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Help the Bees With This DIY Bee Water Garden!

Help save our bee population with this easy DIY project! Last year, massive bee deaths were reported widely even in the mainstream news. While there are many causes of the deaths, we need to do all…

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The Easiest DIY Wall Hanger

This is possibly the least expensive (and simplest) DIY wall hanger that we have seen. First spotted on interior designer Annaleena Karlsson's blog Annaleena's HEM, this can be made from a metal hange…

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How to Make Pressed Flowers

The Victorians cataloged their botanical (and romantic) obsessions by pressing flowers; Remodelista's friend, editor Rebecca Willis, continues the tradition for similar reasons: creating memories from…

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A DIY Lamp Accessory

At Remodelista, we are big fans of  using wooden beads as decor, so when we spotted a lamp with a cord covered in such, we were instantly taken. Here's our simple and affordable DIY version of this qu…

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5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home

I recently posted the article 5 Things to Start Making at Home (which included resources to help you make handsoap, compost, brooms, butter and cheese). Here are even more ideas to help you get closer…

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Two Simple DIY Home Accessories

At Remodelista, we are always on the lookout for new ways to recreate a look for less. Here are two genius DIY ideas we've noted recently that only require an inexpensive accessory and coat of paint. …

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As Produce Costs Rise, More Are Growing Their Own

As the price of produce rises, many are skipping the middle man and growing their own. From window boxes to hydroponics, home gardens can sprout up just about anywhere. Lifestyle News by NewsLoo…

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Healthy Homemade Holidays: Rose Body Butter

Why not give a more personal and luxurious gift to friends, family, or secret Santas on your holiday list?  Here’s a rich body butter that’s perfect for the drying effects of winter weather.  Unlike s…

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DIY Room Dividers

Sometimes to make the most out of a space, you need to create another space within it. Whether it be for a bedroom in a studio apartment, or an office in a loft, room dividers can make for instant wal…

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Steal This Look: Accents from Morocco

For these spaces, the owners and designers looked far east to add a Moroccan vibe. We admire the touches of exotic flair that bring an unexpected sense of worldliness to the home. Above:  Moroccan …

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I always use some or all of my Butterfly points to save the rainforest. Also I "Click to Donate" ju…

Don't have a garden, but people I know of had a good year for theirs. Thanks.

Putting small dead batteries in the freezer for a few hours often came back to life for me if I reme…

We've done the Radiator pepper thing and it actually works! We travelled 1800+ kilometers using this…