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Fantastic Fences Without That Fenced-In Feeling

Does the idea of a fence around your yard make you feel ... well ...  fenced in? Some homeowners like a nice neat boundary to mark exactly where their property ends and their neighbor's begins. But th…

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When and How to Use Chalk-Finish Paint (+ DIY Recipe)

Although it’s become a 21st century phenomenon among home decorators, bloggers, and Pinterest followers, chalk-finish paint (the popular term chalk paint is actually a registered trademark) has been a…

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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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15 Ways to Reuse Empty Cans

I know, I know, cooking beans from scratch is much less expensive, but for a quick, cheap vegan meal you can't beat a can of beans sauteed with garlic, onions, and spices over some steamed brown r…

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5 Crafty Ideas for Reusing Paper

Paper is a pretty inescapable product. Whether you're reading a book, checking the mail, or working on a craft project, chances are you're using paper. In fact, Americans use around 700 pounds o…

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DIY Gardener’s Bucket

Author Germaine Greer once said, "A garden is the best alternative therapy." The National Gardening Association says that an average 600 square-foot garden will yield 300 pounds of veggies. With only …

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