Upcycling a Clock Box into a Blackout Kit and Emergency Lantern

Upcycling a Clock Box into a Blackout Kit and Emergency Lantern

I love finding broken things at thrift stores because they are positively perfect for any number of upcycling ideas. And this clock box was no exception, since it was missing the clock! So, I decided to repurpose it into a blackout kit to fill with power outage supplies AND be an emergency lantern, as well.
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Car Essentials in a Metal Lunch Box for Shopping at a Rummage Sale

Car Essentials in a Metal Lunch Box for Shopping at a Rummage Sale

Now that rummage sale, yard sale, and flea market season is back, the good times are about to roll! But before you set out to score deals and treasures, let me propose a tool kit for the car that is SPECIFICALLY meant for shopping second hand. And what, pray tell, will I use to hold these car essentials? A metal lunch box…specifically a vintage lunch box with the domed lid.Read more ›

Emergency Prepping with DIY Fire Starters and DIY Hand Sanitizer

Emergency Prepping with DIY Fire Starters and DIY Hand Sanitizer

We’ve all been told to clean out the lint trays in our dryers to avoid a house fire. And for good reason- dryer lint burns like crazy! Which means it’s the perfect ingredient for DIY Fire Starters. And those things come in SUPER HANDY when you need to get a fire going, either in your fireplace or a fire pit outside. Read more ›