Paint a bench, wall, and shelf the same color to make it look like a built-in.

Vintage Wine: Benjamin Moore Paint Color of 2011

Loving this color! Paint a bench and shelf the same color as the wall to give the appearance of a built in. Using this idea for a small space I’m converting to a mud room area. Several other cute ideas on this page. @ Home Interior Ideas

you can get the vases at Dollar Tree for $1 each. 3 bags of the rocks at $1 each, and the floating candles in a 6 pack for $2.99 at Hobby Lobby. With the flower, in the colors of the season, you've got yourself a very pretty, and very thrifty centerpiece!

Day 1: Asheville, The Biltmore House & Lots of Fun

you can get the vases at Dollar Tree, 3 bags of rocks and the floating candles in a 6 pack at Hob Lob. With a super gorgeous orchid as the flower, in the colors of the wedding, you've got yourself a very pretty, and very thrifty centerpiece!

From a very cool site called, Old Fashioned Families with everything you need to know about canning, preserving, saving tons of money and general homesteading.

Preparing for the Upcoming Canning Season-From a very cool site called, Old Fashioned Families with everything you need to know about canning, preserving, saving tons of money and general homesteading

take off closet door and closet becomes entry storage

hall closet turned into mini mud room. If I only had a hall closet; or any closet for that matter! Love the idea though.

twigs in water with floating candle on top!

Dollar store vases, branches, water, and floating candles. Add fake holly branches and red candles for the holidays.

How to Graywash - get the Restoration Hardware look

I love the look of this table - Tutorial on how to "gray wash" furniture a la Restoration Hardware. Will be trying this on the chairs that go with our new dining room table.

How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.

How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from

to get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Boil a pot of water.  2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain.  3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil pour it down the drain.  4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes.  5. After 10 minutes, pour 1 cup of bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria.   this process every few months.  It will also keep the nasty mildew smell at bay.

get rid of nasty black gunk in drain: Boil pot of water to a rolling boil. Meanwhile, pour baking soda down drain. Pour water down the drain. Let the water and baking soda work for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes has expired pou.

aaaaand why didn't I think of that?! use a dish rack inside of a cupboard to organize/store your tupperware lids.

Use a dish drain from the dollar store to organize plastic lids. Use a dish drainer to organize pot lids, or Tupperware lids in a cabinet. You can find them in all sizes now, to fit almost any cabinet, and they are super cheap at the dollar store!

Use DIY Rain Containers to water your gardens and yards and cut down on utilities!

This is great since we don't have any outdoor hose hookups! How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.

didn't know you could grow them like this - great idea in winter!

Indoor Tulips - Fill glass container about with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Set tulip bulb on top of marbles or stones; pointed end up, add more marbles or rocks; so bulb is surrounded but not covered. Pour fresh water into the container.

Homemade Rain Barrel - good way to 'recycle' water and not have to jack up your water bill!

Homemade Rain Barrel - good way to 'recycle' water and not have to jack up your water bill! Penabade maybe Aaron should set this up so you guys can still water the garden & grass w/out the water bill being so dang high!

Make your own potato tower - no digging up potatoes!

diy potato tower - no digging up potatoes! Yields about 25 lbs/tower. Try with sweet potatoes!

How to Grow Green Onions Indefinitely

Regrow Green Onions Indefinitely Take two or three green onions and place in mason jar with fresh water. Cut off what you need from the top and watch in amazement as they regrow themselves over and over again.

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