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Make Your Own Home Address Number Plates. Need an address plate for your home?

Make Your Own Home Address Number Plates

We did and so I decided to make our own. I happened to be at Lowe’s and noticed these pre-formed Wainscoting moulding frame. It just happened to be the perfect length and width to fit around five 4 x 4 inch tiles. Wahoo! Perfect. Since the frame was backless, I cut out a piece of 1/4 inch PDF board {the same wood we used on our Wainscoting here} to the same measurements of the moulding frame…7 x 23 inches. Then I glued the frame to the PDF board with Gorilla Wood Glue and set it with some clamps to hold it in place and let it dry overnight. The next day, I spray painted the frame with black Satin Krylon Spray Paint {my favorite brand of Spray Paint}. Then I centered my tiles, 3 light colored tiles and 2 darker colored tiles, inside the frame where I wanted them to sit. Then I used my Silhouette machine and cut out some black vinyl letters and some flourish designs for the sides. Make Your Own Laundry Detergent! It's Easy! Save BIG & Have Fresh, Clean Laundry!

Well, I did it! I have pinned various recipes for homemade laundry detergent for months, now, thinking that soon I would gather the exotic ingredients and muster the courage to make some. I should have paid a lot more attention to those recipes I was pinning. There is nothing exotic about the ingredients, nor is it difficult. I’m actually mourning a little bit, for all the money I have wasted over the years, just not realizing I could do this quickly and simply. Two weeks ago, I sat down to earnestly study all the pins I have for DIY laundry detergent. Once I actually stopped to look at the details, I was shocked.

My own DIY brand! The one thing that they all had in common was that they make gigantic batches – 10 to 12 gallons, at a time. Why would I bother to make laundry detergent when I could just conveniently grab a bottle off the shelf at the store? Make Your Own Lip Balm. Make Your Own Lip Balm Article courtesy of: Mountain Rose Herbs Lip balm is truly one of the easiest and most inexpensive products to create. Once that you have created your own homemade lip balm, it is almost impossible to muster up $3.00 for a tube of inferior stuff at the store. Plus, you can even make special blends with your favorite oils, butters, and other luxurious ingredients. You seasonal lip balms, and unique lip balms for friends and families. Lip balm is almost fool-proof. Basic Lip Balm Preparation Coarsely chop or grated your beeswax (vegans may use Carnauba Wax as an alternative), and place it in a small pot or glass pyrex measuring cup with your butters and carrier oils in the top of a double boiler, and melt gently over heated water.

Making Homemade Laundry Soap. This page is my own personal writings and is copyright protected.

Making Homemade Laundry Soap

NO PART OF THIS PAGE MAY BE COPIED AND PASTED ONTO WEBSITES, BLOGS OR MESSAGE BOARD FORUMS! Making Homemade Laundry Soap By Crystal Miller Making your own laundry soap is very easy! No longer do you need to rely on store bought detergents. ~If after reading through this you have a question PLEASE read the "Questions Answered" at the bottom of this page. What Ingredients Do You Need? You will need 3 basic ingredients; a soap of some sort, washing soda and borax. The Soap: The most typical type of soap to use is Fels Naptha. Washing Soda: This is not to be confused with baking soda. Borax: Borax is a naturally occurring mineral: Sodium Borate. The Recipe Now that you have assembled all the needed ingredients here is the recipe: Homemade Laundry Soap 1/3 bar Fels Naptha or other type of soap, as listed above ½ cup washing soda ½ cup borax powder ~You will also need a small bucket, about 2 gallon size~ ~The soap is a low sudsing soap.

Homemade Lip Gloss and Lip Balm: From Simple Two Ingredient Recipes to The More Advanced. Homemade Lip Balm for The Most Cracked, Chapped and Miserable Lips!

Homemade Lip Gloss and Lip Balm: From Simple Two Ingredient Recipes to The More Advanced

My kids get the absolute worst chapped lips in the winter. They have this awful tendency to lick them once they're chapped, which only makes matters worse. They'd begin to develop rashes on the skin just above their top lips from the saliva. I couldn't find a lip balm that could keep up with this vicious cycle. That was the beginning of my homemade Chapstick obsession.

I read Emu oil (from the Australian Emu bird) is a great chapped lip protector and moisturizer. So, here's my bar-none best recipe for the driest. most cracked and chapped lips: 4 tsp. olive oil- liquid oil2 tsp. almond oil- liquid oil2 1/4 tsp. cocoa butter- brittle/hard oil3 3/4 tsp. coconut oil- solid oil3 tsp. beeswax (make sure to get cosmetic grade)5 vitamin E capsules or 5 drops of Vitamin E oil for a preservative. This will yield 15 tubes or containers of the world's best chapped lip balm! Process: Basic Proportions to Keep in Mind.