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Laundry Detergent

Making Homemade Laundry DetergentThis is a page about making homemade laundry detergent. There are many different recipes to help save you money and clean your laundry.

 

hand bells

Make Your Own Musical InstrumentsThis is a page about make your own musical instruments. There are many ways to fashion music or percussion instruments that make delightful sounds.

 

Foam For Homemade Mattress

Homemade Mattress Ideas?This is a page about homemade mattress ideas. Mattress are very expensive to buy. You may be able to save money by making something yourself.

 

Happy Baby

Homemade Baby Products?This is a page about homemade baby products. Many baby products can easily be made at home.

 

Electric Broom

Homemade Electric Broom Filter?This is a page about homemade electric broom filter. Filters for an electric broom may either be expensive or difficult to find.

 

Hair Accessories

Making Your Own Hair AccessoriesThis is a page about making your own hair accessories. Homemade hair accessories such as bows, combs, and barrettes are fun to make and can be easily coordinated with your wardrobe.

 

Drying Rack for Laundry

Homemade Flat Drying Rack for LaundryThis is a page about homemade flat drying rack for laundry. Many clothing items, such as sweaters need to be dried flat. Buying a drying rack can be expensive, but you can easily make one at home.

 

Collapsible Cooler

Making a Collapsible Cooler?This is a page about making a collapsible cooler. A cooler can be a bit bulky when to tote around, especially if you are done with it but still need to keep it with you. Having a collapsible cooler can be very handy to have when traveling as well.

 

Pony Tail Holder

Making Your Own Pony Tail HolderThis is a page about making your own pony tail holder. There are lots of stores where you can buy ponytail holders, but why not make your own unique holders.

 

Flames in a fireplace.

Making FirelogsThis is a page about making firelogs. Homemade firelogs can be made from a variety of materials.

 

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Homemade Dust and Pollen Mask?I have allergies and should use a mask when I am doing yard work. I found one which received good reviews. Until I purchase this, I would like to be creative and use something that will cover my nose. And, I am very frugal!

 

Lavender Essential Oil

Using Essential OilsEssential oils can be used in making many products for your home and personal care. This is a page about using essential oils.

 

Making an ATV Quad Bike Anti Rolling Bar?It's too expensive on the market in Australia, they sell for more than aud$1000! I won't be able to afford to buy one for my kid's GMX 49cc quad bike. The total money I spent on his mini motorbike is only $299. Does any one know I can make one by myself with the cost of materials at less than $100?

 

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Making My Own Personal Grocery Cart?I am wondering how to make my own grocery cart thing, like the kinds our grandmoms used to bring home a lot of groceries. I know I can find them in stores but I think I can make one out of miscellaneous pieces that I have laying around. Any suggestions?

 

Homemade Massage Oil

Homemade Massage OilThis page is about homemade massage oil. A personalized massage oil works great, and can leave you feeling and smelling good.

 

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Building Your Own SmokerThis page is about building your own smoker. Having your own smoker can help you preserve your favorite meats.

 

Homemade Hair Bows

Homemade Hair BowsThis page is about homemade hair bows. You can make your own hair bows to perfectly match an outfit and for special gifts.

 

Homemade Jigsaw Puzzle Ideas

Homemade Jigsaw Puzzle IdeasThis page contains homemade jigsaw puzzle ideas. There are ways you can create your own jigsaw puzzle.

 

Leather Car Upholstery Cleaner Recipes

Leather Car Upholstery Cleaner Recipes?This page contains leather car upholstery cleaner recipes. Making your own cleaning formulas can save you money.

 

Hand in Rose Petal Water

Homemade Spa Bath RecipesThis page contains homemade spa bath recipes. You can make your own homemade version of bath salts, bath milk, herbal soaks and more.

 

Cleaning Windows

Homemade Window and Glass Cleaner RecipesThis page contains homemade window and glass cleaner recipes. Even though no one likes to do windows, having a good glass cleaner goes a long way to making this job easier.

 

Washable Wiping Squares

Reusable Toilet Paper (Cloth Wiping Squares)This page is about reusable toilet paper. Generally we use a disposable product, but for the reusing enthusiast, cloth wiping squares can be made at home.

 

coke bottle spoon rest

Spoon Rest IdeasThis page contains spoon rest ideas. You can buy any number of spoon rests at your favorite kitchen store, make one, or use something that you already have in the house.

 

old windows greenhouse

Using Old Windows to Build a GreenhouseThis page is about using old windows to build a greenhouse or cold frame. A great way to recycle windows is to use them to make a greenhouse.

 

Striped shower curtain in bathroom

Making a Shower CurtainThis page is about making a shower curtain. A custom shower curtain is an easy project to make and can be made to match your bathroom and accessories.

