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Great small centerpieces to place down the center of a table

Adding a shelf behind the washer/dryer so stuff doesn't fall behind. So simple, but genius.

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.

Place vanilla scented tea lights in a bowl of coffee beans. The warmth of the candles will heat up the coffee beans and make your house smell like french vanilla coffee. # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner.

Its The Little Moments: Did You Know? Resolve Carpet Cleaner cleans grout lines.

IRONING BOARD Ready for Ironing A pull-out ironing board saves valuable floor space -- pull it out when you need it, slide it back into the drawer when you're done. This Kraftmaid version comes as an optional kit with the cabinetry. Rockler (rockler.com) and Rev-a-Shelf (kitchensource.com) offer a fold-away board that can be retrofitted into an existing drawer. #tip, #household #iron

Mason jar with votive cup holder for bathroom such a smart idea

a doggie door--Shawn should make this for Maisy!

7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup ammonia (or lemon juice) and 1/4 cup vinegar

How to clean laminate floors.

Have your guests sign river rocks instead of a guest book. It's something you can display in your home for years!

Glue a rock to the top of a empty pill bottle, bury the bottle so that only the rock shows. A spare key is hidden inside! Freaking genius!

For flowers next to the kitchen sink/window! LOVE this idea!

Such a neat idea - enlarge an old envelope in grandmother's handwriting.

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

Fleur Cottage - Antibes (Provence), France

25 clever tips to make life easier-- There are some pretty smart ideas on here. It even shows you how to fold a fitted sheet.

Old book spines glued to a box = hidden bookshelf storage.

Good to remember: Lemon, rosemary and vanilla home deodorizer - let simmer all day, adding water when needed. Williams Sonoma store smell!

Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses! I'll be buying some ASAP!

Stove top Christmas scent! One batch stays good for weeks, you just add water and heat it on low whenever you want it (WILL BE MAKING THIS CHRISTMAS!)

Why didnt I think if that ? Tie squares of tulle fabric along a string of Christmas lights. This would be beautiful on a tree or mantle.

101 DIY home tips - I only got to 18 when I knew this was worth the pin. Very very useful.

47 skills you need to survive homeownership... I'll be happy later that I pinned this.