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10 Free Christmas Printables That'll Save Your Sanity (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted December 4, 2013 | 4:46 PM

With Christmas only a few weeks away, your stress levels are on their way up -- ours sure are. And if you're running around tying up loose ends, the little details may slip through the cracks. Worry not -- below, we've rounded up a variety of printables for all of...

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8 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Thanksgiving-Ready In A Weekend (PHOTO)

(7) Comments | Posted November 22, 2013 | 6:23 PM

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house, this weekend is the perfect time to really get it ready for entertaining. Whether you need to do some cleaning that you've been putting off or you just want to make sure your kitchen is ready for mass amounts of cooking, this...

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8 Weekend DIY Ideas That'll Fix Up Your Home In Less Than Two Days (PHOTOS)

(11) Comments | Posted November 1, 2013 | 4:31 PM

As we celebrate the beginning of another weekend, we can't help but think of new ways to fix up our homes in the next few days. Kickstart your weekend by taking on a project and preparing your home for the beautiful new season. From removing your AC unit to prepare...

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Candy Corn Vases Might Just Be The Only Acceptable Form Of Candy Corn (PHOTO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 4:46 PM

One of the most recognizable staples of the fall season and Halloween is candy corn. Walk into any grocery store right now and we bet you'll be greeted by mounds of these sugary little white, yellow and orange triangles. So naturally, we're excited about today's Craft Of The...

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This Book Page Pumpkin Craft Idea Can Last Forever

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 2:08 PM

As much as we love real pumpkins, fake ones are pretty great too because they last forever. That's why today's Craft Of The Day by I Heart Nap Time isn’t just perfect for Halloween, but also the rest of the fall season. Take a look:

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A Pretty Paper Pumpkin Craft, For Those Who Never Want To Deal With Rotting Jack O'Lanterns

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 2:03 PM

The one downside we've found to decorating with real pumpkins? They only last so long before they start to rot and need to be thrown away. But today's Craft Of The Day from I Heart Nap Time is a perfect way to get into the Halloween...

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9 Free Printable Pumpkin Stencils For A Guaranteed Halloween Masterpiece

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 4:36 PM

For some people, pumpkin carving is a true art. Seriously, have you seen some of the jack-o'-lanterns out there? We're so impressed. But don't worry, just because you don't possess quite the same level of carving skills doesn't mean your front porch has to be the boring one...

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28 Free Halloween Printables That Simplify The Whole Decorating Ordeal

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 2:12 PM

It's safe to say we're pretty pumped for the upcoming holiday. So to make sure you have all the right spooky decorations in place, we found a bunch of awesome (and free!) Halloween printables. Whether you need to add a little more spooky flair to your home or...

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'Spiritual Home Cleanse' Sites Promise To Get Rid Of The Ghosts In Your Home, Seriously

(4) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 1:44 PM

Halloween is the ideal time to recognize and relish in all that is spooky, scary and ghostly. But for some, the holiday spirit hits a little too close to home--meaning literally in their homes.

According to an article by Fox Business, there are professionals you can...

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Paint Dipped Pots Make Colorful Containers For Your House Plants

(2) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 8:31 AM

Plain old ceramic pots are, well, boring. And when you're bringing beautiful live plants into your home, they should be planted in something just as unique as they are. Luckily, today's Craft Of The Day from The Lovely Cupboard shows us a great way to add some character...

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Add Some Sparkle To Your Decor With A Sequin Throw Pillow

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2013 | 10:36 AM

We love finding new ways to repurpose items around the house. It's such a great way to save money, and we're usually pretty proud of our nifty swaps. So naturally, we were excited to see today's Craft Of The Day from My Sister's Suitcase, which shows...

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Weekend DIY Ideas: 6 Easy Ways To Fix Up Your Home In 2 Days (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted January 12, 2013 | 10:34 AM

Ah, another weekend is finally here. Which also means we have another great opportunity to work on improving our homes. If you've been putting off some important repairs, such as fixing a cracked floor tile in your kitchen, now's the time to learn how to do it right. Or, maybe...

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Surprising Items In Your Bathroom That Have An Expiration Date (VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 8:29 AM

We all know we shouldn't hold on to things past their expiration dates, especially food. But what about the stuff that doesn't have numbers printed on the labels to let you know when to toss them?

Right now, there's a good chance you've got a few items in your bathroom...

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Create Pretty Fabric Feathers To Use In Countless Craft Projects

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 8:27 AM

If you're ever searching for design inspiration, looking to nature is a tried and true way to find some. And one item that will always be unique no matter how many you see is a feather. Which is why we think today's Craft Of The Day from

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Make A Fun Light Up 'Sleepover" Headboard For Your Guest Bedroom

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 1:15 PM

Some of our fondest memories from childhood are of having good old-fashioned sleepovers with friends. Remember when the highlight of your week was Friday night, when a friend or two would come over to watch movies, eat ice cream, gossip and stay the night? Well, we've finally found a way...

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Create Faux Malachite Knobs To Replace Plain Furniture Hardware

(1) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 8:34 AM

Changing your hardware is a simple way to update any piece of furniture. But if you're looking to make a change and just can't seem to find the perfect new knobs, why not try today's Craft Of The Day from Teal & Lime to make your...

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7 Weird Craigslist Ads From Across The Country (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 5:06 PM

Sometimes it can be really tough to part with your things, even when you haven't used them in a while. Which is why so many people struggle to combat clutter in their homes. But then there are others out there who are just hoping someone will take some of their...

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Glitter Thumbtacks To Glam Up Your Bulletin Board

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 8:31 AM

Pinning papers on a bulletin board is an easy way to keep track of them. Instead of throwing important documents in a pile to get lost in the shuffle, you can keep them right where you can see them. Unfortunately, most thumbtacks are a bit of an eyesore. But today's...

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'Real Housewives Of Atlanta' Porsha Stewart And Kandi Burruss Splurge On Furniture (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted January 8, 2013 | 6:02 PM

As if we weren't already jealous of the glamorous lives of the ladies of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," this past week's episode made us even more green with envy.

Porsha Stewart, who has spent countless hours (and dollars) decorating the her family's estate herself,...

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HGTV's Scoring The Deal' Promises Professional Athletes And Beautiful Homes (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2013 | 4:26 PM

If you love the thrill of searching for the perfect home, or you're just a big fan of shows like "House Hunters," you'll definitely want to check out HGTV's new show, "Scoring The Deal," which premieres tonight at 11 p.m. EST.

Similarly to the channel's other real estate...

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