honey is a wonderful tool for healing the body, both inside and out. It is moisturizing, exfoliating, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory: all boons …

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Remote Control with an Arduino

Most of the buttons on a remote control are never used. So why not use them to control appliances and other electronics around your house. In this project, I am going to show you how to use an Arduino to decode the signal from your remote and use it to make an outlet switch that can turn your …

Arduino

Arduino Monsterbot

Here is a great project for your next hack-night… grab a couple friends and prepare to make a fun, furry, and fabulous monsterbot – meet Mopsey!<p>What can this robot do? That is an excellent question… what would you like for it to do?<p>Mopsey could wave her arms when you get a new tweet, turn her eye …

How to build a Blackhouse

How to build a Scottish Blackhouse.<p><b>Vernacular architecture evolves reflecting the characteristics of the local environment, climate, culture, natural</b> …

How To Pop Popcorn In A Can

Youtuber CrazyRussianHacker posted this video showing how to make popcorn using a beer can. Or a soda can, for you teetotalers. All you gotta do is …

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How to Grow a Wire and Moss Lettuce Hanging Basket

Not only is this lettuce and moss basket attractive covered in foliage, texture, and color, it looks good enough to eat. Moreover, it is!<p>This edible …

Gardening