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5 Genius Empty Nest Ideas That Will Fill Your Void Fast

MakeSpace | Posted 08.12.2016 | HuffPost Home

Nearly two-thirds of boomers plan to stay in their homes after their baby chick flies off to Wilderness University. Whether you're feeling bummed or jumping up for joy, take comfort in knowing that you have an extra room in your home to do WHATEVER YOU WANT!

How to Remove Wine Labels Using Peanut Butter

LittleThings | Posted 05.28.2016 | HuffPost Home

Wine bottles are a perfect craft supply, but their labels can be a real pain. What can you do with a lovely glass bottle when it's covered in sticky label residue? That leftover residue can ruin your craft.

7 Clever Ways to Corral Your Cords and Wires

Hometalk | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

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, having loose wires in your home creates a risk of electrical fires, not to mention wires and cords on the floor are a tripping hazard.

DIY Faux Fur Stools

Alessandra Wood | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

One day while wandering around Target, I stumbled upon simple metal stools and saw some major DIY potential.

Bunk Bed Blues

Kerry Lyons | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

Dear Ikea, I just wanted to thank you for hijacking our weekend and providing my husband and I with a few more grey hairs. As the working parents of five children, we were truly delighted to dedicate our weekend to bunk bed assembly.

Fix That "Phantom Flush" And 7 Other Weekend DIYs

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.23.2012 | HuffPost Home

Why not use some of that free time to perform some necessary maintenance?

12 Ways To Reuse Shipping Crates And Pallets

Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Pallets, those ubiquotous platforms used to ship everything from food to construction materials, are one of the most ...

Novel Ways To Reuse Old Books

Posted 08.06.2012 | Green

From Networx's Seyward Rebhal: If you’re the type of person who could never imagine taking apart a book – removing its pages, cutting off its c...

7 Ways To Freshen Up Your Home In A Weekend

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to the weekend, we like to imagine a tranquil, peaceful time spent lounging and catching up on some much needed relaxation. But in reali...

DIY Craft Projects For Old Dishes

Posted 07.08.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: I got rid of all my old dishes on the day after I got back from my honeymoon. We’d gotten this lovely modern set ...

9 Ways To Fix Up Your Home In A Weekend Or Less

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We hope you all had a great 4th of July. Maybe, like us, you celebrated a bunch last weekend and are taking it easy this one. If that's the case, we d...

8 Home Projects To Tackle This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

This lovely spring weather makes it difficult to concentrate on pesky chores around the house, but taking care of a few needed fixes won't take long -...

10 Projects That Can Be Finished In A Weekend

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

After a work week, it can be oddly nice to blow off some steam by tackling a DIY project -- especially one that's been languishing on your to-do list ...

10 Home Projects To Do This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's the weekend, which means you have two work-free days to conquer some simple but much-needed projects around the house. These 10 DIY ideas are sur...

How To Make An Invisible Bookshelf | Author:Dorxincandeland | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

A friend at work gave me a stack of Stephen King books that were collecting dust in his garage. My previous two shelves from the introduction were fre...