How to Make a Photo Strip Collage

by Dinah Wulf
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Last year, my 2 year old daughter was messing around with my iPhone.  She took several pictures of herself making goofy faces without even knowing it.  These pictures turned out so cute that I ended up making a photo strip collage of them and using it as my Facebook profile picture.  My husband thought this […]

Etched Glass Laundry Detergent Container

by Dinah Wulf
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I’ve always thought that all rooms in the house should be beautiful and well organized.  This includes rooms like the laundry room. Being a busy work from home mom, it’s important to me to love my home because I’m here so much! Today I wanted to share a tutorial on how to make a pretty […]

Patio Table and Chair Update

by Dinah Wulf
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One of my best friends (the same one who challenged me with the coin wrappers!) and fellow avid yard saler found this old set of metal patio table and chairs for $25! It needed some TLC but was sturdy and had strong bones.  Her husband spent the day bring it some new life. A metal […]

Four Budget Kitchen Renovation Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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When it comes to renovating a home, everyone can agree that the kitchen is one of the most important places to begin, but it can also be one of the most expensive rooms to decorate. Still, not only will an upgraded kitchen make you feel more at home, but it’s one of the things that […]

My Crafty Toolbox

by Dinah Wulf
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I have a bag that I carry around all the time… my crafty toolbox, if you will.  If my purse is large enough it goes in there, if it isn’t I bring it with me in the car.  I decided that I wanted to share it with you because I use it SO much and […]

4 Tips to Redo a Small Bathroom

by Dinah Wulf
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{Via} The bathroom obviously needs to be an efficient, comfortable and functioning unit of your home. And it should be treated that way. By focusing on the right things and by using effective decorating techniques/storage ideas, you can get the most out of your bathroom regardless of how small it is. You can actually have […]

Go Green with an Eco-Friendly Bathroom

by Dinah Wulf
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As larger percentages of Americans are placing stress on the importance of eco-friendly fixtures in their homes, and more and more initiatives are aimed at encouraging homes to switch to eco-friendly bathroom products, it’s no wonder eco-friendly bathroom fixtures are growing in popularity. Some very simple adjustments to a bathroom can reduce its impact on […]

Add a Splash of Class with a Water Garden

by Dinah Wulf
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{via} There are hundreds of little projects that can add a focal point to your yard, but one of the most dynamic is a water garden. Having one will most likely put you in rare company on your block. That’s because people think that installing and maintaining water features are much harder than they actually […]

Moen: How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

by Dinah Wulf
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A step by step photo tutorial for installing a Kiran Spot Resist one-handle pulldown kitchen faucet.

Cleaning after Spring Cleaning: De-clutter Your Home

by Dinah Wulf
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If you’re like me, you may have already finished your spring cleaning (I am far from being a procrastinator). After you finish cleaning the nooks and corners of your home during the spring cleaning exercise, it is important that you de-clutter your home and organize your living space. But why spend another weekend organizing when […]

How to Remove Tough Pet Stains

by Dinah Wulf
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This may be my most embarrassing article yet and much different than my typical DIY tips and tricks article. I have been a dog owner for over 25 years.  My first dog, Tiny, lived for 17 years and now I have two dogs, Pablo the Chihuahua and Harley the Pug.  In these 25 years, I […]

Backyard Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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Giving your backyard a makeover doesn’t have to be rocket science. As long as you take the right steps and implement the right backyard ideas, you can definitely spruce up your backyard and give the face-lift it needs… 1. Start with the Cleaning Although this seems like an obvious tip, a lot of people tend to ignore […]

If I Had a Hammer: Tools Every Homeowner Needs

by Dinah Wulf
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As a homeowner on a budget, I had to learn how to handle a lot of problems on my own. If it weren’t for YouTube tutorials and my trusty pink tool bag (yes, it’s pink), I’d still have a leaky faucet, clogged shower drain and broken garbage disposal. With some basic knowledge and a few […]

Tips for Making your Bedroom your Sanctuary

by Dinah Wulf
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Did you know that the average sleep time for men and women ages 25-44 is about 8.5 hours a night? That’s close to 60 hours a week or 10 out of the 30 days in a month.  That’s one-third of your life!  With so much time spent in the bedroom, why is it the most […]

Free Curb Side Pick Up

by Dinah Wulf
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The frame you see here was a free curb side pickup.  It was left unwanted alongside of a few other frames I picked up in my friend’s neighborhood.  I made a craft organization board with another one.  When I first had an interest in literally turning trash to treasure, I was hesitant in dumpster diving.  […]

4 Furniture Cleaning Tips

by Dinah Wulf
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4 Furniture Cleaning Tips Did you know that a dirty kitchen and a grimy bathroom are the biggest turns-offs for prospective buyers? Rightmove has revealed that grubby kitchen units, mucky dishes in the sink, and filthy bathrooms are the most offensive factors that put people off from buying a property. Even if you aren’t selling […]

How to Caulk Your Sink

by Dinah Wulf
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We spend so much money on the best appliances, the perfect cabinetry, and choosing the right fixtures; and we spend so much time doing research online and looking for discounts and a great coupon or voucher code making sure we get the best deals possible.  With that said, it’s so important to take care of […]

Five Tips for Hiring a Contractor

by Dinah Wulf
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Bye Bye Patio! When we first bought this house, the only thing the home inspector had any concerns with was our back patio.   Over the years, it started drifting off to the left… not safe!  Needless to say, it became a priority. Although I write a DIY blog, remodeling the patio is not something I […]

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