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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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What does Living Frugally mean & Why should I try it?

What is meant by “Living Frugally” ? It is determining what you want out of your life, and finding a way to make it happen;  better money management, bargain shopping and creativity   [ not just DIY, but also thinking

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How you can save BIG with simple actions

Do you know what a Fatberg is?  Learn what it is and how to prevent it, while saving yourself some money Regular maintenance and preventative measures will save you money long-term. Here are a few easy things you can do

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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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Posted in crafts & home, Repurpose, Valentines Day

How to build a cost effective Christmas Tree

  So, you want a Christmas Tree that is cheap, recyclable and repurposed from items you already own.  The beauty of this project is that the whole family can get involved. I have been reading online recently that a lot

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4 easy steps to making Storage Canisters

Why buy mainstream when you can create a handmade gift? Everyone needs extra storage but it usually comes at a high price  You can customise them, as imaginative or quirky as you like Material: Cans* – with or without lids

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How to Save Money by making your own Gift Boxes

‘ Good things come in small packages ‘ so the old saying goes Here is an easy, cheap and quick way you can gift wrap your presents with just a few items you already have around the house.  You can

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How to Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Gift Boxes

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