Posts tagged as: re-use

Cheap & Easy Compost Bin System

July 2nd, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

Confession time: despite my best intentions, it took me over 6 months to get my compost system up and running in this house. We were busy adjusting to our new life, I guess, and it just kept getting pushed aside. That is, until my godfather upgraded his own composting system (he built a beautiful wood [...]

Mason Jar Travel Cup HACK: Homemade Cuppow/EcoJarz Sip Cup

January 26th, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Home

First things first! Thank you SO MUCH for all the love and well wishes on my Birthday Love List last week. Celebrations and school were keeping me extra busy, but of course I read each comment, and every single one of them made my birthday so much better. So thank you!!! And now, on to [...]

Just A Few Upcycling Projects Around My Yard And Garden

September 10th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

I live in an itsy bitsy cottage, freestanding – a rare point of pride in this ridiculously overpriced paradise – and in many ways falling apart. I adore it. In our short 9 months together, these sagging walls have seen some of my darkest, some of my strangest, some of my very happiest and most [...]

DIY Cake Stand Made From Thrifted Dishes. Also What?! Eco-Friendly(er) Spray Paint!

June 30th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Home

I generally try to avoid Pinterest. Just as a rule. Because it’s dangerous there! For a busy person with much too much web to surf already, Pinterest is like a no-mans-land of endless, utterly gleeful time suckage. Recipes! Decorating! CRAFT PROJECTS! You know how it goes. It’s basically the holy grail of design porn, which [...]

Small Space Gardening: How To Make Inverted Hanging Tomato Planters Out Of Plastic Water Jugs

April 15th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

Boy howdy, this project. This project! I heart it, is what I mean to say. Because it combines so many of my favorite things, like reusing/upcycling, and small-scale gardening, and inventive solutions to common problems, and also tomatoes. And twine! I love twine. Tomatoes are so, so much fun to grow, because there’s a huge [...]