Kitchen Cleaning Shortcuts

by Dinah Wulf
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Kitchen Cleaning Shortcuts is sponsored by Bounty. All opinions are 100% my own. Hi. My name is Dinah, and I take kitchen cleaning shortcuts. Part of this post is a little embarrassing; mostly because of the BEFORE photos. Working from home is tough sometimes. I don’t have a house keeper, and now that I’m busier […]

4 Tips for Crafting with Burlap

by Dinah Wulf
Four Tips for Crafting with Burlap

Some of my most popular posts are burlap craft projects. I’ve cut it, sewn with it, stenciled it, ironed it, washed it, and even upholstered furniture with it! It gets pretty messy and you have to deal with fraying and fiber debris all over your work space. I’ve done so many projects and through the […]

How to Get Glue and Paint Off Skin

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to WD-40 and Lava Soap for sponsoring this post, How to Get Glue and Paint Off Skin. All opinions are 100% my own. Question: What do all of these projects have in common? Answer: I used industrial strength adhesive to make them! Question: What do all of THESE projects have in common? Answer: […]

Creative Gift Wrapping Tips and Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Creative Gift Wrapping Tips and Ideas

I recently wrote a post entitled, Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas. As you can tell I’m a fan a gift wrapping. To me, it’s part of the present. It doesn’t have to be extravagant, but it shows that you took a little extra time to make their gift special.  Since writing that post, I have had […]

Preparing for Holiday Houseguests

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to BISSELL for sponsoring today’s post, Cleaning and Preparing for Holiday Guests. The holidays are approaching quickly! That means I have seven of my family members flying in to stay with us SOON! I admit; I have been prepping for a while. With decorating, cleaning, grocery shopping and preparing, it never seems to […]

DIY Wreath Hanger Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Wire Hanger

I was decorating the house the other day and I needed a simple way to hang a wreath on the mirror over my mantel. I had a regular wreath hanger you can buy at the store, but it was too long. It hung too far down the mirror. Like a dork, I attempted to tape […]

Playhouse DIY Mini Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I am proud to be a 3M- sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate products from 3M DIY. Opinions are my own and additional product used in the project were selected by me. My daughter has a large playhouse on the side of our home that needed a […]

My MyFixItUpLife Interview: Design for Poop?

by Dinah Wulf
MyFixItUpLife Interview

Who knew I could talk about poop for 20 minutes? Yes. Poop. I had the honor of being interviewed by Mark from MyFixItUpLife.  I was so nervous about this at first, but after we started I felt so comfortable and it came pretty easy to me…thanks goodness! The hosts, Mark and his wife, Theresa have […]

Camping Ideas and Tips

by Dinah Wulf
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Happy Friday! With summertime well underway, I thought I’d put together a list of helpful checklists, camping ideas and tips, DIY hacks and ideas, games, crafts, and tasty treats from some fabulous fellow Bloggers. Here we go! Check Lists and Camping Tips: Checklists, tips, and tricks to help prepare you for a successful and safe […]

Tips for Painting a Wall from Dark to Light

by Dinah Wulf
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I am so honored to be sponsored by 3M DIY today! As you may know, I spend so much time in my craft room. It’s painted a beautiful dark blue, which I love, however I felt that it was too dark with all four walls painted blue.  I decided to paint one of the walls […]

Guest Room Etiquette and Preparation for Visitors

by Dinah Wulf
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Having overnight visitors in your home can be both stressful and exciting. There are three things to keep in mind for proper etiquette and preparation; preparing the room, providing necessities, and adding special touches. With these three Guest Room Etiquette and Preparation for Visitors tips in mind, you are sure to have a fun and […]

How to Decorate with Ribbon

by Dinah Wulf
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Adding special personal touches and details to your décor is what sets it apart from the rest. Decorating with ribbon is a great way to achieve that uniqueness. There are so many beautiful textures, colors, and patterns of ribbon available to make it easy for you to choose a style to fit your décor to […]

How to Repair a Broken Mirror Frame

by Dinah Wulf
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Five months ago I got an amazing deal on two mirrors at Home Goods.  They were in the clearance section because they were damaged.  One frame retailed for $120 and I got it for $8 and the other retailed for $80 and I got it for $12. I made over the former into a two […]

The Right Height to Hang Shelves

by Dinah Wulf
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Since we have painted and upgraded the house a little, I have been very careful with making the right choices for hanging things on my walls.   In case you are wondering, yes those are some of my Halloween decorations above, not my everyday decorations…ha! I did an online search for guidelines for the right […]

DIY Repairs: Yes You Can!

by Dinah Wulf
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DIY Repairs Guest Post Written By: Liz Becker By now you know all about the concept of one man’s trash being another man’s treasure. It applies to everything from the slightly (or maybe even very) banged up stuff you find on curbs and in thrift shops. It applies even to things like wood pallets. If […]

Creating a Spa-like Zen in Your Bathroom

by Dinah Wulf
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This article, Creating a Spa-like Zen in Your Bathroom is sponsored by hello. All opinions are 100% my own. Having a clean, organized, and spa-like bathroom is really important to me.  This is because: 1) there is a peace to my morning routine that I love because my husband and I start our day talking […]

How to Paint Stripes on a Wall

by Dinah Wulf
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I’ve wanted to paint stripes on, my daughter, Mia’s wall for the longest time. Thanks to 3MDIY.com, who sponsored this post, I was able to do so!  Initially, I was worried about bleeding, because I have painted many walls in the past and have had issues.  Believe it or not, I managed to paint PERFECT […]

Choosing the Right Paint Color

by Dinah Wulf
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Having the right furniture in a room is a big step in the overall feel of a room.  Is the furniture warm, comfortable and inviting or is it contemporary and rigid and sterile?  Either way, what you put in the room makes up part of the way that you connect emotionally to a room and […]

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