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8 Green #DIYProjects – Gift Inspirations You Can Make With Love

Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun Albert Einstein   DIY Projects are consistently one of the most viewed categories on the CWMS website, which just goes to show, our community is a group of creative, frugal, eco-conscious and thoughtful individuals. People who enjoy spending time filling their personal space with unique creations and/or appreciate the sentimental … Continue reading »

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How To Make Your Own Succulent Terrarium in 5 Easy Steps

“What I stand for is what I stand on” Wendell Berry   A Terrarium is an ‘on trend’ ecosystem and the perfect way to add a touch of green to a little corner of your home. Choosing to feature succulents and cacti is perfect for us ‘desert dwellers’, as these plants require little water to … Continue reading »

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#DIY – It’s a (Bees Wax) Wrap

Worry LESS  Smile MORE unknown   From the minute Lee Delaney began her demonstration at the recent Less is More Festival my focus was to gather all the information together to share with you. Fun, quirky and once you have your equipment together, all done in under 15 minutes. Awesome! Bees Wax Wraps keep food fresh, … Continue reading »

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A Super Easy and Practical Way To Reuse Orange Produce Bags

If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production. Pete Seeger   This is a simple idea and actually, with just a quick modifation, these orange produce bags can continue doing exactly what they were designed for – carrying produce. … Continue reading »

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Repurposing Your Jars in Four Easy Steps

There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere. Annie Leonard    Are you ready to embrace this newly revived and environmentally friendly craze of drinking out of a jar? Repurposing your Jars is a fun, simple and sustainable way to jazz up any party or gathering. It … Continue reading »

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3 Easy Steps to Making a Rubber Band Ball

Saving and storing rubber bands into a ball is not only an environmentally conscious activity, it is also a practical money saving idea. It is not necessary to spend money on a bag of new ones at the supermarket or stationary supply store when you can reuse the ones being delivered to your home for … Continue reading »

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