Spring is upon us—bring on the warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and pastel colors! It’s almost time to put away those heavy coats, break out the warm weather gear, and indulge in a bit of spring cleaning in the process. But if you’re taking on a much bigger project, like remodeling a portion or your entire home, Remodelista.com can help. They’ve […]
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Continuing in the almost completely DIY theme for the week are these two shockingly easy paper crafts from the new book Craft-A-Day by Sarah Goldschadt ($25, amazon.com). The book just came out on Tuesday, and it is fantastic. If you are hosting a Halloween party, or if you’re in charge of decorating your child’s classroom for a Halloween party, I […]
Live in an old (or even not-so-old) house with squeaky floors? If your floors are hard wood, you can use this trick to quiet them temporarily. Simply dust a little bit of talcum powder over the floor and sweep it into the cracks. (Remove the rest with a damp cloth or paper towel.) Do you have any unexpected household fixes?
Does this look familiar? If it’s been a rainy spring where you live, it probably does. Luckily a muddy footprint, even one this bad, doesn’t mean you have to replace your carpet. Use the following steps to erase those footprints: For synthetic carpet: 1. Vacuum any dry dirt to remove it. 2. Dip a white cloth into this detergent solution, […]