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WATCH: She Presses a Piece of a Water Bottle to an Iron and Makes Something Beautiful. Make a Rain Barrel to Save Water. DIY Dried Flower Coasters. Time: 20 minutes + 24 hour dry time Materials: wood slices, dried flowers, epoxy resin, wax paper I know I’ve kept you in suspense since sharing how to press flowers, but today is the big reveal!

DIY Dried Flower Coasters

This may just be my most time consuming project to date, but I think the wait was worth it. But then again, I may be biased on this one! You can dry your own flowers following this tutorial (does take 4-6 weeks). The wood slices were cut from a dead tree branch then sanded. I pressed my flowers for 6 weeks and am really happy with the way they turned out. The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood » DIY Beer Box Coasters – An Awesome “Man” Gift!

Anyone else have extreme difficulty shopping for the men in your lives?

The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood » DIY Beer Box Coasters – An Awesome “Man” Gift!

I always have a hard time thinking about what to give (and an especially hard time thinking up something to make) for my husband, Dad, father-in-law, and brothers. These easy to make beer box coasters are great, though, and work as a thoughtful, handmade gift for so many different kinds of men. Plus, I think they look really awesome on anyone’s table or bar and aren’t very taste specific.

How to: Marble Coasters. Here is a colorful coaster project that has endless possibilities.

How to: Marble Coasters

I love how the coasters come out completely unique each time. You’ll never make the same pattern twice. 16 Kitchen Scraps That You Can Re-grow. All of us want to be able to have fresh fruit and vegetable at our disposal when working in the kitchen, preparing a delicious meal.

16 Kitchen Scraps That You Can Re-grow

The truth is you can have your veggies and eat them too! There are a number of plants which you can throw away after eating, not knowing they can be re-grown in the most easy of methods. Here is the list of those vegetables and how you can make some more in the comfort of your home. • Fennel, Scallions, Onions and Leeks can be re-grown if using the white root end. A Small Cabin That Can Be Placed On A Piling Foundation Or A Basement. This beatiful cabin is designed by Star Log Cabins, a company located in the Scenic Bluffs of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

A Small Cabin That Can Be Placed On A Piling Foundation Or A Basement

This rustic wooden cabin is a part of “Classic Series” and can be placed on a pilling foundation or a basement. For those interested can be ordered from 20 to 36 feet long. Many plans to choose from. How to Make a Coaster From A Tile. She Begins By Wrapping An Egg In Silk.

How to Make a Coaster From A Tile

The End Result Is Stunningly Beautiful.Starting with fresh unboiled eggs, Kendra... She Fills A Cake With Peeps. I Couldn’t Stop Smiling At The Result. Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine. Every year’s festivities demand some proper preparations at home.

Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine

Making sure the decor is attuned with the main holiday or season’s festivities is important to setting a welcoming ambiance. You can do all kind of decorative projects and put on various decorations, but one simple craft will stand out from the others – both in terms of result and effort. Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine. Garden design is something landscapers learn over a few years, but there are a few tricks you can master on a single webpage.

Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine

This next tutorial is especially useful when you don’t have that much of space in your yard for a whole lot of plants and flowers. With a DIY vertical planter you will be able to save on space and also improve the overall decor of your garden. Or even porch, because the piece of decoration being easily movable to any area as you please. You will be amazed to learn these beauty hacks. 4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel. Container gardening isn't only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow, it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment.

4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

Not only does growing potatoes in a barrel reduce the amount of weeding and exposure to pests and fungi, you don't even have to risk shovel-damage to the tender potatoes by digging them out of the ground when they're done, just tip the container over! After extensive research to plan my own potatoes-in-a-barrel, I've boiled all of the recommendations down to 4 simple steps to a winning potato harvest. 1. Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi. If You Are A Woman Than You Should Know These 21 Awesome Life Hacks.

DIY Waist High Planter Box. Gardening is not an easy activity like you would tend to imagine.

