LOVE this bench - would look amazing using salvaged materials! Free plans and a full tutorial!!

DIY Upholstered Bench!

5 Common Cleaning Mistakes: Did you know that cleaning windows on sunny days leaves more streaks? Don't make your cleaning process harder than it needs to be. We've compiled five common cleaning mistakes that can apply to all areas of the home (like trying to scrub stains!) that you should avoid.

5 Common Cleaning Mistakes

Homemade Fizzy Toilet Bombs: For a little freshening when you don't have time for a deep clean, we'd recommend trying out these toilet bombs. Make sure to add in the peroxide and vinegar mixture very slowly into the baking soda and citric acid mixture, or you'll have a mess on your hands.

Homemade Fizzy Toilet Bombs

Easy Painted Lampshade: Want to save on home décor costs? This simple painted lampshade can be customized with the pattern and color of your choosing. We recommend using a paper lampshade for cleaner lines when you pull the tape away, but you can also upcycle an old linen shade, as we've done.

Easy Painted Lampshade

All-Natural Laundry Detergent: This easy and cost-effective laundry detergent requires just three ingredients: Borax, washing soda, and Castile soap. Use two tablespoons each time, or throw in an additional scoop for large or extra soiled loads. It's also safe for high efficiency washing machines.

All-Natural Laundry Detergent

Easy Garden Pallet Planter: No room for a garden? Try out this Pallet Garden Planter as a cost-effective alternative to a raised bed. Attach garden fabric to the bottom of an old pallet, sand, and fill with soil and desired plants. We've customized this planter with chalkboard paint and finished with a polyurethane varnish, but you can also leave as-is for a more natural look.

How To Make A Pallet Garden Planter

No-Sew Pillow Cover: If you don't have time to pull out a needle and thread, reach instead for an iron and heat bonding tape for this No-Sew Pillow Cover. Use a bright pattern to easily dress up a neutral room, or try out weather-resistant fabrics to liven up your porch.

No-Sew Pillow Cover

5 All-Natural Room Scents: We've teamed up with bloggers Craft Box Girls to create these five all-natural room scents, which are an easy way to freshen up your home this season. The five different scent combinations use ingredients like orange, apple, and lemon slices; sprigs of rosemary; ginger root; and essential oils. Jars will last about one month in the fridge. When ready to use, simply simmer in a saucepan and add additional water when the mixture gets low.

All-Natural Room Scents

5 Surprising Uses For Washi Tape: You won't need many extra craft supplies when working with trendy washi tape. It's available in dozens of different colors and patterns, so you can use it all over your home. Plus, it peels off relatively easily, so you can switch up the looks depending on the season or occasion.

5 Surprising Uses For Washi Tape

Our 10 Best Pantry Storage Ideas | Martha Stewart Living - Any cook worth her salt knows that a great home-cooked meal begins in the pantry. If you can keep it well stocked with spices and everyday staples and well-organized, it will serve you well.

10 Best Pantry Storage Ideas

Spring Cleaning Checklist Printable | Joanna Gaines Blog | Whole house deep cleaning tips

Spring Cleaning - Magnolia Market

All-Natural Insect Repellent: A batch of this insect repellent takes only a few minutes to put together, and uses the strength of essential oils to keep pests away.

All-Natural Insect Repellent

Kitchen Message Center | At first glance, this wall appears to be painted a pretty greenish blue, but look closer and notice the surprise. Standard chalkboard paint with just a little white added serves as a great place to jot notes and reminders.

Kitchen Message Center

Add More Beds | For more sleeping space, build bunk beds into the wall. Here, three bunk beds stack all the way up to the nearly 20-foot ceiling.

Add More Beds - Lake House Decorating Ideas - Southern Living

best of the web: clutter-busting mudroom ideas. Transform a cluttered closet. Turn a closet at the entry into a functional nook by removing the door and adding shelves and hooks.

Decorating Resolution 28: De-clutter the Mudroom

How To Plan a Gallery Wall | With these helpful hints, planning a wall filled with your favorite framed photographs and artwork is no longer a daunting task.

How To Plan a Gallery Wall

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The Daily Cut: Exciting New Video Platform

Four Handy Extension Cord Storage Tips | Extension cords are hard to work with, often get tangled, and don't stay plugged in. These simple tips will take the stress out of extension cord use and storage.

Four Handy Extension Cord Storage Tips

How To Hang a Frame Without Measuring | Put away those tape measures and pencils! Hanging a frame has never been easier, thanks to this simple tip.

How To Hang a Frame Without Measuring

Decorating Resolutions | Organize Your Linen Closet

Decorating Resolution 11: Organize Your Linen Closet

Small Space Organizing Tips | At the Front Door

At the Front Door

Small Space Organizing Tips | In the China Cabinet

In the China Cabinet

Small Space Organizing Tips | By the Television

By the Television

Small Space Organizing Tips | Next to the Stove

Next to the Stove

Small Space Organizing Tips | By the Back Door

By the Back Door