IKEA Supports Bee Population With DIY Bee Home Kit

Bella Breakdown The flat-pack furniture company IKEA is offering a DIY kit to create a Bee Home to help support the bee population from one of its innovation hubs, Space10. The Bee Home is designed to create a safe space in several sizes and styles for bees to support the population numbers for bees. Users can choose the ideal style, size, and desired place for the DIY Bee Home online, then share those designs with a makerspace to build their dream bee home. Bees are threatened by low population numbers that can lead to extinction and conservation efforts are...

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Spooky And Sweet Halloween Monster Popcorn Balls

Bella Breakdown Monster Popcorn Balls This sweet treat is on the spooky side and just in time for Halloween. This fun family craft activity is a great way to spend time with the family while making some fun treats. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Prep Time 30 minsTotal Time 30 mins Course Dessert, SnackCuisine American Servings 20 Popcorn BallsCalories 1500 kcal EquipmentLarge Pot Ingredients  1 package Mini Marshmallows (16 ounces)16 cups Popped Popcorn (2/3 cups of popcorn kernels)5 tbsp Butter1 can Non-Stick Cooking Spray10 drops Food Coloring (any color desired) (recommended - purple, green, or blue)Halloween Sprinkles (optional)Candy Eyes (optional)Halloween-Themed Candy...

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DIY Sweet And Spice Scented Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Soap

Bella Breakdown Print Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Soap This fun DIY project gives you the chance to create your own soap with scents that are perfect for colder weather. This soap is also great for people with sensitive skin with nourishing oatmeal and goat's milk. Yield: 2 soap bars EquipmentSoap Base (silicone recommended)Microwave-Safe Measuring Cup or Bowl Materials3-4 drops Cinnamon Essential Oil10-12 drops Apple Fragrance Oil (or essential oil)5.5 oz. Goat's Milk Soap Base2 tbs Quick Oats1/8 tsp Ground Cinnamon InstructionsWeigh and cut 5.5 ounces of the goat milk soap base. Place goat milk soap in a microwave-safe cup or...

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Crazy Crafts You Might Have Never Considered Trying

Bella Breakdown Whether your a crafting pro or a creative novice, there are all sorts of new crafting projects to explore including some that are less popular but totally should be. We breakdown some of the less popular craft projects that you’ll want to try once you know more. Paint by Diamond This is a more sparkly version of the classic paint by number project and is offered in a convenient kit that contains all the supplies you’ll need for your project. When you’re done it makes for a great piece of wall art for your home with many...

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Homemade Oatmeal Shampoo For Pets

Bella Breakdown DIY Oatmeal Pet Shampoo For Dry And Itchy Skin This homemade oatmeal pet shampoo offers simple and natural ingredients for dry and itchy skin. It's best for dogs but can be used on other furry friends. Print Recipe Pin Recipe EquipmentAirtight mason jarA coffee grinder or food processor Ingredients  1 cup Oatmeal1/2 cup Baking Soda1 quart Warm Water Instructions Using a coffee grinder or food processor, grind the oatmeal into a fine powder (like flour).Pour the fine oatmeal powder into a bowl and stir in the baking soda.Gradually add warm water until the mixture combines. Store in an airtight...

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