DIY

DIY – Do It Yourself

DIY, aka Do-It-Yourself, is when you build, change, or repair items without the help of professionals.  They are often more affordable, and fun!  Find DIY projects and craft ideas perfect for your home & family.  All of these can be done on a budget and rather quickly too!

7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars

7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars

Looking for ways to upcycle your old wine bottles and mason jars? Check out these 7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars Did you know that you can easily reuse old glass bottles and jars that pile up in your home? Instead of throwing them all to landfills, you can transform them into amazing do-it-yourself projects. 7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars Although some may find recycling hard and complicated, we're here to make it easy and straightforward. Here is a list of 7 DIY ideas to get you started. Chic Home Decor…
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What You Need to Know About Covering Your Face During a Pandemic

What You Need to Know About Covering Your Face During a Pandemic

Are you looking for information on what type of face covering you need during the COVID pandemic? Do you need to know how to make a DIY face mask? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know! The coronavirus pandemic has caused utter chaos around the globe. As lives are at stake, people are doing all they can to protect themselves from the deadly microbe. In addition to washing hands regularly, you need to practice social distancing and wear the appropriate protective gear. Everything You Need to Know About Covering Your Face During a Pandemic Coronavirus spreads through…
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Easy Art for Non-Artists – Art Projects for Anyone!

Easy Art for Non-Artists – Art Projects for Anyone!

Art isn't for just the most creative! There are tons of art projects out there for anyone to be able to do. If you are looking for easy art for non artist, you've come to the right place! Being gifted in art is something a lot of people find useful. They get to create things for aesthetics, and they can make everything beautiful around them. Everyone has an inclination towards art, but unfortunately, some are not born to be an artsy person -- or at least, some people are not able to make art the way conventional standards dictate. Easy…
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Why Your Homemade Hand Sanitizer Might Not Be A Good Idea

Why Your Homemade Hand Sanitizer Might Not Be A Good Idea

Hand sanitizers are a great way to fight germs but only when used correctly. But is homemade hand sanitizer a good idea? Let's look at the reasons it might not be and what you can do to keep yourself safe during the COVID 19 crisis. On January 20th, 2020, The United States recorded its first case of Coronavirus. The disease that is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus quickly spread and was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11th. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends repeatedly washing your hands and when you cannot, using…
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7 Easy Projects to Improve the Comfort of your Home

7 Easy Projects to Improve the Comfort of your Home

Do you want to improve the overall comfort of your home while increasing its resale value? Even if you're not planning to sell, there are ways to make your house more inviting. A few simple improvements can really up the coziness factor. You don't have to shell out a ton of cash to make a significant difference, either. Small organizational details can lead to significant improvements. Your family will thank you for taking the initiative to improve your home's look and feel. So, where do you start? 7 Easy Projects to Improve the Comfort of your Home 1) Build Toy…
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Bed Bug Infestation at Home? Safe, Effective Ways to Solve the Problem

Bed Bug Infestation at Home? Safe, Effective Ways to Solve the Problem

There has been a resurgence in the population of bed bugs in recent years, and naturally, so has ways on how to get rid of them. Have you find blood spots on your bedsheets and bite marks on your skin? These could mean you have a bed bug infestation at home. Fear not! Here are some safe, effective ways to solve this problem once and for all. Bed Bug Infestation at Home? Safe, Effective Ways to Solve the Problem Bed bugs are small, oval, brown insects that feed on the blood of humans or animals. Most bedbug bites are painless at first…
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7 DIY Projects to Organize Your Home Office

7 DIY Projects to Organize Your Home Office

Having a home office can be beneficial. There is no commute and you can wear what you'd like. Also, you can decorate your workspace with your style. Nowadays, working from home has become a fairly popular trend. Many workers opt out of working from the office in favor of working from home to avoid traveling far distances to the office. Doing so helps to save time, money, and often improves the efficiency of the worker. While there are lots of benefits to having a home office to work from, there are few common problems that people experience when using one.…
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Cute face & sunny day blends better

