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Make Your Own Pain-Relieving Herbal Salve

Whether you’re at home or on the go, this simple herbal salve will bring topical relief with just three ingredients—lavender, white willow bark and cayenne pepper!

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How To Make Paper From Milkweed Fiber

After the season’s bees and butterflies have gone, why not transform those dried-up milkweed stalks into handmade paper? Here’s how to make some of your own.

DIY Pest Spray

Cut down on a pest infestation with this simple, natural control technique using materials you already have at home.

DIY Rain Barrel Plans

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that nearly 40 percent of household water is used for lawn and garden maintenance. One way to reduce this is to build a rain barrel to collect rainwater runoff from your home. Since rainwater is soft and devoid of minerals, chlorine, fluoride and other harmful chemicals, it’s great for your […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Lip Scrub

Heal dry, chapped lips by giving them a homemade spa treatment with this fresh and invigorating sugar scrub.

DIY macrame vase

DIY Macramé Hanging Vase

Display your favorite cut flowers or potted plants using this simple hanging vase.

Mint Chocolate Lip Balm

Stuff this year’s stockings with a homemade treat that will keep your lips smooth all winter long.

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