Make It: DIY Dryer Vent Pumpkins

by Capree K

Make It: DIY Dryer Vent Pumpkins

What's that you say?  Pumpkins made from dryer vents??  Yes, indeedy.  Turns out, this unexpected material makes for some pretty fantastic pumpkin-ry!  

Courtney from A Diamond in the Stuff created two versions of this whimsical pumpkin: one with traditional colors, the other bedazzled and glitter-tastic.  The choice, of course, is up to you!  To get started, you'll need:

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Alternative Uses for Dryer Sheets: Free Cheat Sheet Download

by Bruno Bornsztein

Alternative uses for dryer sheets from Curbly.com

As part of this month's emphasis on thrift, recycling, and creative re-use, we're giving away a series of alternative uses cheat sheets. These are simple, smartly-designed PDFs based on some of our most popular alternative uses blog posts. Print them out and put one on your pantry door, fridge, or in your junk drawer for easy access. 

Today's download: Alternative uses for Dryer Sheets

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New Use for Old Drawers: A Laundry Room Re-Vamp

by Craftmel

New Use for Old Drawers: A Laundry Room Re-Vamp

We recently moved into a rental condo where, among a bazillion other rules, we can't paint our walls.  Which is unfortunate, because the last tennants "touched up" with flat paint over the existing eggshell finish.  It makes for an interesting pattern on the walls, but I digress.  Our drab laundry room not only was white beyond all sterile imagining, but it had zero shelving or storage.  The solution to our blah laundry room was found in a few castaways.  

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Laundry LIES (and Truths)

by DIY Maven

Laundry LIES (and Truths)

The Queen of Clean! Does she wear a cape made of dryer sheets? Does she leap laundry hampers in a single bound? I have no idea, but she does de-bunks laundry myths faster than a speeding bullet. (The busts are brought to us by Vaska, thus the shout out). So here they are, straight from the Dirt Buster's mouth:

 

If the clothes are really dirty use more detergent.

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How to Make an Indoor, Wall-Mounted Clothesline

by DIY Maven

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As we speak, a very large damp coverlet is draped over my banister. If I had a clothesline, it would be hanging outside, of course. But not only do I not have an outdoor clothesline, I don't have an indoor one either. Although, my coverlet wouldn't fit on this wall-mounted indoor clothes line, my unmentionables certainly would. If you have an unused corner somewhere in your diggs, you just might want to make one. Here's the supply list:

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How To: Rid Shirts of Underarm Stains.

by Chris Gardner

Summertime inspires light, airy clothing, and nothing beats a basic fresh, white shirt to feel fun and carefree. But, admit it, with white shirts comes the risk of underarm stains. To deal with basic white t loss, try these tips from Men's Flair. From homemade recipes of borax and baking soda, to the simple science of drying white shirts in the sun and storing them in a light, airy place, some combo bound to work for your gear.

 

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