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Homemade Plantable Seed Paper

2020-8-14Many large news outlets are using vegetable inks these days Add Ins To add to the beauty of your seeded paper you can toss in flower seeds herb seeds dried herbs and flower petals Crumbled dried leaves look lovely as well Making homemade seeded paper is a

How to Make Orange Peel Potpourri

Paper towels Microwave-safe plate Cooling rack 3 cups dried flowers it's simple to mix up your own batch of homemade potpourri to use at home or give as a gift Making your own potpourri allows you to tailor the fragrant decor to your own needs and preferences Mother Earth News: Make Your Own Potpourri for a Luscious Homemade

DIY Tissue Paper Globe Craft for Earth Day or Solar

2020-8-17DIY Tissue Paper Globe Craft Supplies: Styrofoam ball Green and blue tissue paper Scissors White glue or Mod Podge Brush optional Instructions for making a tissue paper globe craft: Cut 2 pieces of blue tissue paper into strips then into 1-2″ squares

17 Simple Ways to Make Homemade Fire

Making fire starter cup cakes is a great way to get the kids involved in your DIY fire starter projects These are easy to make and similar to egg carton fire starters: Lay out your cupcake cases Place a spoonful of sawdust or wood chipping into each case Pour melted wax over the sawdust and leave to set 6 Shredded paper cupcakes

13 Free DIY Greenhouse Plans

Ana-White This free greenhouse plan is for a barn-style greenhouse that will help you grow your plants while looking stylish with its sturdy corrugated metal and greenhouse plastic sides The free greenhouse plan includes photos diagrams a materials and tools list written instructions and videos

Make Your Own Herbal Lozenges/Pastilles

At The Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka last month I had the pleasure of sharing practical "hands-on" throat lozenge making with a number of participants Join in making your own herbal throat pastilles/lozenges which are tasty simple to make effective and use just a few ingredients

Solar Water Heating Projects and Plans

2018-1-14Mother Earth News Article Issue 85 Jan/Feb 1984 A primer on building passive solar water heaters that integrate collection and storage in one package – sometimes called batch heaters A good overview and just enough detail to be useful

Biofuels

2017-9-8Very interesting paper on making a family scale BIO gas plant that produces methane from manure Lots of detail on the design construction and operation Interesting article from 1981 Mother Earth News on the use of home scale methane generators in China DIY Mini Corn Cleaner

DIY Accordion Paper Butterflies

Thank you to ASTROBRIGHTS Papers for sponsoring this post DIY Accordion Paper Butterflies With ASTROBRIGHTS as a part of ASTROBRIGHTS COLORIZE campaign All opinions are my own This year for my daughter's fifth birthday party she chose Cinderella as the theme

Mother Earth Living

Get the latest on Healthy Living and Natural Beauty! Redefine beauty and embrace holistic living with Mother Earth Living by your side Each issue provides you with easy hands-on ways to connect your life with the natural world -- from eating seasonally to culinary and medicinal uses of herbs from aromatherapy and DIY cosmetics to yoga and beyond

Create Newspaper Pots for Seed

Plant a seed or two in each pot then gather all the pots onto a tray and water When you're ready to plant the seedlings dig a hole deep enough to bury the pot so the rim is below the soil surface exposed newspaper could help wick water away from the plant In moist soil the roots will quickly grow through the paper sides of the pot

Easy DIY Iron Mordant Recipe for Natural Dyeing

2020-8-18Instructions for making Modifiers Plant list definitions and lots full color photos here is a Great Article from Mother Earth News Magazine GET THE EBOOKS Eco Printing on Paper and I also share knitting and crochet patterns general home crafts DIY beauty recipes and much more Oh and if you are an Indie Knit and Crochet

Introduction

Then Greg came home later than normal one night with a surprise 2 potbelly pigs! What fun We fell in love with them immediately Those gave us our first litters of which we kept some and surprisingly sold the rest quite easily Maybe we found a niche? We discovered it might be when we decided to get a booth at the Mother Earth News Fair

Earth Day Project for Kids: DIY Wildflower Seed Bombs

2019-4-15Earth Day is a week away and it's the perfect time to something good for our planet One of our favorite projects is to make DIY wildflower seed bombs Not only are these DIY seed bombs easy enough for kids to make in under an hour but they're good for the birds bees and butterflies in your area

Homemade Plantable Seed Paper

2020-8-14Many large news outlets are using vegetable inks these days Add Ins To add to the beauty of your seeded paper you can toss in flower seeds herb seeds dried herbs and flower petals Crumbled dried leaves look lovely as well Making homemade seeded paper is a

