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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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Muzoo Toy Set Lets Kids Create Cute Biodegradable Animals From Clumps of Earth

Muzoo Toy Set Lets Kids Create Cute Biodegradable Animals From Clumps of Earth

Israeli designer Noa Himelfarb has designed a toy set for modeling cute animal friends from clumps of earth. Perfect for kids who love getting dirty and playing in the mud, Muzoo consists of a series of

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Make a Pleated Top Hat From Office Waste Paper

Make a Pleated Top Hat From Office Waste Paper

Wondering how to celebrate the new year with a bit of eco-festivity?  Try out this awesome one-size-fits-all top hat, made from repurposed, office waste paper.  The staff of architectural

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Top 6 Green DIY How-To’s of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Green DIY How-To’s of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

2011 was a big year in the world of DIY - whether it be because more and more people want to save money, reuse materials or just have a little fun. Nowadays getting your own hands dirty and making

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Spread Holiday Joy With a Handmade Felt-Flower Brooch (DIY Tutorial)

Spread Holiday Joy With a Handmade Felt-Flower Brooch (DIY Tutorial)

This do-it-yourself ribbon brooch will only take 20 minutes to make!  Handmade goodness fills any gift recipient up with joy, and with found materials you can create this gorgeous, unique flower brooch

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DIY: How to Make a Terrarium Christmas Ornament!

DIY: How to Make a Terrarium Christmas Ornament!

MATERIALS: - Moss, plants and/or twigs small enough to fit into your terrarium ornament - Some soil - Tweezers - Reusable glass ornament orb - A ribbon (we used one from an old gift box - A chain or

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Last Minute Green Holiday Gift Guide: DIY Gifts, Gifts of Time and More!

Last Minute Green Holiday Gift Guide: DIY Gifts, Gifts of Time and More!

With Hanukkah currently taking place and Christmas eve just one night away, we're officially down to the gift giving wire! If you haven't had much time to chip away at your holiday list, or have simply

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Last Minute Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Make Your Own Gifts

Last Minute Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Make Your Own Gifts

Anyone can go to a store, buy something, and wrap it in some festive paper, but if you really want to show your giftee that you put time and effort into your present, why not make it with your own two

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Woman Makes Harry Potter House Out of Gingerbread!

Woman Makes Harry Potter House Out of Gingerbread!

We've seen some pretty rad DIY gingerbread houses this holiday season -- from brownstones to geodesic domes to alpine cabins -- but if you're a Harry Potter fan, we've just found the edible house for you.

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DIY: How to Make a Gingerbread Brooklyn Brownstone

DIY: How to Make a Gingerbread Brooklyn Brownstone

Gingerbread houses are a dime a dozen come the holiday season, and this year, we have seen quite a few impressively crafted gingerbread creations. But this amazing gingerbread Brooklyn brownstone by

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HOW TO: Make Personalized Photo Pillows for Your Friends and Family

HOW TO: Make Personalized Photo Pillows for Your Friends and Family

MATERIALS: - An old pillowcase or t-shirt - An iron-on transfer paper sheet (your can buy a whole pack for $34 or just a few pieces for $6 ) - Some old clothes or fabric to use as stuffing for your

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This Edible Gingerbread Star Wars AT-AT Will Go Down With a Glass of Milk

This Edible Gingerbread Star Wars AT-AT Will Go Down With a Glass of Milk

For the holiday season, Blackmarket Bakery owner Rachel Klemek made this -- dare we say it -- adorable AT-AT from gingerbread. In Klemek's depiction of the infamous Battle of Hoth, the Star Wars assault

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Mobile Urban Agriculture Blooms in Berlin’s Prinzessinnengarten

Mobile Urban Agriculture Blooms in Berlin’s Prinzessinnengarten

Inhabitat writer Ana Lisa Alperovich visited Prinzessinnengarten and talked to Marco Clausen, who together with Robert Shaw created the fantastic blooming space. Clausen told us how they were inspired by

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How To Make a DIY Snow Globe From Recycled Materials

How To Make a DIY Snow Globe From Recycled Materials

Looking for a fun holiday-themed DIY project to work on with your little ones? Try making a unique snow globe using a recycled mason jar and some other household supplies. All you need is a jar from your

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