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Build a Native Bee Habitat from Reclaimed Wood

This tutorial was part of Garden Week at Crafting a Green World. We teamed up with some of our favorite DIY bloggers to talk about all things gardening! We need bees. Native bees and other native…

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Learn How to Make Your Own Natural Body Scrub

When it comes to DIY projects, there's nothing I love more than making my own beauty products. Just think about all the money you spend on these items every year, and how difficult it can be to find b…

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DIY Natural Marshmallow Chicks

I love marshmallow chicks as much as the next closet sugar fan, but the ingredient list leaves much to be desired. From artificial dyes, which currently require a special warning label if sold in the …

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14 Beautiful Tree Branch Crafts

Spring is here, and in a lot of places that means blustery days. Have those spring winds felled some tree branches in your neighborhood? Harvest some of that fallen lumber and get crafty! We've got 14…

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50 DIY Ideas for Natural and Green Cleaning

Are you getting ready to do some spring cleaning? Check out these 50 DIY ideas for natural and green cleaning! At Crafting a Green World we recently hosted a Spring Cleaning Week, and to wrap up the…

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How to Propagate House Plants

I love house plants. Love ‘em! I think they’re beautiful and elegant and calming and endearing, all at the same time. A well-placed house plant invites instant charm, a sprinkle of whimsy, and a he…

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20 Eco-Friendly Easter Egg Crafts

No plastic Easter eggs! Make that your mantra, and you've just banned quite a bit of the toxicity of Easter. Besides, you don't need plastic Easter eggs, not when there are both beautiful, vegan al…

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16 DIY Container Garden Ideas

Need some spring garden inspiration? Check out these 16 DIY container garden ideas to get you started. I can't tell you how happy I am that spring is finally here! Winter is not my favorite season, a…

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12 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is coming up on May 11, and if you want to go the handmade route without stressing out, now's a good time to start planning the day for your mama! I know: Mother's Day is just another …

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10 Ways to Repurpose an Altoids Tin

Altoids tins are icons of upcycling. Even folks who aren't into DIY crafts often reuse these handy containers for things like storing change or organizing small knick knacks. With a little bit of craf…

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We must protect these beautiful wee creatures. Recently I was staying with my Stepdaughter in Sylva…

Fireflies always make me think of summer! When I was a kid they were every where, we loved to watch …

Great story kudos to Hades. Thanks for sharing

I do not make a rice salad but do add cooked rice to mine sometimes,especially "popcorn" rice aka ja…