Category: DIY

Wooden Gate Structure and Design Infographic

Learn how to build a new wooden gate with the correct structure and design. This infographic will give you the steps and tools for successful completion.

Learn how to build a new wooden gate with the correct structure and design. This infographic will give you the steps and tools for successful completion of wooden gate structure and design. When building a wooden gate, there are several factors to consider. Gates can be merely decorative, as in an arbor framing a walkway …

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DIY Seed Pots Made from Newspaper

DIY seed pots are something that can be made any time of year and can even save you money since you won't need to buy 'sprouting pots' at planting time | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

DIY seed pots are something that can be made any time of year and can even save you money since you won’t need to buy ‘sprouting pots’ at planting time.   This is a fun little project that is extremely inexpensive, quick and easy to do and is perfect for doing as a family. DIY seed …

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Build Inexpensive Raised Beds

Build inexpensive raised beds for your garden for as little as $12. Cedar is the perfect material because it is not affected by humidity or weather. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

For as little as $12 you can build inexpensive raised beds for your garden. Are you looking for a new garden idea? Try building inexpensive raised beds for your garden. PreparednessMama has created a new garden in her suburban backyard and she’s used cedar fencing for the garden boxes. Cedarwood has remarkable stability, it won’t change it’s …

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Cleaning Your Oven Without Harsh Chemicals

Cleaning your oven is something no one likes to do. Add in all the harsh chemicals that make your house stink, get on your skin and clothes, and the chore is even more unpleasant. Cleaning Your Oven Without Harsh Chemicals, give it a try | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Cleaning your oven is something no one likes to do. Add in all the harsh chemicals that make your house stink, get on your skin and clothes, and the chore is even more unpleasant. Cleaning your oven without harsh chemicals, give it a try.   Cleaning your oven is something no one likes to do. …

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Healthy and Frugal DIY Dog Food

Healthy and frugal DIY dog food. Being a pet owner can be a rough balance: you want to give them the best of everything but you live paycheck to paycheck | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Healthy and Frugal DIY Dog Food   Being a pet owner can be a rough balance: you want to give them the best of everything but you live paycheck to paycheck. You know the ‘cheap’ dog food is filled with corn (dogs don’t eat corn as a normal thing, you know) and chemicals you can’t …

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List: PVC Projects for the Homestead

PVC Projects for the homestead: This pipe handles heat and pressure, can be buried or suspended, and it also makes for some very fun DIY homestead projects! | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

List: PVC Projects for the Homestead   PVC pipe, short for Polyvinyl Chloride, is a universally used construction material and is fairly inexpensive. The pipe is versatile, long lasting (in the right conditions), and durable. It can handle heat and pressure, it can be buried, suspended, or any combination in between! It also makes for some …

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New Ways to Use an Old Bucket

There are so many ways you can use an old bucket. Chances are pretty good that you have some laying around. Don't throw them out and read on for ideas! Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

There are so many ways you can use an old bucket. Chances are pretty good that you have some laying around. Don’t throw them out and read on for ideas!   Buckets are one of the oldest simple tools man has used. I can’t think of any home that doesn’t have at least one bucket style container …

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I Stopped Buying These 5 Things from the Grocery Store

I stopped buying these 5 things from the grocery store. If you're looking for ways to save money, get back to your roots, and do more for yourself, learn to make it | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

I Stopped Buying These 5 Things from the Grocery Store   It seems everyone is looking for ways to save money, get back to their roots, and do more for themselves. Instead of buying everything they need and use pre-made at the store, people are looking into ways they can get what they need by …

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Turn Canning Lids into Plant Markers

Turn canning lids into plant markers. Upcycling is the art of taking things people would consider trash and turning them into something useful again. It takes some imagination and the ability to think outside the box | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Turn canning lids into plant markers. Upcycling is the art of taking things people would consider trash and turning them into something useful again. It takes some imagination and the ability to think outside the box   Upcycling is the art of taking things people would consider trash and turning them into something useful again. …

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DIY: Make Your Own Foaming Hand Soap

Some people don’t like bar soap hanging around the sink. Make your own foaming hand soap with a few easy to find ingredients   People have been making their own soap for hundreds of years, though its interest has started to grow again in the past few years. You can find all sorts of How-Tos and DIY guides …

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