Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

These beautiful rose petals were crafted by melting plastic spoons.

9 Boredom-Busting Arts and Crafts Projects to Do With Your Kids

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Arts and crafts have always been great for keeping kids occupied. After all, creativity is an excellent outlet for pent-up energy, and crafting gives kids a nice break from sometimes overwhelming homework. read more

Young couple practices a little DIY apartment decorating.

Easy DIY Home Decorating Projects for Your Apartment

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Decorating feels like a chore for some people. After all, you may find the furnishings available in most stores to be a bit pricey, not suited to your personal taste, or even unable to fit the needs of your space. But you don’t have to resign yourself to the average home decor department. If you […] read more

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6 New Year’s Resolutions Every Renter Can Get Behind

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The new year is always a time to reflect on and refresh your life. While many concentrate on health and fitness goals (particularly after a busy season of eating and drinking during the holidays), there are plenty of other resolutions you can commit to in order to make your life more enjoyable, more organized, and […] read more

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How to DIY When You Live in an Apartment

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Thanks to the immense popularity of Pinterest and other online crafting sites, it seems like everyone is now crazy about DIYing to work some added style and personality into their homes. Whether your dresser is in dire need of a new coat of paint or you are looking to put some new hairpin legs onto […] read more

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7 Smartphone Apps that Make Home Improvement Easier

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Home improvement is never as simple as it seems, and sometimes we need all the extra help we can get. Thanks to our smartphones and tablets, we now have a ton of information at our fingertips — including websites, articles, and apps dedicated to home improvement. read more

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Can I Make Improvements to My Rental? Everything You Need to Know

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Let’s face it: your apartment probably isn’t your dream home. From the wall-to-wall carpeting to the vertical blinds over the back patio and the 90s-era cabinetry, chances are your rental doesn’t exactly scream “style.” But before you grab that sledgehammer and start renovating your apartment à la HGTV, you might want to give your lease […] read more

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Show Your Apartment Some Love: 6 Upgrades You Can Make in a Weekend

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Everyone needs a little TLC every once in a while — including your home! read more

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Apartment Upcycling Projects

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Everyone’s heard the expression “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” but upcycling gives it a whole new meaning. “Upcycling” is just reusing old objects and turning them into something new (and possibly even unexpected). read more

Homemade Hummus

Save Money by Making These 6 Foods At Home

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I go full foodie in the summertime. Gardens are growing, farmers markets are teeming with fresh goodies, and family cookouts are running late into the evenings. Unfortunately, my love for food can sometimes overstretch my budget. read more