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Build Your Own Doggie Bicycle Seat…For Cheap

I have a 13 year-old miniature schnauzer, also known as the other love of my life. Although still active and healthy, she suffers from the occasional leg cramp and limps after a long walk around the park or at the beach.  She is getting old and I am feeling the …

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How to Turn a Plastic Bottle Into a Flower Pot

Look at what I found on the window sill at work this morning. Someone in the office made a flower pot out of a 1.5l plastic bottle. I even tipped the flower pot over to check if drainage holes were drilled through. This is definitely the work of a green …

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Eco-Crafts: How to Grow Your Own Rosemary Herb Pot in an Apartment?

Let’s face it: Fresh herbs in Singapore is expensive. Go to any supermarket and you will find a handful of rosemary will set you back $5. And they don’t last for very long. I am no green thumb. Most plants under my care struggle to survive past four weeks. But …

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Eco-Crafts: DIY T-Shirt Scarf Tutorial

I SUPER love this tutorial on how to make your own scarf from an old T-shirt.If you have T-shirts that are over-washed, over-worn, and hanging by a thread, but you don’t have the heart to throw it out, then upcycle it! You can turn it into a gorgeous scarf! This …

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Eco Crafts: How to Make Beautiful Crafts Using Old Books?

Have you ever stood in front of your bookshelf, and wondered what you are going to do with all the books you’ve read, kept with no intention to re-read again? Let’s face it, most non-fiction novels are just worth reading once. Maybe twice. But that’s it. For situations like this, …

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Eco Craft: How to Make Your Own Journal?

Friends who have read my previous post It’s January, Start a Journal, have asked ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting to make your own journal?’ Yeah, I suppose it would be. But bookbinding is just not my kind of craft. There is far too much precision measuring, paper-cutting, stitching (use of needles), …

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Eco-Wrapped Gifts I Received This Christmas

This is my stash of Christmas presents, and the different variations of eco-wrapping: Blank A5 white envelope, gift-tagged with a large colourful-printed heavy-weighted art paper taken off  the side of a folder Reusable fancy sheer organza bag Japanese matte rice-paper Magazine pages folded and taped into pretty little pouches Mail …

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Eco-Crafts: How to Wrap Your Gifts in Newspaper?

Since writing the 10 Green Ways to Wrap post, I decided to walk the talk. So here I am experimenting with newspaper as eco-wrapping paper. Thing is…it looks easy. And it is. But, if you think you can just grab any paper, pull out any page and start wrapping, then you probably …

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10 Green Ways to Wrap Gifts

Have you ever wondered how many trees we have to cut down to wrap our gifts? Christmas is an indulging festive time of the year, and probably one of the few times in our 365 days, where we shop, spend and dine completely  (almost) guilt-free. Unfortunately, it is also when …

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20 Prettiest (& Easiest) Christmas Crafts To Do

Christmas is barely 3 weeks away. It’s time to dress up your home for the festive holidays! And if you’re like me, I love crafts that are super simple and easy.  Here are 20 prettiest (and easiest) Christmas DIY crafts I found that anyone can get their hands on and …

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