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How To: Upcycled Activity Box for Toddlers

This homemade toddler activity box took minutes to put together, was totally free, and entertains my son Darrol to no end! What is it about toddlers and the changing table? My baby boy refuses to sta…

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14 Surprising Uses for Old Picture Frames

Got some empty frames but no photos to fill them? Check out these surprising uses for old picture frames! Old picture frames that are missing the glass, have gotten scratched or dinged, or that are…

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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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16 Beautiful Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood

Do you have some scrap wood lying around from a previous project, or some discarded wood that you couldn't leave by the side of the road? Check out these beautiful wood craft ideas! There's something…

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14 DIY Valentine’s Day Resources

Want to have a DIY Valentine's Day this year? Now's a great time to start making! Here are some excellent resources to get you started. Valentine's Day can be a little bit too consumption-focused…

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15 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

No matter how much I try to avoid plastic, I seem to always end up with at least one or two plastic bottles in my recycle bin. Sometime it's a juice bottle, sometimes it held dish or laundry soap. …

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25 Ways to Upcycle Old T-Shirts

Have you caught the cleaning bug? If getting organized in the new year is on your to-do list, chances are you have - or are planning to - tackled your closet and dresser drawers, pulling out clothes t…

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25 Crafty Ways to Reuse Junk Mail

Despite your best efforts, do you feel like you just can't stop the steady stream of junk mail in your mailbox? Whether it's catalogs you never asked for, credit card offers you didn't apply for, or a…

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12 Fall Crafts from Your Recycle Bin

Can you believe that it's fall already? This is one of my favorite times of year here in Atlanta, and I love to celebrate the turning leaves and cooler weather with fun fall crafts. Whether you ha…

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15 Ways to Reuse Old Pillowcases

Confession: I love crafting with vintage pillowcases! A pillowcase provides the perfect amount of fabric for so many projects, and when you're cutting into a pillowcase, you don't have to wrangle yard…

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