Making Your Own Wood PelletsWith a pellet mill you may be able to make your own stove pellets. This page is about making your own wood pellets.
Making a Bar of Soap from Soap ScrapsLeftover scraps of soap can be remolded into a new bar helping you to get more uses for your money. This is a page about making a bar of soap from soap scraps.
Alternative Erasers for Dry Erase Board?What can I use for an eraser for a dry erase board besides the traditional erasers? Has anyone used something else successfully?
Inexpensive Chair Mat IdeasBuying 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 page about inexpensive chair mat ideas.
Homemade Windshield De-IcerKeep your car's windshield ice free and resistant to water by using one of these handy de-icers. This page contains recipes for homemade windshield de-icer.
Homemade Powdered Laundry SoapMaking your own laundry detergent powder can save you money, and give you the cleaning results you want. This is a page about homemade powdered laundry soap.
Homemade Damp RidUsing silica dust or beads, you can make your own Damp Rid to help remove excess moisture from your home, trailer, or vehicle. Here are some ideas about making homemade Damp Rid.
Homemade Windshield Washer FluidThis is a page about homemade windshield washer fluid. Making homemade windshield washer fluid can save you money; make sure you use ingredients safe for the hoses, etc.
Making Your Own Wite-Out?This is a page about making your own Wite-Out. Wite-Out correction fluid helps make quick corrections to documents and other projects, it also has craft uses.
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.
Homemade Earring HoldersWhile there are any number of earring holders for sale in retail stores, but why not get creative and make one that satisfies your specific needs. Depending on the type of earrings you typically wear there are varying solutions. This page contains some ideas for making earring holders.
Homemade Boogie WipesThis is a page about homemade boogie wipes. You don't have to spend money on speciality wipes for your little one's nose. Make your own from regular baby wipes.
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.
Denture Cleaner RecipesThis is a page about denture cleaning recipes. Cleaning your dentures is a very important part of your denture care that should be done with the same or even more attention than the cleaning of your teeth.
Homemade Heat Pack Gets Wet?My son is 11, has Autism and is non-verbal. His para at school has a bean/rice flannel bag that she heats up. He's in love with it! So she mentioned it to me, and that her daughter made it for her years ago at girl scouts. Well I went out and bought dried beans, nice rice, Red Sox flannel fabric and hand stitched it! When I heated it, it got hot but very stinky! Then it began to retain moisture and the flannel began to sweat/feel wet!
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.
Making Homemade Foaming Hand SoapThis is a page about making homemade foaming hand soap. Using foaming hand soap is a great way to get a quick effective hand washing. It can get expensive if you use it often, especially with children in the house.
Homemade Rinse Agent RecipesThis page contains homemade rinse agent recipes. You can save money on rinse agents by making them yourself.
Making an Ice Pack With RiceThis is a page about making an ice pack with rice. This easy to make ice pack comes in handy for bumps and other injuries.
Homemade Sidewalk ChalkThis page is about homemade sidewalk chalk. Making your own outdoor chalk isn't hard, and can save you money.
Making Your Own Panty LinersThis is a page about making your own panty liners. Rather than continuously buying disposable panty liners, you can make them at home if you have basic sewing skills.
Homemade Spray StarchHow do you make starch for crisper sheets and other laundry? Although not as commonly used today, spray starch is still needed for some tasks. This page has advice for about making homemade spray starch.
Homemade Laundry Soap Using Fels NapthaFels-Naptha is a common ingredient in homemade soaps. You can make your own homemade laundry soap using Fels-Naptha.
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.
Homemade Fishing Bait Recipes?I do a lot of fishing. I would like to find the recipe for making bait that will catch fish easily.
Making a Scoop from a Quart Milk JugA cut down milk jug makes the perfect scoop for dog food or other dry goods. This is a page about making a scoop from a quart milk jug.
Homemade Swiffer CarpetFlick Cartridges?I just bought the new Swiffer Carpetflick. It's simply a plastic broom with a removable sticky "cartridge" that traps dust, hair, fibers that you then toss. I found it incredibly effective and you wouldn't believe what it removed from my carpet in a two-minute test (pet hair, formerly invisible crumbs).
Adding Fragrances to Homemade Laundry Detergent?This is a page about adding fragrances to homemade laundry detergent. Essential oils are one way to add a fragrance to your homemade laundry detergent. Here are some tips from others who have some experience in making scented laundry soap.
Making Use of Eucalyptus Leaves?Doesn't eucalyptus leaves make good medicine; or any thrifty ideas? I just trimmed my tree branches and they do smell good; and I do know they are good for something. Please help me make use of them.
