DIY

Make Your Own Last-Minute Printables for Your Easter Treats

Make Your Own Last-Minute Printables for Your Easter Treats

No time to hop on down to the stationary store before Easter? No problem. All you need is a printer to create La-fabrique-a-bricole's colorful printable Easter cupcake toppers and tags for your Easter

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DIY: Transform Ordinary Jars Into Chalk Board Storage Bottles You Can Write On

DIY: Transform Ordinary Jars Into Chalk Board Storage Bottles You Can Write On

Got some boring old jars hanging around that need to be put to good use? Me too, so I made use of some extra chalk board paint and turned them into neat storage jars with built-in labels. The process is

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6 Unconventional and Unique Uses for LEGO

6 Unconventional and Unique Uses for LEGO

The Great Summer Zoofari Located next to real life counterparts at the Bronx Zoo, ¨The Great Summer Zoofari¨ is a series of animal sculptures made from our favorite Danish building blocks. Designed

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Repair Cafes in The Netherlands Give Life Back to Broken Objects

Repair Cafes in The Netherlands Give Life Back to Broken Objects

A new brand of DIY self-sufficiency is spreading across The Netherlands. Skilled craftswomen, mechanics, seamstresses, and handypersons are banding together to resist disposable consumer culture. It is

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The Poor Porker is a New Site Dedicated to DIY Upcycling on a Budget

The Poor Porker is a New Site Dedicated to DIY Upcycling on a Budget

The Poor Porker a rising DIY portal for the crafty, creative, and self-reliant “trash into treasure” aficionado. Founded in 2012 by eco-friendly duo Robyn and Jarrid, the site features new ways to

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Showcase Your DIY Project at San Francisco’s Earth Day Festival 2012

Showcase Your DIY Project at San Francisco’s Earth Day Festival 2012

Do you know how to build solar panels? Convert a motorcycle to electric? Breed an endangered species? Make a house more earth-friendly? Earth Day San Francisco is seeking cool DIY projects that save

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Reinhard Hunger Creates Quirky Birdfeeders From Random Found Objects

Reinhard Hunger Creates Quirky Birdfeeders From Random Found Objects

A retro boom box could hold lots of seeds and can be hang from its handle on a tree branch or hook. Hunger's grandmother’s chandelier was decorated with some old Christmas tree branches and could feed

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HP’s New Z1 Workstation Pops Open for Easy DIY Upgrades and Repairs

HP’s New Z1 Workstation Pops Open for Easy DIY Upgrades and Repairs

While Apple may offer some of the most popular computers around, Hewlett Packard will soon have them beat in at least one area of user-friendliness. The new HP Z1 workstation balances form, function, and

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DIY: How To Make Easy Homemade Baked Apple Chips

DIY: How To Make Easy Homemade Baked Apple Chips

Looking for a sweet, nutritious and tasty snack to munch on? Instead of stocking up on store-bought goodies, try your hand at baking a batch of some easy-to-make and scrumptious baked apple chips. All you

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DIY: Make Your Own Scrabble Coasters

DIY: Make Your Own Scrabble Coasters

Images: MadeByMarcy on Etsy Like our socks in the wash, some of the most important pieces in our board games seem to disappear without a trace. If you've experienced such a loss with your Scrabble

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Crafty Star Wars Nerd Builds an Amazing Millenium Falcon Guitar By Hand!

Crafty Star Wars Nerd Builds an Amazing Millenium Falcon Guitar By Hand!

Star Wars geeks and guitar junkies will instantly fall in love with this amazing Millenium Falcon guitar that was handcrafted by enthusiast Brian Fisk. Working to create a functioning guitar in

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This Awesome Drum Set Is Made from Repurposed Wine Barrels!

This Awesome Drum Set Is Made from Repurposed Wine Barrels!

If you're a drummer and a green enthusiast, you'll love this awesome drum set that's been built from repurposed wine barrels. With a complete kit that comes with a bass drum, toms, a snare, and a high hat

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128 Cardboard: A Clever Recycled Cardboard Fruit Bowl by SEMdesign

128 Cardboard: A Clever Recycled Cardboard Fruit Bowl by SEMdesign

Utrecht-based SEMdesign created this low-impact faceted bowl that is made entirely from cardboard so it can be easily recycled or composted at the end of its life. Named “Fruit Bowl 128

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6 Amazing Treehouse Beds That Make Bedtime Magical

6 Amazing Treehouse Beds That Make Bedtime Magical

What could possibly be cooler than living in a treehouse?  A warm and comfy treehouse bed in your very own room!  Not only does this make your child's room feel magical, but lofted beds are a great use

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DIY: Six Homemade Sweet Treats for Your Valentine

