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Upcycle What You Have
Upcycle what you have to enjoy in new ways! I am using my broken screen door guard as a bracket in my bedroom to hold a birdcage planter and outside on my back patio to hold a small set of windchimes!
Dog Food Bag Rug
Free material to craft with is almost anywhere you look,if you look intently enough! We have a big dog and we get these empty bags all of the time.
Hanging Bottle Decoration
Finding pop in round bottles last week sat my heart to racing to realize that a little colored water in each hung from beaded twine would do wonders for my yard which is mostly "basic green."
Recycle Bleach Water 5 Times
Take the clothes from your soaking pail (or other) and wring them out and toss in the washer. Grab your sponge or cloth and saturate it in the laundry soak water and wipe down any number of bleach safe places or items
Make Up A Loaf Of French Toast For Later
A quick, easy and appreciated breakfast is to make up a whole loaf of French toast. Let it cool and rebag it in the bread sack.
Garden Hose as a Saw Blade Cover
My garden hose has been left outside neglected too many times but it still has a purpose as saw blade covers! Cut the hose to the length of the blade and slit down the side so that it can be slid over the blade as protection.
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Tater and Her Kittens
Tater with her kittens; 3 redheads and a brunette. I'm not sure how old she is exactly. I got her as a housewarming gift when I moved in, my neighbor gave her to me
Tater (Tat) is less than a year old. She's a "Heinz57" (mixed breed, unknown, Mutt). When I first moved here my neighbor brought her to me. She likes to catch mice and bring them to me! Tater likes to nap with me.
Save Boxes and Cans for Craft Time
Start a new habit. Rinse cans and flatten boxes for a week and put aside until you have "craft time".
Decorative Story Jar
Story Jar made from recycled kitchen jars. After the contents of the jar are emptied, wash and dry. If you want a "peep hole" in the front, cut peel-n-stick shelf paper the desired shape and place it where you want it, then paint the jar.
Craft: Recycled Heart Garland
Cut apart a milk jug or other white plastics, clear plastic from product packaging and cut hearts in several sizes. Using your choice of cord or thread, chain stitch 20 stitches between each plastic heart (20 worked best for me). C
Selling Recycled Bag Rugs
There were plenty of reusable shirt bags behind a clothier here and a handy video to make short work of making the plarn necessary to create handmade items.
Cook Right In Cans
Stove-Top Tuna Casserole
Reuse Clear Plastic Magazine Mailer
Freezing Green Onions for Later Use
Storing Cookware on a Chain
Help Pets Beat the Heat with Frozen Treats
Can Cooking on the Deadwood Stove
Frugal Wall Update
Packing Away Fuel For Emergencies
Butterfly and Bee (Sedalia, MO)
Blackie (Black Lab/German Shepard)
Coffee Filter For Missing Lid
Woven Rug from Recycled Insulation...
Storing Toilet Paper
Newspaper Shield When Steam Cleaning
Storing Rolls of Wrapping Paper
Letter Carrier Gift Idea
Craft: Plarn Gift Bottles
Decorative Flowers from Empty Product Boxes
Stacked Stars from Food Packaging
Sock Tops for Arm Warmers
Decorate with Peel and Stick Leaves
Glass Soda Bottle Vase
Save Water for Storm Outages
Craft: Recycled Plastic Bottle Door Hanger
Recycled Wall Art
Craft: Recycled Pop Can Garland
Get Your Money's Worth When Buying Nuts and Produce
Feed Birds Leftover Bread In Winter
Growing Your Own Sprouts
Skeleton Key Decoration
Use Snow To Water Houseplants
Craft: Recycled Cardboard Basket
Free Organizer Bins From Recycled Containers
Craft: Recycled Cardboard Decorations
Decorating With Beach Glass
Craft: Grow Jar For Sprouts
Decorating With Fruit Jars
Craft: Origami Pin Cushion
Wildflower Preserved In Oil
Fringed Fabric Bird
Coasters Made From Old Shirt
Free Calendars on the Internet
Plastic Bag Holder
Wallpaper Flower Decor
Metal Trash Can for Perishables
Patchwork Back Porch
Straight Pin Storage Jar
Reusing Leftovers From Sticker Sheets
Garden: Walking Stick
Scenery: Serenity in Otterville, MO
Add Safety Glow Tape to Your Lampshade
Bamboo Rod For Mug Storage
Update Mailbox With Shelf Paper
Emerson Microwave Stopped Working
Ojibwa Baked Pumpkin
Punkin (Mixed Breed Cat)
Reflective Decorative Tape on Your Breaker Box
Turn Off the Lights Kids (or it Will Cost You)
Ideas for Covering Windows
Recycled Plastic Can Cozy
Pull Your Coupons Off Products Before Checkout
Finding Free Coupon Clipping Services
Reuse Pickling Solution
Vinyl Wall Accents
Use a Simmer Pot for Citronella Oil
Light Fixtures That Replace a Light Bulb
Satisfy Sweet Cravings With Dried Fruit
Using Herbs to Repel Bugs
Waste Nothing: Creative Recycled Crafting
Try Something Different With Your Spaghetti Sauce
Rummage Sale "Grab Bags"
Free Garage Sale Advertising Tip
Recipe for Coffee Chews
Reducing Household Garbage
Use a Plastic Spoon for Hot Soup
Swap Craft Items You Don't Want
Information About 4H
Print at Your Local Library
Buy Old Newspapers from the Library
Recharge Ball Air Fresheners
Use a Hotdog Bun for PB&J
Donate VHS Movies to the Library
Links: Making And Using Acorn Flour
Glue "Legs" on Your Laptop for Airflow
Look For Closeouts and Bargains Now
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