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Do-It-Yourself Tips For A Greener Home

Networx | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: Making a major lifestyle shift can often seem daunting, and sometimes the simple act of getting started is enough to...

10 Ways To Fix Up Your Home This Weekend

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

Spend the next few work-less days enhancing your home with our weekend DIY ideas. As we begin to experience unpredictable season-changing weather, sav...

Household Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

Posted 03.04.2012 | Green

From dealnews' Lou Carlozo: Just a few generations back, the formula for a spiffy house contained two simple elements at its core: a high stack of ...

10 Ways To Repurpose Newspaper Around The House

Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: It seems that these days, newspapers are heading in the same direction as our old friend the Dodo. Circulation of al...

8 Home Projects To Do This Weekend

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

Sometimes there's just not enough time during the workdays to accomplish even the simplest diy home projects. Thankfully, you have this weekend to tac...

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...

13 Ways To Reuse Wine Crates

Posted 02.24.2012 | Green

From Networx's Adam Verwymeren: Wine boxes are pretty easy to come by and are quite useful around the home. Used to ship higher-end wines, you can ...

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

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

If you have Presidents Day off, you have more than enough time to tackle a few simple fix-me-ups around the house this weekend. But for those unlucky ...

Be Your Own Muse: 5 Creative Ideas That You Must Try

Posted 09.10.2012 | Fifty

Remember when you were young and chunks of time were set aside just for you to experiment with your imagination? Who said creativity should be reserve...

PHOTOS: It Took A Six-Pack To Renovate This Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When designer and blogger Abbey Hendrickson purchased her 1800's farmhouse in New York, she knew there would be some work involved in making it her ow...

9 Ways To Fix Up Your Home In Under A Weekend

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

Here's proof that home improvement projects don't have to take weeks to finish. We've found 9 great DIY ideas that will take you less than a weekend t...

14 Ways To Perk Up Your Home For Under $10

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Believe it or not, redecorating your home doesn't need to be a massive and expensive project. Simple touches like adding a decorative tray or changing...

Old Books Get A New Life With This Do-It-Yourself Project

Canada/Stylelist Home | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Stacks of books turned into tables? Volumes made into shelves? Pages turned into sculpture? Library purists, remain calm. Because we're going to ta...

10 DIY Projects That You Can Do This Weekend

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

From business meetings to deadlines, the busy weekdays afford little time for home projects and improvement. But now that the weekend has arrived, you...

Old Books Get A New Life With This Do-It-Yourself Project

Canada Style/Stylelist Home | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Stacks of books turned into tables? Volumes made into shelves? Pages turned into sculpture? Library purists, remain calm. Because we're going to ta...

Tough Times Creating More Fix-It-Yourselfers

Mark C. Miller | Posted 01.16.2012 | Impact
Mark C. Miller

The impulse to live lightly, combined with our challenging economic times, is leading to the resurgence of a movement that's been part of the American psyche since our country was founded -- the impulse to fix one's things oneself.

How to Avoid 5 Costly Home Appliance Mistakes

Mark C. Miller | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Mark C. Miller

Surprises can be fun, but not when they involve breakdowns, costly repairs, and big bills from plumbers or electricians. Here are some simple ways to avoid making costly mistakes with your appliances

6 Ways To Nail The Vintage Wedding Look

Marla Brown | Posted 04.24.2013 | Weddings
Marla Brown

Opting for a vintage-themed wedding is a great way to get involved in your wedding day by taking on all kinds of cool DIY projects. These projects are simple to do and many of the items needed are easily found at your local dollar store.

How to Make an Organic Pumpkin Spice Latte

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home
Organic Authority.com

2011-10-05-Screenshot20111005at10.57.46AM.jpg Test out this fall-in-a-mug for yourself.

People Over-Value That 'Lousy Mug' They Made In College, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

Treating that cheap, self-assembled IKEA coffee table like it's a prized heirloom? You're not alone, according to a recent study from the Harvard Busi...

The DIY Life: Then, Now and What's Next

Grace Bonney | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Grace Bonney

These days, DIY artists and makers are often the most forward-thinking creators in the market because they're constantly looking for ways to use (and reuse) unexpected materials.

Homemade Ketchup And 9 Other Easy DIY Kitchen Staples

Food Republic | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home
Food Republic

A bottle of ketchup is such a ubiquitous refrigerator staple that it might never occur to you to make your own. But homemade ketchup is easy to make, ...

Tiny Handmade Home Built with a Little Help from the Internet

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 07.27.2011 | Style
Kirsten Dirksen

Using the Internet as their guide, one month -- and a lot of sawing, sanding and shellacking -- later, they had their first home, dubbed Homemade Spaceship.

Creative Thank You Gift Idea: A Global Arrangement

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger designer Mark Kintzel Need a quick and effective way to give someone a big thank-you? With a little play on words, and an old antiqu...

How to Make Crackers (It's So Freaking Easy!)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

t started with a picture I saw in the local paper about making crackers from scratch. I saved it, but then never found it again. But I kept thinking.....