DIY watering can

Green (Living) Review

This DIY watering can with a rose head could be the ideal solution. DIY DIY garden tools DIY projects DIY with trash gardening gardening hacks Green DIY green living milk jug reuse reuse recipe upcycling watering can

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10 DIY Holiday Gifts to Try this Season

Hug a Tree with Me

Like many other crafts-people , I use the holiday season to shower the lovely people on my Christmas list with handmade DIY gifts. Below are a few ideas I will be trying this year… 10 DIY Holiday Gifts to Try this Season: Pringles Can with Homemade Cookies. DIY Wood Slice Ornament. green up your play DIY recipes I fill mason jars, baskets, stockings and boxes with homemade lotions, soaps, toys, trinkets, jewelry and healthy edibles each year.

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The Downside of Wearing Conventional Makeup plus a DIY Natural Makeup Roundup

Hug a Tree with Me

Below are 8 great DIY natural makeup recipes for you to try. 8 DIY Natural Makeup Recipes: 1: Non-toxic Black Eyeliner by Beauty by Britanie. Face recipes Beauty diy beauty Health natural beauty There are two reasons for wearing makeup – to enhance particular features, and to cover-up unpleasant flaws. The lipsticks are effective at plumping subtle lips, while the eyeliner accentuates the eyes and the blushes rosey the cheeks.

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DIY Rocket Stove Designs

Green (Living) Review

Learn how to build woodburning cookstoves for your campsite, homestead, or backyard with these DIY rocket stove plans. It was free, DIY, and as ugly as could be. I fashioned my first rocket stove out of three cinder blocks, a couple of chunks of paving slab, a rusty can, and a brick that I dug out of an industrial dump beside the Kalamazoo River. My second rocket stove was made from the same materials, and wasn’t much prettier.

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DIY Raised Planter Stand

Green (Living) Review

DIY gardening recycling reuseIf you have enough free space in your garden it would be a pity to waste it. The ideal way to use that space is to plant something, but that would be a lot of work and maybe even some future troubles. So in order to avoid that, you can make a raised planter that will help you organize your garden in a more efficient way. To build such a planter you will need: treated lumber, 55 gallon juice drum and lots of tools (hammer, drill, screws, saw, etc.).[

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How That DIY Project Can Reduce Stress & Build Your Self-Esteem

Living Green & Saving Energy

DIY projects reduce stress self-esteem We’re trying to live busy, modern lives in an environmentally friendly fashion, but it’s not always possible in a time-strapped world filled with cheap conveniences. Time to garden, compost our waste or build a backyard shed is scarce. However, many sites, blogs and videos provide great instructions on how to do those things (and many […].

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Human-powered DIY wood splitter

Green (Living) Review

Ingmars klyv II, Human-powered DIY wood splitter Yes, the splitting maul and axe also are human-powered but this is a machine that appears to be doing it with a lot less effort and much safer. Human-powered DIY wood splitter The machine does most of the work, but the operator is in total control, with no fuel, no noise (except the wood cracking), and pretty low budget, both on funds, and labor. wood burning DIY wood splitter wood Human-powered DIY wood splitter firewood

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DIY Raised Garden Beds

Green (Living) Review

HOMEGROWN VEGGIES FOR DAYS! This blog is going to be lengthy! I've found that my previous purchase of a garage full of tools has been a blessing and a curse. We now have some neat, farmhouse additions to our suburban house, however, the honey-do list is neverending! Our latest project idea was to build something so we could have a garden at the house. If you know Jessie at all you'll remember how much she loves having fresh fruits and veggies in the house!

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Green DIY

Green (Living) Review

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Cool Modern Rustic DIY Bed Headboards

Green Furniture Home Design

Beds bed headboards cool headboard ideas diy headboards rustic headboards I love the idea of making your own headboard so that it becomes a perfect design compliment to your bedroom decor. I am also a huge fan of the rustic modern design aesthetic, so as I started researching this post, I made sure to keep my eyes open for headboards that were inexpensive to make while also fitting in perfectly with the modern rustic look that I absolutely love in a bedroom.

