Has to be the cutest toilet paper roll holder I've ever seen! Wonderful for a rustic/country bathroom. Made from a twig with a perched bird on it. Great idea for a DIY home improvement bathroom project.
An off-grid solar (photo-voltaic) electric power system is an ideal prep for modern survival in that it can partially or totally relinquish you from dependence upon other systems, which themselves are vulnerable to disruption or breakdown.
Instructables user, TheNaib, has written a tutorial on how to create a solar thermal water heater for under five dollars. It will involve a fair amount of DIY, but nothing too complicated. designed as a fun project, but with some tweaking it could
This home is down the road from me. My home has more grass and clear area around it to provide better access for sun to my solar panels, and a greater fire break if the bush catches alight during summer fire season. No shortage of wood in winter!
The DutchTub, a "low-tech" jacuzzi that uses a very rudimentary heat exchanger coil to heat the water. This idea can be used for heating water via open flame, adjoining grills or stoves, coiling etc. - Me: human salsa bowl!