DIY: Six Homemade Sweet Treats for Your Valentine

Heart Shaped Toaster Pastries Kids and adults will love to sit down to these homemade heart shaped toaster pastries to start off their Valentine’s Day. Just cut 2 hearts out of a rolled out, organic,

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HOW TO: Make Your Own Upcycled Wooden Spool Headphone Keeper

HOW TO: Make Your Own Upcycled Wooden Spool Headphone Keeper

Materials - Old wooden thread spool (at least 1 in wide) - Drill - Large drill bit - Smaller drill bit - Utility knife or other sharp knife - Pencil - Table vice or clamp (optional) -

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DIY: Make Your Own Adorable Clothespin Wedding Cake Toppers

DIY: Make Your Own Adorable Clothespin Wedding Cake Toppers

MATERIALS: Clothespins Acrylic Paints Paintbrushes Pencil Optional lace or tulle for veil and a glue gun STEP 1: Take a clothespin and turn it upside down. Use your pencil to draw in

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Craft Your Own Cardboard Hourglass Stool With These Easy DIY Instructions

Craft Your Own Cardboard Hourglass Stool With These Easy DIY Instructions

This quirky looking hourglass stool is a cool, solid design that you can make at home on your own! Spotted over at 'Dangerously Fun', this DIY stool can be made simply by using old cardboard from boxes

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DIY: Quirky Recycled Crate Birdhouse Will Liven Up Your Garden

DIY: Quirky Recycled Crate Birdhouse Will Liven Up Your Garden

Calling all bird lovers! Welcome feathered friends into your yard with this DIY bird house made from a reused crate. We spotted this bird-friendly DIY special over at Espirit Cabane, and it provides a

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DIY: How to Make Homemade Organic Cheese Crackers

DIY: How to Make Homemade Organic Cheese Crackers

Want to introduce your kids to baking and avoid spending money on store-bought snacks? Here's a recipe that's fun, relatively easy, and is guaranteed to be a hit with the kids. These homemade organic

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Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Two Toronto teens have taken the LEGO man to new heights by launching the iconic yellow figure into space using a homemade weather balloon. High school students Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad lifted the

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6 Awesome Upcycled Shipping Pallet Creations You Can Make Yourself

6 Awesome Upcycled Shipping Pallet Creations You Can Make Yourself

Vibrant Folding Chairs From Upcycled Shipping Pallets These colorful Fold-out Pallet Chairs from Gas & Air Studios are each made from a single shipping pallet. The only treatment these chairs get

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DIY: How to Build an African-Themed Gingerbread Geodesic Dome

DIY: How to Build an African-Themed Gingerbread Geodesic Dome

MATERIALS: - Scout Regalia Gingerbread Geodesic Dome kit - Gingerbread ingredients - Icing ingredients - Mixing bowl - Rolling pin - Icing applicator - Mixer - Baking sheet - Candies, sprinkles,

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DIY: How to Create a Painted Faux Lace Headboard

DIY: How to Create a Painted Faux Lace Headboard

MATERIALS: - One yard of lace in your favorite pattern - One can low-VOC spray paint in your favorite color (don’t be afraid to be bold!) - Blue painters tape - Pencil and measuring tape - Old

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How To Make Homemade Organic Yogurt in Four Simple Steps

How To Make Homemade Organic Yogurt in Four Simple Steps

Yogurt is highly nutritious, and it's an excellent source of protein (especially for vegetarians). Like most foods, if you want the best tasting yogurt, you should to make it yourself. And we'll let you

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6 Recipes That Will Rock Your Crock Pot This Winter

6 Recipes That Will Rock Your Crock Pot This Winter

Chickpea Curry In lieu of the yummy high fat food from your local Indian restaurant, whip up this easy curry for half the fat. Just sauté 1 onion, 2 garlic cloves and 1 inch of ginger in a pot with 2

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Green Design Predictions for 2012

Green Design Predictions for 2012

1. Peter Ward, Ph.D - Paleontologist, Author of On Methuselah's Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions, Professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle 2. Cameron

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How to Save Food and Money with a Fridge Triage Box

How to Save Food and Money with a Fridge Triage Box

MATERIALS: - a large box (a clean shoebox works great, especially if it's colorful and eye-catching) - plastic wrap - a piece of paper STEP 1: Line the bottom of the box with plastic wrap to

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HOW TO: Make a Recycled Mustache Mirror

HOW TO: Make a Recycled Mustache Mirror

MATERIALS: - A mirror (preferably one you already have) - Fabric paint (we used Tulip non-toxic paint in black) - Mustache templates - A clean, large ziplock bag (you could also use a clean sheet of

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