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- 5 Natural DIY Ideas For Parched Winter Skin
- Madeleine Somerville
If you live in a dry climate, as I do, winter doesn't just mean snowflakes, snow boots and cartons of egg nog hitting the shelves, it also means the arrival of dry, itchy, scaly skin. Having survived three winters in an arid climate now, I've devised a series of foolproof DIY ideas designed to prevent you from scratching your skin off. You're welcome! DIY ideas to the rescue 1. Tackle the problem from the inside out. I'm sure you've heard the old adage about skin being the body's largest… Read More
- Easy DIY Project: Nightstand To Play Kitchen
- Madeleine Somerville
The internet is beautiful. Not only can it instantly supply you with the name of that actor in that movie with the thing, it can connect you with your creative side in order to reduce waste, upcycle already existing items, and get your hands dirty with an easy DIY project. Today I'm delighted to continue this tradition and show you how to upcycle an old nightstand into a kickass compact play kitchen for your son or daughter, perfect for small spaces. DIY Project playbook This DIY project st… Read More
- No Yard? No Problem With These DIY Gardening Projects!
- Sarah Lozanova
A vegetable patch may seem impossible for many urban dwellers that are tight on space. For garden enthusiasts willing to think outside the box, there are many opportunities available that don't require a back forty, but merely a few feet of space here or there. Follow these DIY gardening ideas to put your green thumb to work — even in a small apartment. Start a container garden These mini gardens are a great way to utilize decks, rooftops, patios, or even the space beyond your windows. If you… Read More
- How To Turn A Dresser Drawer Into A Vegetable Garden
- Chrystal Johnson
When your dresser comes to the end of its life, what do you do? Why you plant a vegetable garden of course! Instead of hauling your old dresser to the dump, give it new life as a home for a beautiful garden with this creative container gardening idea. Natural wood drawers will work much better, offer a safer material and be more durable than particle board, so keep that in mind when choosing the drawers for your garden. Container gardening - outinside the box Making a container garden from… Read More
- 5-Gallon Bucket List? Add These Upcycling Projects To It!
- Kimberly Button
Five gallon buckets certainly don't get much respect. They are tossed around work sites, covered in paint or are filled with grungy water while washing the car. These time-honored staples of home improvement stores, though, have a wide array of DIY upcycling uses beyond work sites and the garage, as Chris Peterson, author of The 5-Gallon Bucket Book, discovered. Peterson, a home improvement author, has a newfound respect for the buckets, stating that "they can be upcycled into a mind-boggling… Read More