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21 DIY Projects Your Boyfriend Wishes You Would Make

21 DIY Projects Your Boyfriend Wishes You Would Make

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And not a bacon bouquet to be seen. View this image › Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 1. Leather-Wrapped Flask View this image › ispydiy.com For a classy way to drink on-the-go. Learn how to make it here. 2. Homemade Ginger Beer View this image › insockmonkeyslippers.com For when he’s on a Moscow Mule kick. Get the recipe here. 3. Concrete Fire Pit ...
20 Easy & Cheap Foods Anyone Can Grow At Home

20 Easy & Cheap Foods Anyone Can Grow At Home

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Food is pretty awesome. Growingyour own food is even more awesome.Most people never even think of growing their own food because they don’t have acres of land. Here’s a secret – you can grow these types of foods almost anywhere! Even if it’s on a front yard or on an apartment balcony. Itseasy, cheap, and healthy. And all you need arecontainers, potting soil, a little fertilizer, seeds, water, and sunlight. Large plastic bottles make great containers, as do cloth shopping bags and with a little starting cash, you can start your own little food production right at home. #1. Kale. Small Tray GardeningGrow the dark leafy greens in a container of at least six square inches thats practically all you need to get started on a single plant. Rememberthat kale loves the sun ...
Turn The Trunk Of Your Car Into The Ultimate Camping Accessory

Turn The Trunk Of Your Car Into The Ultimate Camping Accessory

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); Instructables user travderose knows that taking an RV out on a trip is great, but after recently discovering the awesomeness that is "real" camping, he decided to ditch the luxurious life for a more old-school approach. Then again, there's a lot to be said for having some modern conveniences nearby...so, in an effort to have the best of both worlds, he came up with an idea.He decided to turn the trunk of his Jeep Patriot into the ultimate camping companion. Here's how he did it... Knowing this was all the space he had to work with, he decided on a cabinet-like build to optimize the area. Instructables / travder...
Here Are Some Traps That Will Help You Survive In The Wilderness

Here Are Some Traps That Will Help You Survive In The Wilderness

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If you're a big fan of spending time in the wilderness, you probably know a little bit about different survival techniques. I mean, it's always a good idea to learn a couple tips and tricks when you're hanging out in the elements with wild animals.So here are five traps that will serve you well in case you ever need food, or if you need to protect yourself from predators. These inventive contraptions aren't exactly traditional, but they're uniquely useful. 1. This trap can be used to ensnare smaller animals. YouTube 2. Anyone or anything that moves the center stick on this one will get trapped in that red cord. YouTube 3. By touching either of the red bands, the horizontal stick will be releas...
16 Beach Hacks That Will Save Your Summer

16 Beach Hacks That Will Save Your Summer

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Sun’s out, fun’s out! View this image › Flickr: slimjim / Via Creative Commons 1. Put your iPhone in a sandwich bag to protect it. The touchscreen will still work! instagram.com 2. Use a fitted sheet on the beach to keep sand out. View this image › Via reddit.com 3. Or purchase some towel anchors to make sure your towel doesn’t blow around. View this image › Via amazon.com 4. Invest in a waterproof blanket for lounging. View this image › Via bedbathandbeyond.com 5. Create your own beach towel purse. It’s perfect for transporting and use. diy-enthusiasts.com   6. Clean out a lotion bottle to use as a safe spot for your money, keys, etc.! instagram.com 7. Or you can put you...
Stop Spending Money On Fancy Camping Stoves And Grab A Tin Can Instead

Stop Spending Money On Fancy Camping Stoves And Grab A Tin Can Instead

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Plenty of us love camping, but for those of us who hate leaving our creature comforts behind, it can be a challenge. Especially when it comes to chowing down. While building fires and making them last is great if you know how to do so without spending six hours rubbing sticks together when you ultimately forget your lighter, lots of people opt for mini grills and camping stoves to save themselves a few headaches.But what if I told you that you could reach the same end with an old can? If you want to learn how to recycle, save money, and lighten your camping load all at once, check this out. First thing's first: Grab a large can of some sort. If you shop in bulk, you probably have a few of these around the house. ...
30 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

