DIY Upcycled Planters from everyday household items

If you’re doing some planting this Easter, before you purchase some plant pots, instead raid your recycling bin/bag for everything from aluminium cans, tins, to ice cream cartons. Whether you want to plant seeds or cuttings, repurposing items from your recycling bags can be a great way to help the environment and reuse. The below video gives some DIY ideas on how to create planters … Continue reading DIY Upcycled Planters from everyday household items

DIY Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs

Easter is a great time to get craftsy at home with your kids. This year try something different and use natural dyes, made from a few simple ingredients that you may already have in your fridge or spice cabinet. From red cabbage, turmeric, spinach, coffee, there are numerous foodstuffs that you can use to give your easter eggs a natural hue. Note that red cabbage … Continue reading DIY Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs

10 Spring Cleaning Hacks with Ingredients you probably already have [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Have you ever thought to use Mayonnaise to remove crayon marks from walls and residue from labels? What about using ice cubes to remove furniture leg indentation from carpets?Find out which common household items can be used to clean your home for next to nothing. via 10 Spring Cleaning Hacks with Ingredients you probably already have [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading 10 Spring Cleaning Hacks with Ingredients you probably already have [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

DIY Stain Removal for Carpet and Clothes

Whether you’ve dropped wax on the carpet, spilt oil on your clothes or have a dried coffee stain on your clothes, there are simple ways to remove the stains using everyday household items. Homemade treatments made from ingredients you likely have already are effective at treating stains and enable you to treat the problem immediately, without having to do an “emergency” trip to the stores … Continue reading DIY Stain Removal for Carpet and Clothes

10 Uses For Vinegar Around The House

Vinegar is a power cleaning agent, so before you head to the store to buy an expensive, chemical cleaning product, head for your kitchen cupboard instead and bring out that bottle of white vinegar. The below video gives you uses for vinegar around the house for everything from clearing blocked sinks through to removing tough stains on kitchen pots. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul … Continue reading 10 Uses For Vinegar Around The House

DIY Jar Candles from leftover candle wax, wicks and jars

Candles add a lovely ambiance to a home and if they are scented, keep a room smelling fresh. If you love candles, but are concerned about leftover waste from candle wax or removing leftover wax from a jar, fret not as you can recycle every single part of a used candle, including the wick holder from a tea light even. Check out the below video … Continue reading DIY Jar Candles from leftover candle wax, wicks and jars

Make Your Own Deodorant

Deodorant is one of those hygiene products that you may try out many before finding the one that’s right for you. There are a number of issues to consider when buying a deodorant. Deodorants and antiperspirants on the market today are laden with chemicals. The main active ingredient in antiperspirant is aluminium, which temporarily blocks sweat ducts at the skin’s surface until it’s washed away or wears … Continue reading Make Your Own Deodorant

Stain Removal Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Did you know you could get glue out of a carpet using an iron? Or stop crying over spilled wine with some baking soda? Check out this infographic for a number of sure-fire carpet stain removal methods that will keep your rugs in great shape, no matter what hits them. via Stain Removal Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Stain Removal Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

4 Household Uses for leftover Champagne or Prosecco

Do you still have some leftover champers or prosecco from a New Year’s Eve party? If so, there are a number of ways that you can use it even if it has gone flat. Here’s a few ideas… Make Ice Cubes Pour champagne or prosecco into ice cube trays and leave to freeze overnight. The cubes can be added to mimosas, sangria, or bellinis. Make Simple … Continue reading 4 Household Uses for leftover Champagne or Prosecco