DIY

Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.

5 Mother-Earth-Friendly DIYs for Mother's Day

By Courtney Denning

Looking for the perfect gift for Mother's Day? I have five ideas for Mother Earth friendly DIY gifts that are sure to please your mom and the planet!


How to Make a Pallet Garden

By Monica Sharrock

Recycle an everyday pallet to make a beautiful spring garden for your porch or patio.


DIY Teacup Cactus Planter

By Courtney Denning

A tiny teacup and an even tinier cactus make an adorable planter that’s easy to assemble. Small children’s toys, pebbles and other little decorative items add a whimsical touch.


Make Homemade Pillows with Repurposed Fabric

By Ronique Gibson

Repurposed pillow covers are an easy way to wake up your stale sofa and chairs, not to mention they offer a second life to household items that normally would have ended up in a dumpster. Here’s how to repurpose your castoff fabrics into fun, fresh pillow and cushion covers.


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How to Make a Roman Shade by Recycling Clothes

By Rebecca Martin

These step-by-step instructions will show you how to make a Roman shade to fit any window in your home. You can save lots of money by recycling clothes for the fabric of your custom DIY Roman shade.


Repurposed Clementine Crate

By Courtney Denning

Repurpose an empty wooden clementine crate into a stylish organizer. All you need is some paint, papers to collage with and glue!


DIY Plant Labels

By Robert J. Rhodes

You can recycle the plastic stakes that lawn-maintenance companies leave in customers’ yards by turning them into simple, DIY plant labels.


Carpet-Sample Rug

By Courtney Denning

Turn a collection of carpet-sample pieces into an eclectic rug for your kitchen or bathroom! This resourceful DIY project can be made with just four materials - some of which may already be in your home.




Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

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