Making Your Own Desiccant Packets for Closet Dehumidifier?Does anyone have a formula for a homemade packet for a closet dehumidifier? In the summer I go through 1 a day in each of my closets, of the tub type sold at Wal-Mart.
Simple Ribbon HeadbandsGather up some lengths of ribbon, elastic, and colorful buttons and get to work making a variety of simple ribbon headbands.
Super Duper De-GreaserThis is a page about super duper de-greaser. Reuse little soap slivers to make an effective all purpose kitchen cleaner.
How to Make Colored Bath SaltsBy adding food coloring to Epsom salts you can make pretty bath salts to use or give as a gift. This is a page about making colored bath salts.
Making a Foil Lid SpoonDon't worry if you forget a spoon for that cup of applesauce. The foil lid can easily be molded into a functional one time spoon. This is a page about making a foil lid spoon.
Making Your Own AC Filters?A/C filters are getting costly and mine uses 2. Does anyone have ideas on how to make your own? I thought about using quilt batting, but am not sure if it would be too thick.
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.
DIY Moldable Silicone ClayBy mixing silicone caulk and corn starch you can create a flexible clay substance that has lots of uses including holding wires in place. This page contains information about making moldable silicone clay.
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.
Homemade Mechanic's Hand CleanerThis page is about homemade mechanic's hand cleaner. Grease and oil make cleaning hands after a mechanical project a challenge.
Need Some Ideas for Making a Bed Frame?We recently moved into a new apartment and realized that our Queen size boxspring would not fit up the stairs into our bedroom. Our last bed frame broke, so we had just been using the boxspring and mattress on the floor.
How to Make a Warning Marker for Hot Burners?Sometimes the warning light on stoves is not enough to indicate a hot burner. Older stoves don't always even have this feature. Try using an old pot lid to cover the hot burner to prevent accidental burns or melted plastic kitchen items. This is a page about how to make a warning marker for hot burners.
Making Solution Used in Braun Shaver Cleaning System?Does anyone have a formula for the cleaning solution used in the Braun Electric Shaver Self Cleaning System?
Soap JelliesOkay yes this sounds unusual, but these are in fact really cool and playful. They make traditional soap fun and more interesting for sure!! I found many recipes and ideas online, but when I tried them, the jellies would just fall apart and these so far have not done that! So I'd like to share how I make them and hopefully these will be a fun project for you to enjoy:)
How to Make a Homemade Thermos?How can I make a thermos?
Making a Wall Holder for an Amazon Echo DotHas anyone made a wall holder for an Amazon Echo Dot? It is not always convenient for it to be placed on a flat surface taking up valuable table space.
Finding Blueprints for a Preschool Classroom Loft?My daughter wants me to build a preschool loft for her daycare. She wants stairs up the side and a market awning on one side. Where can I look at structural blueprints, reminiscent of a corner pulpit?
DIY Popcorn Kernel Jar Secret SafeSecret safe projects, such as hollowed out books, faux food cans, etc., are fun to make. This popcorn kernel jar safe is yet another example of an unassuming hiding place for small valuables or a bit of cash.
Making Laundry Detergent Drawer SachetsYou can make drawer sachets by placing a tablespoon or so of your favorite dry laundry powder in a coffee filter and using a twist tie to keep it closed. Place in your dresser drawers for lightly scented clothing.
Recipes Using Essential OilsMaking your own candles, air freshener, scented lamp oil or fragrance can be rewarding. Essential oils can be used to make many different things around the home smell good.
Making a Paper Clip Phone StandIt is fun to see what comes of fiddling with a paper clip. They can be incorporated into a lot of crafts and DIY projects. In this project you can see how to make a simple, little cell phone stand from a single paper clip.
Making an Adjustable Follower Block?I have quite a bit of DMC floss stored in those floss away bags. I currently am using index card boxes and dividers, but would like something bigger. I would like to store them in a photo box storage. I recently bought 2 from a craft store, but they didn't have the steel adjustable follower block (what you use to make the files stand up straight).
Making White Flower Oil?How do I make white flower oil? I have the ingredients, am just not sure how to mix it. I believe it takes 2 weeks, but I am not understanding why.
DIY Bra Strap HiderBras can slip off shoulders or show with certain types of tops but you can clip the straps together with one of these handy devices. This page has instructions for a DIY bra strap hider.
