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Beginner Beading Tutorials: How to Peyote Stitch, Brick Stitch, Square Stitch and More

So you want to be a beader, but you're not sure where to begin? Well, you've come to the right place! This collection of Beginner Beading Tutorials …

From Laundry to Landscape: Tap Into Greywater - Green Homes

In the United States, the average person uses about 40 gallons of water per day to bathe, wash dishes and clean clothes. Unfortunately, this water …

Washing Machines

Harnessing the Sun's Energy for Water and Space Heating

The pace of solar energy development is accelerating as the installation of rooftop solar water heaters takes off. Unlike solar photovoltaic (PV) …

17 Out Of This World Things To Do With Pallets In The Garden

Creating your dream garden doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming either. With these 17 amazing ideas you can create everything from outdoor …

How to Build a Solar Dehydrator

Now that it’s summer, my garden is going full throttle and I’m going to need to start putting some things by, as my Grandmother would say. You can …

DIY Wind Turbine - Renewable Energy

Maybe you reside on a boat, vacation in a remote cabin, or live off-grid like me. Or perhaps you’re just interested in lowering your energy bill. …

Low-Maintenance Perennial Garden on a Budget!

Shares 466<p>Now, we’re no expert gardeners yet, but for the last 8 years or so, we’ve definitely been interested in learning all we can. The great …

9 Colorful Flowers That Grow in Shade

Love flowers but think your garden doesn’t get enough sun? These shade flowers grow happily even without a lot of direct sunlight.<p>These tiny white …

Plants

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away - Nature and Environment

<i>Learn how to keep mosquitoes away with these handy suggestions to repel mosquitoes before they attack.</i><p>Humans have been taking aim at mosquitoes since …

Edible Mint for Your Garden - Organic Gardening

-Advertisement-<p>Add mint to your edible landscape — don’t fear it, but embrace its varieties and medicinal properties. Here’s a guide to growing mint, …

Gardening

How to Build a Passive Solar Water Heater - Green Homes

<i>Follow these guidelines to build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater. Explore the various types of solar water heaters. Learn how a passive</i> …

DIY Old Picture Frame Display Shelf

shelf from Country LivingHere’s a really cool DIY shelf from Country Living. Since I found the picture, I’ve found it on many other sites too. I’m …

DIY Transfer Decal Tutorial

Sure, there are a heap of different embellishing methods out there though did you know you can make your own custom, professional-looking, easy to …

Space-saving bathroom cabinet

Drawer and door<p>While this cabinet has a glass door that makes it easy to find things, there’s also an enclosed drawer that can stow items out of …

How to Build a Porch Swing

Few things beat the relaxation of sitting back in the shade passing a cool spring evening in a porch swing. <i>A swing you've made yourself</i>. For those …

Garden Bar Made from Reclaimed Timber and Discarded Pallets • Recyclart

The garden bar made from reclaimed timber and discarded pallets. Always wanted your own pallet bar? It’s going to be …

How to make Polymer Clay at home

You can make polymer clay at home and that too – using household items!<p>If you have cornstarch and white PVA or Elmer’s glue, it’s easy to make it. …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

30 Dye-It-Yourself Projects

If you’re feeling stifled by inadequate palettes at stores, then head to the craft store or your kitchen for your preferred dyeing ingredients. With options aplenty, you can make solids or tie-dye, or experiment with ombre to dress your home and you. The possibilities are endless — as are the …

Crafting

No Sew Fringed Kimono | A Pair & A Spare

<b>No Sew Fringed Kimono</b> | <i>A Pair & A Spare</i><p>I can’t believe it’s almost the end of Winter! And with the end of Winter comes that weird in-between weather where it’s too hot for a jumper and too cold for a tshirt. Wraps are the best thing to keep in your bag - and these fringed kimonos are super pretty, easy to make and no sewing is involved! You can go and buy your fabric and coordinating fringe from the craft store, or you can head on over to Wander & Hunt and buy yourself a kit.

Inexpensive DIY Loom

Shares 18K<p>My Pinterest account has been woefully neglected the past 50-60 days. You see I’ve been busy living life and spending time with my family. …

Crafting

52 of the quickest and easiest DIY Craft Projects

Some of these are terrible, some of these are funny and some of these are way too simple. But the rest are ideas that are both quick and easy. And …

Crafting

DIY: Hanging Garden Shelves for a Small Space

Do not be scared off by the power tools. Designer Ben Uyeda’s hanging garden shelves are actually easy to make (well, at least according to the …

Green walls: how to grow a garden vertically

There’s no need to restrict planting to the ground. From the smallest house to the biggest development, bringing the walls to life can have surprising benefits<p>The urban green revolution is all around us. From floriferous balconies to lush roof gardens, green walls and innovative urban food-growing …

Best self-seeding plants: sow once, enjoy forever

Self-seeding plants are a cheap and easy way to bring life, colour and a touch of wildness to any plot, says John Walker<p>Which plants can you depend on for the following? Non-stop colour from spring to autumn; hardy and easy to grow; need sowing just once; help boost populations of beneficial, …