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Post image for Reduce & Reuse: Help The Earth With This Easy DIY

So often it’s convenience that drives us to make non-eco-friendly decisions.Read More

Amanda -Apr 16, 2015, 3:09PM
Such a good idea... so simple, yet I haven't done it yet and I KNOW I waste plastic utensils at work. Thanks for the inspiration!
Cassie -Apr 13, 2015, 1:43PM
I love this! I can make these out of some shirts :)

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Post image for How to Make Plantable Seed Paper

I’ve been wanting to experiment with making my own paper for a while now, and with April being #FPEarthMonth I knew it was the perfect time to finally do it. Read More

@giannnamay -Apr 22, 2015, 4:00PM
Did this last year and now have beautiful blooms in my room! Just follow the steps exactly
Sylwia -Apr 17, 2015, 6:21PM
It's great idea :D I made already two homemade papers so I'll try with seeds. I tried to place in mine dry flowers, but the paper was stained by them in yellow (can I say that? English isn't my native language D:). I will try again!

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I love analog clocks. Read More

Jessii Love -Jun 18, 2015, 1:37PM
It's always spring in my room and this would be a perfect way to add some love to my plain clock. Loving it!
April -Apr 11, 2015, 1:47AM
This DIY is so perfect! ^_^ Also- those apothecary candles (like the one in the second to last photo) are seriously THE BEST! The tobacco and patchouli one is my favorite <3

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Post image for How To Break In A T-Shirt

Without a doubt, my favorite article of clothing is a good vintage t-shirt. Read More

Alyse -Aug 14, 2015, 9:35AM
Just commenting to say that I live close to Oregon, IL and worked at white pines ranch (t shirt used here!). Was fun to see it on Pinterest lol
Lizzy -Jul 28, 2015, 5:51PM
For those wondering about washing soda, I found this handy: I tried finding washing soda in Target and failed, so made my own. Super easy! 1/4 cup baking soda on a cookie sheet, bake at 400°F for a few minutes.

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Post image for Care for Your Local Wildlife With These Homemade Bird Feeders

This post comes from our blog intern, Aubrie!

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Veronica -Jul 07, 2015, 2:26AM
Heya- Just a passing comment as an ecologist- feeding birds in areas that get real winters (obviously excluding Florida) and migrating birds, putting out bird feeders like these out in the winter actually detours the birds from migrating as they would normally and ends in its ultimate death. Something we call an "ecological trap". Be mindful of this..
Jen -Apr 08, 2015, 11:54PM
Beautiful idea! Looks good and good for birds also!

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Post image for Save a Tree, Make Your Own Cloth Napkins

The average person uses around six paper napkins per day — that’s over 2,000 per year! Read More

michaela jean -Apr 07, 2015, 11:30AM
I love this idea! I just inherited my grandma's old singer so I am so jumping on this DIY! xo Michaela
Naly -Apr 07, 2015, 11:27AM
I find that buying them at the thrift store is much more cost effective. I always find my cloth napkins there for 10 cents a piece or in a set of 6 for 50 cents. No one ever wants them and they always have a lot, sometimes they even have really nice ones that are embroidered.

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Post image for How to Make Wildflower Seed Bombs

This post was originally published on June 20, 2014, but in honor of #FPEarthMonth, we just had to share again!

There’s nothing quite like the sight of a lush field of wildflowers. Read More

lois -Aug 04, 2015, 2:35PM
when do you plant the seed bombs
Judy G -Jul 27, 2015, 11:28AM
what difference does it makes if the seeds are "native" or not--Flowers are flowers

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Post image for Celebrate The Season With This Fresh Floral DIY

I never had much of an affinity for spring until I moved farther south. Read More

Jen -Apr 03, 2015, 6:15AM
Useful post! Thank you for sharing! : )
truly, Addia -Apr 02, 2015, 3:18PM
looks so pretty! i love catkins, the fluff is so cute. i have them at home too

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Post image for DIY Macramé Yoga Mat Strap

For years I’ve had a bag for my yoga mat, but it somehow didn’t make the trip with me down to Austin. Read More

Alex -Apr 06, 2015, 11:33AM
How much rope does this take to make?
Jen -Apr 01, 2015, 9:45PM
Useful posting! Thank you for sharing this.

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Post image for Spring Wedding DIY: Floral Chair Garland

Edit: This post originally ran on Feb 1, 2014, but with spring finally here we wanted to share again!

The weather today is giving us a glimmer of hope that spring might just be on its way. And what’s one of the best parts about this beautiful season? Spring weddings, of course! Read More

Claudia -Sep 03, 2015, 6:31PM
This is so lovely. My sister loves Lily flowers and I'm using your idea to put these on the chairs for the baby shower. The chairs have covers on them, how do you suggest hooking them on?
Anastasia Stevenson -May 09, 2015, 5:39PM
I love it! we would love to have the blog featured in our DIY Wedding planning app! it is the ONLY wedding APP for DIY brides!

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Post image for How to Clean Vinyl Records

It’s one of my biggest pet peeves: I’m listening to a record, my favorite song comes on, and about halfway through… it skips.Read More

Angelina Hart -Oct 05, 2015, 5:12AM
Thanks for the amazing tips, finally i found a way to clean my records and to play them again. I got so enthusiastic on cleaning and listening to them again.
Gavin -Oct 02, 2015, 8:44AM
Hannah, avoid the at-lp60. While a solid player, spend a little more dough and go with the at-lp120. It comes with an adjustable counterweight and anti-skating. It's by far the best entry level TT on the market. It's not "audiophile" quality, but it's more than adequate for casual listening/appreciation.

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Post image for How to Make Your Own Reusable Tote Bag

I noticed something immediately upon arriving in Austin.Read More

Claire -Sep 11, 2015, 4:54AM
I love this! Definitely need to make some cute bags instead of carrying around the ugly HEB ones
Alexandra -Mar 10, 2015, 12:23PM
I adore this and that plastic bags are on their way out! The fabric you picked is lovely! Warm Regards, Alexandra

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