These tips show how to paint shoes and add unique hand-painted designs to your canvas shoes or sneakers with acrylic paint. There are also tips for painting leather or vinyl shoes or trim. We’ve … [Read more...]
Make - DIY and craft projects to make for your home and garden. Most involve repurposed and upcycled household materials to make unique items on a frugal budget.
This homemade soap recipe is for anyone struggling with dry or sensitive skin who wants a gentle, soothing soap, free from fragrances and preservatives. I'll also walk you through the basic soapmaking … [Read more...]
With some recycled house windows you can make your own mini garden greenhouse. These step by step instructions show a smart way to make a sturdy structure that will last for years. I also have a … [Read more...]
Use these step-by-step instructions to make a decorative stone birdhouse for your garden. With the right adhesive these little houses can last outdoors for years to come. To make nesting boxes … [Read more...]
This lavender dye recipe comes from the book Seasonal Plant Dyes by Alicia Hall. Find out how to use lavender leaves to dye natural fibers. For tips on what supplies to use for fabric dyeing, … [Read more...]
Learn how to make pinecone animals including a penguin, owl, and mouse. They are fun as ornaments and as natural play toys for school age children. If you enjoy working with natural materials, … [Read more...]
This homemade sifting cat litter box is very easy to make and works nicely with pine or wood pellets which are both better for the environment and save money. For more on alternative litters, see … [Read more...]