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This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Cleaning

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Food Preservation

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Recipes

DIY Ikea Hack Distressed Wooden Shelves to Elevate your Home

For those of you that have been regular readers of Sugar & Cloth, you may recognize this DIY. This was one of the projects I created for the Ikea …

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DIY Water Blob (tips and tricks) - U Create

I have to show you what we made today for the kids at our family reunion! <br>We used two pieces of plastic sheeting sized 9’x12’ and duct tape… <br>I wish I …

Transformed :: Mason Jar Herb Garden

<i>Morning, everyone!</i> Claire here, with a weekend project that’s perfect for all of you who are gearing up for lots of holiday cooking. Remember two …

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

DIY Pipe Bar Cart

Look what I made! My first piece of furniture that I designed and built all by my lonesome!<p>Life Designed<p>When my friend said she needed a bar cart for …

diy leather handled cutting board

now that we’ve started using my stepdads tools for projects, all i want to do is wood projects. so sorry for them not being the simplest if you don’t …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

Woodworking

Sink Designs Suitable For Small Bathrooms

A small bathroom will most likely have to include a small and the rest of the amenities will also have to suit the dimensions. Small bathroom sinks …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

20 Best DIY Kitchen Upgrades

Research shows that the kitchen is the number one place where upgrades will be noticed and will reward you – either in the sale of your home or in …

Concierge Service: 7 Apps and Websites to Make Doing Your Daily Chores a Little Easier

These innovative websites and apps will help you with your everyday domestic errands and tasks.<p><b>Keeping House</b><br>You like things <i>just so</i> in your home, but find it difficult to keep them that way. Enter House Pad, a brand-new app developed by Michael Bruno, founder of the website 1stdibs, to help him …

How to Make your House a Home Without Spending any Money

It takes but a few simple steps to spruce up and breathe new life into your home. Read on to see how you can add a new flavor to your home without …

8 Surprising Design Ideas to Steal from the Hardware Store

Try these 8 unconventional decorating ideas.<p>From paneling a room with plywood to boat cleat "drawer pulls," these easy home improvement ideas are as inexpensive as they are innovative.

Woodworking

Six Stunning Uses Of Skylights in Bathrooms

Bathrooms are one of the best rooms in the house to use a skylight. Improved by additional natural light, bathrooms become more comfortable during …

Scrabble Living Large: Family Names Art Project

Shares 216<p>This is a project that I have been working on for a year…. because everything gets better with age, like cheese and stuff right?? Or …