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Crafts & Hobbies

20 Ways to Mend and Repair Things That Are Broken

Got a broken thing? Don't pitch it. Fix it! Here are lots of ways to repair instead of replace. OK, so before we get to all of the repair ideas, I need to get something off of my chest. I can'…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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DIY Concrete Garden Décor (Thrifty & Cute!)

If you've been bitten by the garden décor bug, you probably know that it can be a "spendy" hobby. So why not get crafty? Making DIY indoor and outdoor planters, orbs, birdbaths and other ornamental it…

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14 DIY Projects to Avoid

Are DIY solutions always the best solutions? Unfortunately, no. Sometimes, recipes for cleaning your home or pampering your body just don't work -- or worse, they do more harm than good. And often, th…

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Your ‘To-Do’ List for Gardening in July

The fruits of our gardening labors are literally in our hands this month. Harvests of early tomatoes, corn, squash, herbs to enjoy along with bouquets of flowers for the house and garden… Be car…

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How to Make Wine Cork Mulch 2 Ways

Are you a wine cork hoarder like I am? Here’s how to make mulch using your stash of wine corks and which sort works best. Before I walk you through how to make mulch, it’s important that you choos…

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DIY Mason Jar Lantern in 3 Steps (No Power Tools Needed!)

This 3-step DIY mason jar lantern is perfect for lighting up your outdoor parties! Warm weather is here, and that means lots of backyard parties. Illuminate your next warm summer evening with an up…

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12 Wood Pallet Projects We Love

Who could have predicted the wild success of pallets in the household décor field? These humble wooden shipping leftovers are being repurposed for all kinds of DIY projects inside the home, on the por…

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How to Break Down Jeans for Crafting and Storage

About once in a blue moon, someone will give me just a giant amount of blue jeans, like an entire Rubbermaid bin's worth. Now, I craft with old denim pretty often, but I can't store a giant Rubberm…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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