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Fluffy DIY Shaving Cream

Green Living Ideas

The post Fluffy DIY Shaving Cream appeared first on Green Living Ideas. DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Eco Friendly Household Goods Eco Home Living Fashion & Beauty Green Housecleaning Green Inspirations Green Lifestyle Organic Personal Care and Services Recipes diy natural organic Shaving creamWhat do many Americans do nearly every day that physically drags the natural oil and moisture out of our skin and leaves tiny micro-cuts behind? Shaving!

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Two DIY Natural Toothpaste and Tooth Powder Recipes

Hug a Tree with Me

DIY Natural Toothpaste and Tooth Powder Recipes. Face recipes DIY beauty recipes While conventional toothpastes are effective at cleaning away plaque and making our mouths taste minty fresh, the harsh ingredients used can be damaging to our health. Ingredients such as sodium lauryl sulfates, fluoride and saccharin has been called out for being carcinogens.

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DIY Lotion Bars. {Recipe}

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Health & Wellness DIY how to make lotion bars lotion bars make a lotion bar at home Make your own lotion bars Since it is made of natural ingredients, the lotion bars stay solid as long as they are kept at cooler temperatures.

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DIY! A Tiny Tin Grill

Wend Magazine

We came across this tiny tin grill at the inhabitat website a couple days ago and–despite it having been written about nearly a year ago–we couldn’t help but bring it back into the spotlight. This grill is made using salvaged items: an Altoids Sours tin and computer fan guards. It’s put together with a few screws and nuts and is powered by a charcoal briquette. In fact, it’s so relatively easy to put together that you could make it yourself. Via: inhabitat ].

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Best DIY Floor chairs

Elephant Journal

DIY Floor Chair Floor chairs are becoming quite popular these days. Floor chairs or DIY floor seats are quite comfortable, easy to use and have a good number of advantages. They can be expensive if don’t take care while purchasing them. But have you ever thought of making your own floor chair at home? For […].

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DIY Envelopes from Junk Paper

Indigenize

Arts Do-It-Yourself Spiritual Ecopsychology consumerism crafts DIY how-to paper recycle repurposeNever buy an envelope again! Wow your friends and bill collectors with mail in these envelopes you’ve made out of repurposed junk paper. This envelope looks like the sort you’d purchase, with angled bits in the back. Check it out & try it. It’s easy to make. You can make someone happy, extend the use [.].

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DIY Series: Make Your Own Deodorant.

Elephant Journal

Green Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks DIY DIY household eco environment green health health wellness mindfulness non-toxic plastic free sustainable vegan Triclosan is categorized as a pesticide and also a probable carcinogen. Need I say more?

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3 Easy DIY Cleaning Products: Save Money & the Planet!

Elephant Journal

Family Green Health & Wellness cleaning products diy cleaners diy cleaning products eco-friendly cleaning supplies green cleaning supplies homemade cleaners non-toxic cleaning suppliesMy garbage disposal always has a funky smell—I can't wait to try #3 to change that!

DIY Scented Gift Bow made of Repurposed Perfume Ads

Indigenize

Your recipient need never know that this lovely and festive gift bow was made out of junk ads — unless, of course, you want to gain big repurposing DIY cred by [.]. Arts Do-It-Yourself bow DIY gift wrap handmade paper arts recycle repurpose repurposed junk ribbonFor topping off the wrapping of a very special gift, make a one-of-a-kind bow with the added surprise of carrying an exotic designer scent!

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DIY Rotating Canned Food System

Green (Living) Review

Storing canned food in your kitchen cabinets is an inefficient use of space and you will often find old cans in the back that have been there for years. This easy-to-build shelf system will solve the problem by rotating the cans. The cost is a small fraction of the price of retail canned food systems. There are many variations, so modify the plans to suit your needs and abilities. Read more here

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Green, Clean DIY Laundry Soap

Green Living Ideas

The post Green, Clean DIY Laundry Soap appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Conservation DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Eco Friendly Household Goods Eco Home Living Green Housecleaning Green Inspirations Green Lifestyle Personal Care and Services Pollution Recipes Simple Living Bronners castille detergent diy laundry soap nontoxicThere may be lurking in your laundry room something even scarier than last week’s monumental pile of dirty clothes.

