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Homemade Powdered Laundry Soap
Making your own laundry detergent powder can save you money, and give you the cleaning results you want. This is a guide about homemade powdered laundry soap.
Multi-Purpose Lavender Oil Scrub
This is an all natural, delightful smelling scrub. It works wonderfully to exfoliate your skin from your face to your toes. After I used this on my face I couldn't believe how soft my skin was! And no more dry skin.
Mason Jar Match Dispenser
This Mason jar match dispenser is sturdier than those cardboard boxes they come in. You could even decorate the jar to disguise what's inside.
Lavender Under-Arm Spray
Did you know that sweat doesn't stink? Odors come because old sweat forms a breeding ground for bacteria. To avoid odors, you just have to keep your armpits clean! Use this between showers and after exertion. Shake the bottle before each use and pat dry afterwards.
Homemade Mint and Geranium Sprays
All you need to make these two sprays are mint leaves, geranium leaves, water and spray bottles.
Super Duper De-Greaser
This is a guide about super duper de-greaser. Reuse little soap slivers to make an effective all purpose kitchen cleaner.
Washcloth Soap Pouch
Convert any terry washcloth into a clever pocket to hold a bar of soap. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Candy Bouquet With Candy Vase
Check out how easy it is to make your own candy bouquet in this short video. Candy bouquets are a great gift on any special occasion.
Homemade Small Toiletry Containers
I often house sit. When it's at certain homes, I don't get to share their "girly" hair care items. Often too, I find myself without medicine bottles to take small amounts with me. Today was one of those days so I cut down a zipper bag and made two spice containers safe to travel with the liquid inside.
Inexpensive Chair Mat Ideas
Buying a mat to use underneath an office chair can be expensive. If you can't find one for a good price you might be able to make one. This is a guide about inexpensive chair mat ideas.
Recycled Yard Signs
There are two kind of yard signs you can make.
Cell Phone Holder
Here is an idea for a simple do it yourself phone holder. Decorate the toilet paper roll as you would like, cut a hole in the top for your phone, and then use 4 tacks to make the roll stand. Also this doubles as a speaker.
Fastening a Bracelet
Bracelets and necklace clasps come in myriad of shapes and styles. This is a guide about fastening a bracelet.
Make Your Own and Save
There are many consumer products that you can make yourself, and save money by not paying for the brand name and packaging. This is a guide about make your own and save.
Protective Coating for a Styrofoam Handicapped Ramp
I am making a small lightweight ramp for a wheel chair. I would like it to be Styrofoam covered with a hard coating. It needs to be outside waterproof, lightweight, and able to take a beating in and out of the car. Coating suggestion needed.
Making a Swan from Bar Soap and Rubber Neck
Who remembers how to put together a swan with vintage rubber swan necks and bar soap and I think yarn. This may have been a craft in the late 70s or early 80s.
Making Softwood Pellets
I am looking at picking up a small pellet mill and have access to free softwood dry sawdust, eastern white pine. I have several questions. Has anyone done this? Other then the sawdust, what else do I need? I keep reading other people's posts about using a binder.
Making Dawn Foaming Pump Soap
How can I make Dawn pump foam refill soap?
Homemade Lavender Perfume
Could anyone tell me the recipe for making homemade perfume? I have the purse size roll-on bottles and lavender essential oil. Now I need the recipe.
Homemade Refill for Glade Plug-in
Is there a way I can make my own oil to refill a Glade Plug-in container?
Homemade Mattress Ideas
Making a Bar of Soap from Soap Scraps
Making Your Own Wood Pellets
Homemade Damp Rid
Homemade Windshield Washer Fluid
Making Wind Chimes
Homemade Antibacterial Wipes
Denture Cleaner Recipes
Making Homemade Foaming Hand Soap
Making Champagne Perfume
Making Your Own Panty Liners
Homemade Mechanic's Hand Cleaner
Making Use of Eucalyptus Leaves
Making Solution Used in Braun Shaver Cleaning System
Making Your Own Wine
Homemade Heat Pack Gets Wet
Gifts for the Grouchy Old Man
Lawn Fertilizer Tips
Making Your Own Washing Soda
Homemade Rinse Agent Recipes
Making Filler for Gift Baskets
Making Homemade Glitter
Homemade Window and Glass Cleaner Recipes
Making Soap Without Lye
Homemade Spray Starch
Making Glue With Milk
Alternative Erasers for Dry Erase Board
Homemade Fishing Bait Recipes
Making Your Own Wite-Out
Making Homemade Dryer Sheets
Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
Homemade Sanitary Pads
Homemade Spa Bath Recipes
Homemade Adult Wipes
Spoon Rest Ideas
Homemade Post-it Notes
Homemade Swiffer CarpetFlick Cartridges
Making Your Own Coffee Packets
Making Lavender Water Recipes
Homemade Wood Cleaners
Dawn Ice Repellent
Making a Collapsible Cooler
Using Old Windows to Build a Greenhouse
Making Your Own AC Filters
Leather Car Upholstery Cleaner Recipes
Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes
Making Homemade Notepads
Homemade Hand Sanitizer
How can I make a thermos?
Making Bookshelves On the Stair Rails
Making A Papasan Chair Cushion
Making a Shower Curtain
Homemade Dish Soap Recipes
Homemade Automatic Tennis Ball Launcher
Using Essential Oils
Homemade Organic Fertilizer Recipes
How Do I Make a Cover for My Metal Porch Swing?
Dawn Glass Cleaner
Homemade Baby Soap Recipes
Crafts Using Bars of Soap
Homemade Armor All Recipe
Homemade Shop Vac Filters
Build Your Own Bed
Need Some Ideas for Making a Bed Frame
Alternatives to Expensive Spa Chemicals
Homemade Flat Drying Rack for Laundry
Homemade Silly Putty Recipes
Making Soap on a Rope
Plans for a Fainting Couch
Inexpensive Slipcover For Square Ottoman
Homemade Saddle Stand Ideas
Making Your Own Desiccant Packets for Closet Dehumidifier
Making Your Own Pony Tail Holder
How Do I Make an RV Awning?
Simple Furniture Plans
Making a Flag Pole
Fourth of July Ideas!
Father's Day Ideas!
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