Do It Yourself Projects

DIY projects for the homemade life! Crafts and techniques, hand and power tools, repurpose and recycle, sewing and quilting, and woodworking.

One Hour Body Scrub

and photos by Renee-Lucie Benoit

Make this lovely natural body scrub with ingredients you have on hand.


Natural Beauty from the Garden

By Janice Cox

Create healthy, homemade skin care products with all-natural ingredients plucked straight from the landscape that will leave you glowing.


Dandelion Age Spot Oil Recipe

What appears to be one of nature’s most persistent weeds is actually endlessly useful for health and beauty.


Victorian Geranium Powder Recipe

This fragrant powder will keep you comfortable when you’re interested in staying cool and dry.


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Garden-Stained Hand Solutions

Hands dirty from hard work? You can clean them using ingredients straight from the garden that stained them.


Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'! Shower Gel Recipe

Create healthy, homemade skin care products with all-natural ingredients plucked straight from the landscape that will leave you glowing.


Scented Sugar Scrub Recipe

Whichever natural smell you find most invigorating can be used to scent your homemade facial scrub.


Marigold Hand Cream Recipe

A good cream can not only clean and protect rough hands, but also restore the balance of acidity upset by harsh soaps.



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