30 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

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We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. Either it’s “still OK”, or “might come in handy” or just holds some sentimental value to it. In extreme cases, this might lead to hoarding, but if you’re creative enough, you can solve the problem by repurposing, upcycling and reusing your old things. Besides serving a purpose (again), repurposed items add this lovely touch of creativity and coziness to the space. Heck, most of the time, upcycled things become even cooler than they originally were. [Read more...] In order to help you get started, we made a selection of 30 creative repurposing, upcycling and reuse ideas. Try to recognize your old things in the pictures and upcycle yourself! 1...
You Can Pull Off These 21 Crazy, But Practical, Hacks By Just Using Coca-Cola

You Can Pull Off These 21 Crazy, But Practical, Hacks By Just Using Coca-Cola

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); Coca-Cola is one of the most recognized brand names in the world. Even though we typically think of Coke as a delicious treat on a hot summer day, the soda also has many other uses. From cleaning caked-on food off of dirty dishes, to polishing the chrome on your motorcycle, discover cool ways you can harness the power of Coca-Cola at home. 1. Loosen up paint for stripping by placing a rag covered in Coca-Cola over the surface. iStock You may not want to use this trick on porous surfaces like wood, though. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); 2. Make chrome super sh...
For Some, There Simply Is No Taco Without A Bell Leads The Daily Links

For Some, There Simply Is No Taco Without A Bell Leads The Daily Links

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Plus the Tetris diet, one major first-impression mistake you could be making, and Dennis Rodman chats about his adventures in North Korea. College Humor 10 people who’s love for Taco Bell is…well, it’s stronger than their love for seeming sane. Sometimes, though, you just gotta do you. - [College Humor] DuJour Dennis Rodman gives his first interview about his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and their super casual conversations about basketball, Jimi Hendrix, and the North Korean nuclear arsenal. - [DuJour] flickr/andromache / Via bit.ly No joke—playing ‘Tetris’ reduces the strength, frequency and vividness of naturally occurring food cravings. Turn it into your secret dieting weapon! - [Discover] The Atlantic Data s...
He Walked Into The Woods And Made A Bow And Arrow From Scratch

He Walked Into The Woods And Made A Bow And Arrow From Scratch

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It's estimated that humans came up with the basic blueprint for bows and arrows around 64,000 years ago. While it was once an innovative and high-tech weapon, it's now considered rather primitive, especially when compared to some of the hunting tools we employ today...but that doesn't mean it doesn't have value.For one, just about any person can make a bow an arrow using things found in the woods. Watch as YouTuber Primitive Technology demonstrates this very old-school DIY: You'll definitely want to learn this skill...once the zombies come and we're forced to live in the woods, this'll be the only means of defending yourself. Or for more practical purposes, this is good for hunting, I guess. (But I think we all know that zombies are the chief concern here.) Read more: http://www....
Useful Tricks That Will Help You Survive During An Apocalypse

Useful Tricks That Will Help You Survive During An Apocalypse

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Whether or not you believe that the zombie apocalypse is coming, it can't hurt to be prepared... But we're not talking about stocking up on canned goods or building an underground shelter, no, we're speaking in far more realistic terms. When something goes wrong, it's good to know some survival tricks -- from how to purify water to making a super-powerful light. Here are seven tips to get you started. 1. Make a water purifier. Flickr / Lora Rajah Get a marble or a pebble, a big bowl, a coffee mug, and some shrink wrap. Put the mug in the middle of the bowl, and pour water into the bowl without spilling any into the mug. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place the pebble on ...
How-To: Moss Shower Mat

How-To: Moss Shower Mat

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Arguably, taking that first step out of the shower is one of the lowest points of the day. It is possible to make that transition from “insanely comfortable shower time” to “everything else you absolutely have to do with your life” a little easier by stepping out onto a lush, comfortable shower mat covered in moss. These mats are commercially available, but are still on the pricey side. If you don’t have that kind of extra money and/or want a fun weekend project, here’s how to get it for a lot less: Here’s what you’ll need: -Substrate for the moss, such as high density foam, about 2.54 cm (1 inch) thick -Sharp utility knife -Silicone sealer, like caulk or cement -Posterboard or cardstock for creating stencils -Marker or grease pencil -Spray bott
23 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

