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Imperfection sometimes makes things (and people) prettier

If you are as clumsy as I am you may have a lot of broken things. Don’t throw it away: You can either ignore the flaw or reuse the item.

As you see in the picture I dropped one of my favorite mugs. But I love the pattern, so I decided to turn it into my new pencil holder – and I even like it with the little flaw that tells the story of a little sunday morning accident.

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Use a handkerchief instead of tissues

Did you know, the amount of tissue paper we use could go around the planet every 2 minutes, or travel to the sun and back every 10 days!

You may associate handkerchiefs with your grandparents, however, they were uknowingly doing their bit to save the planet and reduce paper consumption.

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Yogurt pots as seedling starter pots

I saved our yogurt pots, washed them out and made holes in the bottom them used them to plant tomato seeds to go in the propagator.

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Recycled milk carton pencil holder

I made this by recycling a plastic milk container. I cut it and have used the bottom part as a pencil holder.

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