Another great no-carve pumpkin decorating idea today from Young House Love. For these bright geometric pumpkins all you need are some tissue paper circles, Modge Podge, and a foam brush. Head on over to Young House Love to see step-by-step photos an a video of their adorable daughter Clara decorating these pumpkins.
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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, […]
Want to save more than 1,000 gallons of water this year just by making a 2-minute upgrade? The easiest way to do it is to add an aerator to your kitchen and bathroom faucets. An aerator pumps air into the stream of water coming from your faucet. Translation—you’ll use less water without losing water pressure. How have you saved water around your […]