Chemical free trick to clean that nasty toilet bowl ring.
I’m all about green cleaning ideas and homemade cleaning products. So when I found this recipe for a carpet freshener I thought, "let’s give it a try." We just got a second dog ( a cute puppy that has stolen our heats), and all our carpets could use a little freshening up. I was a little skeptical about this at first, but two days after I used it, a neighbor stopped by and took a deep breath and then asked me what yummy thing I was baking. She was so surprised when I told her it was my new carpet freshener. It definitely covered up the pet smells. Here’s the recipe:
Storage is an ever-present conversation with my husband in relation to my sewing room - I am rather an untidy person so having enough storage so I can put everything away is a goal. Having moved home I am keen to fit out my sewing room with upcycled items, a) to reduce my resource impact on the earth b) it is cheaper! I spotted this dilapidated sideboard on Facebook selling page for $7, one of the doors needed reattaching and the black gloss paint was peeling, but it fits perfectly between my desk and the wall.
My hot glue gun is probably my most used craft tool. It's always my go to when I need to secure something fast and for long. However, i've never looked at it to be my main medium. I decided to try my hand at hot glue placemats. This is by far my easiest DIY ever!
I hated my old vertical blinds in my front window. They were plain, ugly and made my little living room look dated. On the other side, they were perfect for letting the right amount of light in and providing privacy. What's a girl to do with the functional vs. ugly dilemma?
Like any good DIY'er I found a way to make them look awesome for pennies!
We just moved into a fixer-upper which we plan on being our forever home. Like many people before us, we have been overwhelmed with all the 'priority' projects. One of the first, tho, was window coverings. Since I'm not sure how the decorating process will evolve, I decided to keep the coverings simple, but pretty.....and cheap!
We use our silverware every single day, and I’m assuming you probably do, too. But is it really as clean as you think it is? Sure, you pop them in the dishwasher after eating and you use the best dishwashing detergent money can buy. Good enough, right?Nope.
I’m a really big fan of rescuing objects, because I don’t believe in throwing things away that still have use in them. Sometimes though you get something and think, “that’s the end of this”, like this rusty pan. But then I found this great tip to remove rust from metal using coke and tinfoil.
I'm always looking for great eco cleaning products that are cheap, easy to use, and non toxic, and this homemade cleaner is the best furniture polish I have ever used. It's made out of liquid (fractionated) coconut oil and lemon juice.
Step 1: Gather Your Materials
Today’s chemistry hacks post is a fun homemade soft scrub recipe you can make for just a few cents.It is really great to clean and refresh the kitchen! You can also use it for bathrooms and any other place that needs a good scrub.As usual with a chemistry hacks post, I will share the chemistry behind why this cleaner works so well plus what chemicals you are avoiding by making your own
Do you have WD-40 in your home? I'll bet you do. Somewhere I read that 4 out of 5 American homes have WD-40 in it. That's not surprising to me, considering there are so many uses for it, but do you really know how many things you can use WD-40 for? The list goes on and on. Here are some surprising uses I found for this little miracle worker.
Grout is a major pain, especially when it's old and grimy. Today you'll learn how to clean grout and make it look new again. Plus we share which grouts to use if you decide to re-grout your bathroom floor or if you just installed new tile. The tips you'll learn will be priceless.