January 17th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
Conventional toothpaste is full of harmful chemicals. Shocking, since this is stuff that's supposed to go into your mouth, right? Most conventional toothpaste contains artificial colors and flavors along with chemicals that might even weaken your teeth over time. And the worst of the bunch also contain triclosan or triclocarban. Instead of agonizing over a long ingredients label, you can save some cash and learn how to make toothpaste yourself. At home. With ingredients that you pick!
November 29th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Redo an old votive holder with a little bit of burlap for cute DIY holiday decor or even a DIY wedding decoration!
September 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Give your kitchen a face lift with these diy kitchen ideas from reclaimed materials. Less money and less waste? Yes, please!
May 28th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
We all get misled or confused sometimes when we're buying craft supplies. When that happens, it's easy to give in to green guilt and kick yourself. This is the story of the time that I tried to buy some Krylon H2O to review and accidentally bought plain old stinky spray paint
April 16th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
How cute is this foxy piece of wall art made from recycled wood
September 26th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell
A few weeks ago, I created an adorable pumpkin from a wooden spool. For whatever reason, the hole in the spool made me say to myself, "Self, you could turn this into a drawer knob!" I'm all about DIY home decor, so that's exactly what I did!
August 31st, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
The right light fixtures can really change the whole mood in a room. Rather than toss your old lamps and fixtures, try these DIY lighting ideas to give them a face lift instead!
August 28th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Make your own DIY lighting! Take a glass lamp from plain Jane to shabby chic in just a few minutes with a little bit of lace or ribbon and the right sort of glue
November 8th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Headboards make such a lovely focal point for the bedroom, but they're often pretty pricey. Even mass-produced headboards from the big box store can get expensive, and those don't have the best environmental footprint, either. Luckily, with some fabric from your scrap bin, some recycled felt, and our handy templates, you can whip up your very own upcycled faux headboard!
July 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Yesterday, we made a table runner from scrap fabric, but what are some other ways to use what you have to add a little DIY flair to your home