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Car Parts Made of Coconuts?

About 1.1 billion cars are on the world's roads, according to a recent estimate. Each of these cars uses some form of oil-based plastic for everything from dashboards to door handles. Processing and m…

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15 Mason Jar Lid Crafts

We craft with mason jars all the time, but what about those lonely lids? Use them up with these fun mason jar lid crafts! The whole idea behind mason jar crafts is reusing instead of throwing away…

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15 Surprising Uses for Toilet Paper Tubes

When you finish a roll of toilet paper or paper towels, do you toss the cardboard tube into the recycle bin? Check out these awesome ways to reuse them instead! The average American family uses aro…

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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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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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Kids Can Upcycle! 15 Upcycling Projects for Kids

Kids love to make their own toys, and when they upcycle those toys from stuff that you'd otherwise put in the trash or the recycling bin, then they're not only having fun and saving money, but also le…

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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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25 DIY Wedding Ideas from Reclaimed and Eco-Friendly Materials

The wedding industry is huge, wasteful, and expensive, but these DIY wedding ideas use reclaimed materials and a little bit of handmade love to save you money and conserve resources! Weddings can cos…

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