23 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

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Recycling is a hugely important part of our effort to take care of and live in harmony with the planet we call home, but it doesn’t just have to be reserved to municipal authorities or waste management companies. There are awesome and creative ways to recycle your old stuff that can be taken advantage of by almost anyone. [Read more...] Every year, when spring cleaning comes around, many of us gather up our old used stuff and simply throw it out. Sometimes, trash is simply trash, but we often fail to realize that a lot of the things that we throw out can be transformed into something else that’s useful and that we probably would have wound up buying later anyway. If that old ladder you have lying around isn’t safe to climb on anymore, there’s still probably a millio...
These 32 Do-It-Yourself Backyard Ideas For Summer Are Totally Awesome. Definitely Doing #14!

These 32 Do-It-Yourself Backyard Ideas For Summer Are Totally Awesome. Definitely Doing #14!

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There are many advantages to owning a home, but being able to customize it may be one of the best. If you're handy with a hammer (and honestly even if you're not) some of these craft projects can take your backyard this summer from "blah" to "WOW THAT IS AWESOME." Thanks to many creative people on the Internet, we have discovered some pretty genius ideas for projects you can work on in your back yard this summer. Check them out! 1.) Set up a lounge movie theater in the back yard using floor cushions. 2.) Plant giant allium flowers to make your back yard look like something out of Dr. Seuss. 3.) Build a simple treehouse for kids or adults. 4....
Got An Empty Or Broken Lighter?  Don’t Worry, You Can Still Use It To Start A Fire!

Got An Empty Or Broken Lighter? Don’t Worry, You Can Still Use It To Start A Fire!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Nothing's worse than realizing that your lighter doesn't work on a camping trip. And if you didn't bring matches or any extraordinary wilderness survival skills with you, you're completely out of luck when it comes to making a cozy campfire -- at least, it seems so if you don't know this awesome trick. A broken or empty lighter is all you'll need to warm yourself on chilly nights in the great outdoors. Don't believe me? Just check out how YouTuber Grant Thompson gets it done. It's so simple that you'll be able to pull it off easily! Read More: These 26 Survival Hacks Could Save Your Life One Day...Seriously! How cool is that? I'll definitely have to try this the next ti...
20 Projects And Hacks That’ll Make You Want To Stock Up On Tinfoil

20 Projects And Hacks That’ll Make You Want To Stock Up On Tinfoil

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When it comes to aluminum foil, you probably only use the metallic material to cover baking sheets, pans, and leftovers. But just like many other things in your kitchen, tinfoil has countless uses that most people don't know about. In fact, you might just begin stockpiling it ASAP once you read about the impressive variety of DIY projects and around-the-house life hacks that utilize it. And once you let your creative juices flow, you might even come up with some new uses for tinfoil on your own! 1. Think spring by decorating your house with these colorful birds made with tinfoil and other household items. My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies 2. No need to buy an expensive spa...
39 American Girl Doll DIYs That Won’t Break The Bank

39 American Girl Doll DIYs That Won’t Break The Bank

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Because who can afford to buy the real deal? View this image › 1. Rock Climbing Wall View this image › myagdollcraft.blogspot.com Perfect for dolls who long to be on American Ninja Warrior. Find the tutorial here. 2. Tulle Skirt View this image › makeit-loveit.com Help your America Girl find her inner Cyndi Lauper with this DIY. 3. School Furniture View this image › busykidshappymom.org School’s in session! Find the tutorial here. 4. Book Bag View this image › mom4real.com Your doll can’t go to school without a book bag. Find the DIY here. 5. School Locker doll-it-up.com   She’s going to need her own locker, too. Learn how to make one here. 6. Gymnastics Bar View this ima...
This Guy Built a Rustic Cabin Man Cave for $107

