May 17, 2019

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Recycled Man - hanging outside

How to Make a Recycled Tin ManMaking a recycled tin man is a fun and easy project. Add corks, bottle caps, and other components to make a unique decoration for your home or garden.


Value of Porcelain Dolls - doll wearing a hat and holding a teddy bear

Finding the Value of Homeart Porcelain Dolls?There are many designers and manufacturers of porcelain dolls. Some are more valuable than others. Many of them such as Homeart dolls were mass produced and typically are not very valuable. Research will help determine if your doll is an exception.


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Picket Fence Butterfly CardButterflies and picket fences bring up thoughts of the countryside or lovely gardens. Make this greeting card featuring a beautiful butterfly fluttering above a white picket fence to give for a variety of occasions.


Value of a Vintage Bassett Dresser

Value of Vintage Bassett Furniture?Founded in 1902, Bassett Furniture is one of the oldest furniture manufacturers in Virginia. This long production history means that there are a lot of pieces out there in the marketplace. The value of most vintage furniture including pieces from Bassett is dependent on considerations such as age, rarity, demand, and condition.


Homemade #1 Dad Card - make a bow with the belt ribbon, trim ends, and glue onto card

Homemade #1 Dad CardFather's Day is coming up. Make Dad this fun #1 Dad card. This page contains the drawing for you to print out, as well as, detailed instructions and photos to make this craft a fun and easy project.


Crab Handprint Card - add message

How to Make a Crab Handprint CardProperly aligned red handprint cutouts create a fun crab handprint card that can be given for any occasion. Learn how to make one today.


Microwaved Mini Monkey Bread on plate

Microwaved Mini Monkey Bread RecipeYou only need 4 ingredients to make this quick and extremely delicious microwaved mini monkey bread. Grab some refrigerated biscuit dough and indulge tonight or right now!



Growing Passionfruit from Cuttings - cuttings in a Home Depot bucket

Growing Passionfruit from CuttingsPlace passionfruit cuttings into water to revive the cutting before planting in the ground. You would want to place passionfruit cuttings in water for a couple of days until the cuttings are less limp and more firm.


How to Make a Mini Kiddie Kite - kite

How to Make a Mini Kiddie KiteIt's a windy weekend, just perfect for flying a kite that my son has long been asking for. I have nothing in my pocket to buy those colorful kites in the store, but I have a brilliant idea on how to make it which I learned from my childhood.



Identifying Porcelain Dolls

Identifying Porcelain Dolls?Any help on these little dolls, such as their age?


Finding the Value of a Vintage Dresser with Mirror - small dresser in need of refinishing with a large round mirror

Finding the Value of a Vintage Dresser with Mirror?What is this small dresser with mirror worth? I know it is more than 50 years old.


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Feeding a Dog Chicken and Rice?I am trying to figure out how much chicken and rice I can feed my 26.5 pound dog daily? Any help?


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Huskee Riding Mower Won't Run?I started mowing and now I have no power. I cleaned the carb and put in a new battery before this and now it does nothing.


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Giving Away Old Tires?Is there anyone in southern Maine looking for old tires?


Tips for Selling Vintage Furniture - vintage dressing table with large mirror

Tips for Selling Vintage Furniture?I'm new at fixing and selling vintage furniture. How much would vintage dressing vanities go for and how can I sell things that buyers would pick up locally?


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Identifying Homer Laughlin China?I inherited my grandmother's vintage Homer Laughlin china and my research on line has given me a little history on my china pattern. It was made in 1937 and the pattern was discontinued sometime in 1942. I did a Google search from the stamp on the back of all the dishes. "Eggshell Nautilus USA D51N5" When I typed this in for a Google search it was the wrong pattern.


Value of an Old Tandy Wood or Coal Burning Stove

Value of an Old Tandy Wood or Coal Burning Stove?I have an old Tandy wood burning stove. How much is this worth? Who could I sell it to?


Value of a Vintage Barbie Doll - vintage doll

Value of a Vintage Barbie Doll?I have a Barbie doll with the markings on the buttocks.


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Craftsman Riding Mower Battery Not Holding a Charge?My Craftsman mower battery is dead after 2 uses. Is this normal? I had to push mow my yard today with a dead $1900 machine in my garage. I have seen other posts that indicate this is an ongoing problem.


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2018 Cub Cadet LT46 Won't Start?My Cub Cadet that's not a year old yet will not start. We replaced the battery and fuse. Is there a step by step video on how to repair this Cub Cadet LT46 riding lawn mower?


Value of an Antique Tilt Top Table

Value of an Antique Tilt Top Table?What is the value of an antique tilt table? It's marked 127 on bottom. I know that because I am refinishing it.


Value of Vintage Unidentified Porcelain Dolls - two dolls

Value of Vintage Unidentified Porcelain Dolls?I was given two collectible dolls between 1978 and 1982. Both have bisque or porcelain heads, partial arms, hands, partial legs and feet with cloth bodies. They both have "sleepy eyes" that close when lying down and open when sitting up. One is a lady in Victorian dress; the other is a male clown. They have been in storage for more than 20 years, but are faded/worn.


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Selling Wall to Wall Carpet Remnants?Our Parish has new good quality large remnant carpet pieces donated by a parishioner and we are trying to locate a company in town that will buy them. Are you able to connect us with such a company? We have not been successful at locating one online.


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Getting Free Yarn & Crafting Materials for Charity?My family runs a small non-profit that teaches sustainability and self sufficiency to teens in low-income, high risk environments. We help teens become small time entrepreneurs to begin to support themselves using what they already have available or what can be cheaply gotten including knitting/crocheting, making cosmetics (soap and lotion), home goods (candles, afghans, quilts) and cooking.


Value of an Old Portrait Camera Stand

Value of an Old Portrait Camera Stand?It doesn't have the camera; however the stand is really nice. How much is this worth and how may I sell it?


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Re-dyeing Hair?I naturally have dark brown hair, 2 days ago I box dyed my hair trying to get a blondish caramel color, instead I got an ugly reddish brown. Would I be able to dye it again on top of that and finally get a color I want in this case burgundy since the other color didn't work out.


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Using Frozen Potatoes?I have some potatoes that I have boiled then frozen. Do I have to reheat them or can they be eaten straight away after defrosting. I am looking to make potato salad with them or something similar.


Is My Puppy a Full Blooded Pit Bull?  - black puppy with white on chest

Is My Puppy a Full Blooded Pit Bull?Recently I bought a puppy. I am just wondering is my puppy is a full blooded Pit Bull or no?


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Caring for Zebra Finches?I have 2 zebra finches a male and female. I have had them for 2 weeks as they were needing to be re-homed from an elderly man. I had them 5 days when I discovered an egg in one of the feeding boxes which they tend to sleep in. She laid 4 eggs, but after several days of her sitting on them she managed to get them out of the box and unfortunately they broke when landing on the bottom of the cage.


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