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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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Why? How? – Reusing Plastic Bags

Previous Post Many of you who are reading these weekly posts are possibly wondering – ‘Why has Shea become so passionate with saying NO to plastic bags?’ Those who start with WHY never manipulate, they inspire. And people follow them not because they have to; they follow because they want to. Simon Sinek. This image … Continue reading »

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#DIY Jigsaw Piece Plate – Out of the Man Cave

Introducing the newest category for CWMS Out of the Man Cave This quirky and unique jigsaw piece plate certainly is a terrific conversation starter at dinner parties. It is a perfect example of taking something no longer needed in its original form and upcycling it into something new. The ‘Royal We’ are responsible for bringing this clever and practical idea to … Continue reading »

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Our Five Year Old Environmentalist and Take3

Previous Post Take3 – A Clean Beach Initiative Take3 is the non-profit organisation challenging us to pick up (and responsibly dispose of) three pieces of rubbish, every time you leave a beach or a waterway. This organisation, started by Tim Silverwood and his buddies, reminds us there is an action we can all take – … Continue reading »

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I’m Talking Rubbish

Previous Post  Have you heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? This is the name given to the collection of rubbish which is slowly being carried by the currents of the North Pacific Gyre. The whole of Australia could fit into its sweeping currents which are no longer home to Organic Matter rich in Biological … Continue reading »

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