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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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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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5 Ways to Use Shipping Pallets in the Yard and Garden

Shipping pallets are one of the best sources of lumber for little or no money. Also, they can be sourced from nearly any shopping center or grocery store. For these two reasons, I've made it a men…

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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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16 Ways to Reuse Wine Bottles

Even if you're not a big drinker, wine bottles can stack up fast. You can certainly recycle them, but they're such a great shape and heft that it almost seems a pity to just get rid of them wit…

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Upcycling: Portable Gardening Shade Structures

At Gentle World we believe in not only "Reducing, Reusing and Recycling" but also Re-purposing! (often called Up-Cycling) We practice and teach modern environmentalism, in part by reclaiming items …

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