I have a confession to make: I hate bar soap. It gets dirty, is annoying to handle, and takes too long to use up.Then it occurred to me that I might be able to convert the bar soap into liquid hand soap. Why didn’t I think of it before? I did some research and found out that it is easy to do. All it takes is melting the soap with water, adding a little vegetable glycerin, and you have liquid hand soap.
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What, you ask, are vintage suitcase dog beds? Well these adorable pet beds are basically just upcycled old suitcases. You know, the kind you find at a thrift store that have no wheels, so are clearly not practical for extreme traveling. I have a love for old suitcases so I was considering purchasing a little bed on Etsy for Zuzu the poodle; however, once I noticed the hefty price tag (over $50 for most of the listings) I decided it was time for some diy magic. I made my own version for under $10.
Having children is one of the biggest joys in life, but the chaos and disorganization that comes with them isn’t. Keep the mess at bay by creating some simple, easy storage ideas that declutter and organize all their fun, everyday goodies. From their toys to their clothes, there are plenty of solutions in the sorting department. Let’s take a look!
1. Wall Baskets
1. Wall Baskets
If there’s one thing every entryway has that would be a shoe organizer. It’s a crucial piece because it allows you to have a well-organized, clean and neat entryway and to also have a practical way of storing all your shoes. If you’d rather not buy a shoe rack or if you can’t find the design you like, try instead to make it yourself. There are plenty of designs and ideas you can use.
PVC pipe shoe racks
PVC pipe shoe racks
Yes, you read that right… a DIY dog bed anybody can make!Looking for a fun project to do if rainy days and Sundays always get you down? Made a dog bed this weekend and Luigi loved it. Took me about an hour with a glass of wine. You? probably a little quicker. So here we go, an easy to make DIY dog bed… yes with no sewing involved!
I don't know exactly what it is, but there's something about hanging planters that can be so special (and a bit magical). Maybe it's because you normally see those types of plants stuck on the ground, so when they are floating in midair, it's like, "Dang plants, you're up so high!" I can't help but feel excited for them. Since hanging planters can get pretty expensive, I thought I'd come up with a cost-effective way to make a group of hanging planters (and it's super easy too!):
Displaying your jewelry is great for two big reasons: organizing the mess and showing off your collection. If you’ve got a bigger collection then you may need to get a bit craftier or only display your best, but if you’ve got a small/medium collection and you want to get creative and DIY a bit …. please do, it’s a interesting, fun and tidy way to keep the chaos to minimum. Find your necklaces and rings quicker, have something style-focused for your most stylish accessories and clean up! Use any one of these ways to display your jewelry today.
1. Recycled glass bottles.
1. Recycled glass bottles.
If you’re living in a house and especially if you have a garden with a large beautiful tree then you must know how great it can be to just sit outside and relax. This is one of the greatest advantages of owning a house. You can relax in the garden and you can even build a swing which is fun for both children and adults. Building a swing is not difficult. Here are a few ideas that could help.
Stools can be super useful in almost any room of your house. Next to the breakfast bar or kitchen island, under the little tables in the kids’ play room, next to your desk in your home office or just looking pretty in the living room. Stools can be fun to decorate with and fun to make! Check out all these playful, DIY stools and try creating one yourself!!
1. Magazine Mayhem.
1. Magazine Mayhem.
Your aprons, your keys, your coats, your hats .. there are so many wonderful things to be displayed on a series on hooks in the foyer, kitchen, home office or bedroom. But aren’t you tired of the same old, plain Jane hook options? Instead, why not take some everyday items and turn your hooks into stylish little accents as well. Take a peek at 10 items you can easily turn into hooks for your displaying and organizing needs!
Having a pet is not exactly a walk in the park but it’s also very fun and rewarding. Treat your dog with respect and love and you’ll establish a wonderful relationship. Start by replacing the old food bowl with something a little more practical and good-looking for both you and your pet. There are plenty of ideas to use as inspiration.
An ingenious mind can find new uses for everyday items and sometimes a simple item such as a magazine file can turn out to be extremely inspiring. In fact, we can show you 10 different ways in which you can use and repurpose the Knuff magazine file from Ikea. These hacks are meant to make your life easier and they all feature the same product. The Knuff magazine files come in sets of two. They’re made of plywood and can be treated with oil or paint if you wish to personalize them or make them more durable.. Enjoy!
