5 Ways to Eliminate Paper Towel Dependency

By: Matt allison Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I have two young children, a 6 month old baby girl and 2.5 year old boy. People are often shocked when I explain that both of them were/are in cloth diapers! The thought may make some break out into a cold sweat, but it seemed like the natural decision for our family, as cutting back on waste is priority for… Continue Reading

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How to: Clean Under Your Kitchen Sink in 10 Minutes

By: Faith-towers Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

The dark abyss below my kitchen sink is usually the last thing on my mind. But now that spring is just around the corner, I wanted to give the space a quick makeover. Read on for my step-by-step guide to cleaning this often forgotten space in under 10 minutes.   

1. The first step is to remove everything. Lay it all out in plain view on a piece of newspaper.

2. Discard any containers that are empty,… Continue Reading

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Easy DIY: Colorful Glazed Brushstroke Bowls

By: Capreek Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

Ahh, this DIY project is my usual speed: something that looks gorgeous in the end and only requires a few simple materials and a little bit of time!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Simple DIY Fabric Storage Basket

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

We are a bit strapped for closet space here in San Francisco –- the verdict is still out on if it’s because I have a shopping problem or the fact that our 1906 apartment has tiny closets! I had been on the hunt for a practical way to store excess blankets and pillows when I came up with the idea to make a fabric basket.    … Continue Reading

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Mega Roundup: 25 Easy DIY Jewelry Organizer Projects

By: Capreek Mar 05, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

I'll be the first to admit that my jewelry organization situation is pretty horrendous. The knobs on my closet doors are home to countless necklaces, half of which fall off if one happens to even glance in their general direction. Fortunately, there are DIY jewelry holders aplenty, a few of which I have my eye on for upcoming weekend projects. Check out all 25 below and let me know which one is your fave!… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Ladder into a Colorful Plant Stand or Bookshelf

By: Capreek Feb 21, 2013

created at: 02/21/2013

Give plants (or books!) a fun new place to hangout with this clever idea: retrofitting a ladder for wooden shelves! It's an inexpensive and unique DIY project that can work in a variety of spaces.… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Clean and Bright Entryways and Home Landing Zones

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013

Like I mentioned before, we don't really have an entryway that allows for a lot of coat rack/wall hook/shoe storage/seating fuss. That's not to say that I'm not constantly looking for inspiration in other people's spaces! Here are 10 clean and modern entryways and "landing zones" that could be adapted or re-interpreted for just about any home -- take a peek!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 21 Creative DIY Wall Hook and Coat Rack Projects!

By: Capreek Feb 07, 2013

created at: 02/07/2013

I'll admit that the coat rack/wall hook situation in our entryway (which is really just our living room) needs a little help. When we have guests over, they inevitably ask, "So... uh, where do you want me to put my coat?" -- which means "Dude. Get a coat rack already." We end up tossing jackets over the back of a random piece of furniture and call it day, but I'd love to surprise our friends with an actual, honest-to-goodness coat rack or wall hook the next time they come over. One of these modern DIY options ought to do the trick!  … Continue Reading

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Capree's Office Makeover, Part 4: The BIG REVEAL!

By: Capreek Jan 30, 2013

created at: 01/30/2013

I've been teasing you all month long and the time has finally come for my big office makeover reveal! Are you ready for this?!? I sure hope so.… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Colorful DIY Hanging Office Organizer

By: Capreek Jan 28, 2013

created at: 01/28/2013

I love this creative DIY solution for keeping small office and craft supplies available and within reach! It's especially useful for small spaces or work surfaces, don't you think?… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Embellished Wood Pencil Block

By: Capreek Jan 17, 2013

created at: 01/17/2013

It's easy enough to drill a few holes into a chunk of wood and call it a pencil holder or office organizer. But it's what you do after that that really sets your DIY project apart, which is why I love this embellished pencil holder by Kate Pruitt!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Cord and Cable Organizers

By: Matt allison Jan 15, 2013

created at: 01/11/2013

A by-product of a plugged in life is that we are surrounded daily by a plethora of cables, a never ending proverbial rats nest of insulated… Continue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Fabric Storage Boxes

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/13/2013

Storage bins just got a whole lot cooler with this DIY idea from Brett Bara!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Honeycomb Shelves

By: Capreek Jan 08, 2013

created at: 01/08/2013

It's projects like this that make me wish I had an endless length of empty wall space. While this is going on my ever-growing "someday" list, those of you who are looking for a clever shelving solution will definitely want to tackle this project!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 DIY Office Storage and Organization Ideas

By: Capreek Jan 07, 2013

created at: 01/07/2013

Raise your hand if your home office or workspace could use some help in the storage and organization departments! That's everyone, right? Check out these 15 clever DIY ideas that are sure to make your space more functional -- and boost your productivity!… Continue Reading

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