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31 Household Products You'll Never Have To Buy Again

31 Household Products You'll Never Have To Buy Again
1. DIY Dishwashing Detergent 1 cup borax, 1 cup washing soda (or baking soda will work, as well), 1/2 cup citric acid, and 1/2 cup of kosher salt as a scrubbing agent. Use vinegar as your rinsing agent. 2. DIY Shaving Cream Shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil, rosemary oil, and peppermint oil are the ingredients you’ll need to make this natural shaving cream. 3. Add distilled water, witch hazel, and citronella oil to a spray bottle. 4. 5. The secret is in the pump, not the soap, so never throw out an empty foam soap dispenser. 6. Make a much cheaper version with coconut oil and paper towels. 7. It’s completely earth-friendly and chemical-free. 8. Get the directions here. 9. All you need is Elmer’s glue and water. 10. Mix 1 cup of latex house paint or acrylic craft paint with 1 tablespoon of non-sanded tile grout. 11. You’ll need beeswax, almond oil, and coconut oil. 12. Get the full directions here. 13. You’ll need epsom salts, which are awesome for detoxifying baths. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

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Beauty Recipes at Ginger Orange Cayenne Warming Foot Scrub submitted by IBN President Donna Maria If you have a question or comment about this recipe, please post it in the Comments Section below! As this recipe is added, it's cold outside, so there''s no shortage of reasons to take a warm bath and crawl into bed early with a good book. Ginger Orange Cayenne Warming Foot Scrub smells great, feels great on the skin and really warms your feet on a cold night! Redfly Creations: The 50-Cent DIY iPad Stand Ever since we purchased a tablet we have been looking for an inexpensive yet sturdy stand. The good ones available on the market cost about $30. On the other hand, inexpensive homemade stands out of legos or pencils and rubber bands are just not sturdy enough. So, we decided to make our own out of wood! This stand is versatile enough that it will fit any generation iPad AND most Android Tablets including Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD.

Homemade Hair Treatments - At Home DIY Hair Treatments Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast—but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that. And they're not the only ones. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does? Or that the mild acidity in lemon is an effective—and gentler—alternative to chemical-laden products? Next time your locks need a lift, save money by using one of these kitchen fixes.

the Maria Antoinette If you are anything like me you are always thinking of ways to save a buck! I have been researching dress forms for a while now and I found dress form that varied from 80 dollars on sale to 400 plus dollars. I was really saving my pennies to be able to buy one for 300-400 dollars that would be closest to my figure, but time was not my friend because my patience wasn’t kicking in on this idea. Then I came upon a ton of sites, blogs and articles on DIY Dress Forms but this site was the one I gained inspiration from Prudent Baby.

ipad cover tutorial We recently bought a new iPad 2 for work and I was floored at the prices of covers…..I just couldn’t bring myself to spend that much. My husband’s friend Walker jokes that his composition notebook is his “low-tech iPad” because it is exactly the same size… it gave me an idea. I would make a cover for our new iPad out of one of the old composition notebooks I had sitting around. Turns out it was pretty easy using the box my iPad came in, some hair elastics and a notebook with the pages removed. Is Omar Borkan Al Gala The Dubai Man Kicked Out Of Saudi Arabia For Being 'Too Handsome'? (PICTURES, VIDEO) SEE ALSO: Move Over Omar Bourkan Al Gala, There's A New Zoolander In Town, Meet Ahmed Angel (PICTURES) Earlier this month we reported on the three men who were ejected from Saudi Arabia by religious police for being “too handsome”. A local newspaper explained the men had been targeted amid fears “female visitors would fall for them”, and they were swiftly deported to Abu Dhabi. Now Jezebel claims to have lifted the veil on one of the trio, and we reckon those religious police were onto something… Middle Eastern 'Blue Steel': Omar Borkan Al Gala flashes a grin Without further ado, meet Omar Borkan Al Gala, a photographer, actor and poet from Dubai.

How to Print Bumper Stickers at Home (nebsi/english production method) [This describes a sticker making technique now called the nebsi production method] There are lots of places online where you can design bumper stickers and get them shipped out to you ASAP. In small quantities this will set you back a couple of bucks per sticker. Printing your own bumper stickers is ten times cheaper and more than ten times faster. Follow these instructions to print glossy, nearly professional-looking, peel-and-stick bumper stickers.

DIY Duct Tape Dress Form Ok, this is kind of embarrassing but it’s such a useful tool I’m just going to go ahead and put it out there – this exact replica of my body I mean. The duct tape dress form DIY is nothing new, but I really want you all to create your own so we can show you some new Hot Mess Mommy tops and dresses and you can sew them to fit just right. My friend Mary and I really worked to perfect the technique and show you all the supplies to make a really effective yet simple custom dress form of your own body super inexpensively. Get the full tutorial on How to Make a Duct Tape Dress Form after the jump…Duct Tape DIY Dress Form

The 388-Year-Old Bonsai that Survived Hiroshima On display at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the United States National Arboretum is this remarkable Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora ‘Miyajima’) bonsai sometimes known as Hiroshima Survivor. According to the tree’s display placard, it has been in training since 1625 making it 388-years-old. Oh and it survived the atomic blast in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. In 1976 as part of Japan’s Bicentennial gift to the American people, bonsai master Masaru Yamaki donated one of his most prized bonsai.

DIY Penny Ring Make yourself a Lucky Penny Ring DIY to remember 2012 or another important date, with this simple and fun DIY. 1 Lucky penny2-2.5 inches of small rhinestone trimWirePliersSuper glueSomething to wrap your wire around (I used the handle from my garlic press) step 1 Measure your rhinestone trim around your penny to the exact measurement and cut. step 2 Lay your rhinestone trim on a flat surface on its side.