16 Amazing Do It Yourself Home Ideas | (like the shoe separator in the mud room closet)
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For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks
Says she: The Laundry Basket Dresser has taken my laundry room from the messiest room in my home to the tidiest. It's so easy to pull laundry out and put it directly into baskets. I then can take each basket to it's respective room and fold and put laundry away. For any busy home, these are a must.
to tame the bathroom counter mess - cut one large shoe organizer in half and use on each side of the cabinet. ( I can think of lots of places this would work ... inside the pantry door, in the laundry room, for kids accessories and toys. Clear plastic are best so you always see what you are looking for. Shoe Holder, Plastic Shoe, Bathroom Storage, Cabinet Doors, Bathroom Sinks, Bathroom Cabinets, Larg Shoe, Shoe Organ, Bathroom Counter
...cut up a plastic shoe holder for bathroom's under counter storage...genius idea...
Wrapping paper station ~I like this idea better than the closet or wall organizers because it's transportable! You can grab it out of the closet & carry it to where you plan on wrapping... genius! Chair, Idea, Gift Wrap Storage, Wrapping Paper Storage, Gift Wrapping Station, Gift Wrap Station, Diy Gifts, Bar Stools, Craft Rooms
Wrapping paper station ~I like this idea better than the closet or wall organizers because it's transportable! You can grab it out of the closet & carry it to where you plan on wrapping... genius!
How to make a four season room from a porch
DIY - Refill air freshners. NOTE: There is a definite "OMG" factor that I will forever associate with plug-in oils now.. I will NEVER buy one again, other than for the purpose of refilling!! Air Freshener, Wallflower Refill Diy, Air Freshner, Essential Oils, Home Fragrance, House Smells, Wall Flowers, Scent Plugin, Diy Scent
DIY Scented Plugins - I spend so much money on these! Hello brilliant! You have to read how she does it! Awesome.
I am in the midst of reorganizing our master closet and am drowning in shoes. I have a few shoe organizers but none that are working well for me. I came across this ingenious idea for organizing your high heels using decorative crown molding!
Drawers instead of cabinet baseboards
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Really cool idea
In this Crazy Life: Tips and Tricks To clean a cast iron skillet, toss about 1/2 cup coarse salt into the pan and rub with a soft sponge. The salt removes excess oils and takes off the bits of food without messing with the seasoning of the pan. kitchen \ Cast Iron Pans, Iron Skillet, Around The House, Cleaning Cast Iron, Life Tips, Helpful Tips, Household Tips, Cleaning Tips, Salt Scrubs
Fabulous Tips ~
What a great system
Folded plastic bag @mousechirpy-polk...
For wood floors, contractor Stephen Fanuka says, "You want to get a nice clean shine on a wood floor? Get yourself a bucket and mix nine parts warm water to one part white vinegar. This is a cheap trick I learned from an 80-year-old cleaning lady who used to make my wood floors look dazzling." -I'll give this a try.