How to Turn a Wool Sweater into a Pan Handle Cover

How to make an upcycled wool cast iron pan handle cover

Whether you use cast iron or stainless steel pots and pans in the kitchen, a durable pan handle cover is a must have! This tutorial will show you how to make an upcycled wool sweater pan handle cover in five simple steps. There's a free pattern to download that I made by tracing our cast iron pan handle. If you don't use cast iron, you can simply trace your pan handle and … [Read more...]

DIY Mason Jar Soap and Lotion Dispenser

How to make a Mason Jar Soap or Lotion Dispenser

Today we're going to show you how to make a mason jar soap and lotion dispenser. This quick and easy project is something you can easily make at home to spruce up your bathroom or kitchen decor.  I love the look of a mason jar soap dispenser sitting next to my bathroom and kitchen sinks. They have so much more charm than a plastic disposable dispenser! Plus these dispensers are … [Read more...]

Upcycled Milk Carton Storage Box

Upcycled Milk Carton Storage Box Tutorial

I'm always in search of ways to reduce the amount of trash we have. Whether we decrease the disposable products we use or find ways to reuse, repurpose or recycle items. The milk we buy to make our homemade yogurt only comes in 1/2 gallon waxed paper cartons. We can't recycle them and every time I threw one out this last year I kept thinking that there just had to be a way to … [Read more...]

DIY Upcycled Tshirt Baby and Toddler Pants Tutorial

Making a pair of upcycled pants for your baby or toddler is an easy and fun DIY project! Even a beginning sewer can do this craft project in less than an hour. The best part? These pants cost little to nothing to make since they're made from a tshirt. Plus you can customize them to be any color you want and add appliques and details to make them the cutest pair of upcycled … [Read more...]

Easy Natural Lip Balm Recipe

Today I am going to share my easy natural lip balm recipe. This DIY project will have you making your own all natural lip balm in just a few minutes. This recipe is a lip balm moisturizer that works wonders on my lips during our cold Montana winters. And the best part? It can be made with three simple ingredients in five easy steps.A long time lip balm addict, it wasn't until … [Read more...]

How to Repurpose Holiday Cards into Gift Tags

Want to learn how to make fun, eco-friendly gift tags? Reusing and repurposing holiday cards into gift tags is such an easy, no cost project I can't believe I didn't think of doing this until this year! It is that time again for our monthly contributor post over at Kanelstrand blog so to find out how to make gift tags out of holiday cards click here.What other ways have you … [Read more...]

Easy Holiday Gift: DIY Homemade Lavender Bath Salts

The last few years many of the folks on my holiday gift list received a package of homemade lavender infused bath salts. Bath salts are low cost, natural and easy to make. They are a wonderful gift to give your family and friends so they can treat themselves to a luxurious, skin softening bath with the relaxing scent of lavender.All the ingredients in this bath salt recipe are … [Read more...]

How to Make Un-Paper Towels and Cloth Napkins

DIY un-paper towels and cloth napkins are easy and affordable to make. They also make a great gift during the holiday season!Today we are sharing a tutorial on how to make cloth napkins and un-paper towels over at one of our favorite blogs, Little House Living. Hop on over by clicking here  to read our post and find out how easy these are to make and why we love them so much!Do … [Read more...]