Category: DIY Tips & Tricks

DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and if you have someone special in your life, hopefully you’re well prepared. If not, we’ve got a roundup for you! Check out these six, sweet and simple DIY Valentine’s Days gifts that will show your SO how much you care.   Heart-crafted paperclips Details and instructions.   […]

Read More

Valentine’s Day DIY Nail Art Tutorials

Spruce up your look for Valentine’s Day with these fun, love-themed ideas! Valentine’s Day Heart Nail Art: DIY Cute & Easy Nail Art For Beginners: Three Valentine’s Day Nail Art Designs! Valentine’s Day “LOVE” Nail Art: Easy Nails Art Tutorial: https://youtu.be/VRZOOBdqd7c Easy Valentine’s Day Nail Art : DIY different designs! 3 Nail art VALENTINE’S DAY: […]

Read More

Last Minute Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Your S.O. (that aren’t flowers, chocolates or a card)

Much like birthdays, anniversaries and school photo days, Valentine’s day is one of those occasions that has the tendency to sneak up on you. If you find yourself unprepared come February 14th, we have some last-minute suggestions you can whip up or pick up right in time for V-day.   A homemade heart shaped pizza […]

Read More

DIY Home Repairs

If you’re a homeowner, you’ll know all too well that real estate is expensive. If you’re planning on making this sizeable investment, you should also make it a point to invest in your home’s upkeep. We think learning how to do minor home repairs yourself is a worthwhile skill for any homeowner to have, so […]

Read More

Tips for Upgrading Your Work Lunch Experience

  Eating your lunch at your desk or in your staff lunchroom doesn’t have to be a sad and boring affair. Keep reading for tips on how to better execute your midday routine.   Invest in your lunch experience Have you ever heard the phrase: ‘You have to spend money to save money’? Well, it […]

Read More

Yummy New Year’s Eve Cocktails

When the clock strikes midnight, what drink will your guests be cheers-ing with?   Orange Cherry Champagne Find the recipe here.   Grape sparklers Find the recipe here.   Pomegranate and ginger spritzer Find the recipe here:   Champagne cocktail Find the recipe here.   Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco Find the recipe here.  

Read More

Tips for Ensuring a Budget-Friendly Holiday Season

If you’re on a diet or on a tight budget, the holiday season can be a testing time. For those who are on the latter, keep reading for our tips and tricks for ensuring your holiday season is a budget-friendly one.   Opt for no gifts Keep in mind, that the whole point behind Christmas […]

Read More

Tips for Hosting a Stress-Free Holiday Party at Home

When it comes to hosting, we’re all about making your experience as smooth and stress-free as possible. True to form, we’ve compiled some holiday-specific tips and tricks to streamline your hosting experience during this particularly demanding time of year.   Make a list With so much going on during the holidays, it can be easy […]

Read More

Tips for Hosting a Holiday Party in a Small Space

Opt for an alternative Christmas tree There’s nothing quite like a real tree to festive-ify your home, but if you’re lacking space, you may want to consider alternative options. Not only is a tree space consuming, but in a party setting lights and delicate ornaments can be bumped off by unsuspecting guests, creating more mess […]

Read More

Creative Ideas for Gift Baskets

Leading up to the month of December, the internet is teaming with gift guides for everyone on your Christmas list: your fashionista best friend, your tech nerd boyfriend, your minimalist mom; but what about all the people in between? What about that neighbor that checked in on your cat when you were away on holidays […]

Read More

How Long is Your Makeup Good For?

