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DIY Home Made Carpet Cleaner


If you are like me, you hate spending $7 or more on a little bottle of carpet cleaner that will cover one room. So I decided to make my own. Our home version costs about .50 per equivalent of a bottle! That is $6.50 or more savings every time you clean a carpet in each room. I …

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Make Your Own Foaming Soap for Hands and Dishes.

foaming hand soap

Guest Post by Katie Saving money doesn’t just mean clipping coupons. Now don’t get me wrong, I clip a whole lot of coupons, and it saves us a ton of money, but there is more than one way to pinch a penny. Here is one of my favorites. With three kids under 5 years old, …

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How to make Wine Bottle Drip Candle Holders

This is the night the most beautiful night and we call it Belle Notte… every time I think of candles in wine bottles I cant help but think of Lady and the Tramp. In fact a few years ago I went to a Lady and the Tramp themed wedding and the bride made her own candle holder wine bottles …

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Make it Yourself ~ Monster Be Gone Spray

The other day we talked very very briefly about monster be gone , well how would you like to make your own? Its very easy heres how. What you need: Water scented oil (lavender works great for sleeping) and a spray bottle Food coloring (optional) a label (you can make your own, or print out one of …

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DIY Bubble Bath ~ Day 1 of Pamper yourself DIY Style week

I love DIY projects, its so much fun to make stuff for others but everyone needs a break and a little pampering now and then. So this week I decided it is going to be Pamper yourself DIY Style week. Every day I am going to bring you a new project to make something to pamper yourself with. …

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How to make Chalk

Supplies  Toilet tissue tube (or an ice cube tray to create smaller chunks for younger hands) Duct tape Aluminum foil if you are using a toilet paper tube (or petroleum jelly if you’re using an ice cube tray) Disposable plastic container Plaster of Paris Water Liquid tempera paint ( Spoon Directions Cover one end of …

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Make your own bubbles

Ingredients Dish soap Water sugar Directions Pour 1/2 cup dish soap to a cup, and then add 1 and 1/2 cup water, add 2 teaspoons of sugar into the water/soap mixture. Gently stir your mixture. Go outside and blow bubbles, and enjoy!

How to make Home made Laundry Softener/ Laundry sheets

I asked what you wanted DIY recipes for and one of the request was dryer sheets so I did a little research and here are a few I found.   put 1/4 cup vinegar in your laundry’s rinse cycle. If you want you can add a few drops of essential oil for smell to the vinegar. Mix …

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How to make Chicken Noodle Soup in a Jar (a great gift)

These make fabulous presents and are so easy to make, pair it with a cute bowl, spoon, a rice heating buddy in a basket and you have an instant get better basket. Ingredients: ¼ cup of red lentils 2 tbsp. dried onion flakes 1 ½ tablespoons chicken bouillon granules ½ tsp. dried dill weed or …

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How to Make Playdough

Ingredients 1/2 cup salt 1/2 cup water 1 cup flour food dye (any color) newspaper to cover the surface you’re working on Directions Cover your workspace in newspaper In a bowl mix 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of salt, and 1/2 cup of water Using a spoon mix the ingredients till they are no …

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