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9 Wonderfully Practical Repurposing Ideas For the Kitchen

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Add some eco-friendly chic to your kitchen with these repurposing ideas.  

Looking to update your kitchen decor or add some organizational touches, then consider do-it-yourself repurposing ideas and projects.

Repurposing is a great way to reuse items destined for the landfill or recycling bin. You can also repurpose thrift store, estate sale or yard sale finds for way less money than purchasing new. That’s not to mention that repurposing can keep you out of that cycle of conspicuous consumption, which is a way better choice for the planet. …

10 Washi Tape Ideas: From Organizing to DIY

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Read on for washi tape ideas for everything from getting organized to decorating your space.

For those not in the know, washi tape is printed, colorful and patterned Japanese tape. It has the stickiness of a painters’ tape, or a less sticky masking tape, which makes it great for removing and relocating without leaving a lot of sticky mess. It also comes in an almost infinite assortment of colors and patterns making it not only easy on the eye, but also quite practical.

Washi tape ideas and uses run the gamut from …

5 DIY Home Decor Project for the Vintage Junkie: Repurpose Thrift Store Finds

Use these clever ides for repurposing thrift store finds into diy home decor.

Looking to add some thrift store chic to your home? Consider these clever DIY home decor project ideas to repurpose vintage finds.

You know the saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and that couldn’t be more true for those of us who like to scour thrift stores, estate sales, yard sales, vintage stores and the like looking for great items that can be brought back to life or repurposed.

Those in the know understand that repurposing thrift finds has its …

6 Unusual Uses for Natural Probiotics

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Natural probiotics are popping up everywhere. Here are 6 unusual places you might find them.

Okay, so we’re all familiar with the importance of natural probiotics for gut health (those Activia commercials make indigestion look so fun, don’t they?) – and word has it they’re also being used in a number of wild and wacky (but apparently effective) ways. Let’s explore them, shall we?

Here are 6 unusual uses for natural probiotics:

1. Cleaning your home

The idea behind natural probiotics in household cleaners is that our cleaning products tend to temporarily sterilize …

Bikini Waxing and Brazilian Waxes: Are They Safe?

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Bikini waxing – let alone a Brazilian wax – is a daunting and often painful experience.

These days, most women in their early 20s are sometimes, or almost always, bare down there. The question though: is bikini waxing safe? We break down the bikini wax for you, in all its variations, so you can better understand the risks involved and how to avoid an unpleasant experience.

What Kind of Wax Are You In For?

When you attempt to go bare down there, first you must decide exactly how much hair you want to get rid of. A full …

6 Planter Ideas Using Funky and Unusual Items

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Let’s get creative, folks! As the summer months are racing to the finish line (slow down already, for the love of ice pops and flip flops, sheesh!), don’t spend them in the garden of boring. To end your craft-tastic summer with a fun bang, we’ve rounded up our list of planter ideas using some of the most funky and unusual items we could find. Martha Stewart would be so proud!

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Funky Planter Ideas

1. Old Floppy Disk Planter

Listen, technology …

9 Stunning DIY Wall Art Projects That Won’t Break the Bank

Diy wall art ideas and projects.

Cover those bare walls with DIY wall art projects and transform your home without spending a fortune.

Are your walls still bare and you’ve been in your apartment going on three years? Or are your walls covered top to bottom with prints, posters, framed art and photos, but you are just looking for a change? Consider creating your own stunning DIY wall art from everyday objects and keep on budget. All you need is a little creativity, inspiration and a few hours on a Saturday afternoon.

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5 Cocktail Herb Garden Garnishes and Mixed Drink Ingredients You Can Grow Yourself

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Why not make sure you have an herb garden that gives you the best cocktails possible?

While a well-mixed cocktail is a good thing, a well-mixed cocktail with homegrown garnish is even better. Which is where your herb garden comes in.

The beauty of cocktail garnishes is that you don’t need a lot of herbs, which means that a mixed drink herb garden can be as simple as a few pots in your kitchen window. Beyond garnishes, you can use your herbs as cocktail ingredients, either muddling them or making easy simple syrups.

Here …