Category: DIY Tips & Tricks

Creative Hacks for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Cooking a big meal, especially for a high pressure occasion like Thanksgiving, can be a intimidating and overwhelming. Chef Rob shares some of his tried and true hacks for getting through this big day. For your turkey: The best way to cook a turkey is overnight, slowly and on a low temperature. Chef Rob suggests […]

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Homemade Father’s Day Gifts You Can Make With Your Kids

Building Memories with Dad ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 This great little project is a wonderful way to keep some memories alive with your child. It means spending time together and really bonding. Source jQuery(function($) { new NggPaginatedGallery('c0f9195892206d7074ff29c3c5f82f53', '.ngg-imagebrowser'); }); Read More

Father’s Day DIY Ideas for Grown Ups!

A DIY gift is meaningful and memorable, not matter what age you are! Here are some great DIY gift ideas that aren’t meant for kids!

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Halloween Stain Removal Tips

Halloween is a scary time, in more ways than one. Think: ghosts, goblins, haunted houses, and miscellaneous STAINS. Speaking to the latter is Melissa Maker of Clean My Space. Keep reading for two common stain types and Melissa’s expert tips on how to treat them. Type 1: Chocolate, Pumpkin and Caramel The first step is to remove as […]

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Clever Outdoor Cleaning Hacks

  So you’ve spring cleaned the inside of your home, but that’s only half the battle. We’ve rounded up some hacks to help you tackle the outside.   How to Clean: Your Grill  What you’ll need: Ammonia Trash bags Rubberbands Rubber Gloves The last thing you want, come grilling season, is to have all of […]

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Potato Hacks We Love

  In addition to being an integral food staple for many regions around the world, potatoes pack quite the nutritional punch. They are naturally gluten-free, loaded with potassium, vitamin B6, and contain nearly half of your daily value of vitamin C. With all this in mind, you probably want to get the most out of […]

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10 Easy DIY Ideas for a Trolls Themed Birthday Party

Planning a birthday party for a Trolls-loving little one? Here are some easy, affordable ideas for decor, menu items, favors and more!

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9 Gorgeous DIY Gift Ideas to Make for Mom

Custom DIY Sharpie Mug ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 9 For something super simple that your mom will actually use, this custom decorated mug is perfect. Source jQuery(function($) { new NggPaginatedGallery('ee0a9b94c93815ccc041ee584f86e24b', '.ngg-imagebrowser'); }); Read More

8 DIY Gift Ideas that Kids Can Make for Mom

Looking for a fun, affordable gift idea that your kids can make for mom? Here are some of our favorite ideas!

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Tips to Ace Your Next Job Interview

  A job interview can be one of the most nerve-racking things imaginable for new grads, and veteran professionals alike. Ensure your next interview is your last with these tried-and-true tips.   Do Your Research Research before a job interview can involve a few things. Firstly, do a comprehensive review of the company’s website and, […]

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Cleaning Hacks for Delicates 

  Laundering your delicates is nothing less than serious business. Besides the fact that lingerie tends to be expensive, it also happens to be easy to damage, what with all the lace, wires, straps, and clips. All the more reason to handle your delicates with care throughout the washing process. Keep reading for a few […]

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Storage Bins and Baskets You Can Make at Home

Much like friends, hugs, and socks, storage is one of those things you simply can’t have too much of.  An organized home is a happy home, after all. Here a few storage ideas you can DIY.   Upcycled Denim  Does your hubby have a pair of jeans that you just hate? Well, we’ve got a solution […]

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Tips on Planning a Spring Garden Party

There’s nothing like a long, cold winter to make you itchy for Springtime; and what better way to celebrate the onset of the season than to throw a garden party! Here are some tips on planning and executing your Spring garden soiree.   Play into the Spring theme. This goes for invitations, table decor, and […]

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How to Dye Your Easter Eggs Naturally

Food coloring is great and all, but it’s far from your only option when it comes to decorating eggs this Easter. This year, with your kids, consider testing out a few of these dyes made from all natural sources.   Using beets Pink is a popular color for Easter and it can be recreated with […]

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Easter Egg Decorating Tips for Families

There are endless ways in which to decorate Easter eggs, both aesthetically and approach-wise. Here are some tips for ensuring an efficient, mess-less and fun egg decorating experience this Easter.   Make your dye using kitchen finds Why not skip the artificial dyes this year and DIY half a dozen colorful concoctions of your own, […]

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DIY Easter Baskets You’ll Love

From fun and funky to elegant and decorative, we’ve found some great ideas for Easter baskets that you can DIY! Felt Weaved Basket ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 10 This adorable felt Easter basket is sweet and simple. Source

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Easy Easter Nail Ideas

Easter signifies the onset of spring, and after a long, cold winter, spring is nothing short of eagerly anticipated. Welcome in spring with these five Easter nail ideas.   Chocolate bunnies Details and instructions.   Robin egg speckles Details and instructions.   Painted egg nails Details and instructions.   Springy blue and pink Details and […]

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DIY Easter Crafts to Make With Your Kids

Easter is about more than sweet treats and chocolate bearing bunnies, and if you’re hoping to teach your kids the true meaning behind the holiday, coupling a lesson with a craft is a good way to keep them engaged and interested.   Sock bunnies Details and instructions.   Easter mason jars Details and instructions.   […]

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6 Tips for Setting the Perfect Easter Table

Who doesn’t love walking into a dinner party and seeing a beautiful table scape. Rick Mayhew, from Decorations by Rick, shares his tips on how to make a table scape that will leave a lasting impression. 1. The first thing to consider is tablecloths. With Easter approaching, why not use your tablecloth to show off a bit of colour or […]

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DIY Decor Ideas using Succulents

In addition to being low maintenance, non-green-thumb-friendly and drought-tolerating, succulents also happen to be interesting to look at it, making them the ideal plants to decorate with, indoors or out. We’ve rounded up five great ideas to incorporate succulents into your home’s decor.   A Succulent Terrarium  Simple, satisfying and self-contained, a DIY terrarium is […]

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Easy DIY Teepees and Play Tents to Make at Home

A tipi or play tent is great for reading, arts and crafts, entertaining play dates, doing homework, and even taking naps. To boot, there are dozens of ways to DIY your own at home. Here are four DIY ideas to get you started.   This classic teepee requires not much more than sticks, fabric, and […]

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5 Creative Candy Inspired Cocktails

Did you freeze the leftover Halloween candy like we suggested you do? Here are a few fun ways to use up the leftover candy for your next dinner party!   Lemon Drop Martini If you love classic candies, this cocktail is the perfect choice for you. What you’ll need: Vodka triple sec superfine sugar fresh lemon […]

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5 Storage Ideas for Your Bedroom Door

Whether your home is big or small, every square inch counts. In that spirit, we’ve rounded up five creative ways to utilize the commonly under-utilized space behind the bedroom door.   This over-the-door shoe organizer, available in a 24 pair or a 36 pair version, is a strong but simple hanging rack; perfect for the […]

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Creative DIY Ideas for Your Kitchen Backsplash

CD Mosaic ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 6 If you are wanting a frugal but yet stylish, modern back splash, use cd's and rock your kitchen. Source jQuery(function($) { new NggPaginatedGallery('43156c06f8ad09f5c2a32ea0d38f4917', '.ngg-imagebrowser'); }); Read More

DIY Bed Trays You Can Make at Home

DIY Simple Bed Tray ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 What's better then a simple bed tray? Looks good too! Source jQuery(function($) { new NggPaginatedGallery('2f8eb47c991c02a4c6d810b4800336a7', '.ngg-imagebrowser'); }); Read More