Recycled Formula Container & Homemade Reusable Dryer Sheets

Yes, this post is twofold. I remembered seeing how to make your own reusable dryer sheets ages ago and kept forgetting to pick up the cloths to make them. When I finally remembered I started to think about what I wanted to store them in. I remembered all of the formula containers Kim gave me to recycle into whatever I wanted. One of the smaller formula containers seemed like it would be perfect for this!

I know I could have left the container as it was but I decided to “pretty it up” a bit before making the actual dryer sheets.

I picked up some flowered napkins from the dollar store, gathered up my modge podge and I was ready to go!

I cut the napkins into squares… they don’t have to be even… and started to podge the container.

Once it was dry I started on the dryer sheets.

To make the dryer sheets, you start by cutting your cloths into squares. I had originally quartered the sheets but they were still too big for my container so I cut them all in half again. It just means I will use two sheets per load.

I placed them in the container, leaving a space in the centre, and then poured in about 1/2 cup fabric softener and 1 cup of water.

I closed the lid, shook the container so all the sheets had the mixture on them and then stuck a label on the front. Now I have some reusable dryer sheets and won’t have to keep buying the disposable ones! Recycling and cutting down on waste… a win win situation!

Roll Top Desk- Dump Rescue is Done!!!!

Yesterday I finished my Roll Top Desk makeover. If you are familiar with our posts you may have read the post last week, I think, about the desk we rescued from going to the dump.

I finished it and it’s now settled into it’s new spot in our home!

I am so happy with how it turned out! I’m just going to include a few before and after pictures.

Oh…. and I also finished my big cookie grams order yesterday. I am on a roll lol!


Repurposed Serving Tray Chalkboards

A few weeks ago my mother-in-law asked me if I wanted to go through a few things before she sent them off to the thrift store. In the basket were two little “silver” serving trays. I couldn’t figure out what I was going to do with them at first but then remembered I saw on one site or another where someone made similar trays into little chalkboards, so that’s what I decided to do!


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Earth Day Project #1

Kim and I had been discussing doing some sort of posts for Earth Day.  I looked online and found a bunch of projects I thought would be a good idea.

Today (Friday) it crossed my mind, finally, to actually double check the date of Earth Day and low and behold, it was tomorrow (today). Apparently I am living in quite the bubble right now! I had a holy crap-a-doodle moment and figured I had better get my behind in gear if I wanted to post anything!!!

This is the first of the 2 Earth Day projects I thought to tackle, last minute of course! This project is for Recycled Homemade Fire Starters.

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