House of Herbology: Natural All-Purpose Cleaner with Pine

Natural All-Purpose Cleaners are easy to make at home using white vinegar and water. But if you don’t like the scent of vinegar, the below video from Fairyland Cottage shows you how to make an all-purpose cleaner using pine needles, which requires you to soak the pine needles in a solution of white vinegar for 4-6 weeks before adding water to make the all-purpose cleaner. … Continue reading House of Herbology: Natural All-Purpose Cleaner with Pine

DIY Wood-Fired Brick Pizza Oven

Building your own wood-fired pizza oven in your garden is a lot easier and inexpensive than you may think. The below video shows how ChefSteps built a makeshift wood-fired pizza oven using under 50 red bricks and two larger slabbed bricks for around $50. What’s more this “pop-up” wood-fired brick pizza oven is easy to disassemble and reassemble. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s … Continue reading DIY Wood-Fired Brick Pizza Oven

DIY Baking Soda Coasters

The uses for baking soda are far and wide, and you can even use it to create household items such as coasters from a baking soda dough mixture. Check out the video below on how to make coasters and dress them up with pressed flowers. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living.  Rosa Medea is … Continue reading DIY Baking Soda Coasters

DIY Aluminium Drink Can Incense Stick Holder

Incense sticks are wonderful to have in your space but they can be messy. There is a clean way to catch the ash from the incense whilst eliminating on waste, by using aluminium drinks cans as incense stick holders. These days there are many different aluminium cans with pretty designs on them which add a touch of colour to your space. Instructions:1. Once you have … Continue reading DIY Aluminium Drink Can Incense Stick Holder

DIY Wood Furniture Staining with Tea & Coffee

That which comes from Mother Nature is so versatile and can be put to use in so many ways in your daily life. Take tea and coffee for instance, they can also be used as a natural stain for wood furniture. The below video shows you how to stain wood furniture using various natural dyes including various teas, wine and pomegranate juice for natural colours. … Continue reading DIY Wood Furniture Staining with Tea & Coffee

5 DIY Ways to Upcycle Candle Jars — The TerraCycle Blog

Candles are hot items for many households: they smell great, offer atmosphere and ambiance, and lend inviting warmth to your space with colors, scents, and vibes for every personality. Thing is, they all run out, and quickly if you’re a fan of putting on the flame.  The good news is: there are loads of things… 5 DIY Ways to Upcycle Candle Jars — The TerraCycle Blog Continue reading 5 DIY Ways to Upcycle Candle Jars — The TerraCycle Blog

DIY: Creative Ways to Dye Eggs

Whether you are honouring Ostara today (Saturday 20 March 2020) or wanting to add some colour to your Easter, there are numerous ways that you can dye eggs using things you have around the house. Check out this video that shows you five creative ways to dye eggs. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living.  Continue reading DIY: Creative Ways to Dye Eggs

DIY: Simmer Pot Air Freshener

An excellent way to make use of food scraps such as citrus fruit peels, used chai spices such as cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise, or bruised apples is to make a simmer pot air freshener. You can also use fresh ingredients in simmer pot air fresheners. Not only will this get rid of lingering food smells in your kitchen, but the scent will likely … Continue reading DIY: Simmer Pot Air Freshener