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DIY: Make Car Fresheners with Tea Infusers

Green (Living) Review

DIY green living green living tips make Drying herbs in your car is one of the easiest ways to prevent them from molding in the process. You can lay them out on newspapers, or put them in a paper bag on the front seat. The sun will cook them in a few hours and your car will smell wonderful. However, now that I''ve moved to Texas, I’m slowly learning that it might be closer to a few minutes in this Texas heat!)

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DIY: Fabric Tassel Garland.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) arts craft decorations DIY do it yourself This fun fabric tassel garland was simple and quick to make using scraps of fabric and jute twine rope I had laying around the house. What you’ll need: > Fabric > Scissors > Twine or rope > Tunes in the background I was in need of some birthday decorations and feeling craftsy. For this project, […].

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DIY gardening apron from an old pair of jeans

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Upcycling an old pair of jeans into a gardening apron. Almost costs nothing and should give a long service, especially if sharp tools are put into the pockets in pocket protectors, made from old leather or plastic lotion bottles.

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15 Minute DIY: Deodorant that Works!

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Health & Wellness diy deodorantI use a small makeup spatula that I keep on hand exclusively for this purpose, scrape out a p.

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DIY Fence and Wall Repair

Green (Living) Review

DIY Fence and Wall Repair made easy with simple diagrams and clear, concise instructions. This excerpt offers DIY fence and wall repair instructions with colorful illustrations and clear steps. Landscaping (Skills Institute Press, 2011) is a comprehensive reference that provides practical tips for any homeowner looking to create a more attractive yard.

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Face and Body Powder: Easy, Vegan & DIY Recipe.

Elephant Journal

Ecofashion Health & Wellness arrowroot baby powde DIY DIY beauty lavenderNow that the weather is warming up, I am packing away the heavy-duty body lotions and getting out the dusting powder. While many hear “powder” and think only of baby powder or that used to treat athlete’s foot, powder is a grooming product that I consider to be a must especially for those of us […].

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DIY Stretch Mark Cream.

Elephant Journal

I discovered all these extra uses while pregnant, because I was fearful of putting processed chemicals. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Green Health & Wellness coconut oil dry skin pregnancy quality ingredients safe for baby stretch mark cream stretch marks

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Three Tips for Using Citronella (& a DIY Bug Spray Recipe).

Elephant Journal

Adios, nasty-smelling, toxic DEET: Conscious Consumerism Green Health & Wellness citronella diy bug spray homemade mosquito repellant Mosquito Repellant natural mosquito repellant witch hazel

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DIY Bedroom – Build Your Own Log Bed

Green Furniture Home Design

Beds building log bed DIY log bedFeeling handy? Want the ultimate in rustic bedroom design? How about a log bed? But, you ask, how are log beds made? A log bed is a type of bed frame built totally from logs, which are cut and shaped to tie jointly with no any nails or screws. In the early periods log beds were produced from cross rails and a mattress used to top them. Contemporary log beds embrace a box spring in addition to a mattress, and thus there is no need for cross rails.

Ditch Store Bought Deodorant & DIY With 3 Simple Ingredients.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Health & Wellness antiperspirant chemicals coconut oil deodorant DIY essential oilsI know, I know, you’ve heard about this being done. You’ve put it on your to-do list and decided.

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DIY (Almost) All-Purpose Cleaning Solution

Green Living Ideas

The post DIY (Almost) All-Purpose Cleaning Solution appeared first on Green Living Ideas. DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Eco Friendly Home Maintenance Eco Friendly Household Goods Eco Home Living Green Housecleaning Green Inspirations Green Lifestyle Green Resources Organic Recipes Simple Living all-purpose cleaner diy natural Natural cleanser organic surfaceThis is my go-to, reach-for cleaner for almost any kind of grime almost anywhere in my house.