If you’re anything like me, and you don’t wear a whole lot of makeup on a regular basis, you likely don’t replenish your stash too often either. But just like the food in your fridge, makeup can go bad and using products past their expiry can cause skin irritation and eye infections; (so even if […]

Read More

Stencils VS Wallpaper

As if a bare white wall is some sort of crime against décor, homeowners have been infatuated with adorning their walls for centuries. It dates to the era of cavemen when the walls of caves were heavily embellished in primitive sketches. Since then, the realm of wall adornment has vastly expanded, allowing modern homeowners to […]

Read More

4 Tips for Stencilling a Wall

If you love the intricate patterned look of wallpaper, but don’t really like the hefty price tag, you may want to consider stencilling as an alternative means of wall décor. Stencilling is fun, DIY-able and stylish, all you need is a little bit of paint, a little bit of patience, and these four tips.   […]

Read More

6 Tips for Starting a Wine Collection

Raise your hand if you love wine! (Edit: Put down your wine glass and then raise your hand it you love wine.) Well, wine-lovers, you’re not alone. And if you find yourself wanting to take your appreciation for the drink one step further, why not start a collection? Here are a few tips to get […]

Read More

8 Fabulous Christmas Nail Art Tutorials

Christmas is the perfect time to dress up and make merry – from formal dinner parties to casual family get-togethers, this season is always open to a little bit of extra fun! We’ve compiled our favourite YouTube tutorials for fun, Christmas nail art to add a bit of fun to your next holiday party outfit! […]

Read More

LED Centerpiece DIY

I’ve got a great Christmas DIY for you using these really cool LED balls from LED Light Solutions. They run on batteries and they last the whole entire season. Normally you would use these outside hanging in a tree, but we decided to do something very chic indoors by putting them in these beautiful light […]

Read More

Marc’s Budget-Friendly Christmas Tree Decor Tips

When it comes to Christmas trees it’s not just about the way it looks. Well okay, it’s about the way it looks. But why does it have to be green? I love the idea of repurposing an old Christmas tree by spray painting it! On the 2015 Holiday Episode of the Marc & Mandy Show, […]

Read More

7 DIY Eco-Friendly Christmas Wreaths

Have a green Christmas when you make these eco-friendly wreaths from reusable materials you probably have lying around the house. Mixed Greens: This woodsy design, decorated with fruit and plants, mixes the fake and real together. Get a hold of 16-inch grapevine wreaths and artificial Granny Smith apples. Use a glue gun to attach the […]

Read More

How to: Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

When you enter a room in your home, what does it smell like? Does it smell clean? Does it have an odor to it? A pleasant smell is a great way to set the mood in a room and creating the smell of Christmas doesn’t have to be difficult: Pomanders Balls Supply List: • Citrus […]

Read More

Halloween Stain Removal Tips

Halloween is a scary time and not just for the regular things, ghosts, goblins, haunted houses but because of laundry stains. Melissa Maker gives us a few tips and tricks on how to get stains out of your little ones’ Halloween costumes. Chocolate, pumpkin and caramel stains The first step is to remove as much of the […]

Read More

DIY Office Supplies Organizer

Whether you work from home or from an office, desktop clutter is simply inevitable. Keep your clutter in check with our DIY office supply organizer.   Supplies: Tin cans Spray paint Board Screws Screwdriver   1. Once you have all of your supplies, start by spray painting your tin cans. You may want to do […]

Read More

The Truth About Portion Control

Eating all the right foods but not losing any weight? Health expert Jordan Cieciwa has some advice on how to make sure you have the right portions. Eating healthy does not mean you can eat as much as you want and that is where a lot of people struggle. After eating unhealthy for many years, […]

Read More

DIY Bath Products You Can Make at Home

DIY bath products make great gifts for friends and family – or just to spoil yourself once in a while!  

Read More

Creative Ways to Use Stencils

There are so many great reasons to give stencilling in your home a try. In addition to being a less-mess alternative to painting, stencilling also happens to be inexpensive, easily customizable and fun to DIY.   Your furniture If you’re feeling squeamish about tackling an area as large as your walls, consider testing out your […]

Read More

5 Household Products You Didn’t Know Could Double As Beauty Products

You don’t have to spend a fortune at the drugstore to amp up your beauty routine, you just need to raid your pantry.   For your skin: There are a million products on drugstore shelves that claim to work with essentially the same magic: to hydrate, reduce redness, and to ease lines, wrinkles and skin […]

Read More