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Make Your Own Violet Leaf Lip Balm

Violets are an incredibly useful plant whose flowers and leaves are used in multiple healing remedies. Here’s how to make lip balm from violet leaves.

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Transform Junk Mail Into Handmade Paper

DIY recycling can be easier—and more creatively fulfilling—than you might think. Here’s how to make junk mail and similar items into paper.

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Use Beeswax to Make Salves and Balms

Here’s how to mix herb-infused oils with beeswax to make salves and lip balm that keep your skin moist and offer other healing properties.

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4 Ways to Capture the Essence of Lilacs

If you already enjoy the fragrance of lilacs as they blossom in the spring, you’ll absolutely love these projects that put the flowers to use.