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Diy & Crafts

Home Decorating Tips for The DIYer

This season of pandemic got many of us doing the things we never would think we would do like baking, online shirts painting, drawing, and even home décor. With that note, here are some home decorating tips that you can follow to make your home décor more aesthetically pleasing while not losing all of its home purposes.
Front Doors First
Front doors are what welcomes your visitors first and it should be the basis of the tone you will be using throughout the entire house. Colors have meanings, red meaning welcome, or haven while yellow and orange are associated with joy and warmth. Use …

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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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