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9/1/2009
Thrift store finds have limitless uses if you look beyond their original purpose.
3/5/2009
Get ready for spring! Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence shares her ideas for organizing her home by repurposing and reusing the stuff she already has, and she invites you to share your spring cleaning ideas with her.
6/23/2011
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
2/17/2012
Transform old luggage into fun, functional furniture with these four suitcase crafts.
7/31/2009
Turn your idle household items into makeshift vases. Natural Home guest blogger Margie Monin Dombrowski shows you how.
11/9/2010
Whether you’re searching for unique gifts for loved ones or just need a little snow day entertainment, look no further than a bottle cutting kit. It may sound complicated, but a little patience and a steady hand are all it takes to master this useful art. 
6/13/2011
If you’re looking for a unique container gardening experience, look no further than growbottles from Potting Shed Creations. These self-watering planters are made in the USA from reclaimed restaurant wine bottles, and they’re as sustainable as they are stylish.
4/10/2012
Repurpose Compostables announces the release of their plant-based, compostable clear cups for cold beverages and heat-resistant cutlery.
11/10/2009
Jayne-Young resurrects antique copper pots as lighting fixtures with old-world charm.
4/15/2011
Reed diffusers are a great way to fill your home with the fresh, healing scents of essential oils—but they're pricey. You can save a bundle by making your own using repurposed bottles and plant stalks.
11/22/2010
Vintage tins add decorative accents to your home while also providing storage.
1/31/2011
A pillowcase and foam board are all you need for a simple, cheap and environmentally friendly way to organize notes and lists in this project.
9/14/2010
I’m no stranger to moving. As a recent college graduate, I’ve moved four times in five years. After the hassle of packing, hauling and lifting all of my stuff, the part of a move that I look forward to the
1/18/2011
Create storage and design interest in your home by repurposing existing areas with built-in seating and other furniture.
1/28/2011
The weather outside is frightful, and feeding birds is so delightful. All it takes to make one of these great bird feeders is a dip in the recycling bin, bird seed and a little creativity. 
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.
3/28/2011
Have a skirt with a tear or a stain? Don't compost it - re-make it! A few simple cuts and stitches and you can re-purpose your worn out wardrobe into a new closet full of new fashions. Start by turning a skirt into a halter top.
10/29/2010
Get a creative nightstand without spending a lot of money by repurposing thrift store finds and old items around the house into functional but cheap bedside tables.
5/15/2011
Raising the garden height through raised garden beds to meet a person's physical needs allows for a stress- and strain-free gardening experience.
11/15/2010
With a little do-it-yourself effort, wooden shutters found at flea markets and antique stores can turn into shelves, room dividers and other home décor.




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