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How-to guides, reference, cleaning, organization tips + garden *wishful thinking*


Home + Garden

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Mosaic stepping stones

how to make cement stones - this is great - would look cute to do a custom garden path with a favorite quote

Tutorial on how to take broken dishes and create beautiful garden stones.

From Oops to Ahhh! | Over The Big Moon

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Concrete stepping stones that look like vintage pillows. Fun!

DIY Garden Stones

Purchase stair risers from your local home improvement store...paint it white and add some window boxes... small herb garden?

Daylilies & Hostas - love the simplicity & how lush it looks!backyard

Fairy garden within a couple of broken pots cunningly nested to make a path up

compact veggie garden

Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower with Annuals

DIY: Dividing Perennials - link lists what plants to divide, how to divide how often.

Dividing Perennials

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Dryer sheet cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub.Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away.

64 Important Numbers Every Homeowner Should Know -- correct placement measurements for bath, kitchen, laundry, office, living room

64 Important Numbers Every Homeowner Should Know

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Types of wood joints

Power Tool Woodworking for Everyone Online Overarm Pin Router

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flowers growing from crockery/pot on it's side

periwinkle myrtle ground cover planting gardening

periwinkle myrtle ground cover planting gardening

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How to Cut & Replant Yucca *New shoot cuttings should be taken in the spring.*

How to Cut & Replant Yucca

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How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

Use a dish drainer for organizing plastic lids

DIY Natural Room Scents ~ Many methods, w recipes using: Oranges, cinnamon & cloves; Lemon, rosemary, & vanilla; Lime, thyme, mint & vanilla extract; Orange, ginger (fresh or powdered), and almond extract; Pine or cedar twigs (or other fragrant twigs), bay leaves, and nutmeg

Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean. Must try this!

  • Nancy Thornton
    Nancy Thornton

    *not working* :/

Interior trim work basics: All the trim basics, start to finish, plus a clever way to get miters tight

Kitchen Measurement Guides

200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies!

RESOURCE: Painting a room? Before you buy, use a calculator to figure out how much paint you need! *pinned from Home Depot's very helpful "All About Paint" Pinterest board*