C Boyd

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What To Do When Your Clutter (and Stress) Reach Critical Mass

Does this sound familiar? You're on your way out the door and can't find your keys. Looking around, you find stacks of junk mail, magazines, clothes …

Spring-Cleaning That Won't Take Over Your Life: 8 Hours, Start to Finish

<b>9 A.M.–10 A.M.: Bathroom</b><p><b>Vacuum and wipe the walls and ceilings.</b> If you clear them annually of the almost imperceptible grime that builds up, then you …

Wendyl Nissen’s “No Nasty Chemicals” Philosophy

When we’re not decanting our own cleaning concoctions into glass jars, we’re on the search for the most safe-to-use, effective, and sweet smelling …

8 DIY household cleaners

Carpet Cleaner<p>In a large pail, pour:<p>2 gallons of hot water<br>2 cups aluminum sulfate (available at stores and pharmacies)<br>1 cup white vinegar<br>¾ cup …

Why we love to hoard… and how you can overcome it

Understanding the psychology behind why we like to accumulate all manner of items can in fact help you to lead a clutter-free life.<p><i>Question: How do you make something instantly twice as expensive?<br>Answer: By thinking about giving it away.</i><p>This might sound like a nonsensical riddle, but if you've ever …

Bombs Away! 10 DIY Bath Bombs

If you’ve spent all holiday break mastering the art of homemade bath salts, then hold tight: there’s more fizz on the way with these 10 DIY bath bomb recipes. That’s right, you don’t just have to ogle them on the counters of Lush any longer, with just a handful of ingredients—baking soda and citric …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

Try This: Fabric Lined Dresser Drawers

In our current home we made the choice to go with mostly neutral walls and furniture. I like to think of that choice as a free pass to add <i>as many</i> …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

Book Review: Spruce Upholstery Guide + Giveaway - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Last January, when I went to AltSummit, I was so thrilled to be able to take a class with Amanda Brown on making a lampshade (that’s mine above!). …

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it’s Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren’t quite sure how to …