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  1. Green Living
    ~I don't know if this site have been posted before or not but I just stumbled across it and I see many hours of picture browsing in my future. :P Fabulous redo's on boring, ugly and shabby old stuff. I especially like the changing table into an adorable kiddie kitchen playspot. ;) Better After ~
  2. Sewing
    Well, we recently had to come up with almost 295.00 a month out of our budget more than normal. Cut, cut, cut and cut some more! One of the first things i did was put 1 yo DD in Cloth diapers. I dug out my old diapers and stuff. So for the price of a few saftey pins, basicly I am cloth...
  3. Hobbies
    Now this is a great way to use those old T-Shirts! !
  4. Green Living
    We are going to start to seriously recycle (we are supposed to by law and I am wondering if we can get our trash bill down because of it) and I am always confused by what can and can't be put out in the recycling bin. I know about cans, and bottles, and newspapers, and cans from food and...
  5. General Chat
    I :heartsm: ThreadBangers Here is a link they have that tells you how to make Beads from plastic bottles: http://www.threadbanger.com/post/1897/how-to-make-beads-from-old-plastic-bottles
  6. Question and Answer
    Has anyone used the various on-line companys that recycles cartridges for cash? If so? How do you like it. TIA Steph
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    My cousin came up with a great way to recycle and to recycle what you have recycled. She shreds her waste papers, gives them to a neighbor to use as sheep bedding. When it gets dirty and gunky, she takes it back home to mulch her garden. That's several uses good uses for the old newspaper...
  8. Rebates, Refunds, Forms, etc
    http://www.reynoldsrecycled.com/rebate.aspx
  9. Green Living
    I am pretty good at recycling and I am a big believer in reduce, reuse, recycle. I came across this site recently and it made me more aware to look for the numbers 2 and 4 on plastic packaging. http://plasticbagrecycling.org/01.0/ Mary
  10. Sewing
    from a men's pullover. I posted the insanely easy tutorial on my blog: http://latelyreconstructed.wordpress.com/ ~
  11. General Chat
    Kind of pointless, but I was amused so I thought I would share! I sold another book last night and I thought I had run out of my stash of previously used envelopes to send it in. Then I found a very large one that was destined for the garbage because I had ripped it open. Since the book isn't...
  12. Sewing
    I was wondering if anyone else repurposes old clothing? Right now I am sewing 3 Teddy bears from old blue jeans, I also removed the pockets to make little purses. I have baby quilts cut out from old clothing...............Lori
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    Recycled Plastic Fence Post for Garden beds. http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?LXWIS 2 October 2008 Recycled Plastic Fence Post A friend had a number of these recycled plastic composite fence posts, and donated them to me for containing a garden bed. They are held in place with two foot, iron...
  14. General Chat
    :fyi: Recycled paper takes about 60% less energy and water to make than new paper.
  15. Just Tips
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9JkPk0CIo4
  16. Hobbies
    i like this site and had to share while i was surfing. http://www.acornstudios.ca/resources/reuse-crafts/
  17. Hobbies
    http://www.thelistmaven.com/35-accessories-made-from-recycled-materials/
  18. Sewing
    ~I spent about 8 hours on this project for my sis-il's baby shower this Saturday. The body of the bag is an old sundress. The liner is part of a cotton sheet. The top of the changing pad is a recycled t-shirt. The mattress pad I bought new and a huge discount for projects such as these. So all...
  19. Leisure & Media Arts
    http://www.townonline.com/shrewsbury/opinion/view.bg?articleid=515223
  20. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    Another way that my Dh decided to try to recycle soda cans. He was talking one day with a guy that he works and that guy told him about it. So we decided to do it. He happened to find a empty buket and cleaned it out. He puts a trash bag in it the when we get done drinking soda we tip it upside...
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