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TAG : do it yourself projects

Craft a Welcome Sign

If you have some thin plywood scraps or smaller boards that you don’t have any plans for, here’s a great little project that will look fantastic hanging on the front door to greet company.Sand the surface of your plywood or board so it’s fairly rough. Then cut a piece of scrapbook paper ...

Repurposing a Tea Towel: DIY Handmade Apron

Handmade crafts lend character and personality. Homemade (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010) by Ros Badger and Elspeth Thompson is packed full of practical, thoughtful handmade ideas from seasoned crafters. With over one hundred projects using everyday objects from around the house, they craft ...

DIY Patchwork Throw

Handmade crafts lend character and personality. Homemade (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010) by Ros Badger and Elspeth Thompson is packed full of practical, thoughtful handmade ideas from seasoned crafters. With over one hundred projects using everyday objects from around the house, they craft ...

DIY Mexican Tin Lantern

Handmade crafts lend character and personality. Homemade (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010) by Ros Badger and Elspeth Thompson is packed full of practical, thoughtful handmade ideas from seasoned crafters. With over one hundred projects using everyday objects from around the house, they craft ...

How to Make a Solar Food Dryer

How to Make a Solar Food DryerDehydrating food at home can be easy once you make a solar food dryer.March 21, 2014By Margaret ParkFor urban and suburban folk, finding proper gardening space can seem like an insurmountable task. Margaret Park offers a welcome solution with More Food From Small ...

Knitting Toys: Egg to Penguin

From the amazingly imaginative mind of author and knitter Susan B. Anderson, comes a book focused solely on creating “Reversibles” — knitted projects that are two toys in one. Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys (Artisan Books, 2013) contains step-by-step instructions for knitting a ...

Knitting Toys: Dog to Doghouse

From the amazingly imaginative mind of author and knitter Susan B. Anderson, comes a knitting book solely focused on creating “Reversibles” — knitted projects that are two toys in one. Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys (Artisan Books, 2013) contains step-by-step instructions for knitting a ...

Homemade Light Fixture for a Rustic Kitchen

Plowing with Pigs (New Society Publishers, 2013) is for the farmer who has a passionate desire to return to simpler times. Authors Oscar H. Will III and Karen K. Will — a husband and wife team — are part of a new wave of homesteaders, ones who seek a good life, and the kind of satisfaction ...

Broom-Making a Favorite Among Chores for Children

With the arrival of fall, my brothers and I saw the fluffy tops of broomsedge waving in the wind, and we knew we were in for a treat.Three of us were old enough to do a few chores for children, including helping tend a toddler and a baby. Broom-making day was more a celebration to us than a ...

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