Tag Archives: Good ideas

PALLET WOOD PLANT BED BORDER

Sometime last year, I decided to create some defined bed spaces for the plants that were growing up near the house.  Up to this point the plants just came out of the ground where they were planted and my husband … Continue reading

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FREE LIQUID SOAP DISPENSER

Another long silence. I know. I am sorry to those who are interested in seeing more postings on my latest crafting. Truth is, I am sharing a computer with another family member right now and since this blog is a … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED FELTED SWEATER PILLOWS

Having written in my last post what I look for when I am searching for sweaters to up-cycle, today, I wanted to share a sweater project that I recently finished using a felted wool sweater. Wool sweaters are generally very … Continue reading

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DIY UP-CYCLED THERMAL COOKING BAG FOR SMALL POTS WITH LONG HANDLES!

It has now been two years since I posted my instructions for how to make a heat retention oven from up-cycled materials and my bag is still working very well. I have successfully washed it in my washing machine (I … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED BOWL-SHAPED HOT PAD

After a fairly long period of time filled with guests, family events, holidays, and crafting, I have finally found a few minutes to write about some of the things that I have been working on! With Christmas just around the … Continue reading

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DIY CARDBOARD LECTERN

If you have ever been in a situation where you were called upon to speak in public and discovered that there was no lectern for your notes, you will easily be able to see the value of this project. I … Continue reading

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CAST IRON HANDLE COVERS FROM A SWEATER SLEEVE

In the midst all my company this summer, I was able to quickly make a cover for the handle of my cast iron skillet and a matching hot pad for grasping the “handle” on the opposite side. In my stash … Continue reading

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