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If you’re looking for better a place to hang your coats, towels, scarves, dog leashes or pretty much any other item, stop the search! This DIY project is sure to add a whimsical touch to any room, and you can get all the supplies you need in a toy store! Here’s how to make your own wildly adorable animal coat rack:
Whether it’s a personal hat collection full of vintage pieces, your son’s vast array of baseball caps or your own assortment of sun hats to knitted beauties, these accessories can surely be a pain to organize and keep at bay. You either begin to not find what you need or lose to the constant battle of chaos. So, we’ve compiled 10 easy tips for organizing hats and getting your closet in tip-top shape.
1. Collage Display.
1. Collage Display.
Furniture doesn’t have to be expensive! Especially smaller pieces like accent tables or coffee tables. Using natural branches and other parts of trees have been on trend in the world of home decor lately. Which is great because you can make rustic decor for your home for next to nothing! This tree stump side table requires just a few materials that you may already have on hand, a set of casters and your time. So if you are looking for an inexpensive piece with a rustic feel then this project is definitely for you!
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It seems everyone is interested in how to make your own beehive in a jar. Have the rows of organic honey jars at the farmers market got you thinking about starting your own backyard beehive? If you live in a suburban area, you may think that starting a beehive cannot be done. However a common suburban backyard can be a perfect place for beehives if done correctly and you do a bit of research and planning before ordering your bees and supplies. It is actually a very simple and easy process with the right tools. Everything you need is below including a supplies list and pictures of our DIY beehive.
Got a broken washing machine lying around and you have no idea of how to recycle an old washing machine drum? You can create a pendant lamp, an ottoman, a wall light or even or you can enjoy the starry nights without getting goose bumps by building yourself an elevated fire pit from an old washing machine drum!
As a mother, one of my goals is to raise fabulous little cooks and bakers so when they leave the nest they can create healthy and delicious meals. We took an old family apple bread recipe and went to town making it more healthy and gluten free. The original recipe called for over two cups of sugar which is a lot of sugar. I made my muffins with honey instead of white sugar to make them healthier.
We fell in love with the idea of getting a holland lop the moment we laid eyes on one. we didn’t, however, fall in love with the cages that were available at the local shops. so, we made a decision then and there – before we could get the cuteness, we had to make him a suitable home. it had to be something we could proudly display in our future home – something that would look good sitting next to all the furniture we plan on purchasing when we get married. so we decided that instead of starting from scratch, it would be easier to modify a piece of furniture. we headed to ikea (of course!) for an inexpensive solution. it was a labor of love; looking at our little eames sleeping in his hutch makes it worth all the trouble.
When you’re done harvesting the bounty your garden has to offer this year and everything begins to wither away, it’s hard to feel motivated to get back in the garden to get everything cleaned up before the snow comes. But the end-of-season cleanup and maintenance is an important phase in your garden, because what you do now can either make or break your gardening experience when spring comes back around!
I recently purchased a tube of all-natural lip balm at a local health food store that I LOVE. I use it all the time and it always makes my lips so soft! I like it so much that I wanted to try to recreate it at home, so I could make myself a new batch whenever I wanted. The best part of this particular recipe is that it only uses 4 natural ingredients, and I only had to go to the store for one of them!
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Turn an Oreo Cookie Bag into a durable bag you can use all year round with this easy step-by-step tutorial! These are fun bags for the kids to pack in their lunches or use to hold their school supplies. They are made durable by using clear iron-on vinyl and since they are cookie bags they are food safe!
If you have a free time, and you want to use it properly, we have an amazing ideas for you. You can make some DIY projects for your home. The following DIY projects are about simple but fascinating decorations, which will be spotlight in your home. If you are willing to enter some fresh and interesting decorations in your interior design, this post is right for you. Here you can find bunch creative ideas how to make perfect decorations which will give a new fresh spirit in your home decor. You don’t need a special equipment for them, just some regular tools. Now check out our proposals, and find the best DIY decoration for your home decor.