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10 Things Great Leaders Say Every Month

A monthly meeting or report can provide the missing link between your team's day-to-day performance and how it fits into the overall goal. Here's how to make it effective by focusing on the words you share.<p>Great leaders understand that their words are among their most powerful tools.<p>They're how you …

Compensation

5 Ways to Save Your Office Cubicle (and Sanity) at Work

(Image credit: DIY Network)<p>Office cubicles are no design lover's best friend, yet you have little to no control over their appearance. Given the …

Design

15 Ways to Use IKEA's Fintorp System All Over The House

Not long ago I explored ways people have used the super affordable Bekvam spice racks all around the house and today I'm turning to another cheap and …

Make Your Flower Arrangements 10x Better With This One DIY Tip

I love learning clever new tips and tricks for the home. Today's is all about making your floral arrangements and centerpieces look damn near …

Sitting

Yes, You Have to Clean Your Dishwasher — Here's How to Do It

Cleaning a dishwasher is an odd prospect, for sure. Shouldn't dishwashers be inherently clean? You'd think so, but over time, dishwashers can collect …

Cleaning

15 Smart & Inexpensive Kitchen Goods to Buy at IKEA

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>For the budget-minded shopper, Swedish superstore IKEA offers a treasure hoard of inexpensive basics. I'll admit to …

IKEA

25 DIY Projects for Small Bedrooms

Small bedrooms can present interesting challenges. Where do I store clothes? How can I fit a lamp on a nightstand that's the size of a postage stamp? …

Small Space Living: 9 Stylish, Space-Saving & Functional Floating DIY Projects

(Image credit: Brett Bara)<p>If you need more storage, are short on space or just dream of a house where you can run your vacuum across the floor …

Small Spaces

Push Your Style: Steal These Striking Design Element Ideas

(Image credit: my paradissi)<p>A home bursting with personality tends to be a blast to live in (and certainly more interesting to be surrounded by). If …

Interior Design

Styles Mix in a Couple's Modern Bedroom

<b>Project by:</b> Nelly Reffet <b><br>Location:</b> Perth<b>,</b> Australia<p><i>From the designer:</i> My clients, Maya, blogger at House Nerd and her newly-wedded Mr Nerd have been …

Light Bulbs

Explore Possibilities! Advice on Taking Risks With Your Home's Design

(Image credit: Andie Powers)<p>We believe in taking risks. We believe in exploring possibilities. Being bold. And we definitely believe in not taking …

Home Tours

Comfy Contrast: 10 Bold and Daring Black & White Duvets

(Image credit: As linked above.)<p>Can you not get enough of the black and white tile look trending these days? We dare say it has us craving that …

Home Decorating

How to Stay Motivated Around the House: 6 Steps to Accomplishing Your Goals

Are you struggling with staying motivated about something around your house? Perhaps it's sticking to a cleaning schedule. Maybe it's keeping things …

Procrastination

How To Save Money: Focus on the Present

Do you put away more personal savings by focusing on the future or the present? It seems counterintuitive, but the answer, recent studies say, is the …

Savemoney

How Much Does It Cost To Buy & Install Laminate Flooring?

We're asking readers to share how much they spent on a given item, project, or upgrade in the home. We hope this information proves helpful to anyone …

DIY Laundry Day: 5 Homemade Cleaning Essentials

• Get all the ease of laundry pods with these DIY laundry bombs that include vinegar, epsom salts, and essential oils. From Savvy Sugar.<br>• I haven't used …

Cleaning

10 Lovely Homes that Display their Children's Artwork Proudly

Let me let you in on a little secret...filling your home with beautiful artwork can be easier and cheaper than you think. Just give a paint set to …

Living in a Small Space: Three Things that Make a Big Difference

Do you live in a small space? Do people sometimes confuse your bedroom for a closet? Can you reach your kitchen sink from your couch? If you're …

Small Spaces

Try This: Paint Your Ceiling the Same Color as Your Walls

(Image credit: Elle Decor España)<p>One of our favorite new tricks for sprucing up your home? Painting the ceiling the same color as the walls. It's an …

Dining Rooms

House Tour: Refined Industrial Modern Style

<b>Name:</b> Dave Widmer, CB2 eCommerce Brand Director and Chad Ross, Crate and Barrel Visual Merchandising Team Lead <b><br>Location:</b> Andersonville; Chicago, IL</b> …

Dining Rooms

Small Space Inspiration: 10 Closets Turned Workspaces & Home Offices

​Studio Renovation from Cardboard Sea<p>Thinking of turning a spare closet or nook into an office or craft room? Check out these 10 examples for …

Water With Flat Club Soda + Other Tips for Keeping Healthier Plants

When I finally killed my low-light, hard-to-kill ZZ Plant, I knew plants just weren't "my thing." In a last-ditch effort to save the rest of my …

Plants

Before & After: A $70 Bathroom Makeover That Looks Like A Million Bucks

First things first, she made a mood board and a step-by-step plan to really get her motivated for a big change. To save money, she chose to refinish …

Savemoney

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Cooking Smells

(Image credit: Joe Gough/Shutterstock)<p>Bacon fat. Broiled fish. Spicy curry. These are just a few of the food odors that smell so good when dinner is …

Spices

Renovation Inspiration: 10 Beautiful Kitchens with No Upper Cabinets

(Image credit: Homelife)<p>I love the little bits of architect gossip that you hear on public house tours. Once, I was visiting a very large, very …

Kitchens

A Shiny New Shower & Tub: A Cleaning Regimen for Keeping them Perfect Forever

Alright, I keep telling myself, this is your one chance. You may never again have a bathroom with a brand-new bathtub and shower surround. Of the 10 …

Cleaning

Apartment Search Secrets: 5 Things To Do Right Now to Find the Perfect Home

(Image credit: Liana Hayles Newton)<p>Cool your jets. Yes, you want to move and you are excited to get started. But, before you type a single keyword in …

Frugal Living DIY Home Decor: 6 Accessories from Upcycled Old Clothes

(Image credit: Soulful Eyes)<p>Want to update your decor with something soft and stylish this weekend but don't want to spend any money? Save money and …

10 Sleek & Stylish Modern Bathroom Wastebaskets for Under $35

Haven't put that much thought or effort into your bathroom's trash can? Yeah me neither (currently rocking the cheapest, blandest plastic one I could …

Small Spaces