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Tips+Tools, Window Treatments

Interior Design Tips + Tools – Window Treatments + Lamp Shade Styles Today I am sharing some resources I found … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Aug 30, 2016

7 Ways To Reuse Shower Curtains Rings and Hooks

Are you throwing out all of the hardware that comes with your shower curtain when you replace it with a new one? The hooks and rings used with a shower curtain have q lot of other uses. You just need... Visit my website for full links, other content...
by Find My DIY on Aug 26, 2016

Made the best of a rain delay...

....by going to Home Depot to buy PVC drip cap for the new windows.Around noon today the sky was perfectly clear and it was HOT. I puttered around the yard while I was waiting for R to get back from his dentist appointment and with gas for the riding...
by Gear Acres on Aug 20, 2016

How to Make Wine Cork and Bungee Cord Ties

Messy extension cords are taking over my workshop, power tool cords in particular. I think I wrap them well when I put my tools away only to find the cords are a tangled mess the next time I need to...
by Condo Blues on Aug 14, 2016

What Size of Skip Bin Do You Need?

Planning on doing a clean-up around the house or office? For large jobs, you might consider hiring a skip bin, which is certainly one of the most efficient and cost-effective way to dispose of large quantities of waste. But if you don’t regularly h...
by A Rescue Bin Hire Blog on Aug 4, 2016

Console Table

It rained on and off all day today so I had to take a quick photo in between rain showers.  We really needed the rain so I can't complain about it raining.I'm going to shorten the rods by 8 inches.  That will give an overhang of glass about...
by Gear Acres on Jul 31, 2016

Repurposing a Cast Iron Sewing Machine Base

I was beginning to think that I had dreamt that I purchase a cast iron sewing machine base.  I must have made 10 trips through the house and barn looking for it.  I walked through cobwebs and through the barn loft until I thought I would fa...
by Gear Acres on Jul 28, 2016

Turn A Wine Barrel Into An Outdoor Sink

photo by instructables.com Do you do a lot of work outside, and do not have a good way to clean tools or wash your hands? You may have a sink in a garage or outbuilding to use, but a DIY option... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 20, 2016

21 Unique Bottle Cap Crafts to Inspire You!

I remake and makeover a lot of things using bottle caps but as our collection grows I need new recycled DIY ideas. If you look at my Pinterest Crafts board you will see I have bottle cap projects on...
by Condo Blues on Jul 17, 2016

How to Make an Outdoor Chalkboard Paint Table

My outdoor mosaic bistro table and chairs developed so much dry rot mushrooms grew in the table and chairs. I decided to repair it rather than replace it for a greener, cheaper, and more personalized...
by Condo Blues on Jul 14, 2016

How to Make a Bottle Cap Mosaic Chair

Ewwww! The cute little mosaic tile bistro set on our patio has lived outside in the rain sleet and snow for a very long time. How long? Long enough for the elements to take their toll and dry rot...
by Condo Blues on Jul 14, 2016

10 Ways to Reuse Plastic Food and Laundry Measuring Scoops

Even though Husband and I try to run a low waste home with careful shopping and find new reuses for what we can't recycle through our city's recycling program, there is one thing we are...
by Condo Blues on Jul 12, 2016

How to Recycle and Reuse VHS Tapes

Even if you are not a collector, chances are you can easily find some old VHS tapes and audio cassettes sitting forgotten in a corner of your house covered with dust . Sometimes a small number of them seem like a big problem if you can't find a prope...
by Cineclair Productions Blog on Jun 28, 2016

Fish Skin Trash Into Fashion

It is heartening to see companies reusing any waste products that come from the ocean. First there was sunglass company Karun in partnership with Bureo reusing fishing lines from the ocean and making them into eyewear. Continuing with their commitme...
by Green Eco Services on Jun 19, 2016

How to Make an Iron Throne from a Lawn Chair

Everyone and I mean EVERYONE wants to sit upon the Iron Throne. If you watch Game of Thrones you know exactly what I'm talking about. If you don't I'll give you a quick rundown: There...
by Condo Blues on Jun 16, 2016

15 Toothbrush Art Sculptures

You would think that toothbrushes belong in bathrooms. What I find amazing is how many toothbrushes litter our streets and beaches. I would challenge anyone to walk at least five miles and not see some type of dental debris. This is not just a USA pr...
by Green Eco Services on May 28, 2016

Frugal Tips: Let Sleeping Babies Lie - please...

You rock or nurse baby off to sleepy-time, but the minute you try to lay him or her down - the eyes snap open and the screams begin!Oh, dear... Photo credit: Baby sleeping POV, by robscomputer, on FlickrSome rights reservedThe reason that baby often...
by Frugal Baby Tips on May 26, 2016

How to Make a Small Space Sandpaper Organizer

It's amazing what you find when you decide it is time to clean and organize a workbench or workshop. In my case it is sandpaper. Lots of sandpaper. Like embarrassing amounts of specific grits...
by Condo Blues on May 22, 2016

Finding The Right Accessory At Home

This past week I was in the mood for a little decorating project! I decided to change up a guest room: I know it is fine as it is, but I like moving stuff around and changing things up, don’t you? (I can see a few of you shaking your head yes!) I...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on May 22, 2016

Frugal Tip: Homemade Carpet Powder

We have two dogs and a cat - but I don't like using chemical carpet cleaners and even the unscented ones smell too strong to me - so this is a great idea!Homemade Carpet Powder-- Mix baking soda and several drops orange essential oil (or any other es...
by Frugal Freebies on May 21, 2016


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