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Diy & Crafts

10 Tips and Ideas for Decorating a Classroom on a Budget

When you decorate your classroom on a budget, it is important to keep your students in mind. Having heavy decorations can cause distractions, while decorations that are not eye-catching enough will not provide the necessary visual stimulation. Here are ten tips to help you get it right when decorating your classroom.
1. Display Student Work
Show your students that you are proud of them and the things that they work on. Displaying their work around the classroom gives them a healthy sense of responsibility, motivates them, and …

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Home & Garden

How to Protect Your Furniture in Storage from Mice

You can protect your furniture in storage from mice and rats by installing mice traps, using a storage unit with complete pest control, covering your furniture, investing in an effective and secure storage unit, removing foods and other items that can attract them, and so on.
Mice and rats are some of the key destroyers of items in storage units. Therefore, a storage unit not secured from rodent infestation will mean a lot of damaged items in storage. Hence, the reason for this article.
This article will show you the various ways to protect your furniture in the storage facility from mice.
Use a Secure Storage Unit…

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Organization & Cleaning

Tips on Reducing the Impact of Indoor Vaping and Smoking for a Healthy Home Environment

Smoking and vaping are not allowed in many public places such as restaurants and workplaces. That is because vaping articles pour vapoteurs beloeil indoors can pose some health concerns. When one puffs a cigarette inside the house, an unpleasant smell is produced, and a yellowish stain is deposited on the wall. Vaping produces a residue since most e-cigarettes have nicotine.
The Scientific Concept on Smoking Vs. Vaping Indoors
According to a study done in 2018, vaping of nicotine and other chemicals leaves residues on any surface close to where one is vaping.
A …

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Diy & Crafts

How to Create Your Own Mattress

Is it possible to produce your ideal mattress on your own? The answer is yes.
Even better, you could likely make anything for a lot cheaper. Although a DIY mattress will appear to be handmade, this could look just as good to lie on and be just as long-lasting as a conventional mattress as long as you use high-quality components.
Besides, since good-quality Canadian form mattresses & sleep go hand in hand, you can also focus on making yours as comfortable as possible. To make a mattress at home, you simply have to consider the following:
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Gardening

Growing Fresh Herbs at Home is Easier than You Imagined

If you love herbs and use them in your drinks or dishes at home, then why not grow one at home? It is cheaper and more satisfying to use, knowing that you’ve grown it by yourself.
1. Basil
You can use basil in dried form or fresh. It’s easy to buy and store dried basil, but fresh basil can go bad if you don’t use it right away.
To grow basil at home, you will need a pot and an all-purpose fertilizer. You can even keep the plant indoors but be sure to put it in an area where it has access to sunlight.
So, when your pesto craving kicks in, trim off those basil leaves that you …

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Diy & Crafts

DIY: Easy Desktop Calendar

This desk calendar is easy to make and personalize.
You will need: 

8″ x 12″ wooden shadow box
Sandpaper
26 pieces of 2 1/2″ x 5″ kraft paper hang tags
Drill
3 shoulder hooks
Pentel pens, colors of choice

How to make it: 

Sand the shadow box until its surfaces become smooth.
Place three kraft tags inside the box and adjust the spacing so that the three are equidistant from each other.
Mark the spots where you want to hang each kraft tag, then drill a hole for each….

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Diy & Crafts

DIY Tips for Ring Towel Holders

Looking for ways to maximize storage in your bathroom or kitchen without limiting elegance? Have a holder that can hold up to three towels, but for the space of one.
For this DIY project, you will need:

3 pieces of 1 1/2-inch ribbon, cut in 16, 20, and 24 inches, respectively
4 wooden rings
3 double-cap rivets
Puncher
Anvil
Rivet setter
Hammer

How to make it:

Set one wooden ring as the top hanger.
Bend the ribbon in half and place the “top hanger” wooden ring and another wooden ring (for the bottom …

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Diy & Crafts

DIY: Throw Pillow Covers

If you have some cute or cool oversized t-shirts which you won’t use anymore then, why not turn them into throw pillow covers?
You will need: 

XL t-shirt or even larger
Pins
Scissors
Ruler

How to make it: 

Lay the shirt on a flat surface and pin the front and back parts of the t-shirt together.
Cut out the sleeves and the neckline of the shirt. Be sure that when you cut, go as close to the edges as much as you can, so there will be more fabric to work on later.
Fold the shirt lengthwise, then crosswise. …

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Home & Garden

Decorating During Holidays Questions & Their Answers

Q: What do I do if I want to do grand celebrations at home during the holidays, but my kitchen skills are far from good?
A: Holidays are all about decorations and imagery. It’s all about making things look presentable and camera-ready. If you can’t cook, worry not! You can order food from outside to save time. Serve the food on high-end tableware to make it look classy.
Q: What do I do to set the “holiday” tone of the party?
A: If you want to set the tone of the party, aside from the decorations, you must see to it that the lighting…

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Organization & Cleaning

3 Eco Tips for Choosing Cleaning Products for Your Home

The first thing that comes to mind when cleaning your home is the use of chemicals. Sure, chemicals can be effective cleaners, but a lot of those have negative side effects.
Going natural can have a lot of benefits more than you know. Here are tips for choosing your cleaning products.
1. Read the Ingredients List
Be sure to check the list of ingredients when choosing products. There are a lot of products that use ingredients that may be harmful not only to the environment but also to your family’s health. You should focus on this aspect if you have kids at home.
There are available …

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