Top 5 Green Cleaning Tips

by DIY Maven


created at: 03/18/2010



Green cleaning products are great, but like with all cleaners, some work better than others. Kastle has given quite a few a test drive. She has posted her findings, along with her favorite eco-friendly cleaners, over at Daily Green. Here's some you might want to put on your shopping list:

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The Gardener's Color Palette

by DIY Maven

created at: 03/17/2010

Reading the title of Tom Fischer's new book, The Gardener's Color Palette, might make you assume it's a book just for gardeners. If you did, you'd be wrong, because it is so much more than that. But before we get to the 'more' part, lets look at what makes it a great gardening book.

First, it's laid out with a picture of each plant under consideration on the right pages and all the pertinent information about the specimen on the pages to the...

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Design Your Own Own Upholstery Fabric

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 03/16/2010

Photo Images: Spoonflower

If you're like me, and I've only heard of one other person who does this, you've imagined a fabric design in your head and you go out and try to track it down. Impossible, as well as a huge time waster. However, if you have some graphic art designing ability,  you can design, create and even sell your very own fabrics on etsy, or design and make your own curtains, bedding and even upholster with it.

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