DIY Outdoor Plastic Bottle Handwashing StationThere are many outdoor activities that might result in you wishing to rinse your hands, such as gardening, tending your hens, etc. If there is no spigot nearby, try this solution using a plastic bottle. The size and rigidity can vary. This DIY outdoor plastic bottle handwashing station project is quick and easy to make.
Homemade Motorcycle Sissy BarSissy bars are a small backrest for the passenger on a motorcycle and can add comfort and stability. This page is about making a homemade motorcycle sissy bar.
Make Your Own Toilet Seat ProtectorsSometimes a public restroom is less than clean and also does not have any seat protectors. Making your own can provide you with a few to carry in your purse for such an occasion. This is a page about make your own toilet seat protectors.
Homemade Toy BlocksNot all homemade blocks are created the same. You can make wooden ones from scrap lumber, but what about using leftover cardboard boxes, stuffed and then taped shut. Other options are also fun to consider. This is a page about homemade toy blocks.
Making a Grave Surround?A permanent grave surround can be added to the burial plot and merged with the headstone if there is one. The cemetery director is the person to contact to find out about restrictions and acceptable plans. This is a page about making a grave surround.
Make a Grill Cover From an Old Air MattressThis is a page about making a grill cover from an old air mattress. Before you throw out that old air mattress with the holes in it, consider whether converting it into a grill cover would be a good option. The heavy plastic is durable and is a great way to protect your grill outside.
Raising a TV with a Modified TrayI lowered my computer monitors which were on two trays with fold up legs.
Homemade Post-it Notes?This is a page about homemade Post-it notes. Using your own paper you can create unique handmade Post-it Notes. There are several glue products that work especially well for this purpose.
Making Huge BubblesThis is a page about making huge bubbles. By using a recycled coffee can from which you have removed both ends you and the kids can make humungous bubbles.
Homemade Liquid Laundry Soap Didn't Gel?Depending on the recipe and method you use to make your laundry soap, it may not turn out the liquid consistency you wanted. This is a page about homemade liquid laundry soap didn't gel.
Homemade Laundry Soap Separated?Homemade liquid laundry detergent can separate if the batch was not made correctly. If your homemade laundry soap separated you can fix it.
Homemade Laundry Soap AdviceIf you make your own laundry soap at home, some tips and tricks from others can be helpful. Here is some great homemade laundry soap advice to help you with your soap making project.
Homemade Cell Phone AmplifierThe small speakers on cell phones can be difficult to play music on. Use this easy to make amplifier to hear your cell phone better. This is a page about making a homemade cell phone amplifier.
Making Oil for Diffuser LampsMaking your own oil for your diffuser can save you some money. This is a page about making oil for diffuser lamps.
Door Stop IdeasMany different type of items can be used as doorstop. This is a page about door stop ideas.
PVC Tunnel Building Project for ToddlersThis is a fun and inexpensive outdoor activity for toddlers who enjoy building/assembling. You can purchase PVC pipes, cut them at your local hardware store for free in assorted sizes and purchase some fittings (like elbows, tees, socket caps, and crosses).
Cocoa Butter Cream Moisturizer RecipeThis combination of coconut oil, cocoa butter, and olive oil works very well as a skin moisturizer. A little goes a long way, making it economical as well. This page contains a cocoa butter cream moisturizer recipe.
Use Staple Remover to Add Keys to RingUse a staple remover to open the key ring when adding a new key rather than damaging your nails. This is a page about use staple remover to add keys to ring.
Make Your Own and SaveThere are many consumer products that you can make yourself, and save money by not paying for the brand name and packaging. This is a page about make your own and save.
Fastening a BraceletBracelets and necklace clasps come in myriad of shapes and styles. This is a page about fastening a bracelet.
Recycled Yard SignsThere are two kind of yard signs you can make.
Making Champagne PerfumeMix champagne and rose water for a unique and lovely fragrance. Make some for yourself and to give as a gift. This is a page about making champagne perfume.
Homemade Outdoor Twister GameTake this fun game outside for parties or camping trips by making one from a tarp. This is a page about homemade outdoor twister game.
Homemade Diaper Disposal SystemBuying a diaper disposal system and the special bags that work with it can be expensive. This is a page about homemade diaper disposal systems.
Homemade Static GuardStore bought anti-static products can be pricey. This is a page about homemade Static Guard.
Homemade DVD and Eyeglass CleanerThis is a page about homemade DVD and eyeglass cleanser. 3 parts isopropyl alcohol mixed with 1 part water can work great for cleaning DVDs and uncoated eye glass lenses.
Making Your Own Washing SodaThis is a page about making your own washing soda. If you can't purchase washing soda and you need some, it is easy to make by heating some baking soda in the oven.