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5 DIY Eco-Holiday Card Ideas

Green Home Blog

5 DIY Eco-Holiday Card Ideas. Before you run out and spend your hard earned shillings on the first batch of sparkly holiday cards you see, why not entertain the idea of doing it yourself. You will not only save money, you will reuse household materials, save paper and do your part at reducing landfill one step at a time. Here are five ideas of how to create some do-it-yourself eco-holiday cards that are clever, creative and fun to make. Candid Holiday Photo Card.

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DIY play sets

Green Earth Journey

What DIY ideas do you have for using items on hand to make your own toys? ( Photo source ) One way to save money, be green, and spend some quality time with your child is to work on a useful project together. I ran across the toys above in my journey across the Internet today, and they are definitely on my list of things to do. Making your own toys is also a good way to teach children about conservation and caring for the environment.

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Be Your Own Boss: 9 tips for a D.I.Y. life

Elephant Journal

Here are nine things I've learned since starting a business: Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) business DIY life employed right livelihood self-employment

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The Ultimate DIY Holiday Gift Guide

Green Living Ideas

The post The Ultimate DIY Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on Green Living Ideas. DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Holidays DIY gifts edible gifts Gifts holiday homemade giftsMaking and baking instead of buying sounds like a great plan this holiday season. Skip the malls and shopping lines, and get started with homemade gifts!

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4 Easy DIY Body Care Recipes.

Elephant Journal

Despite my love of knitting, crochet and all things needle-related, I never jumped on the DIY bandwagon when it came to making my own beauty products. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness at home body care DIY eco green Health and Wellness recipe

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Honey on Tap & DIY Beekeeping: Too Good to Be True?

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Green WAYLON: Today Only beekeeping bees DIY food green honey invention The invention seems destined to become the latest trend in amateur beekeeping circles.

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DIY: Easy to make spicy body polish

Elephant Journal

Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Green Featured Today body scrubs DIY: Easy to make spicy body polish spicy body polish You cannot use a foot scrub to exfoliate for your face because your face has tender skin. Similarly a mild scrub used for your face will not really cleanse your feet and hands as effectively. These are easy ways to exfoliate your body and get rid of the dead skin. The first and foremost suggestion is to identify your skin type and then start with the process.

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Halloween goes green with fantastic DIY costumes (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

Images and their sources are: Lauren Conrad mermaid ; cardboard hoop skirt ; Robin Barcus Slonina ; acid rain “Goddess of Depression” costume ; three Hendrick Kerstens portraits; witch hat ; newsprint wigs ; bottle rockets ; plastic tutu ; and sexy environmentalist by jezebel ; Design Lifestyle DIY Halloween costumes plastic pollution recycling Halloween landed on a Friday this year, meaning your “I have to work tomorrow” excuse for not dressing up becomes as flimsy as a ghost.

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DIY Delicious: Homemade Herbal Teas

Green Living Ideas

DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Food and Cuisine Recipes Tea & Coffee diy dried herbs hibiscus homemade herbal teas During warmer months I love coming home to some cold iced herbal teas. Though I cannot surrender my hot green jasmine tea in the morning, warm afternoons require something a bit more refreshing, and there are often at least two varieties of iced herbal teas in the fridge at any given time.

A DIY hack to make your air conditioner cooler

Green Prophet

Here’s an easy DIY chore you shouldn’t sneeze at. Energy air conditioner maintenance air filters Amman DIY home improvement life hack MERV rating Allergic to home improvement? It will clean your air, increase its “coolness”, and save you buckets of money to boot. Change your air conditioner filters! Amman, Jordan is enjoying a mild summer, but air conditioners (AC) have been buzzing for months.

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DIY Soap!

Eco Friendly Daily

DIY Soap! There are few things in the world of DIY home goods that carry as much of a unique coolness factor as bath and body products. Melissa Novak-Saylor on DIY Soap! Melissa Novak-Saylor on DIY Soap! Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal. Clothing & Accessories. Community. Current Acitivites. Forums. Groups. Members. Get Our Books. AboutMyPlanet. HybridMile. GrowNews. GirlSustainable. EcoFriendlyDaily.

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