How to Make Your Own Fabric Softener

Diy Maven

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If you haven't given up drier sheets yet, you really should. (They're icky...for a lot of reasons that I won't go into here.) The best kind of fabric softener to use is the liquid kind, and this formula from Recipezaar is not only environmentally friendly it's CHEAP! All it takes is.......

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Recycled Lucite Picture Frame

Createcass

I recently visited the Swaroski Boutique in Soho NY, and purchased some beautiful crystals.  Usually when I make bead purchases they put the beads in a clear little bag a thank you and off you go.  Not Swaroski, there beads come boxed and set in a little lucite frame. 

created at: 2009-08-31

It seems like a little over packageing to me.  However when I took it apart I saw another project.

created at: 2009-08-31
created at: 2009-08-31

I copied a picture of my grandparents to the size of the square and added a few...

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Jonathan Adler for...Barbie?

Chris Gardner

One of the U.S.'s top celebrity designs has teamed up with, well, Mattel, to create a line for another U.S. fashion icon, Barbara Millicent Roberts.

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"Jonathan Adler's fresh, modern ideas about interior design have established him as a true design visionary. Introducing the Jonathan Adler Loves Barbie Doll, a modern doll embodying the Adler lifestyle brand. Stylish, adorable, and oh-so-chic, Barbie comes with miniature accessories inspired by real...

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DIY Thrifty Car Odor Eliminators.

Chris Gardner

Children. Pets. Power tools. Library books. Groceries. We ask alot of our cars...and, we put a lot of stinky things in 'em too. And with dark interiors and constant sludging back and forth, it's not always clear how dirty they get. Well, until the funk happens. It's like one day, you open the door, and sit down, and say "Oh, know...it's here."

Classic red car wtih red steering wheel, red fuzzy dice in the window and white interior, source: sxc.hu.

So, here's seven inexpensive deodorizers intended with the unique interiors, shapes, and smells of your...

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British Inspiration

Honeywest

created at: 2009-08-28

Clarice Cliff might be a new name to many in the U.S. but she is a virtual icon in the UK.

A true trailblazer in deco pottery design, her pieces are highly collectible. Esp her prewar 

hand painted "Bizarre ware"... which can sell for thousands! Learn more here...

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