Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
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Upcycle vintage books with succulents

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Upcycle vintage books with succulents
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As book lovers, do we love or hate this? I say "love" because so many old books are just dumped in landfills, so recycling them seems a better option.

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Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars

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Both our daughters are not at our home this Christmas, but living in their new homes this year. One daughter is in town, in her latest apartment; the other is out of state, stuck in her dorm and unable...
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The garbage that could kill the whole human race

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The terrifying true story of the garbage that could kill the whole human race

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Illustration by Owen Fre…
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The Whirligig Project

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Early in May, we sold a bunch (but not all) of our old dairy cream separator funnels or cones in our Etsy shop to a lady in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. The lady was Kat, called "Kat in the Hat" ...
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“Repurposing” – A new name for an old concept

“Repurposing” – A new name for an old concept | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Everything old is new again: The repurposing trend of the ‘50s and ‘60s is back. Get Harry Rinker’s take on this collector hobby, and tell us what you think of the practice.
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Great Upcyle/Recycle Idea: Mid Century Modern Litter Box Cover

Great Upcyle/Recycle Idea: Mid Century Modern Litter Box Cover | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
This listing is for a Circa50 Collection | Standard Cabinet Circa50 Collection | Standard Cabinet The Circa50 Modular Collection is modeled with

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Vintage Industrial & Primitive Candle Holders | Inherited Values

Vintage Industrial & Primitive Candle Holders | Inherited Values | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Vintage dairy cream separator funnels have a great industrial look — and a great primitive look when rusty.

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Mid-Century Red Leather Pouf Chair

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My oh my, what a charmer! The classic ottoman pouf gets the star chair treatment in this terrific red & gold mid-century piece. Strictly speaking, it

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Great idea for recycling an old footstool!

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12 Brilliant Uses For Your Leftover Wrapping Paper

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It's not like you're actually going to save it for next year.
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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

To safely clean old antique glass and vintage bottles (without paper labels) found in the dirt, here's what you do

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A-Luring Earrings Made from Spinners Rainbow Fish Bright Colors Pierced

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Do not de-bait too long on these earrings. They are so darn cute. They are made of spinners, fishing lures, the back one in gold, the front is
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Dumpster-diving & Other Less Obvious Green Resolutions. ~ Katie Wilkins

Dumpster-diving & Other Less Obvious Green Resolutions. ~ Katie Wilkins | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
If we see someone litter, there’s a chance we might curse at them in a fit of rage. We secretly judge the lady in front of us at the shop who’s choosing to use a plastic bag. And we judge ourselves when we look at the pile of apple products charging over there in the kitchen. So, to continue our constant criticism of the ne’er-do-well’s (ourselves included) who sometimes aren’t as green as they should be, let’s add some extra-special green resolutions to our list.
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How to Update & Restore Antique Lighting Fixtures

How to Update & Restore Antique Lighting Fixtures Learn More: http://www.MyRLG.com Mark Okun, General Manager of Restoration Lighting Gallery, shows WTNH's C...
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Grandpa's doorbell

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Imgur is used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has the funniest pictures from all over the Internet.
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How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden

How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

instructions on how to make your own pallet garden

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