This Guy Built a Rustic Cabin Man Cave for $107

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Reddit user kelhans shared his amazing DIY project, transforming a small storage room in his basement into a ‘rustic cabin’ man cave. The most amazing part is that he only spent $107 on materials! While the finished room was furnished with stuff he already owned, much of the building material was scrap, found or reclaimed. I’ve included his captions from the Imgur album below and you can find more information from the comment thread on reddit. The father of 7 (yes seven!) says this is the only place in the entire house that is completely his. 1. The room when I started. Built by kelhans on reddit 2. I used old crate wood that a local metal company used for shipping. The boards after breaking apart were 1″ x 8″ x 12′ rough cut pine. I used a cou...
25 Stunning Sculptures Made From Recycled Toys

25 Stunning Sculptures Made From Recycled Toys

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Australian artist Freya Jobbins makes amazing art with old toys. Giuseppe Arcimboldo reincarnated in the NSW bush. 1. This is Freya Jobbins. View this image › Facebook: freyajobbins 2. The Australian artist makes portraits assembled from discarded toys and plastic parts. View this image › Facebook: freyajobbins Her work is inspired by Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo. View this image › Via Facebook: freyajobbins “I love Giuseppe’s artworks”, Jobbins told BuzzFeed. “They were my inspiration. When I saw his paintings many years ago I became fascinated by him.” “I love Arcimboldo’s way of using objects totally out of context to create a ‘portrait’. I love generating a range of responses ...
7 Hacks To Keep The Summer Vibes Flowing Year-Round

7 Hacks To Keep The Summer Vibes Flowing Year-Round

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So, here we are. Its midway through August, which means theres only a limited amount of time left to soak up all that these divinesummer monthshave to offer. But that does NOT mean all hope is lost. Summer 2016 is so NOTcanceled. There are plenty of rays left to catch. From music festivals to the return of classic cocktails, there is so much to celebrate. In fact, if you play your cards right, you can keep the summer vibes flowing all year-round. Heres a wrap-up of this seasons top entertaining trends and some of the best party hacks we learned along the way. Now theres no reason why you cant make your next late-summer hang feeljust as memorable as those early-summer parties. Its time to go next-level on summer party goals now! Hack your summer partys drink menu. Here's a surefire way...
He Took A Cargo Trailer And Turned It Into One Seriously Awesome Camper

He Took A Cargo Trailer And Turned It Into One Seriously Awesome Camper

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Camping isn't exactly high up on my list of favorite recreational activities, but every now and then, I endure becoming one with nature. I'd probably enjoy camping a bit more if I had one of those tricked-out campers with hot water and a TV, but with those luxuries, is there really any need to leave my house for the weekend? It also doesn't help that a fully loaded camper or RV can cost a small fortune. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); That's the problem hookhands and his wife were having. The couple wanted to spend more time camping, but sleeping in a tent just wasn't for them. While his wife wanted a teardrop camper, our builder set out to build a slightly cheaper alternative. He was eventually able to completely overhaul a new carg...
50 Ways To Turn 5 Of IKEA’s Best Sellers Into DIY Gold

50 Ways To Turn 5 Of IKEA’s Best Sellers Into DIY Gold

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); As we speak, I'm sitting in my IKEA chair, drinking from an IKEA mug, and resting that mug on an IKEA coffee table between sips. As a 20-something with approximately zero dollars between rent and bills, I appreciate the fact that I can get sleek furniture for a fraction of what I'd pay if I went to a store where people with lots of dollars like to shop.Business Insider recently released a list of the furniture powerhouse's best-selling pieces. Do I have most of them? Maybe. Do you? Quite possibly. But here's the thing. With help from some of the internet's many do-it-yourselfers, you can tr...
These DIY Hacks Will Make Camping A Lot Easier And More Enjoyable.

These DIY Hacks Will Make Camping A Lot Easier And More Enjoyable.

