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DIY Mosaic Stepping Stones

Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this. Another pinner said: "My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time and he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this. Doing this will help the unit run more efficiently and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!"

Have a headache/migraine? Submerge your feet and hands in hot/warm water and put a bag of frozen peas at the base of your skull. The heat on your extremities pulls the blood from your head relieving some/all of your headache.

“After you scoop out and carve your pumpkin, dip it in a large container of bleach and water (use a 1 tsp:1 gal mix). The bleach will kill bacteria and help your pumpkin stay fresh longer. Once completely dry, (drain upside down), add 2 tablespoon of vinegar and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to a quart of water. Brush this solution onto your pumpkin to keep it looking fresh for weeks.”

Snowball ornament; coat with glue stick, dip in epson salt.

How to Install a Tin Ceiling

Dots that Let You Find Things with Your Phone — You stick the dots on commonly lost items, like remote controls and keys. The app uses a radar to help you find it.

Plywood floor. Inexpensive paintable floor ~~ Did this in our house...we just put the sheets of plywood down and routed out grooves...then some stain and poly...its been ten years and still looks great and we love it...

Decorating a rental kitchen.... Found my self finding this blog 4 times today! Pinning this so I can remember to surf whole site later :)

Add feet and wallpaper to a cheap bookcase; it's amazing how much nicer it looks just being off the floor.

mosaic table how to- I really want make one of these!

Neat trick to keep a strapless from slipping!

Use a polyester filler to rebuild rotted or damaged wood. You can mold and shape it to match the original wood profile. It takes paint well and won't rot.

In a emergency a crayon will burn for 30 minutes. Crazy!

Instantly hang a second panel behind existing curtains using a bungee cord

how-to-upholster-a-chair by allthingsthrifty. these are seriously darling!

How to Get Stains Out of Stored Baby Clothes-Laundry tricks to get baby clothes back into great condition. Remove yellow milk and formula stains on clothes kept in storage. Second baby, hand me down infant layette cleaning washing home remedies detergent vinegar bibs blankets

Don't throw away your old cookie sheets. Use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to clean them with NO scrubbing! How cool is that? This stuff can clean almost anything!

Mentholatum ointment (or Vicks) repel mosquitoes more safely than DEET. this is one I will try. especially around the ankles where the mosquitoes always seem to attack.

MAGNETIC VENT COVERS. Place over vents in unused rooms to send heat where it's needed. More effective than closing vents! Reusable magnetic vinyl covers won't scratch and can be easily trimmed to fit. 15-1/2"L x 8"W.

Upholstered Toddler Bed from basic frame found at Ikea

Curtains made from tablecloths from Target and ringclips for the breakfast nook, and with the coordinating placemats I made a valance for the window over the kitchen sink - nailed this! Look at tablecloths when you can't find curtains you like...clearance esp. And usually you can find matching coordinates to use for the entire space.

Got solar lights that aren't working? Luckily, I know how to fix them… :: Hometalk

You wont believe what a difference it makes in how light your house feels! (Check out the before and after!) Easy, inexpensive update: how to remove popcorn ceilings