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DIYeco-friendlyhouseholdkitchenrecycled materials

How brilliant is this? Screw-on plastic dispenser tops from store bought soaps, shampoos and lotions will actually fit on top of glass bottles! Yes, it might take you a little bit to find the right matches, but once you do, you can reuse those glass bottles over and over again. Add

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DIYeco-friendlyfrom scratchgiftskitchen

The women here at ITKM are always on the lookout for ways to remove prepared edibles from our lives.  The evidence against pre-packaged food is mounting, and while many of us have phased out the frozen dinners and salty boxed/canned foods, most overlook the simple staples.  We must be weary

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costumesDIYdress updress uphalloweenhandmaderecycled materials

If you know me, you know I have a fascination for owls. When I stumbled on this DIY owl costume, I felt that I needed to share with our readers. Not only is it amazing looking (I prefer this over any store bought owl costume), but it is also quite

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autumndecorDIYeco-friendlyholiday

Branches, leaves, and pine cones are big fall decor staples.  This year, I’m loving acorns!  I have found a few DIY projects to add to my list this fall, and since I live in the desert, I’m going to be making a big acorn-gathering trip up the mountains.  My daughter cannot wait,

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autumnDIYhalloweenholidayTop 5

1.  Write It Down yarn ball wreath   2.  TaterTots and Jello chevron wreath   3.  The Long Thread ribbon wreath    4.  Take Heart yarn wreath  5.  BHG spooky ghost wreath

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craftsDIYkids

This DIY I’ve had on my to-make radar for awhile.  I don’t have a boy, but I do have a girl that will love the dinosaur tail just as much!  This simple DIY is great for birthday parties, playdates, and just romping around the house.  Jessica from Running With Scissors

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decorDIYhalloweenhandmadeholidayhouseholdthanksgiving

Keeping with a very crafty holiday, I suggest you add some paper pumpkins to your list of to-makes.  These little beauties will add a nice fall feel that you can feature throughout the season.  While they are fantastic for Halloween decor, they would also make for a great centerpiece at

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craftsDIYhalloween

I’m in full swing with my Halloween decorations and, like Sarah, am trying to do most of them myself! I found this tutorial over at MADE using a template from Country living. She walks through the steps on how she made these creepy bats and I’m going to copy her

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decorDIYhalloweenhandmadeholidaynursery

I’m easing into my hardcore Halloween decor.  I’m not big on pre-made holiday decorations, so I am lapping up the DIY projects to create fun and unique items for my home.  Each year, I add a few more to my arsenal.  This DIY tutorial is from Poppies at Play and is a

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DIYhandmadehousehold

Ever feel uncomfortable asking every visitor to pass your threshold to remove their shoes?  Sure you do.  It can be just as uncomfortable for the visitor who is left wondering to remove or not remove.  To avoid this awkward moment, there is really only one solution – a doormat or

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