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Roundup: 7 Fun and Functional DIY Closet Projects

by Brittni Mehlhoff

created at: 03/26/2013

March is almost over, but spring cleaning has only just begun. I've shared DIY ways to organize your junk drawer in just five minutes and even how to organize your recycling in an attractive way. Now it's time to tackle the real mess, when it comes to organization: the closet. If you are looking for some inspiration to help you get through the re-organization of your closets and storage areas, here it is.   

1. Create your...

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How to: Make a Simple, Inexpensive DIY Wooden Jewelry Organizer

by Chris Gardner

created at: 03/26/2013
When it comes to home organization, we generally do pretty well. Nearly everything in our house has a dedicated space, and is neatly stored close to where we actually use them. Long term storage goes in one place, all seasonal goods have a spot, as well as weekly items that see more action. Our real problem is: where do we put the stuff we use every day? 

When items get touched multiple times during a twenty-four hour period, where do...

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8 Quick Tips for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car Interior

by Capree K

created at: 03/26/2013

While you're rampaging through your spring cleaning checklist, don't forget to give your car a little TLC. Whether you're facing a mound of discarded coffee cups and drive-thru trailings or just a winter's worth of dust and dirt, here are 8 quick tips for cleaning your car's interior -- and keeping it that way!     

1. Start by emptying everything out of your car: throw away garbage, bring those gym clothes inside, file...

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Make It: Fun and Funky Hex Nut Bracelet

by DIY Maven

created at: 03/26/2013

A while back the Curbly team wrote a book called Make It: Hardware Store Decor in which we offered 12 crazy cool decor how-to's using stuff we bought at hardware and big box stores. (Haven't snagged a copy, yet? Go here to get one.) If we were ever to do a book making jewelry out of hardware store finds, projects like this one would be at the very top of the list. Made of nothing but cotton butcher's twine

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Kick the (Cleaner) Bucket: Clean Your Entire Home with Just Two Homemade Cleansers

by Rebekah Greiman

created at: 03/14/2013

I used to lug around a huge bucket full of cleaning products. And rubber gloves. And a bunch of plastic brushes, scrubbers, and a roll of paper towels. All over my house.

Then, I realized I was spending an arm and a leg on store bought cleaning products, and filling my house with chemicals neither my family nor the environment needed. And that bucket was hea - vy.    

created at: 03/08/2013

So, I came up with these two...

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Mobile up!

created at: 03/25/2013

I always had a crush fro Charles and Ray Eames pattern: the minimal design made of several different versions is very interesting. In a way, it reminded me of a series of mobile so, I thought, why not trying to make one inspired by their work? To make one you'll need:

- wooden spheres (I chose black because I had some at home);

- black metal wire (choose one quite thick - 2mm would be better - so the weight won't blend it);

-...

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