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How To Clean The Water Dispenser On Your Fridge

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 2:59 PM

A refrigerator water dispenser is a fun feature that sometimes gets overlooked during a routine kitchen cleaning. But cleaning it thoroughly is important to ensure you're drinking clean, bacteria-free water. Hadn't thought about that before, right? Fear not: just follow these relatively simple steps.

First, turn off the water supply...

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12 Free Printable Back-To-School Labels To Make Your Little One Smile

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 2:30 PM

Before we know it, kids will be heading back to school. So, we've rounded up some adorable (and free) printables that will brighten any school day. From lunch labels to cupcake toppers, we think these clever decorations will help you stay organized and might even put a smile on...

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DIY Ideas: How One Blogger Created Anthropologie-Inspired Curtains Using Sheets (PHOTO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 10:38 AM

Sometimes we wish we could fill our whole house with amazing high end decor. But, a great alternative is when we find an amazing DIY idea like these Anthropologie-inspired curtains from Kojo Designs that help fulfill that dream without breaking the bank. These feminine drapes are the perfect...

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Pinners To Follow: Veranda Magazine, Nicole Hill And 3 Other Pinterest Accounts

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2012 | 3:56 PM

When we find a blog or magazine we enjoy, our next move is usually to find their Pinterest page and see if it matches up with their fashion knowledge, creative nature or design sense. And, while searching we often find other amazing accounts we think everyone should know...

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How To Remove Pet Hair From A Carpet Using A Squeegee

(21) Comments | Posted August 21, 2012 | 11:11 AM

We love our pets, but we don't love the fur and hair they often leave, well, everywhere. If you've ever tried to vacuum up their hair from a carpet, you've probably shared our frustration--that rarely does a sufficient job. Luckily, we found a clever tip to help remove all...

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7 Weird Craigslist Ads From Across The Country (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted August 20, 2012 | 3:09 PM

Some of us have a pleasant childhood memory of Ronald McDonald, the jolly clown enticing folks to eat McDonald's. From getting happy meals with our favorite toys inside to playing in the ball pit of the playscape, Ronald meant happy things. But, when we look at him now,...

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How To Iron Clothes With A Hair Straightener

(49) Comments | Posted August 20, 2012 | 2:40 PM

We'd be lying if we said we never stepped out of the house with a wrinkled shirt because our clothes iron was broken (and, trust us, it was not cute). But there's no need to walk around looking so tousled, so long as you've got a hair straightener handy; This...

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CustomMade Curator: A Stand-Out Ampersand Chair (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2012 | 1:13 PM

Maybe it's because we love writing and all the letters and symbols that make up our language, but we think this playful chair from Custommade designer Turner Custom Furniture is truly creative. The muse behind this seat? The most feminine--and even art nouveau--symbol in western...

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Outdoor Ideas: Two 'Desperate Landscapes' Go From Eyesore To Amazing (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2012 | 1:03 PM

When we first set eyes on the incredibly drab front lawns from this episode of DIY Network's Desperate Landscapes, we thought two things. First, we were glad these weren't our neighbors, and second, could anything be done to salvage them? Appearing more like junk yards than home lawns,...

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9 Ways To Block Out Noise And Get A Good Night's Sleep For Once

(3) Comments | Posted August 17, 2012 | 10:03 AM

Whether it's loud neighbors, buzzing pests or even a snoring roommate, annoying nighttime sounds can really make your evening a sleepless one. If you're having trouble catching some shuteye because of distracting and disrupting noises, we feel your pain. And since we know how important it is get a

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DIY Idea: Make A Unique Stool With An Embroidered Cross-Stitch Detail

(0) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 10:21 AM

We've seen a lot of really funky and unique ideas to dress up plain furniture in our day, but this DIY idea seriously might take the cake. Never in a million years would we have thought to embroider a wooden stool, but this creative crafter from This...

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Craft Of The Day: Give Wine Bottles Some Flair With These Pretty Spool Stoppers

(0) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 8:20 AM

After a long week, we enjoy a nice bottle of wine with some friends or family as much as the next person. In fact our most memorable gatherings consisted of good friends, good food and great wine. So when we saw today's Craft Of The Day, we thought...

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New Etsy Rules: Bones, Hazardous Materials And Other Things You Can No Longer Sell

(2) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 11:55 AM

Recently, Etsy, our favorite online marketplace to buy and sell handcrafted and vintage goods, released a statement confirming that the company has updated its prohibited items list, adding new things that can longer be sold to ensure the safety of its community.

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Craft Of The Day: Give An Ordinary Candle A Stylish Chevron Design

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 8:14 AM

Chevron stripes are still really popular as a design motif, and for good reason: they are a stylish way of making your decor pop and vibrate in a space. The pattern is so eye-catching that it's hard to look at it and not say, "Wow!" That's why we love to...

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Craft Of The Day: Create Your Own Trivets Using Cork And Rope

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2012 | 5:02 PM

We love it when we find kitchen essentials that are not only useful, but stylish too. Which is why we particularly like today's Craft Of The Day. These DIY trivets from Hi Sugarplum! are the perfect way to protect your counters from hot objects and they...

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9 Weird Craigslist Ads From Across The Country (PHOTOS)

(15) Comments | Posted August 14, 2012 | 10:34 AM

Every week we find some pretty bizarre things for sale while surfing Craigslist. Sometimes, though, the same creepy things seem to crop up again and again in different forms. For example, there is no doubt that every week you can and will find very strange weaponry...

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Craft Of The Day: Turn Old T-Shirts Into Funky Party Bunting

(3) Comments | Posted August 14, 2012 | 8:15 AM

Hanging bunting as decor is definitely making a comeback, and we've seen it used as party decor for celebrations from birthdays to graduations, and even for weddings. In fact, we stumbled upon this awesome Craft Of The Day while perusing a bridal site, proving to us that this...

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Craft Of The Day: Share Your Favorite Instagram Photos With This Easy DIY

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2012 | 4:19 PM

There's no denying it: we are knee-deep in the Instagram obsession. There's just something about adding our own personal touches to photos (with ease) that we enjoy. So, when we saw today's Craft Of The Day which incorporates the use of this trendy app, we...

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Craft Of The Day: Make A Standout Embroidered Phone Case

(2) Comments | Posted August 13, 2012 | 3:25 PM

We see interesting objects decorated with embroidery all the time. But we've never seen something quite like today's Craft Of The Day. This awesome DIY embroidered phone case from Look What I Made puts a whole new spin on decorating your phone. Here, see what we...

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9 Crazy Toilets That Will Have You Saying...Really?

(14) Comments | Posted August 13, 2012 | 12:09 PM

As home decor fanatics, we often come across some pretty stand-out designS, so we're not all that easily surprised. These weird toilets, however, are so extreme--and so wacky--that they have us asking "Seriously?!" From a toilet filled with fish to a royal throne for your...tush, these toilets don't...

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