Post-Holiday Winter Decorations Ideas

Add a winter-cozy feel to your home come January with these inspiring, DIY winter decorations ideas packed with warm, nod- to-nature flair. Themed Winter Décor After the tinsel is packed away, the fun begins! Choose a winter motif or theme from the ideas below or dream up your own. Birds- If you’re a bird lover and enjoy feeding our winter feathered friends, you may enjoy a nature-inspired bird theme. Purchase snowy white bird ornaments and […]

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How to Solve the Most Common Houseplant Problems

Is your Pothos Ivy no longer lively? Does your Peace Lily look stressed out? If you’re looking for ways to fix the most common houseplant problems (including droopy Dieffenbachias), read on. If your houseplant has lost its spunk, there can be several possible reasons for the conundrum. The most common houseplant problems have to do with water and light, too much or too little, or caused by pests and disease. Environmental Conditions Not enough light- […]

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5 Tips to Taking Care of Orchids in Your Home

Orchids- Exotic and beautiful, these fascinating flowering houseplants add a tropical rainforest feel to your home. If you’re an orchid enthusiast or if you’ve received an orchid plant as a gift, see below for five quick tips for taking care of orchids indoors. What type of orchid do you have? The first step is to determine your orchid’s type, called “genus” in horticulture terms. If you know the botanical name of your orchid, great! But […]

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DIY Doorknob Repair Instructions for the Hardware Challenged

A doorknob that jiggles or doesn’t lock can be a minor annoyance. But a doorknob left unrepaired can eventually become a safety hazard. Fix a loose or non-working doorknob with the DIY doorknob repair instructions below. The first step in doorknob repair is determining what type of doorknob you currently have installed. In residential homes, two types of doorknobs are typically used and held in place with screws: Knobs with hidden screws, and Knobs with […]

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Flooring Options for Your Busy Kitchen

Has your old, tired kitchen floor seen better days? Or maybe you’ve inherited an ugly floor from the previous homeowner? Make your kitchen beautiful as well as functional with these flooring options below. Decide Which Flooring Material is Right for You Here are a few questions to consider before choosing new kitchen flooring: Room dimensions – What is the size, shape and square footage of your kitchen? Do you have a galley kitchen or a […]

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Gift Wrap Organizer Options: How to Declutter Your Gift Bags, Paper Rolls and Bows

Are your gift wrapping supplies in a jumbled heap? Are your paper rolls teetering on the edge? Make gift wrapping simple with these organization ideas and information on creating a DIY gift wrap organizer. Basic Gift Wrap Organizing Ideas Idea 1: Corral those long rolls of gift wrap shoved in the back of a closet by making a handy holder from PVC pipe. Visit your local home improvement center for 3-inch PVC pipe and PVC […]

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