Tag: upcycling

  • Water Conserving In Potted Plants

    Water Conserving In Potted Plants

    This is a pepper plant. I ripped up paper sandwich bags to top the soil and covered that with some mulch. You could probably use grocery bags and ripped up cardboard instead but oddly, I had none. The real heat of the Texas summer hasn’t hit yet but so far it seems to be helping…

  • Pudding Cup For Hair Ties

    Pudding Cup For Hair Ties

    An additional use for a rinsed out, dried pudding cup © www.abrandnewbookofdays.com 2024

  • Applesauce Cup and Pudding Cup Pill Area

    Applesauce Cup and Pudding Cup Pill Area

    This is a simple upcycle: I rinsed out an applesauce cup and pudding cup, and dried them. Now they are ready to use as pill holders instead of keeping pills directly on a bedside table. © www.abrandnewbookofdays.com 2024

  • Air Freshener

    Air Freshener

    Plastic stuff builds up around here, as do essential oils. So here’s a DIY for making an air freshener out of it. All the materials required are shown aside from the bottle of essential oil: coffee filter, tape, cotton fluff, plastic vessel with lid taken off. The cotton fluff was had from a supplement bottle…

  • No Visuals: Uses Of Rags or Washcloths

    Washcloths Uses: Fold into quarters and use as a soap dish Use instead of a plastic scrubby to exfoliate skin in the shower or bath When you get soap slivers, wet down the washcloth and rub the soap into the washcloth to use up the soap Wipe down surfaces in the kitchen with dish soap…

  • Improved Pizza Box Laptop Holder

    Improved Pizza Box Laptop Holder

    It started to squish. Filled it with toilet paper tubes and wound up squashing those down to fit inside the pizza box. February 12, 2024 Update: Made it unnecessarily hard to type even after entirely filling it with as many toilet paper tubes as it would hold. I think this DIY doesn’t work. February 20,…