Tuesday, October 23

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15 Of The Best Organization And Cleaning Hacks You Shouldn’t Have To Live Without

15 Of The Best Organization And Cleaning Hacks You Shouldn’t Have To Live Without

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Spring is slowly approaching, which means one thing -- spring cleaning! It can be a pain, but when all's said and done, you know you're going to feel like a new you. In an effort to make the process a little less painful, here are some super-simple hacks to try out. Not only will your spring cleaning be a breeze this year, but you might even have some spare time to enjoy the fresh air! 1. Use a tension rod under the sink to double your cleaning product capacity. Diply 2. Clean your paintings with the soft side of a bagel to remove years of dirt and grime. HGTV 3. Use an old pillowcase to clean your ceiling fan. Minq 4. Get rid of that "rebe...
It’s Too Early To Talk About Christmas…Unless We’re Discussing Wine Bottle Trees

It’s Too Early To Talk About Christmas…Unless We’re Discussing Wine Bottle Trees

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'Tis the season to completely skip over Thanksgiving and pretend that Christmas is the next national holiday. Christmas is still more than six weeks away, but already it's taken over store shelves all across the country. It's only a matter of time before all your favorite Christmas songs are put on a repeated loop and become that irritating earworm that simply won't go away. While I may be a holiday procrastinator, some Christmas addicts have already started picking out their perfect Christmas trees, and a brave few have even gone so far as to begin decorating them. While I personally will be focusing on Thanksgiving until it passes, I do sort of wish that I'd planned ahead for Christmas a little bit. Why? Because wine bottle trees exist and I ne...
Really Need A Spoon? If You Have A Plastic Bottle Handy, You’re Good To Go!

Really Need A Spoon? If You Have A Plastic Bottle Handy, You’re Good To Go!

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Listen. Some people love getting crafty even when it's not necessary. If you're one of those people, then you'll love this project. While making a spoon out of a soda bottle isn't exactly something you need to know how to do, it can definitely be fun. With a bottle, a pair of scissors, a marker, and a lighter, you can pass the time making a plastic spoon...just because.It's always good to be resourceful, right? While the project itself might not change your life, trying out little hacks like this can help you start thinking more creatively. Inventiveness will almost always get you out of a bind! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/diy-spoon/
50 Ways To Turn 5 Of IKEA’s Best Sellers Into DIY Gold

50 Ways To Turn 5 Of IKEA’s Best Sellers Into DIY Gold

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); As we speak, I'm sitting in my IKEA chair, drinking from an IKEA mug, and resting that mug on an IKEA coffee table between sips. As a 20-something with approximately zero dollars between rent and bills, I appreciate the fact that I can get sleek furniture for a fraction of what I'd pay if I went to a store where people with lots of dollars like to shop.Business Insider recently released a list of the furniture powerhouse's best-selling pieces. Do I have most of them? Maybe. Do you? Quite possibly. But here's the thing. With help from some of the internet's many do-it-yourselfers, you can tr...
He Needed To Store The Finer Things In Life, So He Built These Awesome Shelves

He Needed To Store The Finer Things In Life, So He Built These Awesome Shelves

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); With a bookshelf full of my mother's favorite cookbooks and cabinets full of her Tupperware containers, it's a bit embarrassing to admit that there isn't much room in my kitchen for the more important things...like a little booze action. We tend to keep our selection of fine-ish wines sitting atop the fridge.While in a similar boat, Redditor Palletize chose to be proactive and created these awesome liquor shelves using miniature pallets. I hope he doesn't mind that I'm stealing this idea and trying these out in my own home! Using a reciprocating saw, he dismantled larger pallets to create multiple shelves at once. Reddit / Palletize ...
He Gave His Daughter The Room Of Her Dreams By Hand-Painting An Epic Mural

He Gave His Daughter The Room Of Her Dreams By Hand-Painting An Epic Mural

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Most little girls can rely on their dads for constant love and lots of entertainment. I remember when I was a kid, my dad would chase me around the house roaring that he was the tickle monster. When he finally caught me, he would mercilessly tickle me, making me laugh until I cried. That memory is something I'll always cherish, which I'm sure is exactly what this little girl will do after seeing the amazing thing her dad did for her.When artist Adam Hargreaves' daughter, Bobbie, complained that her room was too boring, he decided to repaint her walls. But when all was said and done, he had completely transformed her room into a Disney paradise that would make any little ...
These 17 Amazingly Handy Hacks Will Help You Completely Organize Your House

These 17 Amazingly Handy Hacks Will Help You Completely Organize Your House

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Organizing is definitely one of my favorite things to do -- you could say I'm a little obsessed. When I have a clean house and know where everything is, I feel like I can take on the world -- and I'm sure I'm not the only one. That's why you're going to love all of the awesome hacks below. They will keep your house so amazingly organized that you might even die from happiness. If you love organization as much as I do, you definitely need to check these out. 1. Use egg cartons to hold condiments upside down for easy squeezing! Facebook / Alton Brown googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }...
15 Parenting Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

15 Parenting Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

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It's rough out here for parents, folks. Kids are the least predictable little critters on this Earth, so keeping them safe, happy, and in line is a monumental task. From learning how to stop your kid from dropping his sippy cup in the grocery store to keeping track of their medicine, these 15 easy parenting hacks are pure gold. You guys have enough to worry about as you try to mold little humans into big ones, so let us make things a little easier for you! 1. Draw a chart on the side of the medicine bottle to keep track of your kid's dosage. 2. Keep your toddler busy on planes by putting gel clings on the window. 3. Misplace your keys? Send the kids out on a scavenger hunt so you can do something more important, ...
He Took A Bunch Of Old Pennies And Turned Them Into Gorgeous Coasters You’ll Want!

He Took A Bunch Of Old Pennies And Turned Them Into Gorgeous Coasters You’ll Want!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Pennies are hands down the most annoying, useless bits of change ever. Seriously, though, when was the last time you used any change for your grocery store purchases, let alone those copper fiends? For me, pennies used to be things that I just avoided and tried to pawn off on other equally uninterested people. I can't blame those people for not wanting them, though. You can't even use them in vending machines.But when I came across this cool DIY project from Instructables user MrJB, my mind changed completely! You'll understand why when you see the beautiful coasters he made. First he gathered about four dollars' worth of pennies. Instructable...
This Guy Made An Awesome Wine Rack Out Of An Old Log — Here’s How

This Guy Made An Awesome Wine Rack Out Of An Old Log — Here’s How

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); If you're like me, you're constantly looking for cool new ways to display your wine. Sure, you're drinking it way more than you're actually looking at it, but it's nice to have a beautiful spot to keep it in -- rather than shoving all your bottles into a boring old cabinet.Redditor MPSPhotography knows exactly what I mean, because he created a wine rack out of an old log from his dad's wood pile. The result? It's seriously beautiful! If you're a wine lover, it goes without saying that this is for you. First he cut the log to size and then began stripping the bark off with a chisel. Reddit / MPSPhotography googletag.cm...