Cute face & sunny day blends better

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I always feel joy hanging out with old friends

I always feel joy hanging out with old friends

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Enjoying around swimming pool

Enjoying around swimming pool

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Love brown coat & white dress

Love brown coat & white dress

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It’s my mum’s September gift

It’s my mum’s September gift

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Having a great time doing a designing project

Having a great time doing a designing project

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Valentine’s Day Art Projects to Do With Your Kids

Valentine’s Day Art Projects to Do With Your Kids

What’s not to love about Valentine’s Day? It’s an entire day dedicated to expressing your love for the people who matter the most to you, as well as a great excuse to watch romantic comedies to your heart’s content and enjoy a few more sweet treats than you’d normally allow yourself to indulge in. For those with kids, the holiday is particularly sweet, as it offers a great excuse to enjoy some bonding time with your little ones as you create Valentine’s Day Art Projects for their friends and classmates. If you’re a parent for whom off-the-shelf valentines just won’t…
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5 Best DIY Costumes for Your Kid

5 Best DIY Costumes for Your Kid

5 Best DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids Ask virtually any American and they’ll tell you: Halloween is a big deal. In fact, according to the Halloween Industry Association, Americans will spend a staggering $9.1 billion on Halloween accouterments this year, $3.4 billion of which will be spent on decorations alone. So it's no wonder families are looking for DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids. For many families, the shocking cost of Halloween costumes, the lack of closet space most families have to keep a decade’s worth of costumes on hand in case someone wants to reuse one, and kids’ desire to have…
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Ways to Save Money on Your Next Home Remodel

Ways to Save Money on Your Next Home Remodel

Home remodeling is expensive, that’s just a fact of life. Even when padding your savings account, sticking with specific upgrades, and vetting reasonably priced contractors, it’s almost impossible to spend less than you originally intended. There are always unforeseen costs that arise from complications as simple as wiring for a hanging lantern in your kitchen. Ways to Save Money on Your Next Home Remodel So, how can you afford the home remodel of your dreams without breaking the bank? Believe it or not, there are a few simple ways to cut costs without cutting corners. All it takes is a…
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5 Tips to Create a Princess Style Room for Your Child

5 Tips to Create a Princess Style Room for Your Child

    Kids perceive colors differently from adults. While adults may be more interested in neutral shades, kids find brighter and bolder colors exciting.   This is why you see many parents choosing pinks and blues to decorate their kid’s bedrooms. Nevertheless, you can opt to go beyond traditional stereotypes pink being meant for girls and blue being meant for boys. Each child has their own preferences. You want to keep that in mind when decorating a room that they will spend all of a lot of their time in.  If you are going to go for the Princess theme,…
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DIY Slow Motion Calm Down Sensory Bottles | Autism, ADHD, SPD

DIY Slow Motion Calm Down Sensory Bottles | Autism, ADHD, SPD

Sensory bottles have always mesmerized me.  We love using them for all our children.  For our two with autism, it is a perfect tool to help with breathing techniques.  For our other two who have adhd, they enjoy having something to focus on (and fidget with) when their minds are going to fast.  With this in mind, I decided to share our recipe for DIY Slow Motion Calm Down Sensory Bottles. The photos for these just do not do them justice. I have even caught my husband flipping them over as he walks past.  This time around, we made a couple…
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How to Carve the perfect Jackolantern | Jack o’ Lantern made Easy!

How to Carve the perfect Jackolantern | Jack o’ Lantern made Easy!

Halloween is almost here!  That means it is time for pumpkin everything!  That includes all those fancy Jack o' Lanterns that you see everywhere.  We love Halloween (and fall in general) around here.  Little man has a complete obsession about pumpkins and Daddy is a Halloween baby.  That being said, I never get around to carving.  I think those cool designs are awesome, but I never know how to carve a perfect jackolantern.   That totally changed this year though! Every year, the girls always ask me to care a pumpkin.  Most of the time, it is normally the day before…
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