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There’s no better time than now to go camping. The summer is beginning to wind down and a few nights sleeping on the ground in your hot tent should be all the convincing you need to stay indoors for the next 6 or 7 months. Don’t get me wrong, camping can be fun, but there’s a reason why we’re not getting our toilet paper from an old coffee can in our everyday lives. Use these camping hacks and hopefully you’ll be able to focus on the best parts of camping, like how wonderful nature is and not how badly you want to go to a hotel. Hopefully. Check them out! 1.) Can Charcoal Stove diyncrafts 2.) Doritos Kindling macbrosplaces 3.) Be...
21 Easy Ways To Make A Bachelorette Party Memorable

21 Easy Ways To Make A Bachelorette Party Memorable

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For the bride AND the bridesmaids. View this image › 1. Create custom T-shirts with the number of years you’ve known the bride, or the upcoming wedding date. View this image › relaxpics.com 2. Make everyone a survival kit for the weekend, and fill it with all the essentials! View this image › etsy.com Or you can also buy the kits here. 3. Don’t forget the hangover kits too! View this image › etsy.com Buy a set of 20 here. 4. Instead of a real tattoo, slap on these custom fake tats. View this image › etsy.com 5. If you’re going somewhere sunny, these personalized shades for just $6.95 go a long way. View this image › etsy.com 6. These custom gift box kits can also be handed out to guests...
21 DIY Patio Projects That Will Make Your Backyard That Much Cooler

21 DIY Patio Projects That Will Make Your Backyard That Much Cooler

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Updating your backyard space doesn't need to require spending a lot of time or money. Why spend a small fortune on manufactured furniture or accessories when you can make your own and have fun doing it?!With summer slowly coming to a close, don't forget you've still got time to enjoy the outdoors in the early fall. In other words, there's plenty of time to spruce up your backyard patios! Here are 21 DIY patio upgrades and essentials that are sure to put a little perk in your summer step. 1. This bright bar can bring a pop of color to your backyard festivities. Better Homes And Gardens googletag.cmd.push(function() { g...
Move Over Hoverboards, This Genius Made A Drill-Powered Skateboard At Home

Move Over Hoverboards, This Genius Made A Drill-Powered Skateboard At Home

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These days, getting around can be quite a hassle. Whether you’re standing around, wasting your life away as you wait for an overcrowded bus to pick you up and transport you to work, or you’re frantically hunting for a parking spot you know doesn’t exist, it’s never easy. In a recent video uploaded to YouTube by Inspire To Make, we’re shown exactly how to go about making a drill-powered skateboard in the comfort of your own home using just 6 items. According to Sploid, a man named Igor is the mastermind behind this makeshift skateboard that cost him under $500 to build. Igor was able to hook up the drill bit to the skateboard wheels using a handful of different items including a brass wire wheel brush, an extension bit holder, and a right angle drill attachme...
These People Took Apart An Old RV And Turned It Into A Totally Sustainable Home On Wheels

These People Took Apart An Old RV And Turned It Into A Totally Sustainable Home On Wheels

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Have you ever just wanted to pack up your home, drive off, and live on the open road? While that idea seems far from reality for most of us, one couple made their dream of a nomadic lifestyle come true. They've been living their best lives in an RV for over a year with their two dogs.Ching Fu and Jerud Crandall are outdoor enthusiasts who travel around the country without depending on fossil fuels. They bought an old RV in 2011, spent a year converting it into a sustainable home, and now have an amazing vehicle that is completely powered by solar panels. This is how the RV looked when they bought it. Live Small | Ride Free As you can see, there wasn't anything particularly special about it. ...
41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

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Go outside! You look like you need a little sun. View this image › Christina Lu/BuzzFeed A Beautiful Mess | Lena Sekine 1. Cover the springs of your trampoline with sliced up pool noodles as an extra safety precaution. View this image › dandolimones.com 2. Save your pinecones for bedding, which will keep pups and cats out of your plants. View this image › davisheritage.com 3. This brilliant kit lets you create a trellis in any shape that you want. leevalley.com   Perfect for your garden graffiti wall. Get it here for $24.50. 4. Use an Ikea curtain system as an impromptu shade during the summer. View this image › pinterest.com Attach one side to the house and the other side to a pole or tree, then slide the ...
What He Does With The Rope In Between His Feet Could Someday Save Your Life

