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Crafts & Design

12 Surprising Uses for Peanut Butter

Peanut butter shouldn't solely be reserved for kindergarten! Indeed, peanut butter has so much more to offer than pb&j's and cookies (though I love both as much as the next guy, don't get me wrong…

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One Simple, Low-Cost Way to Stay Cool This Summer

Seems like just yesterday we were groaning over our high heating bills. Now with the full heat of summer about to hit, we're looking for ways to keep ourselves cooler and make our A/C use more efficie…

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Are Your Found Feathers Illegal?

If you spend any time outdoors, you come across the occasional bird feather. And if you simply enjoy collecting natural objects, or if you enjoy crafting with them, you probably want to pick up that f…

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How to Create a Rain Barrel

Even though rain barrels are pretty much all the same concept, each one tends to be put together in its own way. This is my rain barrel. There are many others like it, but this one is mine. It’s ma…

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Painting Your Home? 5 Ways to Save Money and Hassle

Painting your house’s interior is one of the most popular redecorating tasks. And it’s no wonder! Compared to other, more complicated renovations, a fresh coat of color will spruce up your home quickl…

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DIY Air Fresheners For Your Home & Car

Ever walk into your home after a day in the fresh air and think, "Wow, sure smells stale in here?" Love the delicate fragrance of vanilla and orange blossom which transform your house into a bakery-or…

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8 Ingenious Repurposes for Old Electric Fixtures

Saving electricity is a hot topic these days. It's a great way of conserving precious energy and minimizing your carbon footprint. Another eco-friendly practice is repurposing, which minimizes the amo…

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DIY Mini Magnetic Chalkboards

Add fun and color to your fridge with these DIY mini magnetic chalkboards! Bonus points if you can guess what they're made from just by looking at the photo. We love mason jar crafts, but those cra…

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How Can Crafters Help the Homeless?

From plarn sleeping mats to homemade clothing and blankets, there are so many ways that crafters can help the homeless. Betsy Greer wrote a beautiful series of pieces not too long ago about craft…

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Meet The Woman Who Didn’t Buy Anything New for a Year

I’ve been a fan of Jen Gale since learning about her Make Do and Mend Year. Basically for a year, she and her family pledged to not buy anything new and instead make and mend everything they needed. C…

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