MAKE YOUR OWN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

Vinegar plays a big role in our everyday life. Used for preserve aliments, for his antibacterial proprieties. We use vinegar in all type of cooking, to enhance and balance our dishes. Inexpensive apple cider vinegar can be found at stores, but if you are looking for high quality, organic unpasteurized apple cider vinegar can be quire pricey. We discussed here, how a simple 2 steps process can transform most fruits into delicious ciders, and finally beneficial vinegar. Fruit peels, cores, waste or surplus of your fruit may be turned into…

VINEGAR: How it is made

Hello world! Vinegar is made from any fruit or vegetable that contain enough sugar. Although apple juice is most commonly used for making vinegar, other fruit juices are just as good. We are talking about grapes, peaches, citrus, persimmons, pineapples, some berries, kiwi, and grains.. The production of vinegar is the result of two distinct fermentation processes, an alcoholic fermentation followed by an acetic fermentation. Vinegar is essentially a dilute solution of acetic acid, made by fermentation processes, containing salts and extracted matter. These additional substances, the exact nature and…

ORGANIC ROSE SOAP RECIPE

Hello World! The idea is to use safe easily available products, ideally from your own garden or trusted organic source. Mother nature has provided us with an infinite number of resources, the only limit is our imagination. We can substitute dilled water with dried flowers or herbs infusions. Before making your soap remember to filter your infusion and let it cool down. Flowers or herbs add skin-loving properties to the liquid, and they can also add a subtle color and scent. For example, in our Rose Soap Recipe we have used…

HOMEMADE SOAP: The Cold-Process Recipe

Happy day! There are hundreds of recipes over the net on “how to make your own soap”. This project is designed for somebody who has never made soap before, using the cold process method. The recipe we have chosen for you, is the more simplistic and effective way we could come up with,  because making soap it is really easy, creative and funny! Different processes have different results, pros and cons. Here we focus on the cold process, which we reckon to be the best compromise in term of results, costs…

DIY Wooden Organic Bow-Tie

Happy day you all! Today, I will to share a fun stylish project with you. Wooden bow ties are not only a great accessory to show off at parties, but are also an awesome gift. If you’re looking for something special for that handsome dresser in your family, this is definitely the way to go.   What you will need: 2 mm thick Beech wood veneer Microstone real stone veneer Organoid  scented veneer Fabric and elastic band Hooks and eyes Needle and thread Hand saw Files and sand papers  …

DIY Wooden Organic Neck-tie

Happy day world! Today, I’m super excited to share an other exclusive project with you. Soon its will be summer and summer means a lot of cool things: wedding season, prom, parties with friends, backyard, birthdays parties, BBQ’s. What about attend these with a sustainable outfit, rather than make a cool gift for your beloved ones, following this tutorial idea. What you will need: 2 mm thick Beech wood veneer Microstone real stone veneer Organoid  scented veneer 1,5 mm round elastic cord PVA glue Hand drill Hand saw Files and…

DIY hand-crafted wooden eye-wears

wooden sunglasses

Happy day world!! Don’t you love to see how usually plastic things are produced in wood? Then surely you must have think at least once how to make your own pair of wooden sunglasses, as I have imagined for years before realizing this models! Today, I will  share with you roughly how our wooden eye-wear frames are made and how you can make your own with little or without technical help or knowledge. This Tutorial is based on the use of a laser cut machine and I have 3 design…

NASTURTIUM FLOWERS PESTO: Spice up Your Recipes

Happy day to alll!  As some of you may know as we discuss about this generous plant before, all parts of the plant of Nasturtium are edible, nutritious and  delicious! In this post let’s see one of many way it can be used in our kitchen, one of my favorite: nasturtium pesto sauce. Both leaves and flowers can be used to make a tasty pesto sauce. In this recipe I will use only flowers that add a fresh summerish touch to any dish. The peculiarity of this recipe is its…

HOMEMADE TOOTH POWDER: Our Recipe for a Natural Choice

Happy day to all!   A little premise about oral hygiene in ancient time: our ancestors used to clean their teeth with powders made of natural ingredients such ashes of ox hooves, myrrh, powdered and burnt eggshells, pumice. Crushed bones and oyster shells were also added as abrasive, as we know today thanks to numerous archaeological finds. Nowadays commercial toothpaste contain controversial ingredients that many studies have proven as not beneficial at all for us, despite assumed in small quantity. Among these ingredients we find fluoride, artificial sweeteners and colors, sodium…

HEALING HERBS: LEARN HOW TO MAKE MACERATED OILS

If you’ve got herbs growing in your garden or locally, why not try making herb-macerated oils and replace some of those cosmetic products full of petrol-chemical that are not missing in our cabinet? Macerated oils, also called infused oils, are carrier oils used to extract the therapeutic properties of a certain plant or plants. Using infused oils in any skin care preparation is extremely therapeutic, as they contain the nutritive properties from  both the carrier oil and the herbs or flowers. When making macerated oils, the most commonly used carrier…

DIY organic wooden passive speaker

Happy day to you all! Today, I will share the project of this cool passive speaker that amplifies your phone’s audio without any electricity. It’s cool, it works, looks great and even have a natural pleasant scent.   The concept behind a passive speaker is simple. If you’ve ever stuck your phone in the bottom of a cup or glass to hear the music better, you know how it works: The sound bounces around the bottom, expanding and growing as it moves up and out. This compact block, inspired by…