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DIY Solar Heating with the Heat Grabber - DIY

<i>You can build this super-simple and super-effective DIY solar heating collector in just one hour!</i><p>Some of the climatologists are predicting that the …

How to Build a Window Box Planter – Easy Beginner DIY

Do you love the look of flowers blooming out of window planter boxes? I do. Which is why we decided to add some to our home this year, to add a bit …

Woodworking

Free Mason Jar Labels

So lately I find myself drawn again to jars (old obsession). And since I have bought quite a few of them recently, a revamping of the pantry was …

Shibui Knits Array Cowl Free Knitting Pattern

Slip Stitch Dishtowels

These dishtowels look really complicated to make, don’t they? I love that because, just like you want hard things to look easy, it’s a great coup to …

How to make yarn from old t-shirts

Leggi questo post in: Italiano<p>last week i started a new project with this lovely homemade “yarn”. and what did i make it out of? old t-shirts!<p>there …

An easier way to Kitchener Stitch (also called "grafting seams" or "weaving seams")

includes a how-to <br>click picture <br>Lord Kitchener, a British general, was concerned about the state of his men's feet--their sock seams rubbed their …

Design Dilemma: Words of Advice on Recessed Lights

I’ve always had a thing about recessed lights. I grew up in an older home built in a pre-recessed lights era. When visiting the homes of friends with …

Home Improvement

Make Your Own: All-Over Home Balm

<i>Post by contributor, Dea’ Daniels.</i><p>Once upon a time, I lived and worked on pristine mountain ranch. The property was breath-taking, the work was …

Baby/Kids’ Earflap Hat

Of all of the things I’ve ever made, the project that gets the most compliments, hands down, are the earflap hats that I knit for my daughters. …

The Basic Toe-Up Sock Pattern

• Crafts<br>• Knitting<br>• Projects<br>• The Basic Toe-Up Sock Pattern<p>This basic sock pattern is written from the toe up in fingering weight yarn and a variety of …

Sheldon the Sheep

After Yarndale, my head was full of all things wooly, and what better way to commemorate the first festival than with my own tribute - Sheldon the …

Little Sprout Baby Hat

New to RCMA Makeup? Here’s How to Find the Right Foundations

VK Palette – #10<p><b>$72.00</b><p>SKINTONE: light to dark<p>UNDERTONE: neutral, warm, and reddish natural tan<p>BEST FOR: medium- to tan-tone Caucasian, medium-tone …

Makeup

How to Make a Concrete Fire Pit Bowl | Hunker

Concrete Fire Pit Bowl<p>Step 1<p>Lay out a tarp that is at least 10 by 10 feet square onto the ground. Mark a circle that is at least 36 inches wide with …

Upcycle Style: Braided T-shirt Rug

I love making projects that involve at least one of the following criteria: decluttering, upcycling, sewing and a need. This <b>Braided T-shirt Rug</b> ticks …

How To: Make a Water Garden

We love the idea of an in-ground water garden or a water fountain, but we don't have a backyard. This water garden could work even in a small area …

DIY Duvet Cover Tutorial ⋆ Pretty Prudent

26K Shares<p>26K<p>227<p>If you bought a crib set you probably have an unused comforter lolling about in a closet somewhere. Now that Scarlet is in her …

5 Things You Can Do With Routers | Personal Cloud - Consumer Reports News

You probably don’t pay much attention to that little blinking box that sits in the corner of your home office, but chances are it's a lot more …

Inexpensive, easy homemade baked bread

Anyone can make this inexpensive, crusty baked bread. No kneading required. (No kidding!)<p><b>Inexpensive, easy homemade baked bread</b><p>I was encouraged by an …

DIY: Lavender Linen Spray

I’m not entirely sure why, but lately I’ve been having trouble getting to sleep. Studies have shown that the aroma of lavender can be instrumental in …

Make Your Own Solid Perfume with Essential Oils

One of the best things about solid perfume is that you can experiment by layering different fragrances to find your signature scent. It's also easy …

Essential Oils

DIY Linen Spray - Simple Holiday Gift Idea

Have you ever wanted to make your own Linen Spray? I have... and today I did. It is surprisingly simple to make and I am obsessed with how amazing it …

DIY Mason Jar Light

This little DIY Mason Jar Light has gone viral several times. I think it's because it's so easy and for a covered porch, there's nothing cuter!<p>I'm …

DIY

By Kate Rowinski<p>Learn which dry goods, especially for baking, you can store and the best ways to store them for a prolonged shelf life.<p>Learn how to …

DIY Garden Lights - DIY

<i>This article was originally posted in</i> Instructables <i>and is reposted with permission from Ruud van Koningsbrugge.</i><p>Reuse plastic bottles to make these …

Easy DIY Outdoor Chandelier

I was supposed to finish staining the railings on the porch this weekend but instead I ran some errands and put together this easy DIY outdoor …

How to Make Vinegar at Home - Real Food

In <i>Ruhlman’s Twenty</i>, food writer Michael Ruhlman asserts that acid is second only to salt for elevating the flavors of your cooking. Just a few drops …

Vinegar