DIY Lanterns for Home and Garden

Whether you want to add some light to your garden at night or indoors, DIY lanterns make a magickal addition to your home and garden. Check out the below video on how to make DIY lanterns made from items that you likely already have at home. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living. Continue reading DIY Lanterns for Home and Garden

House of Herbology: Natural Room Spray

Keep your space smelling fresh with a natural room freshener. It’s easy to make your own room spray using distilled water and essential oils or natural fragrance oils of your choice, and adding them to a spray bottle. Natural fragrance oils are a more cost-effective solution than essential oils when it comes to making your own household products such as room sprays or candlemaking. Be … Continue reading House of Herbology: Natural Room Spray

Hacks with Food Scraps

Before you throw your food scraps out or on the compost, you may want to reuse what you have to grow your own food or create some new crafts around your home. This inspiring video from 5-Minute Crafts shows you how to create succulent plants crafts from pistachio shells, make a chocolate-scented candle using a nutella jar with chocolate scraps and wax, clean your sterling … Continue reading Hacks with Food Scraps

DIY: How to Dye Fabric with Food Scraps and Flowers

Items found in nature – plants, vegetables, fruits, flowers, barks and leaves – have been used for centuries as a natural dye for fabrics. From onion skins, safflowers to black walnuts, the below video shows you how to make natural and chemical-free dyes to stain fabrics. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living. She also … Continue reading DIY: How to Dye Fabric with Food Scraps and Flowers

DIY: Recycling candle wax to make a new candle

Do you have a collection of jar candles with leftover wax or pillar candles that did not burn completely? If so, why not recycle the bits and pieces of wax that you have and create a new candle. The below video shows you how to make a new candle from old pieces of wax, and uses an empty drink carton to create the mould. You … Continue reading DIY: Recycling candle wax to make a new candle

3 Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Recipes – Herbal Academy — Good Witches Homestead

The most important prevention measures we can take right now are staying home and practicing social distancing if leaving the house for essential work or trips to the grocery store or pharmacy—that is, staying at least 6 feet away from other people (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 2020a). Washing hands thoroughly with soap and warm […] via 3 Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Recipes – Herbal Academy — … Continue reading 3 Alcohol-Based Hand Rub Recipes – Herbal Academy — Good Witches Homestead

House of Herbology: DIY Lens Cleaner Spray

Are you looking for a non-toxic lens cleaner that will clean your glasses, laptop screen, camera lens, and TV screen, among others? You can make your own DIY Lens Cleaner Spray at home using two simple ingredients white vinegar and distilled water, as well as an empty spray bottle. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green … Continue reading House of Herbology: DIY Lens Cleaner Spray

House of Herbology: DIY Natural Cleaning Spray with Citrus

Make your own cleaning spray that’s non-toxic and naturally anti-bacterial using citrus peels and that kitchen cupboard staple, vinegar. If you’re looking for a non-toxic household cleaner for everyday clean-ups, a natural cleaning spray with vinegar and citrus fruit peel can do the job. Vinegar typically contains around 5-8 % acetic acid by volume. Acetic acid can act as a disinfectant that can destroy some … Continue reading House of Herbology: DIY Natural Cleaning Spray with Citrus

House of Herbology: DIY Natural Enzyme Cleaner for Stain Removing

Enzyme cleaners are cleaning products that help break down stains, which are perfect for cleaning stains from the carpet including red wine and coffee stains and pet messes, and for cleaning tough stains from clothes and fabrics such as blood stains. Enzymes naturally occur in fruits such as pineapple, papaya and kiwi. Pineapple is high in bromelain, an enzyme that helps break down proteins, aids in … Continue reading House of Herbology: DIY Natural Enzyme Cleaner for Stain Removing