17 of the World’s Best Body Butter Recipes

Body butters are a popular way to moisturize and restore dry skin. There are countless commercial body butters on the market. However, commercial body butters contain chemicals and other problematic ingredients. Homemade body butters are a better option because they use healthy ingredients. In this article you’ll find 17 different body butters that you can […]

DIY Rustic Kitchen Island

I LOVE this rustic kitchen island! I found it on Anna White’s DIY site. She found the original table and plans at House Food Baby. Unfortunately, House Food Baby  removed the plans.   Good news! Ana created detailed build plans for the kitchen island/work table. She includes a materials list, shopping list, cut list, and complete build […]

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers

  This is a guest post by Britta on the One Good Thing by Jillee website. She explains how to make beautiful paper flowers that you can use for decorations or in other ways. Britta includes a supplies list. She suggests using double-sided scrapbook paper. I agree that this paper with 2 colors makes the […]

Crafts You Can Make With Your Kids – Fun DIY Projects

This post includes a variety of craft projects that you can do with your kids. Some of the projects include tutorials. Others are ideas you could figure out how to do just from the photos. Here are a few of the projects: A New Leaf Wall Art Project Button Birdhouses Money Mason Jars Melting Bead […]

40 Ideas to Dress Up Terra Cotta Flower Pots – DIY Planter Crafts

  This is a treasure trove of different ideas to decorate and transform terra cotta flower pots into beautiful garden containers. Stephanie Lynn has collected 40 different ideas.  If you see a design you like, click on the link below the picture for more information. One project uses Wasura bioderagable paper cups that are dyed […]

How to Make Beautiful Button Bracelets

  This is a terrific tutorial that I found on the LillyElla website. It explains how to make pretty button bracelets. You’ll learn a few tricks on how to make the bracelets look as good as or better than store-bought bracelets. These would also make wonderful gifts. Click the How to Make Beautiful Button Bracelets […]

Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags

  This is a neat tutorial by Stephanie Lynn that explains how to make handmade paper pinwheel gift tags. She includes printable pinwheel messages for the center of the gift tag. Very creative! Click on the Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags link below for the complete recipe. Handmade Paper Pinwheel Gift Tags

10 Amazing Homemade Soap Recipes

  This article provides links to 10 different soap making tutorials. There’s a nice variety of soaps and techniques. Here are the soap tutorials you’ll find: How to Make Pure Coconut Oil Soap How to Make Herby Citrus Soap How to Make Shampoo Bar Soap How to Make Chai Latte Soap How to Make Loofah […]

How to Make Natural Food Dyes

If you want to create and use natural food dyes, this is a Must-Read article.  Kresha explains which foods can be used to produce 10 different colors.  You can use natural food dyes to color frosting, homemade play dough, cupcakes, pasta, shortbread and more.  Kresha also shares one recipe she made  that used natural food […]

12 Amazing Homemade Soap Recipes

I wanted to shared this post by Natural Living Ideas because it gives you links to 12 different homemade soap recipes.  What great variety!  There are so many advantages to making soap at home.  You control all of the ingredients which is much healthier .  You can create scents and shapes that you like.  You […]