10+ Stylish and Affordable Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

By: Capreek Apr 30, 2013

Mother's Day will be here before you know it (May 12th -- mark your calendar!). If giving flowers is getting old, check out these stylish and affordable gift ideas that any mom will love!    … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever Ways To Use Pegboard

By: Faith-towers Apr 23, 2013

Pegboards seem to be popping up all over the Internet these days. They're functional, but they're also fun to look at... I like to think of them as 3D polka dots. And there are plenty of nontraditional ways to use… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inexpensive DIY Art & Picture Frame Ideas

By: Matt allison Apr 19, 2013

Framing your artworks can become quite costly when you add it all up, but take a peek at these inexpensive options that won't break the bank AND provide attractive ways of displaying your prized… Continue Reading

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Six Space-Saving Kitchen Gadgets You'll Love

By: Diy maven Apr 19, 2013

Space-saving in kitchens is imperative for many. Here are some gadgets that recently caught my eye that do just that. Now I’m wondering how I’ve gotten along without them for all this time!

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Before and After: Goodbye 80s Kitchen

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 18, 2013

credit: Crafty Clumsy Happy [http://www.clumsycraftyhappy.com/new-kitchen/]

I tend to be drawn to minimal kitchens without much color, but when I saw my friend's kitchen makeover I changed my tune a little bit. I love how this before and after makeover project turned out and it definitely is not without color. Aside from that, nearly everything you see in the before has now been changed: the wall color, the cabinet faces, the drawer pulls, the countertop, the sink, and the backsplash. Take a… Continue Reading

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Art in Unexpected Places: 10 Ideas to Add Style to Every Space in Your Home

By: Faith-towers Apr 16, 2013

created at: 04/05/2013

Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!    

created at: 04/05/2013

1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]

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Makeover Tour: A Dated Midwest Kitchen gets a Scandinavian-Inspired Revamp

By: Capreek Apr 15, 2013

created at: 04/15/2013

Our Makeover Tour this month is one of my favorite kitchen makeovers to date! Read on to see how this pest-filled foreclosure was transformed into a fresh, Scandinavian-inspired dream home in the heart of the Midwest!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Affordable Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Apr 15, 2013

created at: 04/05/2013

This budget makeover added a dose of personality to an average, somewhat mundane kitchen. Contrast gave the space that pop that it desperately needed, while a new layout added functionality.… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: How to Make Thai Eggplant and Lemongrass Curry

By: Matt allison Apr 12, 2013

created at: 04/12/2013

We're not a strictly vegetarian household, but with the soaring cost of meat and the questionable ethics of factory farms we've adjusted our diets to be largely vegetable based. One of favourite meat substitutes are eggplants, hearty and flavor attractors they work well in many dishes, especially in today's curry… Continue Reading

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Kitchen Makeover With a Professional Touch

By: Diy maven Apr 12, 2013

created at: 04/12/2013

Emily from Decorchick fame really wanted a white kitchen. But instead of going the whole DIY painted cabinets route, she opted to hire a professional to do the job. (Probably the best way to go if your budget allows, especially… Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

By: Faith-towers Apr 11, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint... and the rest is, well, my own DIY… Continue Reading

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Print Your Own Personalized Post-It Notes

By: Matt allison Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

I love these printable post-it notes from How about Orange, imaging surprising a loved one with these custom messages. Just… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An 80s Kitchen gets a Major Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 09, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

This kitchen makeover is one for the books. There isn't one thing you see in the before image of this space that made it over into the 'after' version, except the flooring. Needless to say, it's a pretty dramatic change. Take a… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Creative Uses For Mirrors

By: Faith-towers Apr 08, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

Most of us have mirrors in our homes. They can be a beautiful addition to a room, making it feel larger. But the reflective power of mirrors can be harnessed in many other ways... as sculptural art, accents on furniture and even functional pieces.… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: How to Make Minted Pea Soup

By: Matt allison Apr 05, 2013

 

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In my opinion pea soup is highly underrated. I think part of it's bad rap is that the experience many have with this humble dish has been out of a can, more avocado in color than a fresh vivid green. It's super simple to make, tastes great and pairs well with mint and… Continue Reading

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