The kitchen can be a messy place, especially when you are cooking. So any ideas for keeping one of the most used rooms in the house organized are worth taking a look at. Right? Here are seven ideas for keeping your kitchen organized and… Continue Reading
IKEA hacker, Dirk, installed his iPad in his APPLAD kitchen cabinets (although any cabinet with flush door will work) using some 'T' profile aluminum, glue, four corner brackets, a handsaw (I'd use a jigsaw to make it easier) and a chisel. The inside… Continue Reading
Painting kitchen cabinets is great for a budget update, but not everyone relishes doing it, and for good reason. When you have 30+ door and drawer fronts laying all over your garage floor, you'll understand why. It's a lot of work, if you're going to do it right. To make life easier, here are five easy, fast and inexpensive ways to refreshen your kitchen cabinets without all the bother and commitment to the painting process.
A few… Continue Reading
You know the how the story goes: you are at the grocery store lugging around that gallon of milk, but you have this tingling in the back of your brain that there was something else you needed to get as well. After walking down every single aisle waiting for your memory to trigger, you give up and just go home- only to remember you are completely out of cereal. This is where a fridge-mounted notepad comes in handy to jot down those needed items as they run out. Better still is a mod notepad that you've made… Continue Reading
From spice racks to pot racks to pantry hacks, we cover them all in this roundup. Some cost nothing whereas other might set you back a few hundred. So...there's something for everyone. Now read on, be inspired and get… Continue Reading
Remember Michael's copper penny kitchen countertop? Ashley loved the idea, so she decided to cover the bar in her kitchen using the same technique. It took $50 or so in coin to cover the bar, a lot of Gorilla Glue and some trial and error, but in the end, it all worked out perfectly. This is what the bar looks like… Continue Reading
Let's just ignore the fact that it is still 113 degrees where I live and pretend that I am gearing up for heavy use of my oven and stove in the cooler months ahead (please, please say there are cooler months ahead...). It would stand to reason that with all that baking and pot-stirring, I'll probably be using my favorite oven mitts to help me do the job without any injury. I've rounded up 12 of my favorite oven mitt and hot pad sewing projects to get me in the baking state of mind. … Continue Reading
When I was assigned the task of rounding up ten kitchen cabinet makeovers, I decided to give myself some parameters. Actually, one parameter: No bright white kitchen cabinets. It's not that I don't love white kitchen cabinets, it's just that they're everywhere these days, aren't they? So here they are; some of the best not-all-white kitchen cabinet makeovers on the intertubes.
Melissa when with a two-tone makeover… Continue Reading
My garden is in full swing and I have a plethora of Roma tomatoes that needed to be used. And, after reading the back of a ketchup bottle one day which listed the third ingredient as High Fructose Corn Syrup and the fourth as Corn Syrup, I knew just what… Continue Reading
This August we're focusing on Kitchens and Bathrooms here on Curbly. So, in the spirit of that, we're offering a free, downloadable kitchen cleaning cheat sheet (these are from last year, but they're still awesome).
Read on to find out how to download the free PDF… Continue Reading
How to: Replace Your Household Cleansers and Beauty Items with Healthful, Homemade Options (with DIY Recipes)
Hello! I'm Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.
This year, I've been on a mission to replace most of household cleaners and personal care items by my own homemade versions. I am concocting these household replacements with little more than what I have on hand or what I can find at the organic… Continue Reading