July 29, 2020

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Felt Flower Wand - finished flower wand

Making a Felt Flower WandThis project is suitable for adults and older children. Flower shaped felt pieces make it easier for the kids to construct. This one was made as a gift for Mother's Day. The steps and photos follow.


A vintage sewing machine before restoration.

Vintage Sewing Machine RestorationIf you have a vintage sewing machine in its original cabinet, you might want to consider a makeover. The restoration can include getting the machine into good working order and restoring or refinishing the cabinet. Whether you use it for sewing or as a piece of decor this can be a very rewarding and enjoyable project. See how it was done here.


Upcycled Valentine's Candy Box Birthday Gift

Upcycled Valentine's Candy Box Birthday GiftHeart shaped candy boxes make the perfect beginning for a repurposed birthday gift. Some paint, stickers, and other decorations alter the original message and the plastic candy compartments can be used for little message papers. Learn how to create your own below.


Fridge Spinner for Storage - spinner in a plastic storage drawer filled with creamer single serve packets

Fridge Spinner for StorageRepurposing a seldom used item is a fun and thrifty endeavor. Here a refrigerator spinning, lazy Susan style, storage container unit with missing lids moves out of the fridge and is used to store coffee or tea condiments.


Value of a Vintage Magnavox Record Player - turntable and radio in a flip top box

Value of a Vintage Magnavox Record Player?Vintage record players range widely in value. Factors that determine resale value include configuration, ie. tabletop, console, etc. Their physical and working condition also plays a large part. Searching for similar players being sold on eBay and other sites can help you reach an estimated value. Parting them out is another option.


An old clock with replacement hands and movement.

How to Replace a Clock MovementBattery operated clocks can slow down or even stop working entirely. Save a favorite clock by easily replacing the movement and hands for accurate timekeeping for years to come.



A clock being repaired with a new movement and hands.

How to Replace a Clock MovementIf you have a favorite clock that has stopped working, it's relatively simple to purchase a new movement as a replacement. Learn the technique with help from this step by step video.


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Baby Shampoo or Dawn for Fleas on KittensI have had a problem with fleas. I have kittens that are not at the age of weaning as of yet. So I did the Dawn bath, with the kittens, and then simply didn't rinse. I patted them dry. It is warm where they are. This is a good way to get fleas off of kittens. I have also done baby shampoo baths, where I didn't rinse them off.


An old clock with replacement hands and movement.

How to Replace a Clock MovementAfter a few years I found my favorite clock wasn't keeping time any longer even after I'd replaced the batteries. The good news is that replacing most clock movements is a quick DIY project. Follow these step-by-step instructions to get your own clocks in working order again.



Value of a 1912 Reel Lawn Mower? - reel mower

Value of a 1912 Reel Lawn Mower?I have a 1912 reel lawn mower. It's in great condition and cuts very well. How much is it worth?


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Body Products Business Name Ideas?I have been thinking about making my own body products for a long time. I have been trying to come up with some good names for a lip gloss, bath bomb, soap, and massage candles business.


Value of a Refinished Mersman Table? - original mahogany three tiered oval table

Value of a Refinished Mersman Table?I am looking to see how much I can sell this for. I found it on the side of the road and sanded, chalk painted, and sealed it. The pics are before and after.


Dividing a 30 Year Old Christmas Cactus? - large Christmas cactus on patio furniture

Dividing a 30 Year Old Christmas Cactus?I have a thirty year old red Christmas cactus which is so huge it is becoming difficult to keep in my home. I know I can take cuttings from leaves and have done so successfully many times, but can'I break up the main plant, it has three thick main branches. I would hate to kill it.


Discontinued Graham and Brown Contour Marylou Wallpaper? - gray and white floral wallpaper

Discontinued Graham and Brown Contour Marylou Wallpaper?I'm looking for a discounted Contour Marylou wallpaper from Graham and Brown after a mishap. If anyone can help?


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