Building Your Own SofaThis is a page about building your own sofa. Many people enjoy making their own furniture, either to save money or to show off their craftsmanship.
Homemade Herbal Insect Repellent SpraysThis is a page about homemade herbal insect repellent sprays. Many herbs are natural insect repellents.
Making Filler for Gift BasketsThis is a page about making filler for gift baskets. Rather than buying filler for your homemade gift baskets you can use materials that you already have.
Making a Homemade Postage ScaleThis is a page about making a homemade postage scale. Don't guess if you have used enough postage on your outgoing mail. You can make a postage scale for home use.
Homemade Game IdeasThis is a page about homemade game ideas. There is money to be saved and fun to be found when making your own games.
Making Scented Toilet PaperThis is a page about making scented toilet paper. Adding fragrance can be as easy as adding a few drops of your favorite essential oil to a roll of tissue paper.
Making Your Own Maple SyrupLearn when and how to collect sap from maple trees, so you can make your own precious syrup. This is a page about making your own maple syrup.
Homemade Perfume RecipesThis page contains homemade perfume recipes. Homemade fragrances for your body or home can be made using essential oils combined with a fixative.
Making Lipstick?This is a page about making lipstick. If you like making your own beauty products, try making your own lipstick or colorant.
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.
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.
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.
Homemade Baby Products?This is a page about homemade baby products. Many baby products can easily be made at home.
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.
Making a Water Filter for a Coffee Maker?This is a page about making a water filter for a coffee maker. Some coffee makers have build-in water filters often utilizing charcoal. They can be pricey.
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.
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.
Making Glue With MilkThis is a page about making glue with milk. You can make your own glue from milk and other common ingredients when you're in a sticky situation and out of glue or even as a fun science experiment.
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.
Homemade Hand SanitizerThis is a page about homemade hand sanitizer. Many commercially produced hand sanitizers contain chemicals you may not wish to use. An alternative is to make your own formula.
Making a Flag PoleThis is a page about making a flag pole. Making a flag pole is an easy DIY project that just about anyone can do with a few supplies and tools.
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.
Multi-Purpose Lavender Oil ScrubThis 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.
One-Seam Bath Towel Turban CraftWe all love to wrap a towel around our freshly washed hair before we dash to the kitchen to start breakfast or whatever, but halfway there the towel is already coming loose. Use one of your extra towels to make this simple and fast turban that will stay in place.
Rice Ice PackThis is a simple and quick project. We keep ours in the freezer and they are always ready for the large amount of boo boos in our house. They always seem to make the kids feel better. You can use scraps of material, since you don't need too much.
Ribbon HeadbandsI have tried three different styles of ribbon head bands. You will have to decide which one works best for you. Measure your ribbon a little over 1/2 a yard around your own head or head of the person you want it to fit so there is about 1 - 2 inch space between the two ends.
Mint Lime Sugar ScrubSugar scrubs are expensive to buy, but easy and cheap to make. If you grow your own mint, it will be even cheaper. This is for the body, not the face. It makes a thoughtful gift.
Homemade Mouth Rinse and Tooth PowderWould you like to stop putting harmful, unwanted chemicals into your body? Would you like to save loads of money every month? Well I did. Some of the ingredients in commercial oral care products are simply terrible for you! On the other hand, organic versions at health food stores are obscenely expensive.
Washcloth Soap PouchConvert 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 VaseCheck 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.
DIY Recipe for 409 Stone and Steel Cleaner?Hello All, I'm a housekeeper and dearly love 409 Stone and Steel. Stone and Steel just works really well. I'm having a hard time finding 409 and when I do it's very expensive. My question is does anyone have a DIY recipe to share?
How Can I Make a Roll Up Puzzle Keeper?I was wondering if anyone has an idea of how to make a puzzle keeper. You roll out the cloth and put together a puzzle on it. You can "roll up" the puzzle and store it to roll it out again later when you want to work on the puzzle at another time. This way, a table or other popular surface isn't taken up and space and be saved.
Making Adult Wipes?Do you have to use the baby oil? Does that keep them moist longer?
Making a Grave Surround?How do I make a grave surround for my husband's grave?
Homemade Lampe Berger Oil?Can you use a few drops of your favourite cologne/perfume in your homemade lampe Berger oil or does it have to be an oil based fragrance/essential oil?
Homemade Paste Hand Cleaner?I am looking for a formula for making hand paste cleaner for work shops, similar to Jeb's Care Water Based Degreaser.