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Helpful Hints

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Cut diagonally across the middle of an empty, clean bottle, toss the base, and use the half with the handle to scoop up soil or cat litter.

Prop your electronic tablet or e-reader at just the right angle and free your hands with this stand you can make in a few hours.

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Painting a fresh ombré accent on worn wicker gives it new life!

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Do you struggle finding the end of your duct tape? Easily find your starting point by marking it with a paper clip!

Hack your way through life (21 photos)
  • Marie : Make and Takes
    Marie : Make and Takes

    Eeek! Genius!

Put trash Bags on a roll for easy use. Perfect for your garage or utility room.

DIY Garbage Bag Storage | Organize and Inspire

No more crushed ducts behind your dryer! Place your dryer flush with your laundry room wall using this dryer box.

S-hooks are typically used in garages and workshops, but they have a softer side, too. Put a few to work along the wire shelf to hold items such as scissors and bows.

Use a section of wire shelving and a pair of plastic end brackets to create a simple rack for rolls of wrapping paper.

Wrapping and Crafting Station

Hang oversize items, by mounting cabinet knobs on the side of a cubby. These hangers were made from painted wooden knobs.

Chalk Paint Recipe: This size (8 fl oz) of samples comes from Lowe's. This blogger mixes 2 tbsp of Plaster of Paris with 1 tbsp water; stir well to get out all the lumps, then dumps it into the paint pot and shakes it all up. Easy Peasy!

Making Chalk Paint
  • Nicole Zaman
    Nicole Zaman

    This is exactly what I used to make mine!

This is an easy way to store cupcake liners! No more smashed out of shape cupcake papers!!

How To Hang Picture Frames As A Collage - DIY Ideas 4 Home #pictureframes #hangingpictures #photocollage

How to Finish a Farmhouse Table. Great tips to get that aged look!

How to Finish a Farmhouse Tabletop

Super handy tip! Painting perfect wall stripes doesn't have to be an aggravating experience!

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10 Ways To Clean Using What’s Already In Your Home

Add wheels to old drawers for stylish under-the-bed storage.

10 DIYs For Using Stuff That's Just Lying Around

Reuse tin cans for fast and tidy art storage.

10 DIYs For Using Stuff That's Just Lying Around

Use these easy 5 steps to effectively clean and maintain your hardwood floors!

Types of Fire Pits and Fire Pit Safety - The DIY Village

Types of Fire Pits and Fire Pit Safety - The DIY Village

Washer cleaning instructions

7 Steps to clean a Top Loading Washing Machine - DIY

20 DIY Home Decor Ideas - This list is totally worth a look!

20 DIY Ideas for your home

How to clean the inside glass on a gas #fireplace. Just a few simple steps is all it takes! Picture #tutorial included

Thrifty Decor Chick: Cleaning gas fireplace glass

If you're starting a paint project, this is a MUST READ! Avoid these common painting mistakes for the best results in your home.

Paint at Lowe's: Exterior Paint, Interior Paint, Stain
  • Rebecca Thomas
    Rebecca Thomas

    This is good to know!

  • Heather Mislivets-Ahern
    Heather Mislivets-Ahern

    Avoid drinking wine while painting too

Discover which energy saving light bulb is best for your home. We've broken this chart down by room and activity so you can choose wisely!