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Amazing Oasis: Here Are 30 Relatively Simple Things That Will Make Your Home Extremely Awesome. If you want to make your home more efficient (and look better while you’re at it), you don’t necessarily have to break the bank.

Amazing Oasis: Here Are 30 Relatively Simple Things That Will Make Your Home Extremely Awesome.

Sometimes, the simplest changes can make a world of difference. Take these 30 simple home improvement ideas, for example. You wouldn’t think that moving your outlets or adding an end table could change the flow and cool factor of your house, but it can. DIY Home Gifts.


Projects. Decorating. Cleaning. Vehicle How Toos. Music. Natural Solutions. Blogs. Perfume. Crafts. Gravity Powered Water Filter for Backpacking. A water filter is a key piece of gear on nearly any backpacking trip. Many of these filters using a pump which moves the water through the filter and into your bottle. This design has its drawbacks as it may take a good amount of time and effort to pump all the water that you need for cooking, clean...

By: andrewaxley. Pocket Alcohol Stove - "Jet Stove" (Camper's Guide) Today I am going to show you how to make a "Jet Stove".

Pocket Alcohol Stove - "Jet Stove" (Camper's Guide)

A stove that can fit right into your pocket! The stove can be powered by hand alcohol or anything similar. There are tons of useful applications for it. You can use it for camping, for winter warming, during brownouts, when you run out of LPG tanks or for emergency purposes. Bottle Cutting. I have found that the use of a turntable during the heating process makes a significant difference.

Bottle Cutting

Attempting to manually rotate the bottle never works so well for me, but if I use a turntable the breaking process is quite reliable. The turntable I use is the bottom part of a cheap plastic rotating shelf intended to keep spices in the kitchen cupboard. If you want a neater polished edge, you can use a series of grits of increasing fineness to do the lapping. Living on the Chic: DIY Pin Tucked Duvet Cover. A New Year brings new things.

Living on the Chic: DIY Pin Tucked Duvet Cover

For me, it was a duvet cover. I made an impulse buy of a beautiful Paisley Duvet Cover at TJ Maxx just the other day. I brought home my treasure, dropped everything and put it on my comforter. 8 smart organizing tips for the kitchen. Do it yourself divas. Make Your Own Pet Food. 99 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Can Compost. Anybody who has a composting bin or compost pile at their house knows that old apple cores, banana peels and potato skins can be composted.

99 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Can Compost

The list of items that can be composted doesn’t stop there, in fact, it barely scratches the surface. Did you know that you can compost an old tea bag? Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Crafty - 31 Pics. 16 DIY Home Décor Ideas From Our Fave Bloggers. Waterproof Your Canvas Shoes. Printables. High Functioning Coat Hooks. Back in Los Angeles, any old coat rack or a few hooks by the door would do.

High Functioning Coat Hooks

Most of us would just toss a jacket in the back of the car in the winter months. But here in Vermont we need a little more. Many of the vernacular farm houses I visit have at least a half dozen hooks per person lined up in their mud rooms. My wife and I each will have several different coats, jackets and vests in play all winter long. Add to that assorted scarves, hats and gloves, several of each for both of us, and your average coat rack doesn’t stand a chance. Materials, for each hanger you'll need: One cleaned or refinished paint can. 2 screws long enough to reach into wall studs.

Tools: Long handled screwdriver or screw gun with sufficient extensions to reach bottom of can. Step one: With the handle in a horizontal position, layout and make 2 small mounting holes at the top and bottom of the can within an inch or less of the edge. Step two: locate and mark stud position on wall for upper screw position. 7 Ideas For Storing and Organizing Your Beauty Loot Like a Champ: Girls in the Beauty Department. DIY Fashion-Forward Bracelets.

When money is tight, but fabulous fashion is a necessity, try out your crafting skills to make something new and fantastic.

DIY Fashion-Forward Bracelets

These bracelets are sure to impress and look quite expensive, but all they require is some gold chain and friendship bracelet yarn, both of which you can find at a craft store like Michael’s Art Supply. Make one signature piece or stack a bunch for a layered look! BFrend Bracelets by Monika You can find the full blog post here to see more styles of these bracelets.

In order to create them, check out these various friendship bracelet patterns. Another fun and very creative bracelet is this one made out of gold or silver nuts, normally used to secure bolts. Style Scrapbook: DIY: YELLOW CLUTCH. March 19, 2011 in Uncategorized by Andy And because I like keeping my word, here is the step-by-step… C’mon, its Saturday, you have no school, no work, you probably have a party later today, but you are free right now, so get the fabric, scissors, pins and let the party begin!

Style Scrapbook: DIY: YELLOW CLUTCH

, then, you take your new clutch to tonight’s party? How does that sound? Laters! Traduccion: Y como soy una mujer de palabra, aquí esta el como hacer la bolsa, paso a paso … Es Sábado, no tienes clases, no tienes que ir a trabajar, ¡No hay excusas! Prevent painted items from sticking while drying. I was repainting some large wooden letters for my daughter’s new “big girl room” the other night while Chica was over.

Prevent painted items from sticking while drying

I had finished the first coat on about four of the letters and was going back to do the second coat when I noticed they had kind of stuck to the cardboard I had placed them on to dry. Home - How Clean Is Your Home? DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace. Earlier this month Lauren and I escaped city life with our dear friend Grace, of Stripes & Sequins, for a weekend chock-full of sun and DIY.

DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace

With an abundant supply of rhinestone and brass curb chain, we decided to try weaving the components together to make our own collar necklaces. It was fun to see how wonderfully different the pieces turned out - each so fabulous in their own unique way! Honestly, isn’t that the best part about DIYing with friends? You’ll need: 50 Tools Everyone Should Own (With Tips!) Man is "weak in himself, and of small stature," wrote 19th-century essayist Thomas Carlyle. Yet, with tools, "the granite mountain melts into light dust before him, seas are his smooth highway, winds and fire his un­wearying steeds. " And this from a guy who never felt a 5800-rpm circular saw scream to life in his hand. While much has changed since Carlyle's day, one thing hasn't: We need tools to build, repair and maintain the mechanical world in which we live. With these 50 tools, you'll be ready for just about any project--whether it's melting mountains or swapping out the kitchen sink. 1.

Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (21) Posted by: Cathy on Oct 06, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged I saw this idea a few times on the Martha Stewart site and I would really like to make these as stocking stuffers this Christmas. A beginners Guide to Learn Telekinesis. Many people wish they had telekinesis abilities, but most people have been told all of their lives that telekinesis does not exist. The truth of the matter is anyone can learn telekinesis. In fact, you already have telekinetic abilities, but they are laying dormant in the vast majority of people and they can be brought to the surface which is what this article is about. First however, let's look at what telekinesis is all about. How to Develop a Photographic Memory. Recycled Old Book into a Laptop Case DIY.

How to Cover a Book. Book into a laptop case. 31 How to Sites Must Check. How To Draw. Lessons. Quick hand-legs-foot tutorial by `Hellobaby on deviantART. Sitemap.