Jan Nelson

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Storage Secret Weapons

Storage is — and will continue to be — a beast many of us fight on a continual basis in our homes. No matter the size of where you live, you almost …

Make It: DIY Wall Planter

Photo: Shanty 2 ChicIf you have an hour to spare, how about making this wooden wall planter? Whitney says it cost her less than $20 to fabricate, but …


Are You Arranging Your Furniture Wrong?

1 of 19<p>Mistake: Wallflower Furniture<p>Your room may feel bigger with all the furniture pushed up against the wall, but if you find yourself having to …

Saving the world, one room at a time

Lifestyle and interior design community sharing design lessons, DIY how-tos, shopping guides and expert advice for creating a happy, beautiful home.

9 Crafty Ways to Organize Kitchen Utensils

For when jamming them into a crowded drawer isn't working anymore.<p>1 of 10<p>C.R.A.F.T.<p>Door Storage<p>Not only does this closet door add interest to this …

Small Spaces

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

20+ Clever Makeup Organizers & Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

Hey my dear ladies! For today, I have a very interestin […]

Storage Ideas

9 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting More Twitter Followers

Share<p>If you are active on Twitter, you understand that it only takes a couple of seconds to decide whether to follow someone or not. It’s like …

KonMari: How to Clean Up Your Home Once and Never Need to Do It Again

Spring cleaning on the mind? What if you could clean your home once and never need to do it again? Really -- never! That's the bold claim organizing consultant Marie Kondo makes in her new book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." With that kind of promise, it's no wonder the book has already …


19 hacks to make your life easier around the house

Life is tough enough. Small irritations should never get in the way of enjoying a hard-earned day off.<p>If there's an easier way of doing things, most …


How to Make Sipping Chocolate

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Don't be surprised if this incredibly rich Mexican sipping chocolate from Heather Hands at Flourishing Foodie becomes your go-to winter beverage</i> …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

10 Great Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use | Inc.com

Here is our list of 10 great productivity tricks that anyone can use:<p>Observe Yourself and Other People<p>Step one in being a good time manager includes observing the ways you presently spend your time. Take note of where your time goes, as well as with whom and where you spend it. As you're aware of …


Meatless Slow Cooker Meals

One of my resolutions for the new year is to eat a little more healthier and at least one meatless meal. It should be easy, since there are days, I …

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

My friends, soup weather is upon us! Cozy up to a steaming bowl of homemade deliciousness with this roasted red pepper and tomato soup recipe from Emma on A Beautiful Mess.<p>This is definitely my idea of the perfect cool-weather lunch!<p>Hungry? Click here to make a batch of your own!