What He Does With The Rope In Between His Feet Could Someday Save Your Life

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You never know what survival skills you'll need if you find yourself in a bad situation. While knowing how to do things like start fires and set traps might seem silly, brushing up on a few life hacks could very well save your skin one day.What this man figured out will come in handy if you ever find yourself in need of escape. Watch as he shows us how to cut thick rope without any scissors or knives in sight. After watching this, I went ahead and tried it for myself. Not only did it work, but it was easy! Let's just hope that none of us ever have to use a hack like this.Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/emergency-rope/
It Looks Like A Boring Trailer…But After He’s Done With It? So Incredible!

It Looks Like A Boring Trailer…But After He’s Done With It? So Incredible!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); This hunk of junk wasn't serving much of a purpose as an old trailer, but once a clever crafter put some work into it, the trailer got a brand new lease on life. When it came time for Instructables user Dustman0042 to upgrade his trailer, he really went all out. Just in time for some summer fun, he turned the run-down trailer into something any lover of the outdoors would appreciate. If you'd like to know how to pull off a similar makeover, check this out! This is what he started with. Instructables / Dustman0042 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); ...
8 Amazing Facts About Your Favorite Household Item: Duct Tape

8 Amazing Facts About Your Favorite Household Item: Duct Tape

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Odds are, you probably have duct tape in your house or apartment. It's a cheap, versatile tool that's always good to have around. Need to fix something that's broken? No problem. Want to make something look prettier with colored tape? Sure!Want to make a prom dress out of duct tape and win a scholarship? Yeah, you can do that. But here are some things you probably didn't know about America's favorite "tool." 1. It actually was called "duck tape" first. Yes, first. Duck Brand You might want to correct anyone who says "duck tape" instead of "duct tape," but technically, they're not wrong. Apparently, soldiers used to call the tape "duck tape" because it would repel moisture "like water off a duck’s back." 2. It helped save the Apol...
29 Insanely Cool Backyard Furniture DIYs

29 Insanely Cool Backyard Furniture DIYs

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Take summer lounging to a whole new level. View this image › Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed Design Milk / A Beautiful Mess / A Beautiful Mess / Ana White 1. This Amazing Aluminum Chair View this image › abeautifulmess.com You can use this tutorial to easily makeover lawn furniture you already have. Check it out here. 2. This Incredible Hammock Chair View this image › abeautifulmess.com Step 1: Get porch. Step 2: Make Hammock. Step 3: Never leave. Get the full directions here. 3. These Adorable “Toadstools” twigandtoadstool.blogspot.com twigandtoadstool.blogspot.com   See how to make them here. 4. This Genius Rolling Cooler View this image › ext.homedepot.com We may not have thought of it, but we’...
Building A Shelter For 2 People

Building A Shelter For 2 People

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Survival Lilly cuts down some trees, puts them together as Mikados and voil – a hut. Or something like that. And additional over 200.000 views on YouTube. Such survival, much non-digitality! “It is the expansion of the bug out camp that has been build a couple of months ago and cut together from free parts of building.” via: webtapeteRead more: https://www.viralviralvideos.com/2016/10/26/building-a-shelter-for-2-people/
Awesome Ways To Make A Boring Fence Beautiful — Your Neighbors Will Be Jealous

Awesome Ways To Make A Boring Fence Beautiful — Your Neighbors Will Be Jealous

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When it comes to keeping neighbors' prying eyes off of your backyard or first floor, erecting a fence is generally the easiest thing to do. But if your neighborhood is tight-knit, putting up a fence can seem a bit offensive (pun intended). If you still want to maintain a sense of privacy without the ugly side effects, here are just a few things you can do to spruce up an otherwise offputting fence. 1. Turn your fence into a wall that your kids are allowed to write on! The Good Life 2. Glue marbles to it and they'll beautifully catch the light every afternoon. The Wool Acorn Shop & Blog 3. Hanging old trays you'll never use indoors is an elegant way to recycle them. ...