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A Tour of Becky’s Homestead

For homesteaders, YouTube is a great resource because we get to physically see how things can be done. Here’s a channel with good info. I must say, I like this channel. This woman (Becky) raises her own food, animals, and has videos on how to do it all. In every episode Becky shows you how to go from a consumer lifestyle, into the Self-Sufficient, Community Driven, Eco-Friendly, Homesteading Lifestyle. What do you think? (more…)

Truck Bed Air Mattress

This Truck Bed Air Mattress is designed to fit around and over the wheel wells of your pick-up creating a sleep area that utilizes the entire truck bed. These Truck Bed Air Mattresses come in several different sizes to fit compact, mid, and full sized trucks in long and short bed layouts. (more…)

Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights

Turning an apparently dull and forgotten item from your household into a creative piece of decoration requires inspiration. Luckily, the DIY community can offer you exactly that, at no cost whatsoever! In the next project, you will see how the transformation of an ordinary watering can into a lovely Light-Shower can be achieved. The piece is looking perfect in the garden, (more…)

Brilliant Ways To Use Five Gallon Buckets

A five gallon bucket may seem like a simple and plain piece of plastic or metal. Truth be told, this item can be transformed in a lot of other creative stuff, useful stuff! Just take a look at what the DIY world has managed to come up with. From toilet stool to manual washing machine, the five gallon bucket can be quite the tool. You could even turn it into a hydroelectric (more…)

Homemade Air Conditioner DIY – The 5 Gallon Bucket Air Cooler

Here’s a five gallon cooling system made by DesertSun02. How to make a non-compressor based “5 gallon bucket” air conditioner. simple DIY. items needed: bucket, styrofoam liner, pvc pipe, small fan, and ice. (small solar panel is optional). one frozen gallon jug of water lasted 6 hours. temperature in house was 84F. cooled air was in the mid. 40F range (more…)

Stylish Shipping Container Homes

Cargo containers or shipping containers as they are known throughout the world are not a novelty use in home design nowadays. What’s in trend is the fact that they’re used in stylish high-value homes, like this example from Texas. Keen Development Group has brought an idea for people who seek to save some money on their house into the realm of good and serious real estate. (more…)

A Floating Paddleboard Hammock Island

Summer is good for visiting new places and relaxing. If you are one of those people who like to explore as well as try new ideas and opportunities, take a look at this cool device. The Hammocraft can provide with hours of relaxation on water. This device is actually a sturdy metal frame designed to support up to 5 hammocks and be installed onto two paddleboards. (more…)

DIY Projects Made from Matchsticks

Creating art is always subjective and most of the times simple. This is the case with DIY projects. As you can see from the beautiful pieces featured here. They are the work of artist Pei-San Ng and display words of inspiration or encouragement. But what exactly are they? Wall art made with matches! Yes, you read that correctly, the artist transformed ordinary matches you use in the kitchen into pieces of art. (more…)

DIY AC Unit Cover

Today, I’m showing you how I built our DIY AC Unit Cover and show you how anyone can do it!

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