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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...more
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...more
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 décor.Shelves for storage and style The American Society of Interior Designers reports that open shelving, for...more
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,...more
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...more
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...more
There are dozens of folkloric methods of removing wine or coffee stains from fabrics, but which ones work? Here's a low-down of some of the most effective methods of returning your clothes, rugs and tablecloths to their former glory. Rugs and carpets Coffee and wine are among the most notorious drinks people spill, but have fairly straight-forward cleaning methods when it...more
Whether you're moving into a new home with an abundance of space or you have an unfinished basement just waiting for a new role, you really can't go wrong with incorporating a family game room into your abode. This area can be a hub of activity for planned family activities, a place for your kids to hang out with their friends, as well as a central gathering...more
Making your own T-shirts is a great way to unify a team or club or create a shirt that you wouldn't have found in stores otherwise. Using a few simple tools, you can produce a shirt that commemorates an occasion, an inside joke or a hobby. Here are some tips for making custom T-shirts!What you'll need Find a picture frame the size of the image you want to print onto...more
What do you do when your in-laws call and announce that they're a mere 30 minutes away, and your house is a total mess? Some of the best cleaning is done quickly, when we focus on the end goal and, simply, make it happen. Are you ready to do the fastest clean-up of your life? Ok. Let's go.1. Bathroom - 5 minutesPut away anything on the counter into its proper drawer. When the...more