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Grow Crystals: A Great Summer Project for Kids

Growing crystals is a fun learning experience, for kids and adults. Learn how to grow crystals that are large, small, in different colors and shapes, and even in geode formations!

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Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent

This natural homemade insect repellent is great for mosquitos, flies, and other annoying warm season bugs. Use the recipes as they are or tweak to your liking and begin applying your bug spray with confidence. You’ll never buy commercial sprays again!

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DIY Perfume with Lavender & Vanilla Essential Oils

I make most of my own personal products but for the longest time couldn’t find a natural perfume I was comfortable with. So I made my own DIY Perfume! This one is Lavender Vanilla, but you can use the recipe to make any scent you like.

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Learn How To Make Homemade Lye From Wood Ash

As a soap maker, people always ask me about lye. Why I use it, it is toxic, what are the precautions, and even how to make lye at home. It’s actually simple to make lye from scratch. Here’s how!

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Homemade Mosquito Repellent21074

Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent

This natural homemade insect repellent is great for mosquitos, flies, and other annoying warm season bugs. Use the recipes as they are or tweak to your liking and begin applying your bug spray with confidence. You’ll never buy commercial sprays again!

DIY Perfume Lavender Vanilla176

DIY Perfume with Lavender & Vanilla Essential Oils

I make most of my own personal products but for the longest time couldn’t find a natural perfume I was comfortable with. So I made my own DIY Perfume! This one is Lavender Vanilla, but you can use the recipe to make any scent you like.

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Homemade Cleaners

DIY Natural Household Cleaners

Make all your own homemade cleaning products using simple, natural ingredients. DIY green cleaning recipes that take the guesswork out of using essential oils so you can finally utilize their beneficial cleaning properties. Clean “green” to keep your family healthy, save money, and form chemical-free habits that benefit our world.

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About Matt and Betsy

Matt and Betsy are passionate about living naturally and building a like-minded community focused on the sustainable lifestyle.

DIY Natural is about rediscovering the traditional value of doing things yourself, doing them naturally, and enjoying the benefits. Welcome to the movement!

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