Laurie Tolliver

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Family Photo Bookshelf Project

I am so excited to share this family photo DIY project. In our hallway we have built in bookshelves that needed a little something. I made blueprint …

You Were Born Under These Stars: How to embroider a star map for your baby

This tutorial will help you make a sweet project that looks great and sparks many memories for Mummies and Daddies of the day they became a family or …

10 Affordable Outdoor DIY Projects

Can you tell I’ve been spending a lot of time outdoors lately? I sure have enjoyed giving my yard a makeover this spring. Kate here, and if you read …

25 Amazing Cheap DIY Projects Under $10

01 of 26<p>DIY Projects That Won't Cost a Fortune to Make<p>Some bloggers have such a knack for wowing us with their innovative and inspiring DIYs. The …

DIY mirror bowls

Project Month at Apartment Therapy has motivated me to get around to organizing pictures of many of my DIY home projects, and although I've been …

How to Turn Wrapping Paper into Pretty DIY Drawer Liners

Shares 675<p>Over the last few weeks, I have spent a lot of time organizing and reorganizing pretty much all of the drawers in our home for the images …

Recipe: Birthday Cake Jell-O Shots

I think the title of this post pretty much says it all. Because, doesn’t this birthday cake Jell-O shots recipe from A Beautiful Mess sound like a brilliant way to welcome a new year?<p>Adorable Jell-O shots + birthday candles = a fun and boozy birthday!<p>Click here to whip up a batch for your next …

8 Tips and Tricks To Painting Metal Successfully

Ready to repaint your metal furniture but not sure how to begin? Make sure the metal is in as good a condition it can be before you repaint. Here are …

How to Organize Your Home in Style: Free Printables!

The internet is loaded with so many lovely (and free!) printables that you can dress up ho-hum containers and make your life a little less hectic in …

10 Creative Craft Ideas for Lazy Summer Days

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>The long, hot days of summer beg for a different sort of craft project -- something quick, colorful, or using natural materials, or all of the above. Here are 10 crafty decor ideas seen around Houzz, from beach art and upcycled paint cans to tie dye.<p>Beach Style …

Vacuum Any Surface

Learning what are and how to use the various attachments for your vacuum can maximize its efficiency.<p>Beater-Bar Attachment<br>A rotating brush used with canister vacuums. Also known as a power or turbo brush, it stirs debris from the bottom of pile carpeting so the suction can whisk it away.

Spring Cleaning: Frequently Forgotten Items

Washing Machine<p><b>First, start by cleaning the lid and top of the interior of your machine</b>. This can be done with vinegar or a mixture of vinegar and …

Using Baking Soda Paste On Tough Cleaning Jobs

Do you have a nasty odor, stuck on grease, or just an all-around seemingly impossible cleaning job that you have been dreading to begin? Stress no …

Commitment-Free Temporary Wallpaper For Kids' Rooms

Whether you're a renter with limited options or just a commitment-phobe, temporary wallpaper is a great design solution for nurseries and kids' …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

11 Creative DIY Ways to Organize Your Cords

Our lives revolve around technology… and then, technology manages to wrap itself around our feet… and our chair leg… and what?!… our dog?!?! It’s so frustrating to not know which cord goes where or to need one and find it wrapped in a million knots. And while we’ve found some cool pieces of …

Crafting

Deck the Walls With 16 DIY Decals

No pressure, but how you adorn your walls sets the tone for your room’s entire look and feel. Okay now that we’ve made you sweat, cool your jets, because we’ve got the solution — wall decals! Wall decals are great if you’re not ready to commit to a bold wall design (or if you’re currently renting). …

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Recipe: Strawberry & Limoncello Rosé Sangria

In a large pitcher, combine the limoncello and the strawberries. Top with the chilled rosé champagne and stir in half of the lemon wheels.

How to Take Full Advantage Of Your Porch This Summer

Summer is here and this means you can finally spend more time outdoors. A porch offers you lots of possibilities. You can build a cozy dining area …

Landscaping

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30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Recipes

5 Sexy Summer Bedroom Designs

Five Money-Saving Purchases You Can Snatch For Your Family While Yard Sale-ing

(Image credit: Kireei)<p>The weather is warm and yard sale season is upon us! "Hurrah!" shout those of you who always seem to find something good. …

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