November 15, 2015

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Keeping Cording from Unraveling

Keeping Cording from UnravelingThis is a page about keeping cording from unraveling. If the cording on a garment or tie begins to unravel, it is best to fixed it as soon as possible.


Choosing a Paint Color

Paint Color Advice to Coordinate with...This is a page about paint color advice to coordinate with furniture. The furniture in any room dictates what colors will work when painting the walls.


Woman Concerned About Her Ear

Can Fleas Get in Your Ears?This is a page about can fleas get in your ears?. Fleas can be quite insidious and get just about anywhere if you are not careful.


Making a Tootsie Pop Snowman

Making a Tootsie Pop SnowmanThis is a page about making a tootsie pop snowman. Holiday candy treats are popular with everyone. This tootsie pop snowman is an adorable craft Christmas decoration and a tasty treat.


Vintage Cardigan Guard (Sweater Chain)

Making a Vintage Cardigan Guard...This is a page about making a vintage cardigan guard (sweater chain). Adding a chain closure to s sweater can be a nice touch.


Glue used to repair a saggy headliner in a car.

Repairing a Saggy HeadlinerThis is a page about repairing a saggy headliner. If the headliner in your vehicle comes loose and gets saggy, it can make the interior very unattractive.


Plastic Cup Marshmallow Shooter

Making a Plastic Cup Marshmallow ShooterThis is a page about making a plastic cup marshmallow shooter. You can easily make a fun and safe projectile toy with plastic cups and marshmallows.


Finding Your Posting History on ThriftyFun

Finding Your Posting History on ThriftyFunThis is a page about finding your posting history on ThriftyFun. Looking to find something you posted a while back or just want to review your activity on ThirftyFun? Here's how to do it.


Using Dish Cloths

Using Dish ClothsThis is a page about using dish cloths. Dishcloths can have a number of uses around the home besides getting dishes clean.


Giving a Cat a Haircut

Giving a Cat a Haircut?This is a page about giving a cat a haircut. Long haired cats sometimes need to have their hair cut or mats removed.


vintage sewing machine

Removing Foot Pedal from Inside a Singer...Vintage sewing machine cabinets can be repurposed in a multitude of ways. However, the foot pedal can be large and in the way of prime storage space. This is a page about removing foot pedal from inside a singer sewing machine cabinet.


A delicious turkey meatloaf.

Turkey Meatloaf RecipesThis page contains turkey meatloaf recipes. Turkey has a lot less fat than ground beef and is fantastic substitute when making meatloaf.



Rose Watercolor Resist Painting

Watercolor Resist PaintingI recently taught 600 kids this project at my daughter's school. It's very easy and most of the supplies are inexpensive. The kids really loved how the watercolor paints wouldn't mix with the oil pastels. They all turned out beautiful. I may have had more fun than the kids creating the samples!


closeup of Peanut

Peanut (Mixed Breed Cat)I believe he was named Lucky because all 6 kittens and his mom were found right under a HWY bridge. And I mean up in the cement railings when (luckily) a young couple heard them and rescued them!


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Pet Food Bag Sleeping Bag or Bedroll TarpSew a few bags together to make a 3 1/2' x 6' rectangle. It can be used as a moisture barrier under bedrolls or sleeping bags. A 7' x 6' rectangle can be folded in half to cover both the underneath and top of a bedroll; helps block moisture and wind.


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Repurposed Plastic Buckets as Garden PlantersI used plastic cat litter buckets in my garden. My small raised bed is not deep or big enough to grow tomatoes. I drilled a few drain holes along the bottom, plus used a circular saw bit and cut a large 4" hole in the middle. I raised the soil depth and allowed the roots to extend out the bottom into the raised bed soil.


package of steel scrubbers

Steel Scrubbers to Remove Hair Dye on...I really like the idea of some of the suggestions. I have no SOS pads so I used the curly metal pot cleaners from the dollar store. Norwex also makes them. I used them with rubbing alcohol. Gently rub along the grain of the wood, not against it. The dye came off instantly


Vintage Angel Christmas Card

Vintage Angel Christmas CardMake a Christmas card with an angel as the star of the card. With soft hues of brown, caramel and gold, and her transparent wings, this angel is sure to steal the recipient's heart. A great way to share some Christmas magic!



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Bedroom Paint, Curtain, and Carpet Color Advice?What colour goes well with maple and white bedroom furniture? I am slightly colour blind, so I really need help. I am revamping the bedroom with a fitted wardrobe.


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Finding Donated Yarn For Charity Events?I am currently sponsoring a charity event for making knitted or crocheted items for babies, women, men, and families who are need of warm outer wear this winter. It gets extremely cold here in Michigan. Most times it is below zero and the gas bills get outrageous for many elderly persons.


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Garage Remotes Not Working Properly?My garage remotes do not work when the light is on. Someone posted to change the bulb because it could be a lead bulb that is flickering! Are they talking about the garage fulorescent lighting with the 2 fluorescent bulbs or are they talking about the 4.5 min light to the garage system?


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Rubber Rings for Atlas E-Z Seal Glass Jars?I am trying to find replacement rubber rings for my old jars. They are Atlas E-Z seal glass jars, the outside diameter is 3 1/4" and the inside diameter is 2 3/4". All my searches have resulted in other sizes than what I need. Can anybody help me find where I can order these rings?


Repairing Stitching on Faux Leather Furniture

Repairing Stitching on Faux Leather Furniture?I've got a faux leather sofa and a footstool, both require repairs to the stitching. I intend to do this by hand because I've never used a sewing machine; both are fairly small repairs; and I'm a complete novice to this so please help me with advice on how to repair these items and what with.


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