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From beer bottle to vase

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Recycle & Reinvent 

If, like me, you enjoy dressing up your table or having a small flower next to your desk, you can achieve this without spending money.

I first saw this at my sister's house so all credit to her. She took an old, clear beer bottle, and after rinsing it, she used it to put a few flowers from the garden in. When I decided to do the same for my kitchen window sill, I spruced them up a little by tying some lovely coloured ribbon around them. So now I have I nice vase made from a b...

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Keep gift tags and wrapping handy

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : General Tips 

Doesn't the cost of wrapping paper and birthday cards annoy you? I know I dislike spending money on this so I decided to get creative. I made up some basic square cards using clipart from Word, and printed these out in colour on thick paper. When I need one, I cut it out, punch a hole in the top and add some thin ribbon (colour depending on the gender of child). I use the ribbon to tie the card onto the birthday present.

Quick, easy and it will save you a penny or two for t...

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Beauty samples

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Recycle & Reinvent 

We get given a lot of those fancy beauty product samples but seldom do we actually use them. Recently, when talking to a client about how to save money, she told me that she LOVES beauty products and had quiet a collection so she decided to actually start using them. As a result, she has saved a lot of moola because she hasn't had to buy any beauty products for months! So, take advantage of all those freebies you're hoarding in your bathroom cabinet! (p.s. Thanks for the tip C...

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