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  1. Thread: Homemade Paper

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    Homemade Paper

    I'd really like to start making my own paper by recycling used junk mail, etc. I'm not exactly sure where to start and was wondering if anyone else does this. I know the basics, but I'm not sure if...
  2. Thread: Rag rugs

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    Another easy tutorial I've found for handmade rag...

    Another easy tutorial I've found for handmade rag rugs is Hula Hoop Rug | Easy Crafts for Kids -- Quick Arts and Craft Ideas -- Kids' Crafts | FamilyFun Between this, the site listed above, and all...
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    We do the bulk staple shopping once a month and...

    We do the bulk staple shopping once a month and get fillers once a week. We try not to go more often than that, and are teaching the kids to be creative when planning dinner on their nights to cook....
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    Composting Ideas?

    I really want to start composting so I'm trying to gather ideas to get started. I have a large yard but I don't really have a lot of space to do anything big.

    I was thinking of getting an old...
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    One year I got a plastic kiddie pool at the...

    One year I got a plastic kiddie pool at the dollar store & filled it with grass, candy, & water toys. The Easter Bunny wrote the kids a letter about how great they'd been sharing all year and that...
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    I really prefer online work. I can make my own...

    I really prefer online work. I can make my own schedule and use my "spare" time while the kids are at school crafting. That said, I just applied for a wonderful position which will be in an office,...
  7. Thread: Quilting?

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    I love quilting, and I haven't found it to be...

    I love quilting, and I haven't found it to be very difficult. Like others have said, there are a lot of classes in local stores as well as tutorials online.

    I was thinking of doing a quilt with...
  8. Thread: Green Favors

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    One of my favorite green favors is seed paper. ...

    One of my favorite green favors is seed paper. You can get the paper with nice quotes printed on it with non-toxic ink, and the guests can take them home and plant them. :)
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    You could make a simple hanging bird feeder. ...

    You could make a simple hanging bird feeder. Fair warning though- it's super messy.

    Collect empty toilet paper tubes, cheap peanut butter, bird seed, and string. Set out some newspaper to try...
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