Piecing it All Together: Puzzle Hacks

Hack #1 Putting a puzzle together can be a fun (and sometimes frustrating) pastime. It can also result in some great wall art. However, puzzle frame can be very expensive so here is an easy hack that will save you money and also make it easier to move your puzzle around while you are working…

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Temporary T-Shirt Tote

How catchy is that title? Well, it doesn’t just sound good, it is also extremely useful. It is summertime and for me, that means festivals. Whether it’s German Fest or Bastille Days, there is always something going on. On where there are festivals, there are free things. But one of the (maybe only?) annoying things…

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Laundry Trash Hack

Low on space in your laundry area? Not enough room for a conveniently-placed trash can? You can easily improvise one with this simple hack. This works well if you have side-by-side units, but can also be adjusted for units that are stacked.     Supplies: Plastic bag Two magnets (I just used freebie ones I…

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Summer Upcycling Tip: Wine Bucket

Do you love wine enough to know that a cool glass of wine is a wonderful addition to a sunny day, but not quite fancy enough to own a wine bucket? Have no fear! Here’s an easy tip to keep you (and your wine) cool this summer.     All you have to do is…

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Craft-Cycle tips:

Glue strips of paper bags around the edges of cardboard to smooth them out and make them easier to paint. I prefer to use take out bags/gift bags as opposed to grocery bags, because they are thinner and easier to manipulate. See the full tutorial here. Keep small scraps from cloth and ribbons in a…

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