DIY Projects For The Home

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15 DIY Projects to Help You Declutter Your Home

Spring is upon us, and that means summer is just around the corner! Time to slip into your fave cutoffs, dust off your green thumb, and finish up the last bit of your spring cleaning. If you’re having trouble figuring out how to finish your remaining to-dos — or just want an excuse to show off your …

Brit + Co

10 DIY Hacks to Know When Buying Secondhand Finds

It's not easy nowadays to find vintage goods in great condition <i>and</i> at a bargain price. Dealers and flea market sellers are savvy to the demand for …

How to Grow Succulents Indoors and Outside

You're going to want these cute little plants in every part of your home.<p>The best way to think of succulents is as "fat plants." Parts of them, usually their leaves, swell up with water, and this stops them from drying out in arid conditions.<p>Cacti are the most obvious examples of the plant, but …

How to grow houseplants from food scraps

Simple ways to get really unusual, beautiful houseplants for free. All you need is a little patience<p>Exotic houseplants are now well and truly back at the forefront of fashion<p>After a long hiatus since their 80s heyday, houseplants are now well and truly back at the forefront of horticultural …

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How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

3 Ways to Decorate Your Foyer for the Holidays

Your foyer is the first impression you give to your house guests, so during the holidays it’s *extra* important to make sure everything is organized, inviting and shows off a bit of sparkle. Think: metallic light fixtures, holiday scented candles and a massive dose of cozy textures like faux fur, …

Home Decorating

21 DIY Hanging Shelves + Tables That Will Save You Major Floor Space

What do you do when you have a little extra wall space and lots of stuff to store? Install some hanging shelves, of course! Hanging shelves are great for small spaces because you can stack them as high as you can reach and fit them into the most awkward of corners. And most of them have such a …

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13 Ikea Table Hacks So Stylish You'll Do a Double Take

When it comes to shopping for furniture, sometimes our choices can feel limited. And it's not unusual to walk into a friend's home and see the same coffee table or nightstand you just picked up the other day. So if you're looking for something a little different, or want a furniture upgrade without …

Round Up: 6 Ways to Cover Ugly Ceiling Light Fixtures

We've all seen our fair share of ugly ceiling light fixtures. We've also see our fair share of DIY ceiling light fixture cover ups. Here are six of …

17 Tips For Starting Your Own Herb Garden

<b>Whether it’s on your balcony or in your tiny concrete backyard, it’s easier than you think to develop a green thumb in a big city.</b><p>City living doesn’t …

27 DIY Ways To Make Your Home So Much More Cozy

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed<p>1. Copper Candle Holder<p>Meike Bambuch / Via kollabora.com<p>Simple supplies from the hardware store give your decor a modern, …

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

These tricks from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

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Stay Outside Longer: Backyard DIY Lighting Ideas

If you're lucky enough to have an outdoor space, maximize it with lighting that lets your summer gatherings continue late into the night. Simple …

Heres How You Can Create DIY Bath Bombs to Clean Your Toilet Bowls At Home

Generally, we should all strive to keep our homes as neat and clean as possible for at the end of the day it is the place that we will rest and relax …

5 Gorgeous 5-Minute DIYs You’ll Actually Want To Try

So cute, so easy.<p>1. Tie a rainbow of tassels to your summer tote bag for a quick splash of color.<p>You use small skeins of embroidery thread that are already looped around, so all it takes is a few strategic cuts and ties. Also, each single skein costs around 40 cents, so this will probably cost you …

Can You Spot It? 10 Nearly Unrecognizable IKEA Hacks

To pull off a truly spectacular IKEA hack, you need tools, talent and an unflappable vision. You need to be able to look at a footstool and see a …

8 Rooms that Prove You Can Be Both Eclectic and a Minimalist

When I think about an eclectic room, I always picture something very <i>involved</i>. With lots going on inside of it – colors, treasures, just... <i>things</i>. But …

Rise to New Style Heights: Adding Feet & Legs to Furniture

A quick and affordable trick for changing or upgrading the style of a piece of furniture is to swap in new legs or feet. Why not take this idea a …

3 Renegade Ways to Shake Up Your Home and Hone Your True Style (Without Spending a Dime)

You're sick and tired of looking at the same old, same old, but it's all you can seem to see. You've surfed and pinned until your fingers bled, but …

Here’s What Happens When Furniture & Plants Get Together and Make Beautiful Living Table Babies

I never thought that furniture and plants would go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but I've seen some things lately that totally change my …

Turn your apartment into a home with these tips

Maxwell Ryan has thought a lot lately about the art of creating a home.<p>"I was the guy who lived in the same place for 20 years," he said. But then …

10 Ways to Decorate With Guitars That Would Make Taylor Swift Proud

When it comes to decking out our digs, we’re all about creative decorating, especially if the decor can serve a dual purpose. And ever since we learned Taylor Swift has a wall of guitars hanging in her Nashville home, we’ve been inspired to add some musical touches to our walls. Scroll on for 10 …

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21 IKEA Nightstand Hacks Your Bedroom Needs

Has anyone solved the mystery of why nightstands are so expensive? Yes, we need them for keeping all our lotions, books and chargers neatly stored away, but when you have to buy two of them you don’t want to spend an exorbitant amount. IKEA comes to the rescue with their simple and universally …

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The Best Paint Color Ideas for Your Living Room

Decorating Tips for Anyone on a Shoestring Budget

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Five Houseplants Even I Haven't Killed

I wish I'd inherited my mother's green thumb. But truth is, when it comes to plants, if it's alive in my house it's probably pretty hardy. Here are …