Pillow Beds

Pillow beds.

If you have extra pillows in your home, you can bring them all together to use as a small bed while watching the TV or reading a book. Here’s how: Materials: Duvet Cover 4 Pillows, at least Sewing machine Scissors Steps: Measure the duvet cover using the pillows, and cut to desired length and width. […]

“Junk” Portraits

"1967"

Can you imagine the mountains of junk that are sitting in your home – really old magazines, junk mail, buttons that came out of nowhere, the little toys your kids stopped playing, that earring whose pair got lost, and a lot more? Well some people have a creative way to deal with them. Scroll down to see how two […]

Parabolic Solar Oven

We live in a world ruled by consumerism, which means we buy many more things than we need.  In the end, we find our homes filled with a lot of stuff that no longer serves any purpose. And we have trouble getting rid of them, especially if we think they might “come in handy” one […]

Fork Picture Holders

Fork Picture Holder

This is a unique alternative use for your mismatched forks. Great not just for pictures, but for holding cards or notes as well. Though it seems to require some hand strength, this DIY project is easy. Materials: Fork Pliers Steps: Turn the outer tines of the fork backwards. Make sure they are equally bent. Then […]

How To Build A Double-Decker Drum Composter

Double-Decker Drum Composter

There are lots of good reasons to compost. Composting allows you to save money and resources even as it reduces your impact on the environment. Of course, most gardeners know the value of rich, dark, earthy compost in growing healthy plants. Adding compost to your garden will not only fertilize, it actually feeds your soil […]

DIY Mason Jar Lights

Mason Jar Lighting

If you need elegant-looking lighting without having to spend big money, here’s one DIY project you might want to try. Indoor or outdoor, these lights are beautiful. Materials: Mason jar The socket you want to put the jar on A plastic or metal ring that fits your socket (to secure your jar lid to the […]

DIY Men’s Shirt Apron

Men's Shirt Apron

If you have some old pretty men’s shirt in the closet and you don’t know what to do with them, you can upcycle them into aprons. Materials: Old nice shirt Rotary cutter/scissors Ruler Sewing machine/kit Steps: Cut around the collar but leave it intact.  Cut it very close to the seam so that you won’t […]

Soda Pop Tab Bracelet

Soda Pop Bracelet

With just a little resourcefulness and creativity, you can make some pretty accessories for you and your daughter.  This bracelet is made out of soda pop tabs and a red ribbon – a very easy DIY project! Materials: Soda pop tabs Ribbon (color of your choice) Nail polish (color of your choice, to be used […]

DIY Melted Crayon Wall Decor

Melted crayon rainbow art

Now you can hang your own canvas masterpiece with the use of crayons and a heat gun. Be creative and try making different shapes or abstract art with it! Materials: Canvas Crayons Glue gun Heat gun (or hair dryer, but the melted crayons are more difficult to control using this) Old newspapers Steps: First of all, […]

Plastic Bottle Planters

Green hair planter recycled plastic bottles

Here’s one way to recycle PET bottles. And while you are at it, bond with your kids by asking them to put faces on those grass seed planters. 🙂 Materials: Empty plastic bottles Scissors Nail or pen to create holes at the bottom of the bottle Soil Grass seeds Googly eyes or cardboard/paper and markers Glue […]