• How To Stop Drafts, Retain Heat And Stay Safe During A Power Outage

    Experiencing a power outage is uncomfortable in any weather. However, one that occurs during the winter can be deadly, especially if your heat relies on electricity to function. Factors such as the outside temperatures and the home's insulation R-value will contribute to the length of time it will take for the interior temperatures to fall to unsafe levels, once the heat stops working. The following tips will help you stop drafts, retain heat and remain safe until the power (and heat!
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  • Use Fabric Scraps To Make Sachets That Are Filled With Potpourri

    Make some sachets out of scrap pieces of fabric and fill them with your favorite potpourri by completing the following steps. Secure the sachets with decorative ribbon and add embellishments to them before placing them in parts of your home that you would like to add a pleasant scent to. Materials piece of cardboard ruler marker sharp scissors scrap pieces of fabric (various colors and textures) potpourri decorative ribbon beads (various colors) embellishments (self-adhesive rhinestones, gems, or stickers) clear labels Create A Pattern, Cut The Fabric, And Add Potpourri
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