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10 Cool DIY Cardboard Toys

When you wrap a toy in a box as a gift for a child, the child sometimes ends up playing with the box more than the toy. Why not save a step and just make the toys from cardboard boxes, too? Cardboard toys are cheap, creative, and often easier to make than you might think.

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11 Delicious Homemade Cereal Recipes

Store-bought cereals can seem a little mysterious sometimes. They have long lists of ingredients, unusual shapes and colors that are probably difficult to make at home. That’s why it can be fun to make homemade cereal for once, instead of just granola.

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13 Creative Ideas for Cardboard Tube Crafts

Cardboard tubes are one household supply you rarely run out of thanks to toilet paper. That’s why toys and crafts made with cardboard tubes are so handy. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can upcycle cardboard tubes.

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15 Unique Elbow Patches for Sweaters

Elbow patches are supposed to reenforce shirt sleeves or cover up holes, but most of the time, they’re only there because they look cool. It’s an old-fashioned necessity that has sparked dozens of creative DIY designs, easy enough for a timid sewer to accomplish.

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10 Creative Recipes for Rice Krispies Treats

The basic recipe for Rice Krispies Treats is easy: melt marshmallows with butter, combine with plenty of puffed rice cereal / “Rice Krispies,” and let it cool. For many creative cooks, the recipe is too simple to leave plain, especially since Rice Krispies Treats are so flexible.

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12 Easy Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Once you’ve made ice cream sandwiches at home, the store-bought versions seem so boring. The recipes can be quite simple too. There are basically three ingredients: a type of ice cream, a type of cookie and something special to give it panache.

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11 Ways to Upcycle Floppy Disks

Floppy disk drives have mostly disappeared now, though floppy disks themselves still exist. They have a way of nestling in disorganized places like closets, dusty but probably functional if you happen to have an ‘ancient’ computer. If not, they’re also perfect for upcycling.

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