 

"Vintage" Cake Platter made from a china plate and stemware.

Making Your Own Cake StandThis is a page about making your own cake stand. When presenting a cake for a special occasion, it is often nice to have it raised on a stand.

 

Dishwasher full of dishes.

Homemade Rinse Agent RecipesThis page contains homemade rinse agent recipes. You can save money on rinse agents by making them yourself.

 

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Homemade Antiseptic SprayI just had surgery, and needed to clean my wound the nurse told me to use this. It works good.

 

Photo of homemade notepads.

Making Homemade NotepadsThis is a page about making homemade notepads. It is nice to have notepads around to jot things down on, but the ones from the store can be expensive. Making your own is easy and will save you money.

 

Cutting Homemade Soap into Bars

Making Soap Without LyeThis is a page about making soap without lye. Making soap at home can be a great way to save money, however, many recipes call for using lye, which can be dangerous if not used properly. Using a pre-made soap base can be safer because the lye has already been converted.

 

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Name for a Homemade Hand Sanitizing Lotion?Can you guys help me come up with a name for a product that I'm creating? It's a "hand sanitizing lotion".

 

Making Soap on a Rope, Heart Shaped Soap on a Rope

Making Soap on a RopeThis is a page about making soap on a rope. Soap on a rope is a great item to make at home. They make wonderful gifts and are perfect for personal use as well.

 

Hands holding organic fertilizer.

Homemade Organic Fertilizer RecipesThis page contains homemade organic fertilizer recipes. With the concerns about chemical fertilizer's impact on the environment, are you considering using organic fertilizer in your garden? If so, you can make it yourself and save money.

 

Lavender flower in clear liquid filled jar.

Making Lavender Water Recipes?This page contains recipes for making lavender water. Lavender water has a variety of uses. This lovely smelling water can be used as a light body scent, to freshen your linens, or to release a floral fragrance in your home. Rather than buying lavender water, try making your own.

 

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Making Your Own Ankle Weights?I am looking for ideas to make ankle weights from anything around the house.

 

A boy blowing bubbles.

Homemade Bubbles RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade bubbles. Blowing bubbles is a longstanding childhood pastime. Of course adults love to get involved too. You can save money and also have bubble solution any time, if you make your own.

 

Using Papaya Sap in Glue?Can papaya sap be an additive component of glue?

 

A washer filled with laundry.

Homemade Laundry Detergent RecipesThis page contains recipes for homemade laundry detergent. Homemade laundry detergent can be just as effective as store bought brands as well.

 

Homemade Dish Soap Recipes, Man Washing Dishes

Homemade Dish Soap RecipesThis is a page about homemade dish soap recipes. Making your own dish soap can be a great way to save money. You will also be reducing the amount of chemicals and dyes you utilize in your household.

 

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How Can I Make Septic Safe Personal Bathroom Wipes?I would like to know how to make septic safe personal bathroom wipes.

 

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How Do I Make and Preserve Cold Water Starch?I have interest in knowing how to make and preserve cold water starch. I would appreciate to know the items required to make a cold water starch, and also the process and packaging.

 

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Recipes for Making Household Products?Does anyone have any recipes for cheap, homemade cleaning supplies like cleansers, spray cleaners, etc.? Thanks in advance!

 

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How Can I Make a Hand Sanitizer That Doesn't Dry My Skin?How can I make a hand sanitizer that won't dry our skin out?

 

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Frugal Weed Killer?Killing pesky weeds doesn't have to be expensive or harmful to the environment. One common weed that causes problems is ground ivy or creeping charlie. An easy way to rid yourself of the weed, is to spray a solution of household borax on the offending sprout.

 

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Building a Swing Set?I am looking for plans for a wooden swing and playground area.

 

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Dawn Glass Cleaner?When I mix dawn dish soap with water, what size spray bottle should I use for the 2 drops of Dawn. Thanks.

 

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Lampe Berger Refills?Can someone please tell me how to make Lamp Berger oil? I have one for it, but will not work.

 

How Do I Make an RV Awning?Has anyone ever made a new awning for an RV? Any tips I should know about?

 

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Making a Mini Green House?I want to start a small green house inside and would like to know how to start the seeds to be put out later. Any help would be appreciated.

 

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Homemade Charging Station?Has anyone made their own electronics charging station?

 

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Preserving Homemade Aloe Vera Gel?How do you preserve homemade Aloe Vera gel?

 

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Dawn Ice RepellentI see lots of talk, but not the original information. I need the proportions and how to for putting Dawn dishwashing liquid on the sidewalk to avoid slipping.

 

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Making Your Own Flarp?I would like to find the recipe for flarp.

