With PVC pipe crafts you can make some wonderful unique home decor or yard decor. Jim has made these from schedule 40 PVC plumbing pipe and sent some photos over for us, they look great indoors in a corner on a round table. I made a pattern that you can lay out on the 4'' to 3'' PVC pipe … [Read more...] about Jims Unique Decor Made With PVC Pipe
DIY Craft Ideas For Home & Everyday Living
While the economy was still getting back on its feet, we had to watch the pennies and save those dollars. Finding diy craft ideas to help do things cheaper than normal seemed like a logical idea to us, and making your own homemade things is a great way to save cash.
It was also nice to have some unique items around the house and to give as gifts for friends and family. Many of these home craft ideas are easy to make, with items you may already have to hand.
From homemade edible gifts and home brewing to diy decor and homemade cleaners, there's a lot of info in here that we've shared over the years, I hope it helps you save a little and give the stores a miss sometimes.
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These old tires can have a new life, with a little elbow grease they can be transformed in to unique diy tire planters. Thanks to Jim for taking the time to send me his quick guide and some photos so you can have a go at this unique craft. By laying the tire flat you can draw a triangle shape … [Read more...] about Jims DIY Recycled Tire Planters
The one thing that can ruin a lovely summer evening is the buzz of mosquitoes. Those little pests seem to have a single goal in their lives, to irritate us beyond all reason. However, you can use these diy citronella candles to rid yourself of these nasty pests, as homemade candles can be made with … [Read more...] about Making DIY Citronella Candles
Incense sticks are one of the best ways to fill your home with wonderful, fragrant scents. Today, I’ll show you how to make incense sticks that are powerful smelling and long lasting. We will be minimising the black smoke by using dipropylene glycol (DPG) and infusing the stick with fragrance … [Read more...] about How To Make Incense Sticks That Are Powerful And Long Lasting
Making your own DIY reed diffuser is so much easier than you might think, and today I’m going to show you how to make the best reed diffuser oil I’ve come across! Like so many of my homemade gifts once you’ve assembled your ingredients and equipment, it will take no more than 10 minutes to whip up … [Read more...] about Gorgeous DIY Reed Diffuser In 10 Minutes Or Less
I like to use decoupage ideas to brighten up or transform something old to look as good as new. And because decoupage art can be used to transform just about anything it could be time to investigate that cluttered hoard in the loft? This paper craft can be fun for all ages, from 3 to a 100. … [Read more...] about 3 Great Decoupage Ideas For Beginners
This fun popsicle stick box with lid is a perfect little project for a child to make. It makes a great homemade gift idea or mother’s day present, keeps the kids occupied for a couple of hours and costs hardly anything to make... Definitely a win-win situation. We made this popsicle stick sewing … [Read more...] about How To Make A Popsicle Stick Box
It's easy to keep birds coming into your yard year after year by making your own homemade bird food to leave around. I have a few recipes for you below to try, but don't forget that different species of birds have differing feeding habits and preferences. If you cater your bird food to these … [Read more...] about Making Homemade Bird Food
Homemade waterfalls are wonderful additions to any backyard pond! They are fun to make and a great way to add a little color and personal touch to your pond, but is quite easy to do. Pond and waterfall kits make it easy, allowing you to turn a simple garden into an elaborate display. These … [Read more...] about Making Homemade Waterfalls
If you're wondering why I, or anyone would want to make homemade dryer balls then let me explain. A few months ago I purchased some PVC dryer balls and although I was happy with the way they softened my laundry I was disappointed to find they split after just a few weeks. If you are unaware of … [Read more...] about Homemade Dryer Balls
I was looking for ways to help me save money when my daughter was born and I came across a really simple and economical way to make homemade baby wipes using paper towels. Not only does it save me plenty of money, but I always know what ingredients I'm using. I feel assured that I'm not using … [Read more...] about Homemade Baby Wipes Using Paper Towels
I wanted to try and find a way to make my own homemade cat litter as I read somewhere that store bought cat litter is filled with chemicals that can be harmful to the environment. That also made me wonder if it's doing my much-loved cat any good! There are several suggestions on the Internet … [Read more...] about Homemade Cat Litter That’s Environment Friendly