Barbara L Kraemer

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How to decrease 'Other' storage on iPhone or iPad

The infamous ‘Other’ storage section displayed in iTunes after connecting an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad to a computer is definitely one of the pain …

Apps

Several arrests as protest blocks Minneapolis airport access

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters blocked access to a terminal and caused significant holiday traffic delays at Minneapolis-St. Paul International …

Justice

Vinegar Life Hacks That Will Help Out Around the House

Household Hacker has released a new vinegar-focused installment of their Quick and Simple Life Hacks series. The video shows how vinegar can help out …

20 ways to reuse coffee grounds, tea leaves

It's unlikely that coffee or tea is growing in your garden, so after you finish that cup, put the grounds to work with these clever ideas.<p>Some tips …

Gardening

20 Reasons to Update Your Furniture With Paint

It’s the easiest DIY in the world: A fresh coat of paint. But if it’s so easy, why is it so hard to commit to covering up that old, beautiful wood (even if it’s a little — okay, a lot — scratched)? Say goodbye to those cold feet. These bright and beautiful creations will inspire you to whip out the …

Before & After: A Damaged Set of Drawers Gets a New Life in Faux Bois

For many a design enthusiast and bargain hunter, one of life’s greatest pleasures is finding treasure in unexpected places—on the curb, in the trash …

DIY Project Idea: Simple Shoe Storage for the Entryway

There are two types of shoe racks in the world; those that aim to turn your footwear into an art gallery, and those that try to hide them away …

Art Galleries

HOW TO: Build a Terrarium | Brick & Vine

I’m always looking for easy DIY projects to liven up our home. Terrariums are an easy way to add a little nature to any space and they require little …

3 Tips to Declutter Your Digital Life in 5 Minutes or Less

I read a remarkable statistic the other day: When Benjamin Franklin died, he had over 70,000 pages of documents in his home. Today, you and I can …

Apps

25+ Ideas for Small Laundry Spaces

[tps_header]<p>Solutions for Small Laundry Spaces<p>No matter your setup, try one of these ideas to maximize your space and storage in your laundry.<p>Awhile …

Let it Go: A Closet Makeover

At first, it might seem strange that I set about tackling a closet revamp right in the middle of my No-Buy Month. After all, if there’s a time to …

21 DIY Lamps & Chandeliers You Can Create From Everyday Objects

There’s something really satisfying about creating a useful object with your own two hands, especially if you make it with recycled materials. If …

Dishwasher Repair Tips: Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes

Usually, simply cleaning the spray arm, filter and float will solve the problem<p>Remove the spray arm and clean out the holes. This also allows access …

How to Repair a Dishwasher: Solutions to 3 Common Problems

Simple dishwasher repairs: Get solutions to common dishwasher problems.<p>Do your dishes come out spotted and stained? Have you noticed a puddle of …

Quickly Fix a Leaky Faucet Cartridge

Whether your faucet leaks from the spout or handles, you'll find it easy to repair with these tips for replacing a faucet cartridge.<p>Shut off the …

Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Extend the Life of Your Water Heater by Replacing the Anode Rod

Double the life of your water heater with this simple repair<p>Loosen the hex head with a short burst from your impact wrench. Unscrew it by hand once …

How to Replace a Bathtub Spout

Cutaway photos show how to replace the three most common types of bathtub spouts when they are leaking or broken.<p>Unscrew the old nipple with a pipe …

How to Clean a Garbage Disposal

Learn how to clean garbage disposal. It will fix that smelly garbage disposal stink.<p>Even if you run your garbage disposer until the last shred of …

DIY: Rearrangeable Magnetic Board + A Consumer Crafts Prize Pack Giveaway!

This post and giveaway has been sponsored by Consumer Crafts. I was provided some of the materials for the post.<p>Everybody seems to want to organize …

How to Clean Garbage Disposal - Ask Anna

I’ve got a special guest today, please welcome Shari. I stumbled across this post of hers, on how to clean garbage disposal, and I told her she just</i> …

DIY Gold Leaf Jewelry Tray

I love gold, and I love jewelry, so the idea to decorate this tray was an easy choice. Stripes are also a huge favorite of mine, so you’re seeing a …

20 Gorgeous Gold Leaf Housewares to DIY This Weekend

We’ve always been big fans of metallics, but 2014 is their year to shine (literally) in home decor. Copper is trending like whoa, disco balls are even making their way into living rooms and you know what that means? There’s never a better time to find all the best gold-leafing DIYs out in …

DIY Project: Upholstered Door

When I moved into my circa-1910 row house in Brooklyn, all the doors were original to the building except one: the door to our home office. This …

Organize! 12 Functional & Darling DIY Projects For Your Desk

(Image credit: Camille Styles )<p>Whether you command a table in your home for work or you're stuck behind a desk all day in an office, there's no …

Cute

DIY Project: Jewelry Display Wall Hanging

For me, it’s totally rare to find any sort of jewelry display I actually like, let alone would actually display. And with my crazy macrame and copper …

DIY the Most Colorful Trivet EVER With Felt Balls

Die-hard color lovers, move this DIY felt trivet to the top of your to-make list. Use the technicolored mat to add a pop of color to your kitchen table or even your bedroom windowsill.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>felt balls (I used 68 felt balls, and the mat is about 14cm in diameter)<br>• Needle<br>• strong …

Die Hard

How to Make a Bouncy Ball

How to Make a Bouncy Ball<p>Author: Desiree Campbell @the36thavenue<p>Ingredients<p>½ Cup Warm Water<br>• 1 Tb Borax<br>• 1 Tb of Cornstarch<br>• 2 Tb White Liquid Glue<br>• Food …