DIY - SAVE MONEY BY MAKING IT YOURSELF

There are so many things that can be made from scratch that'll save you money. But... listen... I'm not talking about baking your own bread (because that takes too long, or making your own mascara (yes that's a thing), or even making your own ice cream (it's more expensive to make it, than to buy it!) Nope. The recipes you'll find here are all:
1. Quicker to make than running up to the store to buy it (so you won't boil anything to make liquid laundry soap)
2. Cheaper to make than to buy.
Leave me a comment under the posts you try so I know how you like them!

How To Make DIY Adhesive Remover – Just 2 Ingredients

How To Make DIY Adhesive Remover – Just 2 Ingredients

You know that I love to use old jars but I needed to find the best adhesive remover to get those sticky labels off the front. Spaghetti, salsa, and jelly jars are prime examples of jars that I love to save and reuse. After my kids kept breaking the good drinking...

How To Make Homemade Stainless Steel Cleaner In Just Minutes

How To Make Homemade Stainless Steel Cleaner In Just Minutes

It was cleaning day and I ran out. I simply ran out of stainless steel cleaner and polish and I didn't want to run to the store again. I was going to have to make my own homemade stainless steel cleaner and polish if I was going to get my cleaning done. I'm sure you...

How To Make A Floor Cleaner For Super Clean Floors

How To Make A Floor Cleaner For Super Clean Floors

Does your laminate floor cleaner work well? The floors throughout my entire house look like wood, but they are actually a laminate. I love them because they are so strong. They don't show scratches and they are easy to clean. You know that I am a crazy cat lady and I...

How To Clean Stainless Steel Sinks And Not Spend A Fortune

How To Clean Stainless Steel Sinks And Not Spend A Fortune

If you need to learn how to clean stainless steel sink in a cost effective manner, you're in for a treat! For the last three years I've asked for one thing for Christmas: a new kitchen sink. My husband thought that was a horrible gift to buy me, but they are...

The Best Vinegar Citrus Cleaners For All Your Cleaning Needs

The Best Vinegar Citrus Cleaners For All Your Cleaning Needs

I had just peeled a second orange for James to take with him for lunch at work and I was lamenting about throwing the peels away when an idea popped into my head - Why can't I make some kind of vinegar citrus cleaners with these peels?  You see, I've been on a mission...

How To Make Super Cheap Gel Air Freshener For Your House

How To Make Super Cheap Gel Air Freshener For Your House

I was in need of a DIY gel air freshener with essential oils and quickly. Having a large family with lots of kids and cats means my house can get, well, smelly. I shared my toilet time spray with you, but what do you do when you want your house to smell fresh ALL the...

How To Make The Best Toilet Bowl Cleaner For Pennies

How To Make The Best Toilet Bowl Cleaner For Pennies

With six people in our house, we were in desperate need of the best toilet bowl cleaner around. Plus we have guests...lots of them. I wondered why the toilets were always in bad shape, but then I counted how many times the toilet is used in just one week. Over one...

The Best Toilet Time Spray So You Don't Give It Away

The Best Toilet Time Spray So You Don't Give It Away

While it's a fact of life that we all go poo, my toilet time is not something I want to share with the world. But it happens... the smell... no matter how healthy you eat, it's there. The one thing you don't want to happen is for your toilet time smells to smack the...

How To Make Vintage Glass Cake Stands For The Greatest Gift

How To Make Vintage Glass Cake Stands For The Greatest Gift

There's just something about some vintage glass cake stands that I absolutely love. Glass is timeless and there are so many uses to cake stands that go way beyond just holding a cake. But who wouldn't want a big, beautiful chocolate cake on a vintage glass cake stand...

Painting Plates To Make The Best Celebration Gift

Painting Plates To Make The Best Celebration Gift

Painting plates is not as hard as you think it is. You don't even need an art degree to make these Celebration Plates! I've found a great way to make some simple painted plates that don't take a lot of time or talent to do. You can produce these easy painted plates in...

How To Make The Best DIY Tile Serving Tray

How To Make The Best DIY Tile Serving Tray

Are you excited to learn how to make a super easy and fabulous DIY Tile Serving Tray? Now I know what you are thinking...a serving tray? Yes! Not only are they incredibly functional as a real tray, but they are great items for organizing and super helpful at keeping...

How To Turn Blank Tea Towels Into The Ultimate Gift

How To Turn Blank Tea Towels Into The Ultimate Gift

Blank tea towels are so versatile. They not only look fresh and clean, but they wash up and hold up well too. But the best thing about them is you can customize them to make great gifts! Who doesn't love a customized gift?! I know I sure do! Originally used in the...

How To Make Vanilla Extract And Other Extract Flavors For Gifts

How To Make Vanilla Extract And Other Extract Flavors For Gifts

It may sound kinda crazy, but vanilla extract makes a wonderful gift. Expecially for someone who has it all. It's one of the easiest things to make and it can be given any time of year. But what's so great about it, is that the process for making the homemade vanilla...

How To Make The Best Etched Pyrex Baking Dishes

How To Make The Best Etched Pyrex Baking Dishes

Don't you just love Pyrex baking dishes? Not only are they so easy to use and to clean up, but they can make great gifts too! Did you know that you can glass etch them? You can! That's why I decided to make this DIY etched casserole dish for a gift this year! And this...

How To Personalize A Glass Pitcher Into A Terrific Gift This Year

How To Personalize A Glass Pitcher Into A Terrific Gift This Year

Don't you just love using a Glass Pitcher for holidays and dinner parties? Having one just for water feels very fancy. I fill it with lemon or orange slices and it looks so pretty. But the prettiest ones I've seen lately are glass etched with a monogram. Oh, my! I...

How To Make Cute Drinking Glasses – The Best Mason Jar Craft

How To Make Cute Drinking Glasses – The Best Mason Jar Craft

What would we do without our mason jar craft ideas?!! I don't know about you, but I love mason jars! They are just so useful for so many purposes including on the go drinks! I love having a drink with me wherever I go so that I save money! Recently I needed a gift for...

How To Make The Best Cutting Board For Gifts This Year

How To Make The Best Cutting Board For Gifts This Year

The best cutting boards are the ones you use for ages. The one my mother still has to this day is the one I used to chop veggies on when I was a kid. How is it that a piece of aged and worn wood brings some comfort and memories to you each time you grab to use it? I...

The Best Homemade Flavored Salt Recipes You'll Love To Make

The Best Homemade Flavored Salt Recipes You'll Love To Make

Last year my husband James was given some of the best flavored salts for Christmas and I knew they were super expensive so I learned how to create some homemade flavored salt recipes to include in my gift giving this year. The thought of licorice salt sounded...

How To Make The Cutest Monogrammed Trinket Tray & Matching Key Chain Set

How To Make The Cutest Monogrammed Trinket Tray & Matching Key Chain Set

Raise your hand if you're in need of a trinket tray! You know, the tray that you put everything into as you walk in the door so it doesn't grow legs and walk off? Yup, that kind of trinket tray. While I don't personally need one at the moment, I know of several people...

How To Make Natural Cleaning Solutions & Personal Care Products

How To Make Natural Cleaning Solutions & Personal Care Products

Grocery stores, department stores, and even pharmacies have entire aisles dedicated to cleaning solutions even green cleaning products. But they are expensive! There are so many reasons why you may want to start making your homemade natural cleaning products, even if...

 

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