Instructables: exploring - living - cleaning - homemade http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:00:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Can Crusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Can-Crusher/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:56:02 PDT
Best Glass Cleaner Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Glass-Cleaner-Ever/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:40:11 PDT
Natural Lemon Dusting Cloths http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dusting-Cloths/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:47:15 PDT
Homemade Air Freshener http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Air-Freshener-1/
Homemade Air Freshener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/29U1/HTF7JY1A/FIC29U1HTF7JY1A.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Although reaching for that shiny Glade air freshener is an easy way to cover up odors, or scent the air in your home, most commercial scent products are full of chemicals that contribute to unhealthy indoor air and often just mask an underlying problem. As a result, I'm a big fan of natural, homem...
By: Paige Russell

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:09:17 PDT
Homemade Fabric Softener http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fabric-Softener/
Homemade Fabric Softener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/HT52/HQDUT29Y/F5HHT52HQDUT29Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/HT52/HQDUT29Y/F5HHT52HQDUT29Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/HT52/HQDUT29Y/F5HHT52HQDUT29Y.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Both of my parents grew up on farms in Northern Canada and even though I live in a big city full of convenience, I find myself more and more wanting to learn how to do things in 'old school', less toxic ways - yesteryear farm style! So I hit up the internets (not so 'old school' ha!) and researched ...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:14:09 PST
Make Your Own Fabric Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Conditioner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SMALL.jpg ChronicCrafter Once upon a time I was out of fabric conditioner and money. That's pretty much the story of my life really. Anyway, in a desperate attempt, I raided the cupboards in the hope of making my own and it ended up being one of the best conditioners I'd used. It is also incredibly easy to make! Unfortun...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:52:36 PDT
Dish Soap Apron And Dish Soap Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Dish-Soap-Apron-And-Dish-Soap-Recipe/
Dish Soap Apron And Dish Soap Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/PS09/HAQ2ZQPY/F0VPS09HAQ2ZQPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/PS09/HAQ2ZQPY/F0VPS09HAQ2ZQPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/PS09/HAQ2ZQPY/F0VPS09HAQ2ZQPY.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I have been looking at ingredients in homemade soaps and have been reading the comments from readers who have tried them. Almost everyone agreed the dishes came clean, but the soaps had low suds and the solutions were runny. Some people complained that the soap left a residue on the dishes. Others l...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:12:49 PST
Cleaning paste http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-paste/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/ZIE7/H18FJUZP/FYMZIE7H18FJUZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/ZIE7/H18FJUZP/FYMZIE7H18FJUZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/ZIE7/H18FJUZP/FYMZIE7H18FJUZP.SMALL.jpg bisozozo This is my first attempt at homemade cleaners and i was excited with the results! Cleans great sinks, stove eyes, pans, faucets, oven ( not to be used on teflon, it damages it)! All you need is 1cup baking soda, 1 cup salt, 1 tablespoon green olive oil soap (grated and dissolved in a glass of water ...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 06:07:01 PDT
Home made Lens Cleaner... http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Lens-Cleaner/
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Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:04:57 PDT
Clean Green http://www.instructables.com/id/All-purpose-spray-cleaner/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2009 07:17:09 PST
How to Make Your Own Non-Toxic Glass Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Non-Toxic-Glass-Cleaner/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 22:26:10 PDT
DIY Plug-in Scented Oil Air Freshener Refill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plug-in-Scented-Oil-Air-Freshener-Refill/
DIY Plug-in Scented Oil Air Freshener Refill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/8PW4/3K7EQZJIEH9/FS38PW43K7EQZJIEH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/8PW4/3K7EQZJIEH9/FS38PW43K7EQZJIEH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/8PW4/3K7EQZJIEH9/FS38PW43K7EQZJIEH9.SMALL.jpg hugedom This is a little write-up on how to refill your scented oil air freshener on the cheap. These units work pretty well, they are long lasting, more gentle and natural smelling than other types. However, refills are whether expensive, sometimes costing over half or as much as the price of the starter...
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Sun, 20 Aug 2006 23:43:49 PDT