Quick & easy bed canopy look (without the annoying in-your-way netting) What you need: Ikea mesh curtain panels, an inexpensive white wide pocket rod from walmart, any ribbon on hand to use as tie-backs.
Great New Year's idea: Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.
What a cool idea! large area rug DIY f\from carpet samples and carpet tape; add some piping to the edges to prevent fraying, some caulk lines or shelf liners to the bottom to prevent slippage. SO F-ING DONE!