An OCD'ers Heaven
Need storage space? Tired of digging through jewelry boxes or cluttering up the top of your dresser? Easy DIY jewelry storage area and the best part, you can make these for under $10. Hunt flea markets garage sales for old frames and knobs (or hooks for the necklace bar). Use old fabric from an existing piece or buy new (lace works best given the holes throughout).
Tips from Auto Detailers on how to clean your auto like a pro!
Organized Linen Closet. Like the idea of baskets for sheets.
Here's a great blog on cleaning and maintaining your home. I love how she has a notebook and goes through the house like a prospective buyer. List everything that needs attention. Why should your house only look great when it's up for sale. By breaking it down into managable lists, everyone can have a beautifully clean, well maintained home!
lovely organization... if only we had a basement...
DOING THIS. Converting a Bookshelf into a Mud closet.
This is a really good idea if you have limited space. Another pinner did this in their entry closet. Cafe curtain rods at Bed Bath & Beyond ($4.99 plus 20% off coupon) and a pack of clip rings ($5.99 plus 20% off). I LOVE IT!!!! Screwed it all in herself, easy peasy! Smart winter accessory organization for a coat closet, or for purses/handbags...
Love this idea for a coat closet.
over the door towel rack to organize scarves with shower curtains rings & necklaces on "S" hooks
Building It On Pennies: Dirty Floors
Homemade carpet powder , also a reader wrote:According to a friend, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey.
rods on inside of closet doors to drape blankets, etc.
from a coffee can... great idea!
Disaster planning has a whole new meaning now that we're on Day 5 without power. These meals in jars have shelf lives of 5 to 7 years. This blog has instructions on how to make a large variety of meals that can be prepared with minimal effort and resources.
For a clean tub: vinegar and dish soap solution, leave for an hour, then wipe tub clean.