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How to turn a letterbox full of Junk Mail into something useful

  I recently watched a YouTube clip on How to Make a Basket from Newspaper. It inspired me to make my own, substituting used glossy, coloured catalogues as I didn’t want to get newsprint ink all over me. Here is

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Have you tried Flower Bombing yet?

The Flower Bomb [ aka The Seed Bomb or Green Hand Grenade]  is designed to enable seeds to be sown in hard to reach places.  This enables gardeners to achieve plants and flowers in unexpected places. They are easy to make repurposing

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What do you do with Tamper evident bands ?

Tamper-evident bands are commonplace in today’s packaging world.  If disposed of incorrectly, they can end up in our waterways and choke birds and sealife.   I found after just 3 weeks of reclaiming, that they soon add up.   These

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Posted in crafts & home, home décor, Repurpose

How to Personalise your Valentines Card

Show your l♥ve by giving a customised greeting card, into which you have put some time, effort and thought – rather than one you have just bought off-the-shelf. The easiest way to do this is to repurpose an old card,

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Posted in crafts & home, Valentines Day

Heart & Craft ♥ Frugal Gifts you can create without looking cheap this Valentines Day

You don’t need to spend a fortune to show your l♥ve for your Valentine.  There are plenty of ideas on Facebook, Pinterest and Flickr to get you started. Here are a few cost-effective and downright cheap ideas to give you

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Dinosaur Eggs, Treasure Tubes and other effortless Gift Wrap

Don’t you hate it when it’s time to wrap your carefully thought out gift to find it is more difficult to wrap than you imagined? You can just imagine what this looked like after it had been wrapped tightly for

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Posted in Christmas, crafts & home, gift ideas, Repurpose

How you can make various cheap ★ Christmas Decorations

How to make Baubles from Roll-on Deodorant balls Option A: For months now I have wanted to repurpose some empty roll-on deodorant bottles.  Finally, it came to me;  but first I had to remove the ball ! I had to

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Posted in Christmas, crafts & home, Repurpose
How to Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Gift Boxes

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