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Cutie Patootie Bamboo Panda

Tools & Materials:• 2 toilet paper rolls, one white• 1 ten inch bamboo skewer• Green construction paper• Hot glue gun• Black sharpie• Green sharpieSteps: 1. Outline the shape of your panda onto the white toilet paper and fill in the eyes, nose, tummy and feet. 2. Unroll the second toilet…

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DIY Bamboo Garment Rail

Tools & Materials:• Bamboo pole (x1) 6' long by 1'' diameter• Rope• Wooden wall brackets (x2)• Drywall screws• Drill and corresponding drill bitsSteps:1. Begin by drilling a hole large enough to slip a length of rope through at the top of each wooden wall bracket. Next, attach the wooden…

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DIY Weekend Project: Bamboo Christmas Card Hanger

Tools & Materials:• Bamboo pole• String• DrillSteps: 1. Cut your bamboo pole to be 3' in length.2. Drill a hole through both ends approximately 4'' from the end.3. Tie a length of string through the first end then run the string across to the other hole, leaving…

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Bamboo Tapestry Headboard

Tools & Materials:• Bamboo pole• Rug or other tapestry • Hemp rope• Screws• DrillSteps:1. Hold the bamboo pole up against the wall and decide the width and height at which you want your headboard to hang. Cut your bamboo pole to…

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5 Remembrance Day Crafts

Let's show our children that we remember by creating lovely Remembrance Day decor using our seriously savvy recycling and upcycling skills. Let's get crafty!1. DIY recycled plastic bottle poppies by muminthemadhouse.com2. Coffee filter poppies by

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10 Upcycled Halloween Decorations

Time to put on your crafting hat and get to work on those "new" Halloween decorations. Get creative with milk jugs and old socks, you can recycle so many things into cute and spooky additions to your collection!Everyone has one...the dreaded junk drawer. Time…

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10 Upcycled Halloween Decorations

Time to put on your crafting hat and get to work on those "new" Halloween decorations. Get creative with milk jugs and old socks, you can recycle so many things into cute and spooky additions to your collection!Everyone has one...the dreaded junk drawer. Time…

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10 Ways to Green your Pets

Green Your PetsLower your pet’s carbon pawprint1. Buy from locally owned pet storesThere are plenty of pet store chains, but don’t you want your money to stay local and go back in to you community? If you buy from a locally owned pet store instead of a corporate…

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Natural Cleaning with Baking Soda & Vinegar

Walking down the cleaning aisle of the grocer's can be daunting. So many choices, there is a chemical for every room and every surface in your home. Which ones to choose? Do brand name or off-brand work best? Are they all basically the same? Truth is, all of those cleaning…

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DIY Bamboo Home Decor

Tools & Materials:• Hack saw• Sand paper• Bamboo poles in varying diameters• Large planter boxes• Small-medium loose rockSteps:1. Most bamboo poles sold in retail stores come in one length and varying diameters. If you want to add some depth to your finished product let's start…

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