 

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Make Your Own FunnelNeed a funnel in a pinch? Cut off the bottom of a 2 liter or 1/2 liter bottle. You can make it as tall or short as you want.

 

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Homemade Body Mist?How do you make your own vanilla body splash/spray? Thanks.

 

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Making a Space Saving Kitchen Table?Does anyone have an idea or instructions for making a space saving kitchen table that attaches to a windowsill, maybe folding under the window?

 

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Making Your Own Coffee Packets?To save messing with coffee grounds while camping in our RV, I would like to make coffee pouches ahead of our trips. Then I could just place them in the coffeepot and throw away the used pouch when done. Has anyone done this?

 

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Making a Pellet Mill?I need instructions on how to make a Pellet Mill.

 

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Homemade Products for People With Allergies?My son is allergic to the shampoos and underarm deodorants he has been using. Does anyone know of hypoallergenic shampoos and or deoderants? If you know a homemade formula for these items, I'd also be interested.

 

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Homemade Automatic Tennis Ball Launcher?I'm looking for ideas on how to make an automatic tennis ball launcher. I've checked out buygodoggo.com, and I love their automatic launcher, but there's no way I'm spending $300! I've read things online about potato guns and tennis ball cannons, but I don't want something that can shoot at 100mph or anything. Any ideas?

 

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Making Wooden Salad Forks?Does anyone have patterns for wooden salad forks or hands? Thank you.

 

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Making Number Shaped Pinatas?I want to make a pinata in the shapes of a 4 and 0 for a 40th birthday party. Any ideas?

 

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Clear Door Canopy?I need to erect a door canopy above an outer door. This is essentially to deflect rain from the flat roof immediately above from splashing against the door. This happens each heavy rainfall, despite there being a guttering in place.

 

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Homemade Pledge "Multi-Surface Clean and Dust"?I love Multi-Surface Clean and Dust by pledge. It is kinda new and comes in a pump spray bottle. Does anyone happen to know how to make this, or something close?

 

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Homemade Rack for a G.F. Roasting Machine?How do you make a homemade rack for a G.F. roasting machine? It roasts a 4lb. chicken and does not have a rack.

 

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Extracting Citronella Juice from a Plant?I know that citronella keeps away mosquitoes. I have access to lots of citronella plants. How do I make citronella juice or extract? I want to mix it with a regular bar of bath soap (how do I melt the soap?). I would also like to mix it with candles to make citronella candles?

 

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Homemade Saddle Stand Ideas?I want to make my sister a saddle rack/stand for Christmas. I saw some really cute ones that are shaped like horses, and thought that was a fun idea. Does anyone have websites for instructions or other ideas? Thanks so much.

 

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Making Cushion For Porch Swing?I have a new wooden porch swing and I'd like to make my own cushion for it. I sew but I don't know what fabric would hold up in the outdoor weather. It's underneath my porch, but I'm afraid the moisture might ruin it. I need some ideas.

 

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Topics For Cookbook?What topics are needed for a cookbook? I need to keep it narrowed to 8 topics including holiday, desserts, and misc. Any ideas?

 

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Making A Papasan Chair Cushion?How can I make a papasan chair cushion without putting a lot of money into it? I bought the frame at a Goodwill and found a way to make a cushion, but I just wondered if I could get some other ideas? Thanks!

 

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Making a Juice Box Holder?Does any body have ideas on how I can make my own juice box holder for my kids? I am tired of having to squeeze my sons juice box from McDonald's into his sippee cup because he can't hold the juice box without squeezing it onto himself.

 

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Advice For Making Cabinet Doors?I am planning making mdf cabinet doors. I want to know if anyone has done this before and/or if anyone has tried routing out a square in the center?

 

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Package To Keep Hard Boiled Egg From Cracking?I have to make a package/container from recycled materials to contain a hard boiled egg which will be dropped off a metre high wall and the egg inside must not crack?

 

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Making Homemade Fresh Brush?Does anyone have any idea how to make homemade Fresh Brush, I like the Fresh Brush but I don't like the price all the time.

 

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Making Potato Flour?Does any one know how to make potato flour? I Googled it but only came up with sweet potato flour.

 

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How to Make a Bath Scrubby?Does anyone know how to 'MAKE' a bath scrubby? (those kind you use to wash yourself with) I just want to make my own because all I find around are too

 

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Make Your Own Catalytic Effusion Lamp?Where can I purchase the metal section (thrifty-wise!) to make my own catalytic effusion lamp? The instructions for how to make one are on Ebay but the lady selling the kit is a bit too high priced for me. There has to be another source, but where?

 

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Building A Fire Pit?I am wanting to build a fire pit out of large Arizona river rock. Any suggestions?

