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Posted on Nov 3 2014 - 3:00pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 15 DIY Holiday Gifts to Start Creating Today

Dare to transform yourself into a DIY elf, and you’ll see some smiles when gifts are opened! It’s barely autumn, true. Yet, this is the perfect time to get started on making your own holiday gifts. Just follow the links for tutorials. Creative DIY Gifts for Adults 1. Herb Garden Coffee Table: They’ll never see it coming, but those with sunrooms and a bit of...

Posted on Oct 15 2014 - 7:43pm by Garret Stembridge
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Kids love novelty, but there are only so many new toys a family’s budget can afford. And why buy plastic junk when you can make your own amusement? DIY Network Not only do the kiddos get new things to play with, they also learn some useful skills in the process and emerge with a satisfying sense of accomplishment. Here are some of the best DIY kids’ projects the...

Posted on Oct 4 2014 - 9:30am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Creative Pet Nooks You’ll Fall Hard For

In honor of National Animal Day, we bring you nooks for your pets! Do you love sharing your home with your pet so much you would customize pet nooks for sleeping or eating? You might be surprised how many people do it! And, if you’re craving some extra storage space at home, or just wanting to get those pet beds or food dishes out of the way, you’re going...

Posted on Oct 3 2014 - 4:23pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 6 Spooktacular Halloween Costumes You Can Make Yourself

Alternative Titles: 7 Spooktacular DIY Halloween Costumes Go green this Halloween and leave those cheaply made, cookie-cutter costumes at the store. Using a few simple items from your house, you can make your kids some fun and exciting costumes that they will love on Halloween and beyond. You will not only save money, you’ll also encourage creativity and teach your...

  Remember when you used to make a gift for your mother in art class? She would place the less-than-perfect project by the kitchen window and talk about how much she loved it. Well, it’s time to get back to your roots this Mother’s Day! Plus, now that you’re all grown up you can make a more, ahem, perfect project!   Need another reason to be old-fashioned...

Posted on Feb 7 2014 - 10:35pm by Brent Hardy
Comments Off on Five Tips to Make Your Home More Eco Friendly

Being eco friendly in your home means a lot more than just being good to the environment, it also means saving money. Have some smart plans in place in your home to be more energy efficient can end up saving you hundreds of dollars each year. To get started, it’s pretty easy, let’s take a look at some easy ways to make your home http://www.enjoywarmth.com more...

Posted on Feb 3 2014 - 11:25pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 15 Totally Ingenious Uses for Everyday Things

http://imgur.com/TIXL2 All over your home lie scads of useful and under-appreciated items. Many things you assume have only one purpose are actually perfect for other tasks. Here are 15 ideas to give your junk drawer a whole new life. ...

Posted on Dec 13 2013 - 7:00am by Emily Emmer
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Photo via Putthison.com   We all love to save a buck, and thrift stores can be real treasure troves if you know what to look for. But they are also full of used items you shouldn’t bother spending even two cents on. Here are some ideas regarding what to buy—and not buy—at your favorite local Goodwill. ...

Posted on Dec 11 2013 - 7:00am by Emily Emmer
Comments Off on Thrift: Creative Uses for Tupperware

Photo via Instructables.com   Tupperware and plastic storage containers of other brands are ubiquitous in today’s American kitchen. Of course they’re designed to hold things, and this can extend well beyond food to hair accessories, jewelry, cufflinks, safety pins, matches, you name it. But what about other creative uses for Tupperware containers of all sizes?...

Posted on Dec 2 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Don’t Let Winter Decorating Eat Up Your Savings: 3 Tips to Lower Costs

For many parts of the country, winter means more than just ski season is back, it means the holiday season is fast approaching! And while it’s great to experience a change of seasons, it can be a struggle in already tough economic times to try to scrape together those extra dollars to make sure you can still enjoy winter decorating. This is especially true if...