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10 Stunning Spring Wreaths to DIY This Weekend

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 6:16 PM

Even if your garden isn't sprouting up blooms just yet, you can get your home exterior into the spring spirit with an eye-catching wreath full of bright seasonal color! Whether you're trying to save money or time, these DIY spring wreaths are the perfect way to bring in the spring.

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8 Easter Decorating Upcycles That Will Save You a Trip to the Store

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 5:12 PM

As you begin your spring cleaning, take a moment to salvage these toss-able items, to start spring greening. Before you get rid of your stained ties or extra clothespins, take a look at all the spring-alicious Easter decoration you can create with them!

1. Turn leftover K-Cups into daffodils
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7 Home Decor Trends You Might Be Doing Wrong

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 8:44 AM

True, everyone has their own way of doing things, but if this toilet paper over-under debate has taught us anything, it's that sometimes there's a more correct way. That goes for home decor, too: these 7 favorite home decor trends are powerful accents, but, like toilet paper hung...

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10 Joyous Ways to Spring Into Warmer Weather

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 4:40 PM

Do you feel that sun? Warmer days are just around the bend (though it might be hard to believe), and boy, are we ready for them! Get your home and garden in shape for spring, with these 10 DIY ways to spring into warmer weather!

1. Turn flowers into art

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Would You Rather See White and Gold or Black and Blue?

(1) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 11:03 AM

When #TheDress took the internet by storm, all anyone wanted to know was, what colors do you see: blue and black or white and gold? Well, now that the phenomenon has been explained and we know that none of our friends are just playing an elaborate prank on...

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10 Home Decor Improvements You Can Do in Just One Hour

(1) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 10:39 AM

Changing the clocks has got us thinking about what a difference one hour makes. We all know we would benefit from an extra hour of sleep, maybe another hour to run errands, or an additional hour in our weekends, but how much of a difference can one hour make in...

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12 Easy St. Patrick's Day Wreaths That (Sham)Rock

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 11:47 AM

In two short weeks, everything will be covered in green -- and not just because of spring. Even before the 20th arrives, St.Patty's day will be in full swing, with clovers and gold decorations galore. It's time to join in and go green, with these 12 quick and fun St....

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7 Kids' Bedrooms That Will Make Your Inner Child Jealous

(2) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 1:22 PM

Sure, you made your blanket forts and your closet clubhouses, but did you ever have a cozy reading nook or a slide attached to your bunk bed? Well, these privileged youngsters do, thanks to their crafty and creative parents, who turned the phrase "go to your room!" into the best...

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Here's How Container Gardening Can Turn a Black Thumb Green (Yes, Even Yours)

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 11:59 AM

Many an owner of a drooping flower bed has thrown in the towel and admitted defeat to the elusive perfect garden. You know what I mean -- seeds that never reappear as sprouts, flowers that stay in their buds no matter how hard you try to coax them out, lush,...

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13 Spring Garden Inspirations to Beat the Mid-Winter Freeze

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 5:27 PM

Nothing makes us miss spring like gusty winds, snowed-in cars, and layers of socks. Take a break from staring sadly outside at a cold, white landscape, and feast your eyes on some spring-tastic gardening ideas, for green-thumbs, black-thumbs, and all thumbs in between. Bust that bleak mood and get yourself...

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7 Clever Ways to Corral Your Cords and Wires

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 11:57 AM

Not only are loose cords and wires super unattractive, it's actually dangerous to leave them lying in a jumble on your floor or desk. According to Hometalker and safety expert Elli Bishop, of SafeWise.com, having loose wires in your home creates a risk of electrical fires,...

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5 Steps to Planning the Perfect Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

(1) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 11:15 AM

Staying in for Valentine's Day dinner? Don't hang your head in shame! Doing V-Day dinner at home is actually a great opportunity to create a romantic evening tailor made to fit your S.O.'s taste, and a fabulous way to enjoy some quiet time alone. Along with a steamy...

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15 DIY Valentines for Everyone You Love

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 1:29 PM

Even if you're planning on visiting the jewelry store or flower shop for your real Valentine's Day presents, there's plenty of love to spread that doesn't require a checkbook! Instead of handing out classic cards or candies, get a little bit creative, with these V-Day DIYs for all of the...

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11 New Ways to Spell Love This Valentine's Day

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 10:04 AM

Valentine's Day is just two weeks away, which means we're getting dangerously close to an avalanche of pink and red roses, and a blizzard of greeting cards covered in hearts and naked flying babies. But you don't want decor from the party store -- you want decorations that will actually...

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12 Victorious DIY's to Get Your House in Shape for Game Day

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 11:13 AM

With only a couple days to game time, the clock is ticking on your big game party prep! Is your home ready for a crowd of cheering party-goers and guests to come get their game on? Here are 12 game-ready DIY's to decorate and prepare you home for the upcoming...

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11 Must-Know Cleaning Tricks to Green Your Routine

(1) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 3:03 PM

You don't have to live in filth just because you're sick of chemical cleaners! Instead, try some natural solutions to your gritty and grungy problems, to get the same level of cleanliness without raising the level of poison in your home. Bonus: DIY cleaners are cheaper than the chemical variety!...

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15 Easy Cleaning Tricks for Those Extra Tough Messes

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 6:21 PM

You know those grungy spots in your home that you'd rather ignore than deal with? Those dirty little secrets that everyone pretends not to see (or worse, smell)? Well, it's finally time to roll up your sleeves and get to it! But instead of huffing and puffing and getting covered...

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10 Galentine's Day Gifts to Treat Yo' Girlfriends

(2) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 3:24 PM

As the New Year's hype starts to cool down, you might have begun to notice that February 11th isn't too far off, and, as a Parks and Rec junkie, you know what that means -- Galentine's Day, the day to enjoy your womanhood with your besties! Even after you've picked...

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29 Awesome Ways to Get Designer Decor From the Dollar Store

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 4:26 PM

Have you ever spent an hour winding through the magical aisles of the dollar store? If so, the thought has definitely crossed your mind, somewhere between the $1 toy aisle and the $1 cookware aisle, that they've got literally everything. Turns out, with a little DIY, you can cover almost...

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15 Clever Ways to Turn Every Nook Into Helpful Storage Space

(8) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 2:52 PM

Part of the battle to clear the clutter is finding the space to store all those items you need to keep! Instead of building a storage hut in your backyard, or filling your attic with boxes you'll never open again, find all the storage space you need in your home,...

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