Thursday, October 15, 2009

Home Made Fire Starters....

This is a reprint from last October. It is time for me to make these again this year.........


Every year, I make my own fire starters. I use all recycled items and turn them into something I use almost everyday. I start with shredded paper. I use the paper I get from the fax I receive from my work at home job each morning.



I ball the shredded paper up and place it into cardboard egg cartons and then top each section with old dryer lint.




I melt the old wax I save from my tart burner all year long.




I pour the melted wax on top of the filled egg cartons.




I let them sit to cool and harden.....




.....then I break them up and store them in this basket.





I use one each day to help me start the fire in the fireplace.



They are made from 100% recycled material and FREE!

3 comments:

Susie said...

What a GREAT idea!!

Your Frugal Friend, Niki said...

This is neat, never heard of it.

:)

Thanks for sharing!

Surviving and thriving on pennies said...

this is on my to do list! Thanks for the inspiration!

 
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