How to Make Eggshell Sidewalk Chalk
How to Make Eggshell Sidewalk Chalk
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/31/2021 | No Comments
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Save your eggshells, and use them to make a batch of eggshell sidewalk chalk with your kids. This is a quick and easy project that’s sure to blow their minds. Even my teenagers were impressed.

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How to Turn T-Shirts Into Gift Bags
How to Turn a T-Shirt Into a Gift Bag
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/30/2021 | No Comments
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Have a bunch of t-shirts that you never wear? Turn them into free drawstring gift bags that you can use again and again. This project requires almost no sewing, since it uses the existing hem of the shirt as the drawstring channel.

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How to Make a T-Shirt Tote Bag
How to Make a T-Shirt Tote Bag
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/15/2021 | No Comments
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Turn a t-shirt into a t-shirt tote bag, complete with a built-in drawstring bag to store it when it’s not in use. This is a quick and easy project that requires very little sewing.

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Fabric Scraps
Things to Make With Your Fabric Scraps
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/16/2021 | No Comments
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Have lots of fabric scraps leftover from other projects? Here are a bunch of pretty and practical things you can make with them.

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How to Make an Unsponge
How to Make a Reusable Sponge
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/19/2021 | No Comments
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Working towards a zero-waste kitchen? Here’s how to make reusable sponges from things you have around the house.

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How to Make Gift Boxes Out of Greeting Cards
How to Make a Gift Box Out of a Greeting Card
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/12/2020 | No Comments
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Feel bad about throwing away the pretty greeting cards people give you? Turn them into little gift boxes, and send them back out into the world. It only takes one card and a bit of folding to make a lidded box that’s big enough to hold jewelry or another small gift.

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Make Gift Tags From Old Christmas Cards
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/10/2020 | 1 Comment
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Christmas cards are too pretty to throw away, so I like to turn them into gift tags to use the following Christmas. It takes just minutes to do, and they come out looking every bit as nice as store-bought gift tags – if not nicer.

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How to Make an Ice Pack Cover
How to Make an Ice Pack Cover
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/07/2020 | No Comments
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Turn an old towel into an ice pack cover, so your skin stays protected and dry when you’re icing injuries. It fits over the ice pack like a decorative pillowcase, so it won’t slip off when you’re using it.

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How to Make a Jean Pocket Coin Purse
How to Make a Jean Pocket Coin Purse
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/28/2020 | No Comments
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Make this cute coin purse from the front pocket of an old pair of jeans. This is a quick and easy project that’s suitable for beginners, and would make an excellent gift. Use it as a stocking stuffer, or as a creative way to give money or a gift card.

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T-Shirt Dog Tug Toy
DIY No-Sew T-Shirt Dog Tug Toy
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/24/2020 | 1 Comment
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Tired of spending money on dog toys that your dog destroys in minutes? Here’s how to make a sturdy, long-lasting tug toy out of old t-shirts. This simple, no-sew toy is the perfect project to keep your hands busy when you’re watching TV.

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How to Make a Jean Pocket Potholder
How to Make Jean Pocket Potholders
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/11/2020 | No Comments
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Save the pockets from your worn out jeans, and use them to make a set of potholders, complete with pockets for your hands.

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Fabric Scrap Potholders
How to Make a Fabric Scrap Potholder
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/09/2020 | No Comments
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Use some of your fabric scraps to make potholders. This simple design doesn’t require binding tape, so it’s easy enough for beginners. Whip up a set for yourself. Then, whip up several more to give as gifts.

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Waterer for Bees and Butterflies
How to Make a Waterer for Bees and Butterflies
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/26/2020 | No Comments
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You don’t have to keep hives to do your part to help pollinators. Here’s how to make a simple waterer for bees and butterflies, using things you already have at home.

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Pot Scrubbers Made From Mesh Produce Bags
How to Make a Pot Scrubber
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/08/2020 | No Comments
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Keep mesh produce bags out of the trash by turning them into pot scrubbers. This simple project takes less than five minutes. Choose from the sew or no-sew version. Both are easy to make, and will produce a durable, no-scratch pot scrubber.

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Toilet Paper Roll Valentines
Toilet Paper Roll Valentines
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/10/2019 | 5 Comments
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Use these free printables to turn empty toilet paper rolls into Valentines. There are two fun styles to choose from.

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