Homemade recipes for DIY Lip Scrub 

Lip scrubs are commonly used by both male and female to make their lips feel soft. So if you are also one of those who are using lip scrub on regular basis then why don`t you try homemade DIY lip scrub recipes, which can not only save you a lot of money but free of all sort of chemicals and side effects. These natural lip scrub recipes are very much effective, but try not to use these more than 4 times a week otherwise they can trip your lips of natural moisture. Following are some recipes that you can easily try in your home.

Brown Sugar and Honey Scrub

For this you require one tablespoon of brown sugar, one squirt of honey and one drop vanilla so that you can easily mix brown sugar in it and make a paste. Once you have mixed all these ingredients, now store these for a month in tub with lid or glass jar. Your lip scrub is ready. You can scrub it and let it be there for a minute and then wash it with warm water. After you have removed the DIY lip scrub, apply lip balm to rehydrate lips.

Mint Lip Scrub

Ingredients

  • One teaspoon honey
  • One drop peppermint oil
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • One teaspoon olive oil

You should mix all these items in a bowl till they make a paste. After mixing these properly you can store these in lidded container or glass jar. When you want to apply this DIY lip scrub, you need to soften your lips with warm wash cloth for 5 minutes. Apply the minty scrub and let it there for 5 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. Apply the lip balm afterwards and your lips will become fresh, plump and tingly.

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How to make DIY Fidget Spinner

Don`t tells me you haven`t heard of fidget spinner over the last year. If this is so, then you must be living somewhere remote or under a rock where there is no internet. This toy becomes so popular that it comes in the list of best selling toys on Amazon. On the other hand if you come across one or have heard something about fidget spinner, then you will be happy to know that you can make DIY fidget spinner yourself. You can easily find its templates online. You can make a basic fidget spinner by following these steps.

  • You need to draw round template on your card twice and then cut these two shapes.
  • Attach both shapes together using glue.
  • Make a hole in the centre of shape with the help of pin.
  • You can make a bigger hole using the scissors end so that toothpick can fit in loosely in your DIY fidget spinner.
  • Use PVA glue to attach coins at every end.
  • Now till glue get dryer, you should draw round penny twice on cardboard and cut both circles.
  • Make a center hole in one of the circles but this time it should be tight enough so that toothpick can stick there.
  • Place the toothpick through the hole and apply glue. Now when the glue gets dry, pass the other end of toothpick from the largest shape and second circle. With this you will have circles on every side of spinner.
  • You need to thrust two circles jointly and let there be some gap on either side of spinner so that it can spin easily. Put blob of PVA glue to the bottom and top of spinner hole. When the glue get dry the cut the toothpick from as close to the cardboard as possible. With this you will end up having your own DIY fidget spinner.
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DIY Dress Ideas

New season has arrived and it brings warm weather and cute dresses and skirts with it. You may already be looking for shopping the nice budget friendly dresses. So if you wanted to save some money and also wanted to have beautiful dresses then why don`t you try some DIY dress ideas with some of the skirts and shirts you already have.

Skirt with pockets

If you love wearing simple skirt, but wanted to add something new to it, then the best and easiest thing to do is to add pockets to it. It will not only give a different look but you can also carry small items with you.

Easy Skirt

You just need to take some fabric and elastic. Now practice making zig zag stitching on sewing machine. You can easily learn it through online sources and make a simple skirt for you on your own.

Makeover T-Shirt

This a defiantly a cool idea with which you can turn your old T-shirts into something that really looks up to date and modern and can be worn at parties and functions. You can crop up the sleeves, cut the collar and tie up the back to give a whole new look to your old T-shirt.

Shiny Collar Tank Top

Another DIY dress idea is to turn your old T-shirt into something amazing. You need to cut the sleeves and little shine to your shirts collar by using voila and old CDs.

These are just few ideas for DIY dress but you can experiment many more by using your imagination and stuff available. One thing is sure that the design that you make for yourself will surely look good but also helps you in saving money as well as space as you are not buying new stuff but working with the same old dress available with you.

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Steps involved in building a DIY coffee table

Have you ever tried of making something on your own from wood? If yes then you are perfectly capable of making a DIY coffee table. You just need to follow the instructions and you will end up with a beautiful coffee table.

  • First of all you need to know the process of building any table that how it is composed of. Any table has 3 pats, a top, stringers or apron and legs.
  • The top can be easily made from .19cm plywood. You can easily cut the plywood to the shape and size you require
  • After finishing with the top you need to build apron. You can use 1×4 inch or 1×6 inch stock. Now you need to cut the stock to about 3 inches less to the width and length of table top. Assemble the apron pieces with beveled 45 degree ends using glue and corner clamps.
  • Now you have to make legs of the DIY coffee table. For this you can cut the untreated pine 4×4 inch. You should choose the length of table legs as per the height of coffee table you intended to make.
  • You should now attach the legs with each corner using screws.
  • Once you are done with attaching the coffee table legs, you should attach the legs and apron to top of table with screws. For this you need to turn the top of coffee table upside down.
  • Your DIY coffee table is almost ready. Now you have to wipe the dust of top and give a natural finish by applying varnish coats. To add some extra protection to your coffee table you can apply carnauba wax to the top surface. With this you have completed the coffee table and it can now be used for serving your guests.

 

 

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Some Easy DIY Bamboo Projects

No matter you are looking to make some large structure or small computer cases, bamboo will be your natural choice because it is lightweight, strong and amazingly renewable. You can easily get the bamboo from your nearby wood market or find these growing wild near you. Following are some of the easy DIY bamboo projects that you can do it on your own.

Bamboo Fence

Bamboo can make a good fence for your house or farm. You can use the bamboo poles to any length and at any height in staggered pattern or even in straight line to make a fence. It all depends on your choice and need. You can also make a customized garden fence to give a unique beautiful look to your garden.

Bamboo Transverse Flute

If you are interested in making flute then bamboo can serve your purpose the best. It is naturally hollow so help you in making the flute easily. This is one of the easiest DIY bamboo projects that you can execute easily. You just need to learn about how to how to cut and finish the bamboo pieces so that it can be transformed into musical instrument.

Wall Planter

Wall planters made of bamboo can serve as a great visual interest for both indoor and outdoor space. This DIY bamboo project can be executed easily as you need some bamboo sticks, wire, coconut coir, glue and essential tools.

Bamboo Privacy Screen

Same as a garden fence the bamboo fence can also act as a privacy screen within the room. It can separate an indoor space into two so that you can enjoy your own space without being disturbed by someone else.

These are few DIY bamboo projects that you can execute easily both inside and outside your home. Other than these you can think of so many other projects that can be made of using bamboo wood.

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