Reusing Eyeglasses

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How to Make Candles [Infographic]

If you’re into home design, you know that DIY projects are a popular choice for creating home decor that’s beautiful and unique. However, while DIY projects are satisfying, it can be hard to find one that’s fun and simple.

Enter the candle. Endlessly customizable, classically beautiful and no sweat to make, they’re a crafter’s favorite for a reason. In the following infographic, proflowers will show you how to make a scented candle at home, the easy way!

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Upcycled Valentine’s Cards

I have been in a penpal group already for almost two years and this has been a great opportunity for me to put my upcycling into action (and use up all the material I’ve been not throwing away from the times before we adopted a zero waste lifestyle, or at least we have tried to). So, in this post I’ll show you the cards I made for my snail mail, as simple as they may look, they were all made with ecogreenlove. Also, I have included some cute Etsy ideas at the end.

💚 If you’re into this, take a look to DIY: Upcycled Valentine’s Day gifts ideas or the video tutorials.

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Chemistry in MakeUp [Video]

What are you actually putting on your face?

If you use makeup, have you ever wondered what you’re actually putting on your face?

These days, most makeup is made in the lab. And a lot of how makeup works, whether you’re trying to darken your eyelashes or smooth out your complexion, depends on its chemistry.

You might find these other posts about cosmetics interesting as well:

💚 DIY Organic Cosmetics [Infographic]
💚 Make your own All Natural Homemade Blusher/Bronzer
💚 Homemade Makeup Remover
💚 Cruelty Free Make-Up Brands [Chart]
💚 Reusing Makeup and Makeup Containers

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Energy Efficient Garage [Infographic]

Have you thought about how energy inefficient your garage is? Most worry about keeping their home warm and comfy during the cold season, however, they fail to realize that their garage sucks out a lot of energy from their home.

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DIY: Recycled Christmas Cards

Hi everybody! Thank you for passing by 🙂

This week I’ve been in a crafty mood. I made my own recycled paper (more like cardboard 😂) to send some Christmas handmade cards for my penpals and friends reusing scraps from materials I had (below each photo I leave you the link to where I got the idea from with the tutorial). I’m not the great crafter, but I like how rustic these cards look thanks to the materials I used (and my clumsiness 😛 ). Also, they are easy and may be a fun activity to make with kids.

Hope you get inspired!

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Plumbing Hacks [Infographic]

When something goes wrong in the bathroom or under the kitchen sink, it normally causes home owners to freak out and call a plumber. However, did you know that some of the most common faults that occur are easily fixable, even if you have little or no DIY experience?

Take the standard leaky tap as an example. I bet you didn’t know that all you need is a couple new washers and a screwdriver to sort the problem. We’ll show you how.
Or how about that pesky running toilet. All you need to do is a bit of tweaking here and there and do a few checks.

Perhaps most importantly, if you called for a plumber to fix these easy to fix faults, it could cost you upwards of £50! So read on and find more helpful tips and tricks for solving common plumbing problems and save a bit a cash in the process.

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