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Make a Lunch Box from a Milk Jug

Make a Lunch Box from a Milk Jug
There are concerns that plastics used commonly for milk and water bottles are risky to reuse due to chemical leaching (if it's reused several times, partly because of surface wear on the plastic), and particularly with milk bottles, if you don't clean them well, they can be a bacterial risk. There's plenty of discussion on it. Truth be told the data out there does seem to be sketchy and the impact is unlikely, but I'd still personally prefer to get a container I know for sure was safe for repeated use with food, since it's very easy to do, even if you're broke. :) 9/18/11 9:10pm

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Frisbie Bird Feeder Proceedure Start by drawing a 3" circle in the center of the saucer you choose for the top Cut out the 3" circle and remove the piece drill a 1/16" pilot hole in the center of the bottom of the sauce and the mayo jar drill the same pilot hole in the center of the dowel and the jar cover Cut 4 hole 3/4" diameter in the side of the jar at the very bottom as shown in attached drawing that also shows how the pieces are assembled With the #8 screw attach the bottom saucer to the bottom of the mayo jar apply a bead of hot glue completely around the joint of the jar and saucer Set the top saucer over the top of the mayo jar and hot glue the 2 together as shown in the drawing Screw the coffee mug hook through the top of the jar cover and into the center of the dowel and tighten Fill the jar with bird seed, screw the jar cover on the mayo jar, hang the feeder and watch the birds

Inspired Entertaining: DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses Last month I got an email from one of those "deal of the day" websites featuring a very cute set of wine glasses with chalkboard stems from a company called Chalkboard China. I've seen chalkboard glasses before, and always thought them to be a fun and chic way for guests to keep track of their glass throughout the night so you don't end up with mixed-up glasses or dozens of half-full glasses left around the house. But all the ones I've seen in stores feature a strip of chalkboard paint across the bowl of the glass, which I've always felt looks awkward and takes away from the beauty of the wine or beverage in the glass. What I like about this version is that the writing part is at the bottom on the stem and foot of the glass, so it doesn't compete with the beverage. I also like that the simple black foot on the glass is in itself an elegant design element, and would work just as well with no writing on it.

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How to cut glass I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! Party Favour Boxes from Recycled Plastic Bottles – Step-by-Step Tutorial Difficult to believe that these five party favour boxes were once plastic bottles that contained soft drinks. By recycling plastic bottles in this way, you not only do your bit for Mother Earth, but you also have quite unique favour boxes for your child’s birthday party. Older children can make these boxes too, but please supervise the cutting procedures.

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