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How to Repurpose disappointing Beauty products

Have you ever purchased or been given a product that was disappointing, didn’t live up to the advertising hype, or was just not suitable for your skin-type but you don’t want to throw it out and waste it? Here are

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Posted in bathroom, beauty, hair and beauty, Repurpose

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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Posted in crafts & home, gift ideas

How To Repurpose Your Old T-shirts

Normally, when a piece of clothing is past its wearable lifespan, it goes straight into my cleaning rag collection;  that is, until recently.  A photo similar to this one appeared in my Facebook page feed.  I had seen plenty of

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How to take the LBD approach to making Stylish Décor Savings

Decorating your home can cost a motza if you slavishly follow and purchase all the latest trends. However there are some things you can do, without busting your budget, to update the look of your home. A home should, first

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Posted in home décor

The $21 Challenge achieved …. well almost

Recently I wrote about the  $21 Supermarket Challenge  whereby I challenged myself to clear out the pantry, refrigerator and freezer of all the ‘forgotten’ food and then spending only $21 per week to supplement what I ‘found’ Well, I have

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Posted in food, kitchen

Have you taken the $21 Supermarket Challenge yet ?

My Chef  [ a.k.a. my Hubby ]  has injured himself and he won’t be in His Natural Domain  [ i.e., The Kitchen, Pantry and Freezer ]  for about the next 2 months …  so I am in the driver’s seat

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Posted in food, kitchen

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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How to Repurpose Plastic Bottles into Gift Boxes

Gift Boxes made from Repurposed Plastic Bottles

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