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Sunday Morning Make

Here’s TMI for you.  I haven’t bought new underwear since before A was born.  She’s almost 3.  Over year has gone by with the promise of making myself some.   386 more words

Waste not, Wine not.

I first gained a full appreciation for wine the first time I learned of the process of making it. I would actually have to say I love the process more than even drinking it! 563 more words


Re-Use: Tealight Holders

In the last few years, I have moved house several times and I have lived in a van for more than a year. During that time, I have realised, that we do not need that much stuff – and that I had boxes of stuff and even more stuff stowed away for years and I did not miss those boxes. 194 more words

Change Climate Change

Hessian Potato sack cafe curtains

potato sack curtain

hessian potato sack repurposed curtain

I had planned on simply hanging some potato sacks up, with a café tension rod and clips, for my kitchen curtains. 244 more words

Funky ways to reuse magazines

If you are like me, your magazines tend to multiply when you aren’t watching (I keep mine in the “reading” room, until time to recycle them). 32 more words


Tisket, Tasket, Updated Basket

So, I was making my way across Wal Mart from the paint department (can’t beat the price on spray paint!) to the crafts department (hey, sometimes they have supplies cheaper than the craft stores), when I spied these chicken wire baskets. 163 more words

Classical Star Wars

A while back, I saw some pictures on the internet of upcycled thrift store art. Someone had taken an old painting they’d found, and added a huge octopus into the scenic lake to make things more interesting. 137 more words

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