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Make Floral Eau De Toilette Style Perfume At Home

March 16th, 2014

Floral eau de toilette style perfume has been around for a long time. In English, "eau de toilette" means "toilet water," but obviously this name is not literally derived from the water in a toilet bowl. Sometimes called "aromatic water" or "flower water," it's named for use in the bathroom following a bath or to freshen...

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Make Your Own Bubble Bath

January 3rd, 2014

At the end of a long day, nothing is more relaxing than a nice, warm bath. Warm water may help relax the muscles and allow you to get some relief from the tension you feel throughout the day. However, no bath is complete without bubbles, since no one wants to sit in a tub of plain water. While there are plenty of types of bubble bath that you can buy at the store, why not...

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Tips For Making Homemade Bubble Bath

November 27th, 2013

Virtually everyone enjoys a luxurious bubble bath, and some people get a special thrill out of crafting homemade cleaning materials like soap, candles and even bubble bath mix, rather than purchasing them at a store. Homemade bubble bath could even make an inexpensive, yet unique gift for a friend's special occasion.However, there are a few things to keep in mind when...

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Simple Safety Improvements To Include In Your Toddler's Room

October 30th, 2013

As your child transitions from the crib to a full-fledged room of his or her own, you're now accountable for a tottering toddler who can get into all sorts of mischief. When you begin the decorating process of your toddler's new room, there are a variety of safety improvements you should keep in mind to ensure that your child is safe and sound at any time of the...

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Two Great Fall Decor Ideas To Spruce Up Your Home

September 11th, 2013

With fall in full swing, you may want to show your festive side by adorning your home with great seasonal decor. This won't only show your ability to keep up with the changing seasons, but you'll be able to engage in crafty activities with the little ones. Here are two decorative ideas that you may want to consider. 1. Vintage paper leaf wreath While wreaths tend to come...

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Tips for Keeping Your Baby's Crib Safe And Secure

August 23rd, 2013

For small children, cribs should be the safest places in the world. There are some steps you may want to take in order to make sure your little one's sleeping station remains as secure as possible. BabyCenter notes that newly manufactured cribs must meet current regulatory standards for safety. However, used cribs may not be up to code. Because of this, parents may want to...

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Tips for Updating Your Bathroom With Little Expense

August 1st, 2013

Homeowners can take a less expensive route to updating their bathroom than a renovation that costs thousands of dollars. There are many small changes that include introducing color, new hardware or refinishing on cabinets that can breathe new life into existing d├ęcor.Shelves for storage and style The American Society of Interior Designers reports that open shelving, for...

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Five Ways to Use Household Items as Decorations

August 1st, 2013

If you feel that your house could use a few new decorations with a handmade touch, the following do-it-yourself projects are a great place to start. 1. Light bulbs Turn a burnt-out light bulb into a hanging vase in just a few simple steps! First, always wear safety goggles when working with glass. To get started, take an incandescent light bulb and, with pliers,...

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Ways for Renters to Make Their Apartments Feel Like Home

July 31st, 2013

Renters spend a lot of time dreaming of brand new carpeting and lighting in their apartments. But they don't have to wait for the day when they'll have the home of their dreams. There are ways to make a design statement in a rental property, no matter how small the space or meager the budget.Painting allowed Many landlords will allow painting as long as the apartment is...

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Upgrades That Can Add a Touch of Luxury to Your Master Bathroom

June 11th, 2013

Your master bathroom is one of the centerpieces of your home's interior design. It's probably the first place you go in the morning and the last place you see at night, so if there's one locale in your home where you could use a few extra luxuries, this would be it. If you're looking for a spring interior design project in the coming months, adding a series of...

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