Homemade Substitutes for Toilet Paper

2016-6-13Paper has two sides a felt side and a wire side On a fourdrinier machine which is the standard paper making machine the pulp slurry is squeezed between a felt or smooth roller and a wire screen The felt side of the paper is the smoother side although in most cases one must examine the paper closely in order to determine which side is which

Simple Paper Crafts Projects That Will Inspire You

Lia Griffith is a designer maker artist and author Since launching her handcrafted lifestyle site with her first paper rose in 2013 Lia and her team have developed thousands of original DIY templates SVG cut files and tutorials to empower others who want to learn make and create

How to Make Seed Bombs with Recycled Paper

Directions for making seed bombs: Tear the paper into small pieces until you have enough to fill a measuring cup with 6 cups of paper If you have a paper shredder that will make quick work of it Add the kelp powder cinnamon and turmeric to the paper in the bowl Cover the shredded paper with water and let the mixture sit in water for 15

4 steps to a perfect basket (or what the heck is a turn

Aug 3 2019 - Turn backs packing filling three different terms for the same technique A way to even out the corners in a rib constructed basket so a straight line of weave is achieved In the next three photos we're going to dissect the OVAL MELON BASKET into four easy steps What you've got: In

How to Make an In

Brown paper bags Newspaper 4-foot square board If making a giant feast make your pit larger or dig several of them to accommodate all of your food Step 2 Stack some small twigs in the bottom of the hole in a teepee formation Place a few tufts of dryer lint or some twisted newspaper in the center of the pyramid and light it on fire

Simple Paper Crafts Projects That Will Inspire You

Lia Griffith is a designer maker artist and author Since launching her handcrafted lifestyle site with her first paper rose in 2013 Lia and her team have developed thousands of original DIY templates SVG cut files and tutorials to empower others who want to learn make and create

Mother Earth: Waste Oil Heater

2013-9-21Richard Freudenberger the original designer of the Mother Earth Waste Oil Heater wrote a disclaimer in the (new) Mother Earth News in 2004 He said additives had raised the burning temperature of motor oil since the heater was designed and as a result it

Mother Earth News Fair

working together to create a sustainable life The Mother Earth News Fair is your passport to money-saving hacks health-boosting remedies and environmental strategies from leading experts and entrepreneurs around the country In addition to presentations and hands-on workshops you'll encounter a vast marketplace abounding with innovative resources and products to enrich your life

How to Make Biodegradable Plastic at Home: 5 Easy

The Earth Project is committed to being a positive force for the future of our environment through education research and helping fund sustainable projects We pledge to: 1- Protect and honor mother Earth 2- Act for the planet by making global warming an urgency reducing greenhouse gas emissions and choosing clean energy

10 Mealworm Farm Plans You Can DIY at Home

DIY Mealworm Farm Mother Earth News has simple DIY instructions for growing your own mealworms at home They recommend feeding mealworms to your poultry game birds and even your backyard birds Their plans are as simple in creating a farm using a lidded box and some oatmeal Mother Earth states that you can use a plastic box a tub or even

How to Make Biodegradable Plastic at Home: 5 Easy

The Earth Project is committed to being a positive force for the future of our environment through education research and helping fund sustainable projects We pledge to: 1- Protect and honor mother Earth 2- Act for the planet by making global warming an urgency reducing greenhouse gas emissions and choosing clean energy

How to make paper mache glue: Homemade paste

The final layer can be plain paper - so it's easier to paint - but use the thinnest paper possible and make sure it's soaked well in the paper mache glue This article was originally published on 3 July 2017 and was updated 7 August 2020

12 Handmade Upcycled Mother's Day Gift Ideas

7) Paper flower bouquet Re-imagine the standard Mother's Day bouquet with this beautiful handmade alternative from Maria Sadowski of Our Lake Life Not only will these pretty flowers never wilt but they're also made from waste paper for a planet-friendly present Check out the full tutorial at Our Lake Life to give it a try for yourself

Methods for the Making of Jasmine Flower Extract

2020-8-15Making your own perfumes and other scented toiletries is easier than many people realize The hardest part is waiting during the process to extract the fragrance from your flowers and herbs While you can skip that step and use commercially prepared essential oils there's something satisfying about

17 Simple Ways to Make Homemade Fire

Making fire starter cup cakes is a great way to get the kids involved in your DIY fire starter projects These are easy to make and similar to egg carton fire starters: Lay out your cupcake cases Place a spoonful of sawdust or wood chipping into each case Pour melted wax over the sawdust and leave to set 6 Shredded paper cupcakes

8 Free Wooden Gazebo Plans You Can Download Today

Mother Earth News This free gazebo plan from Mother Earth News will help you build a 6-sided gazebo that will give your yard a classic update Step-by-step instructions along with plenty of diagrams and pictures will help you build this gazebo that you can enjoy for years to come