Mother Earth Living

DIY home projects





12/9/2015
These items can be found easily at salvage stores and promise unconventional DIY home projects with a big payoff.
5/28/2015
The three Rs—reduce, reuse and recycle—take on a whole new meaning when you think of creative ways to use things you have around the house to make something new. Learn how to refresh sad pillows, and even make new do-it-yourself ones, out of existing items you have lying around the house.
12/17/2012
This holiday season, avoid the shopping frenzy and make your own gifts straight from the heart. These homemade holiday gift ideas are fun and should cover nearly everyone on your shopping list.
3/12/2012
These three great design blogs share inspiration to redecorate our homes on a budget—using rescued and reclaimed items.
8/3/2011
Short on storage? Repurpose a door into a swinging shelf or basket storage system!
7/15/2011
Turn a window screen and picture frame into a perfect storage solution for delicate jewelry pieces.
7/7/2011
Make your own tiki torch and fend off mosquitoes at the same time.
6/23/2011
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
5/13/2011
Turn a tree branch into an ideal storage solution for your jewelry.
4/27/2011
Build a sustainable dog bed out of recycled T-shirts or newspapers. When placed in a revamped end table, it makes a nice piece of doggie furniture, too.
1/10/2011
Look at your closet, and your shopping, in a whole new way. Repurpose items you already have, making a dress out of a shirt or a handbag out of men’s ties.
10/9/2009
Try these pumpkin candleholders and tell us about your favorite pumpkin decorations.




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