Seashells don't just have to sit there looking pretty, they can be useful, too, thanks to this DIY from @sallie_dale and @SweetPaul. Start transforming them from seaside souvenirs to something special, by rinsing them off and coating them with non-toxic water based sealer. Then, drill holes in each shell and craft bits of wire for form spoon handles. There you have it – all ready to be put to use in bowls of salt, sugar, tea and herbs! Click through for all the details.
10 IKEA Hacks You Can Do In a Weekend | From the ultra easy (just a coat of spray paint) to the more complex (drilling in a new base) these projects all have one thing in common: they take only a few hours to complete, but breathe new life into tired furniture.
The National Pesticide Information Center tells us not to use mothballs outdoors because they can damage plant and animal life and contaminate the air and water. If mothballs aren't safe for Mother Nature, I'm guessing they're not safe for me. Here's a simple (and sweet-smelling) DIY alternative:
DIY: Modern Mothballs (No Chemicals Included): Gardenista