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Talk to any homeowner and they'll have a story about a home renovation they've done, or will be tackling. From small projects like changing a fixture or vanity to an entire kitchen replacement, renos -- especially DIY -- can be an exciting or stressful process.
The key to a fun March Break at home with the kids is having activities planned out to keep them busy. With just a little planning and preparation you can avoid the lineups and crowds and have some fun right at home. Here are 5 fun-filled (and delicious) activities for you and your kids that will lure them away from their screens and make the break fun and memorable for everyone!
When the weather keeps me cooped up indoors, I like doing creative projects that keep me busy and beautify my space at the same time. One project that's been languishing since last summer is refinishing an old cabinet. I have a big soft spot for anything retro or vintage. Because I love the inherent history in old items, I rarely refinish them. The scratches, the dents, and the chips are all part of their stories. But upcycling old furniture is quite trendy now, and I've seen so many beautiful ideas. I wanted to try it.
The holidays are upon us and we couldn't be more excited! Yet, we know how hectic this time of year can be. Remember, tis' not the season to feel stressed. There are lots of ways to save time and money but still surprise and delight your family and friends.
Fruit, Nut and Flower Laced Homemade Chocolate Bars Makes 4 bars Ingredients - 300g chocolate of choice (I used dark chocolate
This will keep the kids busy and entertained.
There is no shortage of costumes to purchase in our local department or online. However, using your imagination to create your DIY Halloween costume not only engages you and your little one's imagination but can also help you be a little more green this Halloween.
DIY projects that you need to make this weekend. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Spring time is here, and that means it's time to trade in the sweat pants and Netflix binges for some other hobbies. From
Whether you've seen it on your Facebook feed or Pinterest page, chances are you've scrolled passed some "helpful life hacks
Renting a place as a student is mostly fun, but with a tight budget and not a lot of spare time to devote to fixing it up, it's hard to turn the space into the home of your dreams. Hopefully reading week will free up some of your time (it shouldn't because you should be studying, but hey) and you can tackle a few of these simple rental upgrades.
Learn how to make the most of your empty space.
I picked up this chair at the Collingwood Habitat for Humanity for less than $10, and spent about $40 in materials. This chair was a challenge to reupholster, but you can follow essentially the same steps to transform any chair you choose. Read on find out how to complete this chair reupholstery!
There's nothing worse than coming home to a stale or musty smell. But before you reach for a sweet smelling spray, you might
Custom cabinets cost a fortune and most storage solutions lack style, but these easy DIYs are winning in both categories
Decorating on a budget is a chance to let your creativity shine. These fun and easy (and cheap!) decorating tips will help
It's not always easy to get the kids excited about going back to school, but inviting them to decorate their own super cool
If you are planning a major renovation that involves a lot of waste, make sure you talk to your contractors about how they intend to dispose of the materials and how often it will be collected. It is a major component to consider.
If you are looking for a mother's day gift that shows you care and does not break the bank, try making your mom a little spa basket. You won't believe how easy it is and your mom will love it. Nothing says special like taking the time to make something just for her.