 

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Building Inexpensive Table and Shelving?I am a clothing designer living in a TINY studio apartment looking for a cheap table (preferably a high one that is big enough to work on), and shelving that I'm assuming would fit under the table. I'm okay at building things, but maybe you know a cheap way to make shelving and a table? Please give me advice!

 

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Home Remedy for Mosquitoes?Is there a home remedy for mosquitoes?

 

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Keeping Homemade Starch from Spoiling?I made my own starch out of flour and water and absolutely love it, but I need to know how to keep it from spoiling.

 

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Instructions for PVC Lamp Post?I need instructions for a PVC lamp post.

 

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Substitute Fuel Gel?How do you make substitute fuel gel?

 

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Pioneerthinking.comJust found the greatest site with lots of great subareas, one of which has to do with making your own household cleaning products. Also a section on making your own beauty products at home:

 

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Nursing Cover-up?I am looking for a pattern to make a nursing cover or shawl or blanket. I have seen lots of them on the internet, but no patterns. Thanks for your help!

 

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Making a Bar Height Dining Table?I want to make a bar-height dining table to go with some stools I bought at a resale shop. We have basic woodworking tools but not much skill/experience. Just something very simple, straight cuts and basic construction, large enough to seat eight. Not finding what I want from internet search. Any ideas?

 

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Pattern for Homemade Lincoln Logs?Any one have patterns or ideas on making homemade Lincoln logs?

 

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Inexpensive Slipcover For Square Ottoman?I have a large square ottoman that is in perfect condition.

 

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White Smoke From Homemade Diffuser Lamp Oil?I am making my own diffuser lamp oil and the problem is white smoke. The whole time it burns and that's till the end, I have white smoke. I am using:

 

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Homemade Wet Tissues?I have a major cold and like most colds I have a runny nose! I have a small problem, I ran out of tissues and was unable to go to the store today. so i need a recipe to make my own wet tissues. I need then wet because dry will hurt my nose more than it already does.

 

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Making Your Own Futon?How do you make you own futon and futon chair frame?

 

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Aloe Vera Oil?How do I make homemade aloe vera oil from that plant?

 

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Make Your Own Diaper WipesMake Your Own Diaper Wipes. This is great to wipe off puppy paws AND keep in the car for sticky fingers. Just pull the towels from the center and re-use the receptacle over and over!

 

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Homemade Lamp Oil?Homemade Lamp Oil. Does anyone out there have a recipe for homemade lamp oil? If you do I sure would appreciate it.

 

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Homemade Armor All Recipe?Armor All Recipe. Does anyone have a recipe for homemade Armor All?

 

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Essential Oils For Lamp Aire Fuel?Essential Oils For Lamp Aire Fuel. What are good essentail oil combinations for making my own lamp aire fuel?

 

Unique and Cheap Christmas WrappingsEvery year I cringe as I straighten the living room on Christmas morning. With every crumbled wad of wrapping paper my mind tallies the dollars and cents that those rolls cost a few weeks earlier.

 

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Artificial Pine Scent?Artificial Pine Scent. I am trying to find artificial pine/evergreen scent for my house since I use an artificial tree. There used to be a lot of different types out there to purchase, but now I can't find any.

 

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Homemade Scented Oils?How do you make scented oils for your own use?

 

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Making Kerosene Pure?How can one remove the colour added to kerosene and make it pure?

 

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How do I make chlorine bleach? have been researching in the web and find that standard chlorine bleach is a 6% solution of sodium hydrochlorite. How do you mix a 6% solution?

 

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Comfy Chair Headboard?I'm trying to make a headboard for my son's bed that looks like a big comfy chair. I'm lost on how to make the rounded arms!

 

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Treasure Box for ChildrenOnce, I had to think of a quick birthday present for a young girl I had never met and didn't know what she wished for. Also time was short. Cash was the obvious solution, but a paper money bill in a birthday card is somewhat boring for young kids.

 

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Homemade Mesh Pouf?How can you make a homemade shower/bath mesh pouf?

 

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Effusion Lamp Catalytic Burners?Does anyone know how or what the effusion lamp catalytic burners are made of or a cheap place to buy them?

 

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Make Your Own Refrigerator DeodorizerI made my own baking soda deodorizer for the refrigerator, after finding difficulty "refilling" the one they sell (with the fabric vents.) I took a small pringles can (1 3/4 oz) and discarded the lid. . .

 

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Homemade Pocket Heaters?I would like to make my own pocket heaters, the kind you expose to air and they heat up (they are disposable). I know the ingredients are simply carbon and iron oxide.

 

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Refilling Airwick Scented Oil Warmer Nite Lights?Has anyone refilled airwick oil scented nite lights with their own sented oil. If so, what did you use?

 

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