DIY Waist High Planter Box

Of course it’s not as intricate as rocket science, but it is still a tiring job. The tasks of watering, tilling and any other aspect of tending to your plants will tire you and perhaps give you backaches on the long term. So it’s better to be safe than sorry. A DIY waist high planter box is the answer for the previously mentioned issues. We’re not suggesting you take this solution and implement it the entire garden, with all of your plants, but it’s nice to have things done easy for change. If done properly, with some reclaimed wood, your finances are safe and your backache might get better. 52 Quick And Easy DIYs That Actually Take Less Than An Hour.

DIY Cactus Garden Idea. This one is a nice DIY project which will show you how to plant a simple cactus garden. Plants are always a great idea when it comes to decorating your home so why not making a project with them? Just take a simple circle-shaped vase (make sure that it is a shallower one). Cactuses may be of different forms, this is why they are perfect for this project, as you can group them in different ways. You will also need: rocks, soil and a shovel.

Your project will be done in about 20 minutes. Lovely ballerina snowflake craft for kids. These Simple Tips Will Make A Huge Difference In Your Kitchen. 7 DIY Ways to Make Your House Smell Amazing for the Holidays - Your halls are decked, your tree is trimmed, and your Christmas lights would make Clark Griswold proud. But does your home smell like the holidays? This winter’s new trend is scentscaping: filling your home with seasonal, inviting scent in every room. Make A Giant 3-D Snowflake. DIY Makedo Cardboard Christmas Tree. Having a tree in your home for Christmas can be quite a stressful situation to deal with. For starters, the cost of a natural tree is pretty high and then, when all of the fuss and beauty of the festivities are over, you are left with a floor full of tree pines to clean. So it’s normal to see why people resort to all kind of alternatives. Today, as Christmas is slowly approaching, we suggest you try this Cardboard Christmas Tree for your main piece of the festive theme décor.

The process of achieving a simple yet nice result is simple and doesn’t involve any hard labor. You don’t have to worry about cutting permits or spending hours on cleaning the floor afterwards. This christmas tree was made with coroplast and illuminated it with Philips Hue by Yolibj Check out the full tutorial provided by Makedo-able… Upcycled Cat Tent. We love upcycles for pets and this cat tent could not be easier to make. Show your cat a little extra love with this sweet upcycled cat tent.

All you need is a few minutes, 2 wire hangers, a piece of cardboard and an old t-shirt! Cats just love exploring nooks and crannies! DIY: Safety Pin Bracelet Tutorial. Custom handmade jewelry can give a great amount of satisfaction to its owner, as it is something unique that was made by their own hands. There are so many great jewelry ideas out there, that’s why you can choose the ones that represent your personality. This next handmade bracelet tutorial is perfect for bold and trendy girls, who are looking for the perfect accessory this summer.

Natural Way to Remove Scars. Many different things cause trauma to the skin, ranging from injuries and accidents to skin conditions such as acne and eczema. Treatments to get rid of scars on black skin can sometimes be a challenge, but with consistency and patience, it is possible to reduce the appearance of stubborn blemishes. Types of Scars. How to Rid and Prevent Underarm Stains. I don’t care who you are, if you own a white shirt, chances are that the underarm portion of the shirt has begun or will begin to yellow. Let’s be honest…humans sweat. If you prefer to refer to it as “perspiring”, or “glistening”…to each their own. I know I sweat. So, what can we do about it? Would you believe I have the answer in one simple word? Home Remedies for Keloids. Keloids are scars that become enlarged due to abnormal growth of fibrous tissues. Skin injuries like acne, minor burns, bites, cuts, or scrapes can leave scars. Keloids form over time, when an excess amount of collagen grows in the scars.

Generally, they do not cause pain, but sometimes they can be itchy. Even though keloids do not pose a health concern, many people dislike having these enlarged, ugly scars. Some people opt for surgery, injections or laser treatment to remove them.