Recycled Christmas Gift Tags Tutorial & More!

Here’s how to recycle used book pages and a cereal box into beautiful gift tags and many projects in the Hometalk.com & CountryLiving.com “Home for Christmas” blog hop.

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See: Easy Recycled Vintage Book Page Gift Tags and Hometalk Country Living “Home for Christmas” Blog Hop

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DIY Upcycle: Book Page Flower Wreath Wall Hanging Tutorial

How to easily recycle an old book, plastic grocery bags,scrap fabric and cardboard box into beautiful wall art.

Recycled Book Page Wall Art

Recycled Book Page Wall Art

Got some plastic grocery bags, leftover fabric, a cardboard box and an old book ready for recycle? Once again I’m up to crafting using only materials found around my home. My latest project involves upcycling these items to make a new wall hanging/wreath. I drew inspiration from some of the felt flower barrettes I’ve made for my daughter.

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The BEST DIY Laundry Detergent Recipe and Decorative Storage Container.

DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent

Best DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe.

About a year ago I switched to homemade laundry detergent and have never looked back. There’s lots of recipes out there but this is the absolute best combination I’ve found.  The cleaning power is better than the average commercial brand and  you don’t have to sacrifice their great scents. Need a scent free version? No problem. Just omit the fabric softener crystals. However if you do add them you can skip the addition of fabric softener to each load and save even more money. Continue reading